18-20? Not the cruise to take

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 11, 2012
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Food in the main dining was awful... we figure that was on purpose in order to entice you into spending and additional $25 in their 'speciality' restaurants, which took up any free inch of space on the ship. Glass of low end wine at dinner w/auto gratuity is $10/each and the pour is about 6oz. The ship was very unglamourous and looked more like what you expect from Carnival kiddie ships.
We were very disappointed. If you are 18-20, you will be throwed out of the only place you would want to go (dancing/nightlife) but you are welcome to join the older folks like me.. Spring break and the 3 college kids I'm with have nothing to do at 11PM?? They couldn't wait to go back to campus!!

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
think I covered that

Entertainment

1 out of 5
ship director was great and the comedian was great. Then there was that awkward talentless, most know someone, women juggler. In one word 'painful' to watch!

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
not impressive al all.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Pros: disembarkment

Cons: food and lack of night time options for 18-20 year olds

Recommends Norwegian Gem? No.

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