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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 02, 2014

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5040

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review summary

- Very good food as expected. Many choice "pay for " restaurants at a fair price.

- Great NCL staff!...Fantastic Broadway theatre, sets, and actors.

-Lounge acts were superb also.

-Ship was clean; cabin was fine.


-Population was crowded with too many children...(family cruise)

-Forget about getting a seat or lounge chair pool side!!!!

-Not enough seafood of quality on this ''searide''.

-Bahama people could use business & courtesy training classes, really.



Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
read above


5 out of 5
FANTASTIC (wife & I are artists)

Children's Programs

NA--too many

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Happy and diligent everywhere on ship!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Well designed as a large Queen-sized berth.

Ship tip

For "serenity" go to 3rd deck above pool-great shower to refresh. Get to evening shows EARLY...lateness is extremely disruptive. You won't gain weight if you use the stairs & stay active walking NASSAU (and visit their great national art museum ) If you gamble & booze it up, bring mucho bucks!

Ports of call

New York, New York

3 out of 5
Long lines, really.

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

1 out of 5
Needs work here-

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
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