Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

4-6 cruises


Helpful Votes

2 out of 5

Below average but not as bad as Carnival

Sail Date: December 01, 2014

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

I've cruised on multiple lines and decided to try Norwegian for their freestyle cruising. The lack of dress code and flexibility with dining was a plus\, but the premium restaurant food was generally too salty. The entertainment was quite poor compared to other lines\, and they never missed an opportunity to try to sell us something. What's the point of a supposedly \"all-inclusive\" cruise if so many things aren't included? There are better cruise lines out there. Try a different one.

Pros: Freestyle dining

Cons: Poor entertainment\, constant hard sell

Recommends Norwegian Gem? No.

Ship Quality
Tacky decor\, smoking allowed in too many places
Food and Dining
Passengers rude in buffet\, food too salty in premium restaurants
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Steward service adequate but definitely not excellent
Production cast downright awful. \"Headliners\" were good sometimes but of uneven quality.

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