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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 40

Overall rating:

2 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

9 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 23, 2013

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Inside

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Review summary

Food-was never temperature hot. always luke warm or barely room temperature Service- was excellent. all the staff was extremely helpful and nice cleanliness- always very clean activities-the whole ship was closed down for the night by like 10p pools-no adult pool and too many kids in jacuzzis all the time and they close them early. ports were all excellent except Samana Dominican Republic. Norweign could have definitely chose one of there private islands and it would have been

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
never temperature Hot

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
nothing going on past 11p


1 out of 5
nothing going on past 11p

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

bring a water bottle with you. it helps with the drinks

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
be prepared for some cold weather leaving and returning

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
lots of shopping

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Maho beach for fence surfing. water is gorgeous

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Did not visit port

shopping and the Emerald Bay Beach

Samana, Dominican Republic

1 out of 5
it was like a 3rd world country. people were begging from you as soon as you got off the ship. also the street venders were way over priced for products that you can get at home or on the internet
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