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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
  • Ian Hughes 61 2+ Caribbean

    On Saturday, 12th March, my wife and I set sail on our first (and probably last) cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line departing New York for the Caribbean. Regrettably, this cruise in no way lived more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • Martin Barker 47 1 Caribbean Islands

    This cruise was meant to be a joint celebration for a 60th birthday and 20th Wedding Anniversary, and a Caribbean Cruise was meant to be a once in a lifetime special experience. The overall more

    25 users found this review helpful.
  • Frank 55 2 nyc to bahamas

    I cruised on the Norwegian Gem out of New York City from July 20 until July 27, 2013. Our Room Steward and the Cruise Entrainment Director were excellent. I was more

    11 users found this review helpful.
  • mike 70 50 Caribbean from NYC

    In the middle of the night a door to our state room swung open and someone appeared in the doorway. Next day security told us a room service person opened a door for a "lost" more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • roxanne 56 8-9 new york

    Overall, the cruise was decent given that it was spring break. We took our 14 and 18 year old kids. we had a good time but it definitely could have been better in some ways.On deck there were more

    21 users found this review helpful.
  • Ed 75 6 NY to Bahamas

    Overall, the cruise was terrible. I was disappointed in almost everything. For a new ship, it does not have any outstanding features. Atrium is one story high. Not at all impressive. Pool is more

    15 users found this review helpful.
  • Michael 36 4 Bermuda

    H-O-R-R-I-B-L-E!!! Yes, I am one of the unlucky cruisers who had their vacation altered by Hurricane Irene. But my frustration and anger with NCL has nothing to do with how they handle more

    17 users found this review helpful.
  • Vera 51 3 New York-Bahamas

    After six or seven years, here we were back on a cruise, but the experience was worse than before. The food not that good, the eating areas crowded, they will charge you for almost everything. more

    24 users found this review helpful.
  • Dina LaMagdelaine 34 2 Bahamas

    Our family thought the overall experience of the cruise is fantastic. I was nervous given the other reviews but we really have nothing to complain about. Yes if you want to spend all your more

    57 users found this review helpful.
  • Jessica 24 0 Bahamas

    I really enjoyed this vacation. Before the trip I had no expectations going in given all the bad reviews on the site, but I was pleasantly surprised. Perhaps it's because it's my first cruise more

    16 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