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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

11 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 23, 2017

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 8600

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We had a fantastic time and we’re looking forward to our next journey.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
It could’ve gone a little better. We were on the line for special needs and the family in front of us was traveling with six people. Unfortunately we had to stand for a good 15 minutes, as there were only two agents.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
No complaints the food was delicious. The restaurants on board provided excellent service.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The activities on board the ship for boys 15 and 16 seem to have gotten lost in the cracks when it came to playing basketball. I traveled with my 16-year-old, soon to be 17 and he loves basketball. Unfortunately all of the games were geared for 18+. So in order for him to play he had to say he was 18. They need to be more basketball tournaments for children under 18.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

2 out of 5
See above

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Jeffrey who took care of our cabin was fantastic. He maintain our cabin and kept it clean. He also supplied us with clean towels whenever we needed them. The only thing that we didn’t like was that we were in 8600 with a third person and the person who slept under the bunk have to be very careful about banging their head.

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5

Frederiksted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I.

4 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

4 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5

Traveler Photos

 St. Thomas catamaran excursion. Catamaran on St. Thomas Catamaran on St. Thomas  St. Kitts Rum factory ruins St. Kitts St. Kitts Atlantic ocean and Caribbean Sea Barbadoes fishing village St. Croix beach Saint Lucia harbor St. Croix beach St. Croix beach  St.Croix  Norwegian Gem
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