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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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10 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 01, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 9161
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

We had a fabulous time aboard the Gem. Since our last trip it was completely renovated, and was just sparkling, shiny clean with plush new carpeting. Everything looked new and sharp. The food was wonderful - themed buffets were delicious with specialties we didn't expect. We loved the cheese cubes always available since we like to have wine and cheese before dinner. The Grand Pacific dining room was very nice. We had a hard time dining anywhere else because we loved the spaciousness and the great service. We chose really nice excursions - St John's Champagne catamaran, St Martin afternoon beach bash on Orient Beach, and Tortola beach excursion. They were perfect for us and so well orchestrated. Especially in St Martin, the guides were so helpful! A great vacation!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Having an inside cabin during the rough seas as we approached NYC was ideal - felt much less movement in our cabin than on any deck.

Ship Tip

Nicely renovated. Smoking room near Magnums was disconcerting, didn't like smelling the smoke while trying to enjoy music. Saw men in caps in dining room though clearly states no hats, caps in dress code.

5 out of 5
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