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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem

11 Night Southern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 24, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5104

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 months ago

Review summary

Not enough variation of food on the buffet, need to COOK the bacon--most people do not like "wiggly-way under cooked bacon", way too much salt--let people add their own. Be a little more generous with some of the dishes (sides) in restaurants and speciality restaurants. Garden cafe--uses too many red onions in the tuna salad!!

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
N/A

Entertainment

Didn't care for venue.

Children's Programs

We are seniors

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Size ok, too noisy, no ice bucket with ice at night, No towel animals(we understand why though).

Ship tip

Perfect size easy to get around and easy to find things.

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
No excursion. Convenient port for Sailing.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
We have been to PR many times and decided to stay on board.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
Loved it and will go back someday. No excursions. Great shopping.

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Repeat visit-no excursion this time.

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Repeat visit-no excursion this time.

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
We like Antigua--repeat visit-no excursion this time.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Repeat visit--no excursion this time.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Fine, but in the future do not use yellow and orange luggage tags. People are tired and they are too close in color!!
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