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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Norwegian Gem

11 Night Southern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 25, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We love cruising and kept a positive attitude as the lost a day and 2 ports. We were disappointed on how Norwegian handled the situation.


1 out of 5
Our boat ended up leaving a day later due to high winds in New York. Norwegian cannot be faulted for that. However the way they handled the situation was horrible (at least our experience was).

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We ate the the Grand Pacific every night and loved it! This was our 3rd time on the Norwegian Gem and this restaurant never disappoints!

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


4 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Our 7 & 11 year old had a blast a kids club.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We picked an inside cabin (which we've experienced before). For a place to sleep - it does the trick!

Ports of call

New York, New York

4 out of 5

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
I LOVE SAN JUAN - unfortunately we ended up missing this port.

Basseterre, St. Kitts Did not visit port

It was disappointing to miss this port. It's the second time we have a cruise booked and miss this island. I don't think it's meant to be!

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
LOVE LOVE Barbados.

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
Took a fantastic excursion with Shore Excursioneer.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Took the kids to Coki beach. We arrived early and went snorkeling. Got to swim with a sea turtle.


4 out of 5
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