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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Cruise Director
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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10 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 21, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 9169
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

We were very pleased with the itinerary. We chose an inside cabin to make it affordable given the Canadian exchange. The Beverage package and upgraded meals were a true bonus. The food in the dining room was OK but service in the dining room was slow. The service in the upgraded restaurants slow but expected given the volume of food served. The quality of the food was excellent at Cagneys and Le Bistro. The variety of entertainment was very good. The Four seasons tribute was excellent. We chose not to participate in a lot of activities as we wanted time to do nothing but read and relax. There was a lot of sea time to do this. Leo the entertainer in the lounge area was wonderful.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
upgraded restaurants are worth it

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Leo was great. Live shows were wonderful

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Beverage package with prepaid gratuities does not make the waiters as eager to serve

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Small but manageable as yo are primarily there for sleeping. Great room steward

Ship Tip

Overall good. Turn Deck music off for Important announcements. Enforce age limit in hot tubs/lounges . Teens (18) who have permission to drink are providing drinks to other underage teens. Inappropriate Karaoke songs ( I was High/ graphic rap songs about sex) should be removed from the choice list.

5 out of 5
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