Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

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7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Frequent Cruiser

Sail Date: September 30, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

The ship was pretty, show room and dining areas nice, but the balcony cabins were the smallest I have ever seen. Seems like everything had an extra charge...movies in your cabin, $5.00 for pizza, specialty restaurants that were free on the Jewel, many activities. Bingo prices were $39-$59 to play a game with a payout of under $150. Felt like we were being nickel and dimed to death. Entertainers were very good. Stop at Corner Brook was a big waste of time...nothing to do there.

Pros: Entertainers

Cons: Tiny cabin\, fees for everything\, stop at Corner Brook (nothing there)

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Ran out of food before the end of the cruise...butter packets\, fresh fruit\, milk cartons.
Cabin / Stateroom
TINY balcony cabin\, tiny TV with very limited shows\, mostly ship news\, had to pay $10 to watch a movie.
Service and Staff
Staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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