Ship Details - Norwegian Gem

Norwegian Gem
Logo of Norwegian Gem

Norwegian Gem - Ship Description

Purpose-built for Freestyle Cruising, Norwegian Gem comfortably transports 2,400 guests and over 1,000 crew. Combining speed, restaurant options, and family friendly accommodations, the ship also offers guests a wide array of public bars and lounges, extensive sports and fitness activities, and staterooms designed with rich cherry wood finishing.

Read full description

Norwegian Gem - Public Areas

Public areas on the Norwegian Gem showcase a new concept for Norwegian Cruise Line. Bar Central consists of interconnected areas with separate personalities, including a martini bar, champagne and wine bar, and beer and whisky pub.

Stardust Theater

It's showtime! And we've got a really big show for you at the Stardust. Enjoy Broadway and Vegas-style shows. Accommodates: 1,042

Decks: Deck 5 | Deck 6 | Deck 7

Kids' Pool

The kid's pool is just right for pint-size splashing, playing and paddling. The pool also has additional fun features.

Decks: Deck 12

Grand Pacific Main Dining Room

A grand dining room inspired by the 1st class dining rooms from the Matson Liner ships that sailed from San Francisco to Honolulu. Artwork around the room will be inspired by the exceptional menu covers from the Matson Line. Accommodates: 558

Decks: Deck 6

Le Bistro French Restaurant

Ornate French restaurant inspired by the colors, planting and artwork of the Pacific Islands. Accommodates: 106

Decks: Deck 6

Sake Bar

Full Sake Bar within the Orchid Garden Restaurant.

Decks: Deck 7

Cagney's Steakhouse

An upscale traditional American steakhouse of the 1930's. Accommodates: 168

Decks: Deck 13

Body Waves Fitness Center

There are numerous ways to stay in shape while on board. The Body Waves Fitness Center is open from 6am to 11pm with a full gym and aerobics/fitness classes daily.

Decks: Deck 12

The Library

You'll find a well-stocked selection of things to read with all the elegant trimmings a good library deserves including a stellar view. (Located on Deck 12; accommodates 24.)

Decks: Deck 12

Orchid Garden Asian Restaurant

A Japanese/Thai/Chinese restaurant complex including teppanyaki and sushi. Accommodates: 100

Decks: Deck 7

Magnum's Champagne & Wine Bar

Inspired by the Art Nouveau era using Charles Rennie Mackintosh's design elements and colors. Accommodates: 83

Decks: Deck 6

The Leopard Lounge

This is a cool place where teens can have fun, too. Accommodates: 58

Decks: Deck 12

Tree Tops Kids' Club

Get into the zone of fun because the Kid's Club is just for toddlers with a wall of windows for viewing kids, and an indoor jungle gym/obstacle course. Accommodates: 28 and 6 computers

Decks: Deck 12

Video Arcade

Stop by the video arcade and capture a few aliens, win a car race, play pinball and fly a jet fighter. Anything is possible. (Located on Deck 12; accommodates 37 machines.)

Decks: Deck 12

Magenta Main Dining Room

Contemporary inspired artwork (some back lit) with decorative walls subtly changing colors. Accommodates: 306

Decks: Deck 6

Bliss Ultra Lounge Night Club

A lounge inspired by all things spherical and out of space. Bubbles, the use of lighting, color and ultraviolet artworks will be throughout this room. Features the industry's 1st bowling alley and also is equipped with plasma TVs. Accommodates: 176

Decks: Deck 7

Star Bar

Themed around a gangster called Cagney who lived through and during the roaring 20's in America. Accommodates: 56

Decks: Deck 13

Maltings Beer & Whiskey Bar

Contemporary bar area with a backdrop reflecting the production of beer. Accommodates: 40

Decks: Deck 6

Spinnaker Lounge

Horizontal windows in the floor allow views of the bridge. The stage can also be used as a dance floor. Accommodates: 372

Decks: Deck 13

Tahitian Pool

Main pool. Accommodates: 144 sunbeds, 314 chairs & 14 stools (including Topsiders & The Grill)

Decks: Deck 12

Blue Lagoon

A 24-hour food court-style eatery featuring everything from hamburgers to fast-wok dishes. Accommodates: 108

Decks: Deck 8


Authentic teppanyaki room. Accommodates: 32

Decks: Deck 7

Shakers Martini & Cocktail Bar

Art Deco inspired with a large screen behind the bar depicting James Bond inspired graphic silhouettes of funky images from the 60's & 70's. (Located on Deck 6; accommodates 48.)

Decks: Deck 6

Corona Cigar Club

Step into the world of rolled premium cigars, cognacs and spirits at the Cigar Club. This is one place where it is completely acceptable to light up in public. Accommodates: 11

Decks: Deck 6

Bali Hai Bar & Grill

A hot air balloon theme where the bar itself is styled as a ballooning basket with sandbags, ropes and a rattan front. Accommodates: 91

Decks: Deck 13


This on-board chapel also functions as a meeting room. Accommodates: 24

Decks: Deck 13

Gem Club Casino

Full Casino featuring a circus theme reflecting bold and brash colors of traditional traveling circuses at the turn of the century. Accommodates: 327

Decks: Deck 6

Trade Routes Boutiques

Large department store offering a wide selection of branded & choice items.

Decks: Deck 7

The Great Outdoors

A spacious outdoor buffet with many choices that will surely keep you coming back for more. Accommodates: 259

Decks: Deck 12

La Cucina Italian Restaurant

Casual Italian eatery reflecting a village Trattoria or traditional farmhouse kitchen. Accommodates: 108

Decks: Deck 12

Art Gallery

Stroll through Norwegian Gem's Art Gallery of original works for sale by a wide range of well-known artists. Accommodates: 8

Decks: Deck 7

Need Help?

Call a Travelocity Cruise Expert at
For help on planning and booking your cruise.