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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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Having been on a few cruises now, trying out different cruise lines, we are having fondest memories with NCL Dawn. ... Read more
05/15
This was my 4th cruise. The other 3 had all been on Carnival so when we started planning this family trip, I focused ... Read more
My husband and I have been on 39 cruises. We have sailed Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Princess. We are ... Read more
04/15
As a "Princess only" Cruiser, I went on a Harrah's cruise with NCL. I had the mindset that NCL had lower ... Read more
Awesome Cruise happylad123
04/15
I had the best time on this cruise. I have been on many cruises with lots of companies but this cruise prompted me to ... Read more

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04/15
After reading the other reviews of this ship I really wonder if we were on the same ship. I had a few conversations on ... Read more
04/15
This was my first cruise and my girlfriends 13th. I was open minded and asked other vacationers how this ship/ cruise ... Read more
Quick overview - 5 of us traveling: husband and I, daughters ages 9 and 12, and son age 17. I will be discussing each ... Read more
04/15
I splurged for a family trip, 2 adults, 2 teens, adjoining balcony cabins with beverage packages for all. The pre-set ... Read more
We cruised for the 2nd time on the NCL Dawn. It's a nice ship. Not spectacular in terms of it's decor & ... Read more

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04/15
Our first cruise and absolutely wonderful Very organized at embarkment. We got the Oceanview room with 3 by 4 ft ... Read more
We have cruised many times and this was our fourth NCL cruise. I was pretty disappointed in many aspects. Food was ok ... Read more
Great Value! meg.mcclain
05/15
We went with 5 other couples, so we had a large group. We loved the freestyle cruising, and the food everywhere on the ... Read more
We have sailed on several cruises/cruise lines and we had a really nice Spring Break cruise on the Dawn. The ship is ... Read more
This is our 3rd time cruising this itinerary. We love the ports it goes to and the weather in March/April is perfect! ... Read more

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04/15
Like other cruises there are good and bad. The entertainment, I thought, was great. They had broadway style productions ... Read more
This was our 3rd cruise and 1st on NCL. We drove to New Orleans and working with Angle at Machu Picchu was excellent ... Read more
Always A Pleasure bamacruisersDJJ
04/15
This is our 4th NCL Cruise and our first time in a suite. The service and staff was top notch. We were treated like ... Read more
First NCL Cruise Traumaman
04/15
My wife and 2 teenage kids shared a mini-suite. Size was decent, about the size of a small hotel room. the balcony was ... Read more
This was my 20th cruise, 1st time on NCL Dawn. The biggest disappointment was the food. Since this is a big part of ... Read more

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This is our 2nd time on the Dawn (last time was March 2013). We have fallen in love with Suite 10506!! The minute we ... Read more
Bored on Board eileendenny
04/15
From the moment we walked on board we were bombarded with staff members hawking paintings, jewelery and diamonds. There ... Read more
Travelling from Australia and spending time in New Orleans we were excited to be boarding Norwegian Dawn. We are ... Read more
Spring Break Cruise boringkids
04/15
The employees were all wonderful except guy at front desk (can't recall name, but he had black hair and wore dark ... Read more
First Time Cruisers GeneandMel0493
04/15
First I want to say that I spent alot of time reading reviews on this site to prepare for our cruise and it was so very ... Read more

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