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69% 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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skii456
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We took Norwegian cruise many years ago to New England, was an old ship and terrible. So we had very low expectation ... Read more
bjbcc
1 Review
Member Since 2015
4 Forum Posts
My family and I recently traveled on the Norwegian Dawn out of New Orleans for the 7-day Thanksgiving Cruise. We were ... Read more
eip
1 Review
Member Since 2009
70 Forum Posts
Let me start by saying my wife and I had a BLAST! We do not remember the last time we took a vacation (land or cruise) ... Read more
mmensch17
3 Reviews
Member Since 2010
8 Forum Posts
We have been on multiple cruises split fairly evenly between NCL and Royal Caribbean. We chose Norwegian Dawn for New ... Read more
casofilia
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
1,045 Forum Posts
We had arrived in Quebec City after over a fortnight "on the road", we flew from Auckland to Vancouver and ... Read more

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nunofyourb
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Not the best Norwegian cruise I have taken. Embarking was horrible, luggage was grabbed from us in what looked like an ... Read more
Dr BT
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Overall, the Dawn was a nice ship and the crew were very pleasant and helpful. Food was OK in the buffet area and ... Read more
Umbarger
15 Reviews
Member Since 2003
2,902 Forum Posts
NCL Dawn Christmas Cruise 2015 December 20 - 27, 2015 This was my 8th NCL cruise. I had not been on NCL for two ... Read more
Builtwells
6 Reviews
Member Since 2010
494 Forum Posts
This was our third cruise on the Dawn out of NOLA, same itinerary. It's an easy port to sail from for us and we prefer ... Read more
GrandmaRolls
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
173 Forum Posts
As a power wheelchair user, there are always challenges. True to form, NCL met them all. I am temporarily unable to ... Read more

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headslap99
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I have been on several cruises with Carnival and Royal Caribbean. This was our first with Norwegian. The ... Read more
d_wooden
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We took the Norwegian Dawn out of New Orleans. We arrived at 10:30 as we were instructed and we were 'herded' into a ... Read more
Katelando
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was the second cruise for my wife and I and we had enjoyed the first so much we so much we wanted to take our ... Read more
mzmjwhite
1 Review
Member Since 2015
From the moment we began our check in...My daughter Jacorien...and myself were richly impressed. The staff were very ... Read more
ALuthye
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My husband and I booked this cruise with NCL (our fourth) because we've always appreciated the customer service and the ... Read more

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panda1215
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
This was only our second cruise but I travel a lot, more than 40 weeks out of the year, and after our first cruise with ... Read more
Cruise like a Norwegian
1 Review
Member Since 2012
Before I write a review on the NCL Dawn, I have a bone to pick with my fellow Cruise Critic members who signed up for ... Read more
minisuitegian
1 Review
Member Since 2015
135 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise with Norwegian Cruise Lines and our third cruise overall. One of the first things I noticed ... Read more
COSweetTea1
1 Review
Member Since 2012
18 Forum Posts
If budget motels got into the cruise biz...I imagine a ship and service like the Dawn. If you're used to staying at ... Read more
Sharklady33
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I have been on 10+ cruises on various lines but this was my first and LAST on NCL. We arrived to find pubic hair on our ... Read more

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dmoore40122
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise and what a Major, Major disappointment NCL was! After standing in line for over 3 hours to ... Read more
knopge
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have taken many cruises on NCL in the past but never on the Dawn. I have to say this was by far the best cruise we ... Read more
redpony03
1 Review
Member Since 2015
First time on the dawn...balcony room is tight for 3 people..don't like my toilet being in a tight little room...crew ... Read more
alexandra6
1 Review
Member Since 2009
2 Forum Posts
Port of New Orleans embarkation was a disaster. Stood in line for 2 hours then got into a room with seats for another ... Read more
Jogor
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our anniversary cruise and the second one but the first for Norwegian. We were scheduled for an 11:30 boarding ... Read more

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