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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

11 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 27, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8503

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Beginning of my cruise, the Fitness Center experience, put a bad taste in my mouth and made a point to avoid the one staff man.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Registering online speeds up the process. Norwegian Cruise staff is friendly and ready to help

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The buffet is so good, but after 11 days I found myself overstuffed.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
My grandson was in the Entourage Club which was well organized and had events for that age group

Spa

5 out of 5

I have cruised with NCL and join the spa. It is well worth the value if you want peace and quiet. Love the staff attention and the fresh towels and robes.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The shows in the Stardust Theatre are a must. but get there early to get the best seat.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff is very friendly and personable. I find this is a consistency with NCL

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship's staff is always cleaning and keeping all areas in tip top shape

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our cabin steward keep our room to tidy and clean. He had his work cut out for him. Great job!!!

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
it was embark and disembark port, excellent

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
Did a shore excursion with ease for finding it and returning,. did the horseback riding, not really impressed. Slow ride with little explanations from our guides.

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Loved St Lucia, beautiful, did our own thing with other NCL guest

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Beautiful, did our own thing

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
Went Ffryer Beach, great location and few people

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

5 out of 5
There was a local fair and vendors that day and we walked to the beach to the left of the pier. Locals were cooking chicken and it was so good. The beach is somewhat rocky, but the best sea glass find!!!

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
After great Caribbean, it was so cold at the port,
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