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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 69

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

10 Night Southern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 08, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8544

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

All in all we had a wonderful time. Relaxing and adventurous. Beverage package and specialty dining is a must if your a drinker and want more food variety. Worth the money for sure

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Lines were long but moved along okay. The curbside luggage drop off was great

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Most of the food was great and plentiful. Nice variety and options.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The physical onboard activities were just okay. The rock climbing wall was only open a few hours a day and the pools were bombarded by teenagers

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The shows were very entertaining and able to offer a little bit of everything

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Staff is helpful and courteous. Only complaint is on the same deck and same type of stateroom some stewards gave little extra perks than others

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship is clean and well maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
The room was accommodating for myself and my partner. We felt comfortable without feeling like we were on top of each other

Ship tip

Be patient and expect to wait on small fast moving lines for things like shows, buffets, etc

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
I’m from and live in ny. What’s not to love!

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
Easy to embark and disembark

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

4 out of 5
Did a beach excursion and beach was beautiful

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Did a tour excursion which included a sulfur spring and waterfall. Loved it. Mountainous beautiful scenic country

St. John's, Antigua

4 out of 5
Turner beach is a must. Not super crowded. Food on site and out of the way

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
Long lines, luggage pick up is crazy, hectic waiting for customs dragging all ur bags
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