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71% Loved It
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4.5 Editor's Rating
Norwegian Dawn debuted in 2002 as the third ship in the Norwegian fleet to accommodate the line's Freestyle Cruising concept. It maintains an atmosphere of casual flexibility, emanating in large part from the ...
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1,376 Norwegian Dawn Cruise Reviews

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Shop around Pat1556
04/15
Was disappointed. This was our 14th cruise and did not meet standards of similar ships. Sewage smell from commode from ... Read more
04/15
We just came back from a week on the Dawn. She is a tired old girl. The first thing we noticed was the cracked elevator ... Read more
03/15
The good: Embarkation was very fast. Being a seasoned cruiser (14 Cruises) I can say this is the fastest we have ever ... Read more
We had a Family of 13 on the NCL Dawn for Spring Break (March 15, 2015). Our family has been on a few Carnival Ships, ... Read more
We loved it! WhereverSheRoams
03/15
This was my second cruise with NCL during the past 6 months, and I loved it as much as I loved my first cruise on the ... Read more

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1st cruise mmtaggart
03/15
Just my daughter and I cruised to "test the waters" before our Mediteraniane venture. It was a great ... Read more
Substandard NCL awesomegary
03/15
This is our 4th cruise and unfortunately the Dawn disappointed. I am by no means a snob however the previous ships ... Read more
03/15
Overall, very pleasant cruise. The staff are the friendliest, most courteous and welcoming crew on any of the NCL ... Read more
03/15
I took my first cruise on the Norwegian Dawn going to Cozumel, Roatan, Belize and Costa Maya. I loved the ship, my ... Read more
This was our first time cruising with NCL and it was OK. I would cruise with them again, because the value for the ... Read more

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This was my second visit to the Dawn (first was a fall New England cruise, wonderful!) and my fifth cruise with ... Read more
03/15
This was our third time cruising NCL, and first time on the Dawn. Other ships included the Pearl and Spirit. We ... Read more
An excellent ship Northern Rider
03/15
We enjoyed the ship itself greatly. Our stateroom 8550 with balcony was small but comfortable. A strange problem we had ... Read more
A Fun Ship comdoc2
03/15
My first time on NCL Dawn ---- loved the atmosphere! Every one was very, very nice! I have never seen friendlier staff ... Read more
03/15
Second time sailing the Dawn, the first being out of Boston to Bermuda. Whole new crew. Really appreciated the new ... Read more

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The reviews were so critical in the planning for our recent cruise, that I feel obligated to do the same. What I found ... Read more
Pre-embarkation: Having booked a suite with butler and concierge services, I was anticipating good service both ... Read more
This was my 2nd time on Dawn & I wasn't that keen on it the 1st time but being with the Cruzin Cuzins & seeing ... Read more
03/15
I just got off of the Dawn 3 days ago. My twin brother and I cruise together and had a great time. The cruise went from ... Read more
03/15
This was our first cruise. We have been reading reviews on Cruise Critics for a year in prepartation for the trip. ... Read more

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A Nice Old Ship tigerfanatics
03/15
It was a nice older ship, with obvious signs of age. Loose bolts, several coats of paint, etc. The ship has wifi all ... Read more
For our first cruise we decided to leave from close to home and depart from New Orleans. There are limited choices from ... Read more
Overall: This was a wonderful experience that turned out even better than expected. I had a great time, enjoyed the ... Read more
The wife and I did the Western Caribbean cruise out of New Orleans Dec. 14. We have done this route several times. We ... Read more
03/15
My wife had wanted to take a cruise for some time but I always felt it would be like a sampler platter and wouldn't ... Read more

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