An overall ok trip as a first time cruiser

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Bermuda
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3.6 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

7 Night Bermuda (Boston Roundtrip)

Sail Date: June 21, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: 10611

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 21 days ago

Review Summary

It was a great experience overall with my family as our first cruise. we will definitely consider other ships to compare. All of the hidden charges that I had to find out on my own after booking was very unpleasant as a first time cruiser. Most of the waiters and housekeeping staff were superb. My son got sick and had reds bumps all over his body, we went to see a medic, which was very expensive and unfriendly.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5

Topsiders Bar and Grill

4 out of 5

Not enough options available

Orchid Garden Asian Restaurant

2 out of 5

food was horrible

Magenta Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Wonderful staff and great waiters

Grand Pacific Main Dining Room

4 out of 5

The wait was too long but waiter was nice and food was well presented

Garden Cafe

4 out of 5

not enough option

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

The Card Room

1 out of 5

No cards available in card room

Spinnaker Lounge

5 out of 5

Love this lounge

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ports Of Call

Boston, Massachusetts

4 out of 5

Royal Naval Dockyard, West End, Bermuda

5 out of 5
It was great. Yes I did

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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