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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review by INDIANA JOE: Beautiful Bermuda and Dawn suite life

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Cabin 5.0
Dining 4.0
Embarkation 5.0
Enrichment Activities Not Rated
Entertainment 4.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation Not Rated
Public Rooms 4.0
Rates Not Rated
Service 5.0
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Value for Money 5.0

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Beautiful Bermuda and Dawn suite life

Sail Date: June 2014
Destination: Bermuda
Embarkation: Boston

Recently on the Dawn, Boston to Bermuda, in a suite for the 1st time. My wife and I ( our 4th cruise)and our 2 adult daughters ( their 2nd cruise) travelled on this cruise for our 1st family vacation since June,2008 (cruise to Alaska).

Arrived in Boston late afternoon Wednesday and planned on sightseeing on Thursday ( arghh!! rained all day). We hopped onboard a trolley to see what we could and to try to stay dry too. Would love to see more of Boston in good weather.

Arranged for a pickup from our hotel to the cruiseport on Friday. Breezed thru check-in and waited 30 minutes in the special waiting room for priority embarkation before being escorted onto the Dawn. Delivered our things to our SJ suite and proceeded to the Venetian main dining room for lunch ( quiet and peaceful versus buffet).We prefer to start our cruises this way instead of helterskelter, lol

We were in SJ suite 12018 ( awesome room for a family or 4-5 adults) and soon were contacted by our More butler (Mark Santos) and room steward ( Carlos Ipapo). What a week with those 2 and in a fabulous room too.

On Sunday, we toured Bermuda by blue-flagged taxi . A great way to see as much as possible on our 1st trip to Bermuda when a lot of places are closed for the day. Our driver allowed us some time in St Georges, Horseshoe Bay beach, Gibbs Hill lighthouse, Fort Scaur and stopped several times for photo opps and to pick up some sea glass.

On Monday, we rode the ferry to Hamilton to explore and the busses to Horseshoe Bay and back to the dockyard area. Shopped and walked around a lot of Hamilton.

On Tuesday, we stayed around the dockyard until time to board the Dawn to leave for home.

We had a fabulous time on this cruise and plan to return in the future. Less

Published 06/20/14

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Cabin review: 12018

Fantastic room for a family or 4-5 adults. We had a king bed, murphy bed and fold out sofa ( ask for eggcrate).The bathroom was of good size and layout with double sinks, tub and separate shower with rainforest showerhead. The floor to ceiling windows were great to view the outside. Close to elevators or pool area. We didn't miss having a balcony since you could be outside in 2-3 minutes.The butler will bring dvd's, snacks,etc when requested.

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