Norwegian Gem, Canada /New England cruise , 9/13/14

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 36

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

7 Night Canada & New England (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 13, 2014

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 11616

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Review summary

Beautiful looking ship,clean and maintained.My stateroom,a mini suite balcony,was nice with sufficient room and a balcony able to seat two.The bed in the room was lumpy,and did not provide for a good nights rest.The bars and lounges were enjoyable and was able to get beer on tap. The house band prism was entertaining and a singer/guitar player named Leo was excellent.The food was good,not great.The italian restaurant had a relaxing and less noisy atmosphere.Cagneys steak house was nice,but the food did not wow me. I was surprised a lobster dinner was not offered in the restaurants,considering being in the ports of Bar Harbor and halifax.The crew and all the staff were pleasant and helpful,and overall the cruise was a pleasant time.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The singer Leo in a lounge was excellent.

Children's Programs

did not pertain.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
My only complaint was the lumpy bed.

Ship tip

Do buffet for breakfast and restaurants for dinner.

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
Iam a nyresident.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Peggys Cove excursion nice.

Saint John, New Brunswick

3 out of 5
Take the city bus tour for$20.00 ,best bargain to see all of St.John.

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5
Ollies trolley tour to acadia mountain and Mt.Caddilac,breathtaking.

Boston, Massachusetts

3 out of 5
Typical crowded city,Quincy Market nice.

Newport, Rhode Island

5 out of 5
Go to visitor center to buy mansion tickets,and take the $2.00 city bus to get there.
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