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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
10 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 22, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 8069
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

I spoke to many repeat cruisers who took this same cruise every year and everyone agreed that things had gone downhill on this cruise!  I was a first-timer so I was glad to hear that many people agreed with me that the food was okay but nothing special; too many unbehaved child on board (staff should have spoken to parents about their unruly children and put a stop to it right away).  Lounge singers were very good, especially Dana and the Prism group.  Most shows were quite good.  I will never do this line again as everything on the Princess ships are so much better even if it's a little more money!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Having a pull-down bed next to the side of the bed was not good as I would hit my shoulder on it every time I got out of the bed during the night! Needed more room between bed and pull-down bed to avoid this happening.

Ship Tip

Specialty dining restaurants were too expensive and I heard they were nothing special! There was no quiet place outside to read as there was music constantly being played! Special of the day drinks weren't common drinks I know and weren't good. General prices of drinks/wine way too expensive!

5 out of 5
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