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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 40

Overall rating:

2.4 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

11 Night Southern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 24, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

It was a terrible start. Elaboration took over two hours people in line were fainting. The gem did not have bar service in buffet, only beer and opened bottles of wine


1 out of 5
I would give it zero stars out I could took over two hours to embark people were passing out and complaining of back pain

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
No bar serving bloody Mary's or mimosas or any thing other than beer and wine in buffet

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Shows not so great lounge acts were okay


1 out of 5
Nothing special

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Just okay

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Small ship

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small had Cheerios all over floor

Ship tip

Go on bigger ship and don't get free at sea

Ports of call

New York, New York

1 out of 5
2 hour embarkation

San Juan, Puerto Rico

2 out of 5
4 hours in oort

Basseterre, St. Kitts

3 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

4 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

4 out of 5

St. John's, Antigua

2 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

1 out of 5


5 out of 5
Did self assist 3 hour ahead of schedule
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