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This is my 5th cruise with Norwegian. We usually take the cruises out of Miami which the ships are a lot bigger and offer more things to do.but decided to go out of Boston because it was an hour away drive.Although it cost twice as much to go on this cruise compared to cruises in Miami where there bigger and newer.If this is your first cruise i guess you would enjoy it but being my 5th cruise the food was awful.The bathrooms were dirty the paper towels were overflowing in the trash. There was no soap to wash your hands in the bathrooms and you were lucky if you found a bathroom door that locked.Dirty dishes left all around the ship for days. No one ever picked them up! We got one towel animal the first night and that was it. My daughter always looked forward to them.FYI - For teenagers there really wasn't much to do very boring.I guess the ship had a plumbing issue because it smelled like sewage though out the whole ship.FYI if you pay for the medical insurance you still have to pay on the ship to see a Doctor.$150 just to look at you so its a waste of money for the insurance and the Doctor on this ship was very rude and i wouldn't be surprised if he wasn't a physician at all. Definitively wouldn"t ever go on this ship again!!.Well I think it's time to try Royal Caribbean.

Worst cruise - not worth the money

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review by bullydog23

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: June 2019
  • Destination: Bermuda
This is my 5th cruise with Norwegian. We usually take the cruises out of Miami which the ships are a lot bigger and offer more things to do.but decided to go out of Boston because it was an hour away drive.Although it cost twice as much to go on this cruise compared to cruises in Miami where there bigger and newer.If this is your first cruise i guess you would enjoy it but being my 5th cruise the food was awful.The bathrooms were dirty the paper towels were overflowing in the trash. There was no soap to wash your hands in the bathrooms and you were lucky if you found a bathroom door that locked.Dirty dishes left all around the ship for days. No one ever picked them up! We got one towel animal the first night and that was it. My daughter always looked forward to them.FYI - For teenagers there really wasn't much to do very boring.I guess the ship had a plumbing issue because it smelled like sewage though out the whole ship.FYI if you pay for the medical insurance you still have to pay on the ship to see a Doctor.$150 just to look at you so its a waste of money for the insurance and the Doctor on this ship was very rude and i wouldn't be surprised if he wasn't a physician at all. Definitively wouldn"t ever go on this ship again!!.Well I think it's time to try Royal Caribbean.
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