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Overview

Originally built in 2007, Norwegian Gem was last updated in 2015. As one of the smaller ships in the fleet, it carries 2,394 passengers and 1,070 crew members.

When it comes to lodging, Inside staterooms start at 138 square feet, and other cabin categories include Oceanview and Balcony staterooms. While all cabins offer room service, those staying in The Haven rooms gain exclusive access to the ship's courtyard, concierge service and a private restaurant.

The ship boasts 15 dining venues, ranging from the 24-hour O'Sheehan's pub to seven specialty restaurants that require an extra fee. Daytime activities include various sports courts, a spa and multiple pools, as well as programs for kids ages 3 to 17. Come evening, the whole family can enjoy nightly entertainment like country music concerts and other musical performances.  

In 2018-19, Norwegian Gem sails to destinations in the Caribbean, Canada and New England, Europe, Mexico and more. 

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Originally built in 2007, Norwegian Gem was last updated in 2015. As one of the smaller ships in the fleet, it carries 2,394 passengers and 1,070 crew members.

When it comes to lodging, Inside staterooms start at 138 square feet, and other cabin categories include Oceanview and Balcony staterooms. While all cabins offer room service, those staying in The Haven rooms gain exclusive access to the ship's courtyard, concierge service and a private restaurant.

The ship boasts 15 dining venues, ranging from the 24-hour O'Sheehan's pub to seven specialty restaurants that require an extra fee. Daytime activities include various sports courts, a spa and multiple pools, as well as programs for kids ages 3 to 17. Come evening, the whole family can enjoy nightly entertainment like country music concerts and other musical performances.  

In 2018-19, Norwegian Gem sails to destinations in the Caribbean, Canada and New England, Europe, Mexico and more. 

Ship Size
L
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2007

Pros & Cons

  • Ship travels to a large variety of destinations across the world

  • Some reviewers felt the service was poor

Rankings

Norwegian Gem ranks #3 out of 15 Norwegian Cruise Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

4.05Scorecard
  • 4.0Expert Rating »
  • 3.7Traveler Rating »
  • 5.0Health Rating »

Cabins

Norwegian Gem offers a wide range of accomodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Deck Plans

Norwegian Gem contains 12 decks. Find out which features are available on each Norwegian Gem deck.

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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 1921 guests have reviewed Norwegian Gem, giving it a rating of 3.7 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.7 out of 5(1921 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples45.6%
Families w/older children16.5%
Families w/young children14.5%
Singles/Friends10.3%
Groups5.6%
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Ship Photos

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Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship’s Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 22 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship’s Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.