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Norwegian Dawn Cabin Reviews - Obstructed Oceanview

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Obstructed Oceanview Cabins 52 Reviews
These Oceanview Staterooms that have a porthole with an obstructed view, can accommodate up to four guests. Includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to sleep two more. And of course you'll have access to room service and tons of other great amenities on board.
    
Obstructed Oceanview (OK)
Decks: Deck Eight
Obstructed Oceanview (OK)


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Cabin Rating
8072

8072.. OK Class. Great Choice for those looking for an inexpensive option and looking for more space than an inside room. Considerable light from window and above average bathroom. Plenty of room for two. While the room includes a drop down bed, no one should ever consider 3 people in this room. UGH way too tight for three with the bed down...Room has more room as a double than as a Queen put together... Not willing to give up a good squeeze from my significant other for floor space (HA)

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8076
It was the smallest cabin I have stayed in but was perfectly adequate for us. The window was probably obstructed about 60% from the bottom of the window up by a life boat. We had plenty of daylight and could see the water when we were at sea and the port when we were docked. Looking down at an angle I could see the promenade on deck 7 and the water over the side of the ship. We had no noise from the decks above and below us. At night the lights on lifeboat are quite strong and light peaks in around the edges of the curtain. During the first night I woke up at 1 p.m. thinking it was morning since so much light was coming in the window! If you like a completely darkened room to sleep in you might want to choose another cabin or bring a sleep mask. On three occasions we found we had no hot water in our bathroom. It was fixed each time within minutes and from outside our cabin, but still a pain. Our biggest complaint about this cabin is the paper thin walls. We had families on either side of us and we could clearly hear their conversations. We could hear the sliding sound when they opened their drawers! At times it sounded like people were in our cabin talking. It felt more like we were sleeping in a bunk than a cabin! We used earplugs, but were still disturbed. Luckily our neighbors weren't the type to party in their cabin. I have to say that although I was pleased with all aspects of the Dawn in general, I would not sail on her again because of the lack of sound insulation between the cabins.  Read entire member review.
8086
Utility Closet is next to the room and several times they were accessing it and you could hear scraping and banging.  Partially obstructed view and you could see the Ocean.   Read entire member review.
8088
Dawn Disappointment by kazualkaz
Small room, but not bad. Great shower. Clean nice bed. One of the highlights of an otherwise bad cruise.  Read entire member review.
8088
TONS of storage, two small windows overlooking a lifeboat-no view of the water. Lights on 24/7 outside window, makes it difficult to know if it is day or night. Crew walking by windows at random times, unsure if they could see in though.  Read entire member review.
8096
8096. Walls thin. I could hear phone conversations in one cabin. The other cabin spoke Japanese. Obstructed view was not bad in this room. Push beds all the way to the wall if separated.  Read entire member review.
8106
8106 - lots of space for two people. Enjoyed being in that room!  Read entire member review.
8108
Great location. You could see out the two smaller windows. You have to be careful as I noticed a crew member on the decking by the life boat that was right outside our window. The room would be fine if the beds left apart. Plenty of storage.  Read entire member review.
8128
NCL Dawn Cabin 8128 We loved this cabin, it was a handicap cabin so the room and bathroom felt spacious. It was located above Blue Lagoon and we were worried about being directly above the 24 hour restaurant but we did not hear a sound. We loved being at the back of the ship (close to the elevators/stair to get up to the kids club and kids pool, gym/spa, and buffet restaurant) and 1 deck down from all the entertainment areas. If we had the choice, we would select this outside cabin again. The partial view was fine...you can see directly out but the top of the lifeboat is flush with the bottom part of your window...not a problem for us. A plus is that your window is protected so you do not hear the water or rain pounding on your window as we learned when talking to other passengers about the storm the first night.  Read entire member review.
8566
First time Cruiser by Bellina12
I was in room 8566, which is an obstructed view room. It was a mostly unobstructed view, only obstructed by a large red thing. I would totally stay in this room again! I was very concerned about noise when I booked it, but it was absolutely not a problem! In fact, I think spinniker was much further from my room that it appeared from the drawings of the boat on NCL. My room was right above the casino.  Read entire member review.
8578
No complaints, size typical  Read entire member review.
8578
Adequate, ample closet and drawer space good deal for the money.  Read entire member review.
8578
Decent size, obstructed view but plenty of light to give the illusion of a larger cabin, decent layout, not enough sound insulation between adjacent cabins (you can hear conversations on both sides).  Read entire member review.
8596
The renovations recently done to the room made it very attractive and comfortable. Very little legroom when sitting on the toilet (and I have short legs) We had an obstructed view but the extra light added to the room.  Read entire member review.
8596
Room was adequate size. However, the size made it difficult to get into the bed from the sides - we banged into the desk on one side and the upper bunk bed on the other side. The shower was immense compared to most other cruise lines for this category cabin (G). The toilet compartment was very tight if you are over 5 ft 10 inches and weigh more than 180 lbs. It's dooable but not all that easy. Cabin attendant always had our room cleaned and ready. The ice buckets do not keep the ice frozen for long - need better insulation. The small refrigerator was stocked with beer, sodas, liquor, fruit drinks, etc. We finally took the items out and stored them - then used the refrigerator to store the ice bucket. Make sure you leave it out for replenishment when needed. The room was quiet except when launching the lifeboats for tender purposes (right outside our cabin) - not all that bad but noticeable. Make sure you keep the curtains closed or you might get caught looking by a crewmember during the launch! Linen and pillow (4 ea) were perfect and adequate. Not quite up to RCI standards. Plenty of storage space for luggage and clothing. Safe was easy to program and use. Lighting was very good. Hot water problems on Sat morning (no shower unless one wanted to use only cold water) of the cruise - was fixed by afternoon. Hallways were narrow but adequate. Ship noise was non-existent in our cabin - did not sense any ship motion while underway - we have been in 30 foot seas with no ill effects. View out the double slit windows was nearly non-existent. Our view was between two lifeboats - we could see the water/light and about a 10 degree field of view. We knew the cabin was an obstructed view so no squawk herein.  Read entire member review.
8600
Norwegian Dawn....We loved it by warmweatherfriend
Our cabin was 8600. It had lots of storage. There was 4 of us but I have no idea where the 4th person would sleep. They said they had a pull out bed for the 4th person. It was very cramped. One of the kids shared the extra bed with grandma and grandpa  Read entire member review.
8612

Cabin 8612 was wonderful. It was a side-ways obstructed ocean view cabin. There was plenty of space for the 4 of us. Lots of storage space and it was fairly quiet as well. It was located midship and was close to the elevators, blue lagoon, atrium and aqua main dining room. We would totally stay in this cabin again.

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8616
We had an obstructed ocean view cabin, and we were very happy with it. Our room was laid out differently than the typical cabins, and it was agreed upon by many of us that our room was far superior. When you walk in our beds were to the right and the bathroom and storage space was tot he left - it felt much more spacious than the other cabins. Our view was not all that obstructed, and I think the presence of the lifeboat in our view helped not get too seasick. We had 6 total bags (3 check size, 3 carry-ons) and we managed to hide all of them away. The storage space seemed quite appropriate, but not overly generous. We were on the 8th deck, and about 30 steps away from the midship elevators, which was fabulous. We were, however right across the hall from the crew elevators/room where all the luggage came from. It made the first and last nights a little noisy, but otherwise our location was very nice.  Read entire member review.
8618

Walls are very thin all over the ship, and especially bad close to the elevators.

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8626
East coast re-position by Stonymtncruiser
Slightly obstructed view on the Port Aft side. Close to the Atrium area and some will hear the noise from there. Short walk to the elevator and stairs. Nice size room that I believe is wheelchair accessible.  Read entire member review.
8628
All Tendered out! by jabezpromise
across from the electrical room and the crew slammed the door constantly! Great bathroom and room size. Obstructed view.  Read entire member review.
None
Were were in the handicapped accessible room 8620. It was the first room right past the Salsa Restaurant. The room was very nice, plenty of room to accommodate. We had an obstructed ocean view full sized window. The view was beautiful. The only obstruction was a life boat but it was under and above the window. We could see straight out. The only thing with that room is that the kitchen for Salsa is right across the hall and sometimes the smells of different foods would take over our cabin. Also another thing that might bother some but did not bother us is the Atrium is so close and you could here the music very loudly in the room. If you're an early sleeper that might be a problem.  Read entire member review.
None
Bermuda Rocks by My2guys
Phone could be placed in better place, not enough outlets, bathroom was good  Read entire member review.
None
Great shower, the best of the three cruise lines we've used. The room was fairly large, with a good layout. Closet and drawer space was adequate. The bed was a bit hard.  Read entire member review.
None
Bermuda Rocks by My2Guys
Cabin was sufficient for four. Cabin turned down was nice and room made up quickly. Hallway was noisy, thin walls between cabins. Garbage outside of rooms not always cleaned in timely manner. Phone should be higher on wall and difficult to read. Cabin should have a clock in it  Read entire member review.
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