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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review by frodobaggins

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Norwegian Dawn
Norwegian Dawn
Member Name: frodobaggins
Cruise Date: May 2011
Embarkation: Boston
Destination: Bermuda
Cabin Category: BA
Cabin Number: 1082
Booking Method: Cruise Line
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Member Rating   5.0 out of 5+
Dining 3.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 3.0
Spa & Fitness 5.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 5.0
Embarkation 3.0
Service 5.0
Value-for-Money 5.0
Rates 5.0
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The first cruise of the NCL Dawn out of Boston bound for Bermuda was a major disappointment. First off the ship left a bit late, the crew at the Black Falcon Terminal should take their act to reality TV. There were more people standing around on the pier supervising than actually handling the luggage.

This first cruise of the season was delayed by 2 weeks while the boat was in dry dock, it would have been nice of NCL to tell its' customers that all the work would not be completed for some time. At one point there were 2 elevators midships that were not working and when the construction cut a water line forward this put another elevator forward out of commission and flooded the forward stairway for several decks. This also put several restrooms in public areas out of service. Not all of the shops on board were open and some were still under construction. As we were leaving the ship a crane was loading several containers onto the ship, good luck to those on board.

The crew was terrific but the food in the Freestyle restaurants did not have a good variety and the Garden Cafe selections were lukewarm if not cold. Worst of all no milk or creamer for coffee on the final day of the cruise.

Publication Date: 06/20/11
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