The GEM

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Norwegian Gem

7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 28, 2012

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 months ago

Review summary

Overall I had a wonderful time. I went to relax and I did. I did what I wanted, when I wanted…it was awesome!

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Embarkation was smooth…as I was with my sister who have a high status with this cruise line, so we and didn’t have to get in the extremely long line to check in.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Excellent! I enjoyed all food venues. When my mother didn’t feel like going to eat, we ordered room service. It was excellent.

Teppanyaki

4 out of 5

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS PLACE!!

Garden Cafe

4 out of 5

Many, many options. Although I enjoyed the buffet my favorite meal was breakfast…bananas foster over waffles 🥰

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
I played Bingo, I didn’t win, however, I had a great time.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
I absolutely love the live band and the poolside DJ.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Everyone was respectful and pleasant.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Very clean in the areas I frequented.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
I don’t remember my room number. It was very comfortable and out Cabin Steward was awesome!

Ship tip

Book shore excursions early AND WITH THE CRUISE SHIP… not once you get to shore.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

4 out of 5
We had a good time…we actually took a cab went to Walmart to buy shorts.

New York, New York

4 out of 5
I’m from NY…so it was alright.

Nassau, Bahamas

4 out of 5
Excellent!!

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

4 out of 5
Excellent!!

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Very sick. We chose to take the latest time to disembark.
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