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TravelOwls
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
59 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
We chose this cruise for the ports of call & mostly they did not disappoint. Many other things however, did. We have cruised on many different cruise lines, but this was our 1st time on NCL - it will probably be our last. The port ... Read more
blueskiessail
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
36 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I will start by saying that I have been on many cruises with many different lines. This cruise was choosen for the port stops with only 2 days at sea. This part of the trip was brillant, with great port stops and lots to see and do once ... Read more
BW1234
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Norwegian has a lot of work to do. Personally I do not like freestyle as it is really just a way to cut regular service and hope you pay more for the specialty dining. The lineups for dinner were horrendous unless you ate at very odd ... Read more
cyberjoys
Member Since 2010
1 review
303 forum posts
0 helpful votes
If I had to rate the ship experience only, this rating would be much lower. This was our third time on the Dawn and we were disappointed. The lines for the Venetian and the Aqua were long each night. Guests were forced to make dining ... Read more
janiecakelady
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
this cruise was not up to the NCL usual standard. food was excellent and waiting staff also, as were the stewards, but found the rest of the staff lacking in customer service. Unfortunately we did have to put in a complaint about position ... Read more

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lenale
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is our second cruise with NCL. The Norwegian Dawn is one of the not so huge cruise ship as it in fashion today, with about 2200 passengers and about 1300 crew members only. Embarkation was orderly and smooth, unlike the ... Read more
JackFriedman
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Planned for the last Dawn visit to Canada in October 2015. Sadly the colors just weren't there - another week or two for peak color on the trees. Weather great for all but one of the days. We had an owners suite - outstanding crew, ... Read more
Terri Abeloe
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back from a cruise from Boston to Quebec City. Not impressed at all with NCL and will not cruise with them again. This cruise was my 7th cruise, I am 54 year old. We have cruised this line before, aprox. 5 years ago and ONLY ... Read more
wel@spu.edu
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Ship's policy statement says a passenger may opt out of the automatic daily service charge by stopping by the customer service desk and asking for it. Not true in my case; I was told that I could not opt out (company policy) but ... Read more
mtnhiker
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Experiencing a trip (with some imagination) as explorers, fishermen, merchant seamen, or navy personnel may have done, except in the comfort of a large cruise ship. We hit some of the major weather patterns. Fog on the trip from ... Read more

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25344598844mpr
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My husband and I just returned from our cruise on the Norwegian Dawn. This is only our 2nd trip with Norwegian. The ship was amazing, but our attendants were even more amazing! Our cabin steward, was Eqwardo and our Dining waiter was Kevin ... Read more
Barry Keefer
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
. Loved the Dawn and its crew. Stateroom w/veranda was fine . . . a bit cramped; but the luggage fit under the bed. Great bed. Great steward. Didn't realize at the booking that this was a back-to-back cruise with passengers embarking and ... Read more
Kendzierski1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Our first cruise in 20 years. Last one on the Norway in 97. Embarkation and debarkation were painless, less that one hour each. The Dawn is an older ship and is starting to show her age. What made this cruise so good was the crew and ... Read more
MSL_MAL
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
From the moment we arrived until the moment we disembarked we felt comfortable and pampered. This staff was EXCELLENT. The food AND dessert was wonderful throughout the ship. The specialty restaurants were well worth the added price. The ... Read more
sylviamerkel
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I was traveling with my adult son. We both enjoyed this older ship because we could walk the whole way around the outside on deck. Evening dinner in Cafe was disappointing. Also, food there & in the Blue Lagoon wasn't hot enough. ... Read more

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kacy64
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I have travelled on royal carribbean, many carnival ships and now noreweigan. First off i give thumbs up for the entertainment. Shows on other boats were just okay. I felt like i was paying to see shows in vegas. The singers and ... Read more
teamK
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was teamK's 6th NCL cruise and we're eager to schedule #7. This was our first cruise on the Dawn, which is the sister ship of the Star (our favorite). We like the mid-size ships rather than the really big ones. We embarked in ... Read more
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Nori217
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
As NCL Platinum members we have been loyal to NCL for many years and specifically have take the Dawn 5 times, each time in a large suite. I am sorry to say that the experience diminishes year after year. Boarding and leaving the ship ... Read more
chattycath
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I where celebrating forty years married in September 4th of 2015 on the Dawn. Cabin 10500 on the 10th floor. We honeymooned in Bermuda so it was fun to revisit. Over all the experience was good! The food was great! Our suite ... Read more
barryfrombarre
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our (my wife and I) 5th cruise with Norwegian. This was our 2nd sailing on the Dawn. We sailed on the Dawn out of New Orleans in March. We chose the Dawn because we felt that the ship was more intimate than the larger ... Read more

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Anne Chapman
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I have traveled on the Dawn 5 times. Enjoyed the first 4, but this last one was disappointing. I notice that the main dining room meals were not as good as our previous ones. I have to say the service was much better in both places. ... Read more
princesswriterkc
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My vacation was a lot of fun since this was my first cruise. I did not know what to expect. I was just going "to go with it" and see what a cruise is like. Since I was on a freestyle cruise I did not get a sense of a ... Read more
dl1012
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Our group was 15 people in 5 different rooms. Let me first say that my family and I have cruised before some of us more than 3+ times on other Cruise lines. We are all pretty laid back average type people. Ages of our group were from 3yrs ... Read more
singsong01
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I have only cruised on NCL and have only NCL to compare to. I did make "Gold" status the 2nd night of the ship (although NCL doesn't recognize a change in status until after the cruise is complete), so I have done a few cruises ... Read more
cementhands
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
18 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Wife and I did the ncl dawn to bermuda from boston again, having done same ship in 2013. Ship is getting old but this is our 3rd time on the dawn and still enjoy the ship, it has a good feel to it, comfortable easy to get around. The bar ... Read more

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