good food, great shows but

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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10 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 13, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 8100
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

the room is dusty and stinky and expect to spend at least 1.5 hours at the restaurant as the service was extremely slow.

Be sure the skip the Orchid Garden for Asian food or you will be very disappointed.

Also, this is the first cruise line that don't clean up the room every day and we only get 3 towel animals on a 10 night cruise.

Overall, the price is reasonable and the food was great. There were not too many kids activities on the ship. The average age on our cruise was 44.

Our room was 8100 and the smell was pretty bad. We requested for a room change and of course we didn't get one.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
good food at the restaurants. be sure to skip the Orchid garden. The buffet serves almost the same thing every single day.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
There was almost nothing for my 2 year old. My 5 year old didn't want to go their Kids' program.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
you won't find too many staff with a smile on the face. You may not even get a room clean up every day.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
You can clearly see dusts every where and the smell is the first thing we notice when we walked in to the room. The view is nice but there are people walking back and forth during the day outside of your window for maintenance works.

Ship Tip

skip the Orchid Garden restaurant and everything else is just fine.

3 out of 5
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