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 Gem

The 'Gem' of Norwegian Cruise Lines is the latest in the Jewel class of ships, offering a totally new cruising experience. Perfect for families, the Gem has a range of interconnecting, flexible staterooms to suit larger groups of people. The Grand Pacific dining room, holding over 500 guests, is the perfect place to enjoy shipboard cuisine. But if you are looking for a different dining experience, 9 other restaurants tempt your tastebuds! After a hearty meal, the Exclusive Courtyard and Patio Villas offer a truly decadent way to relax upon the high seas.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • delhiguru 41 3 Western Europe

    This was our second time to this very ship and the same ports of destination as our last trip. Couple of things were different from the one which we took earlier. First, the enthusiasm level of the...read more

    28 users found this review helpful.
  • NAN 62 1 Mediterranean

    This was our first cruise, and it had it's ups and downs. We found we were quite bored, in fact, at times bored out of our minds. We also felt nickled and dimed, everything was an extra charge....read more

    25 users found this review helpful.
  • Sheila Kelley 47 9 Bahamas

    My daugter and I went on this cruise to relax. I had been on 4 other Norwegian Cruises and always had a great time. This cruise was somewhat disappointing. The service was not good on the ship....read more

    29 users found this review helpful.
  • Kaila 47 1 Bahamas

    I absolutely loved my experience on the Gem. It's an unbelievably beautiful, spacious ship. The balcony room was very nicely appointed and roomier than I thought it would be. The bathroom was...read more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Lisa 39 2 Bahamas

    Loved the decor! Rooms are small but beds are comfortable. There were primarily families w/ children & older couples. Some common areas are small (were on the NCL Dawn 2 years ago where some...read more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Cortney 28 5 Bahamas

    Just stepped off the gorgeous Norwegian Gem yesterday, and the only way to numb the disappointment of returning to land (and the brutal Mid-western winter) is to relive the memories through a...read more

    64 users found this review helpful.
  • michele obrien 48 2 Bahamas

    I was so disappointed. I thought NCL was a more upscale line, but it seems to be very very low scale. It was too crowded, not enough pool or chair space. Service was fair. We hardly saw our room...read more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Megan Butler 28 1 Mediterranean

    My husband and I (late 20s - early 30s) took our first cruise as a late honeymoon. We were extremely impressed with the cleanliness of the ship, the friendliness of the staff, and especially THE...read more

    85 users found this review helpful.
  • Howard Bresin 59 5 Bahamas

    While not the most enjoyable cruise we've taken it was still quite pleasurable. The embarkation from NY ran pretty smooth, it was only at the disembarkation that things fell apart. NCL has an...read more

    46 users found this review helpful.
  • Ken Trock 48 2 Bahamas

    My in-laws setup this cruise for 10 of us. She's a teacher and this was teacher's week in NY. The Gem was packed with 2900 people, 930 of whom were kids! Nevertheless, the ship handled it pretty...read more

    20 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2384
  • Builder:Meyer Werft
  • Full Capacity:3538
  • Inaugurated:2007
  • Space Ratio:n/a
  • Gross Tonnage:93500
  • Crew:1154
  • Length:965 ft