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Great Space - NCL's Gem Cabin Review

Great Space - NCL's Gem Cabin Review

People ask me all the time how I can afford to travel so much. And so luxuriously!

Well, here's an example. Two days before departure, I found a last minute "inside guarantee" on the Norwegian Gem. And then! I was upgraded to a mid-ship outside cabin, the day before sailing!  I lucked out!

Here's the first of four reviews, about this voyage. This one's about the cabin!

The Cabin

The Beds - NCL 's Gem - Outside Cabin   Photo:  Calvin Wood

The Beds - NCL 's Gem - Outside Cabin   Photo:  Calvin Wood

Room 5070 was my home for 11 nights. It had a large picture window, so I could see the breathtaking views, from New York to the sunny Caribbean.

There was plenty of room – comfortable twin beds, but no couch.  Some of my readers might consider the décor a tad dated – but at least it was neutral, so it didn’t bother me. 

Desk - Outside Cabin - NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

Desk - Outside Cabin - NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

The desk and work area on NCL’s Gem was larger than most I've encountered at sea  (Although one shouldn’t really be working on a cruise!!).  

The desk "shined like the top of the Chrysler Building" so I could tell it was well maintained.  I wish I could polish that well!

The Bathroom

Toiletries - NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

Toiletries - NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

The bathroom in this cabin was spacious – for a ship!  Plenty of room in the shower, especially for a person of size, like myself!  The toilet was separated by an additional door – which would allow two cabin mates to share the facilities in a pinch. So bring that friend who demands extra privacy!

Bathroom - Outside Cabin - NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

Bathroom - Outside Cabin - NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

The "Facilities" - NCL's Gem - Outside Cabin   Photo:  Calvin Wood

The "Facilities" - NCL's Gem - Outside Cabin   Photo:  Calvin Wood

Storage

Storage - Outside Cabin - NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

Storage - Outside Cabin - NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

And did I mention you can pack as much as you want for this ship!!  NCL's Gem has enough closet space for a world voyage. So bring all your Louis Vuitton luggage!

There are so many drawers, shelves and hangers – for even the biggest fashionista!

Storage & Fridge - Outside Cabin -NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

Storage & Fridge - Outside Cabin -NCL's Gem   Photo:  Calvin Wood

Verdict

NCL's Gem    Photo:  Calvin Wood

NCL's Gem    Photo:  Calvin Wood

I loved this cabin and would book it again... or more accurately, hope to get upgraded to it again!

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