Norwegian Gem...Caribbean (eastern) 9 N

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 30

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

9 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 28, 2013

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 10552

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review Summary

Cruised before...so wasn't my first. The ship was a good size & enjoyed the balcony stateroom..Especially enjoyed the free style cruising, since I like to be causal on vacation & not have to dress up formal for meals, all the time. It's your choice to do so or not. Very nice Spa area & quiet areas also and our state room attendent was very attentive.

The entertainment was excellent, as well as the cruise director/ cast members. Halloween was a blast on board....passsengers really went all out  with customes...very enjoyable to watch.

 Because it was a 9 N cruise, it was nice to have the 4 ports to break up the sea days, but because of the extra sea days it makes the trip more relaxing..... so you didn't feel like you were rushed back to port on the return trip.

Food was good, can't complain had worse on other cruises, but would recommend changing dinning experiences up, because if you only do the buffet , it can become redundant.

Overall the price for the cruise  for the amount of days was worth it....but remember this time of the year in the Caribbean  isn't always hot & sunny...so plan accordinly, the tropics are also very humid & rainy.

Overall....another smooth cruise :)

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

N/A

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

If you have a balcony....just be careful with sliding doors. You can get locked outside.

Ports Of Call

New York, New York

3 out of 5

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

3 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5

Samana, Dominican Republic

3 out of 5
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