Trouble Sleeping

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Canada & New England (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 10, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Number: 9644
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

The entertainment, especially the band was outstanding. 

The beds were AWFUL.  Very hard.

Cabin 9644 has AWFUL noisy plumbing problem (at night)that was NEVER fixed.

The immigration delays were awful.  When we got to Canada, we had to wait for a very long time to go on our excursion because my husband was one of the people chosen at random to inspect. 

If you watch one of the movies...there is POPCORN no one offers or tells you about.  Look to the right and they'll put it on the counter by the bar ;)

DON'T do the Peggy's Cove thing.  It was a colossal waste of time.  

DO rent a car and go explore on your own

In Newport, RI, don't do the overpriced sightseeing tour.  Go to Visitors's Center and get a cheaper version.  Great town.

Overall we had a great time despite the above glitches.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
NOISY plumbing noise, especially at night. I reported on the first night and NEVER got fixed despite about 10 people coming to "look at it." We finally got another stateroom because an unfortunate couple had to leave the ship in Maine. Also, the mattress was SO hard an uncomfortable I was in pain in the mornings.

Ship Tip

Only one restaurant is 24 hours. Keep track so you have somewhere to eat. Love the "washy-washy" girls keeping everyone germ-free with a SMILE. It means a lot to me because I am an RN

5 out of 5
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