Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Third Mate

4-6 cruises


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4 out of 5

GEM was a gem

Sail Date: March 08, 2014

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Suite

I went on a 9 night cruise with two friends.  We had a mini suite which worked out fine for us.  We had a good time.  The boat could use some spucing up -- it is getting a little tierd looking.  Food was good, entertainment was super. The only thing we did not care for was the stop in Samana, Domincan Republic.  If you did not go to the beach there was not much to do.  We walked around the town and did not feel safe because the vendors kept following us and pressuring us to buy thier wares.  We would have preferred to have a stop in one of the other Caribbean islands or even in Key West.  I heard the same comment from many people on the boat.

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Samana was a very poor choice -- not much to do unless you went to the beach. Felt very unsafe when we went ashore

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