Wonderful Time

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Cruise Director
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 02, 2012
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

This was our 3rd crusie with NCL, first time just the two of us.  We felt like pros getting onboard,  had our first drink by the pool at noon...lol...The Gem is similar to The Jewel and it was very easy to find our way around.  Again everything was great,  we got a balcony again and loved it very much.   Dinners again were mostly in the main dinning room which was fantastic.  We did celebrate my husbands birthday in Cagneys, and it was so well worth the money.....we took advantage of the poolside bar b ques for lunch.  Saw every show, and enjoyed most of them,  we are not a big fan of Second City but that is just us.  enjoyed our early morning swim and hot tub, very few people were in there in the morning, nice a relaxing.  We made our nightly donations to the casino.  The ports for the most part good.  Port Canaveral not my favorite stop.  I booked a massage in the spa at the beginning of the crusie just to get the relaxing in place. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
always great

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
bowling at sea how cool is that.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
not a fan of second city

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
our stewart was amazing

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
felt like home...the staff was awesome

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Balcony is our only choice now.
5 out of 5
love this port, well organized great people
1 out of 5
not a fan, nothing to do at the port if your excursion is very long, or you dont book anything
5 out of 5
can not wait to go back, had the best day ever so relaxed in with the thunder storm.
5 out of 5
went to Cannon ball reef to snorkel and it was fabulous, even saw a very large Water spourt, a little scary but the crew new what to do, and all was good.
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