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558 Norwegian Boston Cruise Reviews

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Brightongal8
Member Since 2015
1 review
48 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second time on the Dawn, we were not overly impressed 2years ago about the pool layout, and the lack of Great outdoors. However, this trip surpassed my expectations. Embarkation was fast and seamless. We had fantastic ... Read more
jemj1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was the 2nd cruise we had taken on Norwegian. We have cruised 2 other lines. Norwegian falls far below what I expect of a cruise. The bars were grossly understaffed, with a particularly long wait - 15 min or more - at the Topsiders ... Read more
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Sailfish53
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This is a very a convenient cruise for us being only 45 minutes south of town. Jump on jump off love that feature. As usual the cruise was excellent, it was my 3rd time to Bermuda in 3 years on the Dawn the service was great in all ... Read more
Cumberland Plateau
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I recently took the 7-day Bermuda Cruise from Boston on Norwegian Dawn. It was our third cruise, all with Norwegian and our best. The ship was just the right size and our balcony room was more spacious than the balcony ... Read more
livbriggs
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
we took the dawn to Bermuda, this was our first cruise. we cruised with another couple & we shared a room, next time we will definitely get our own room for privacy but overall it was an amazing time. we live about a hour away from ... Read more

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shellback1998
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
First time on the Dawn and I enjoyed the trip. However there were a few areas that will stick in the back of my mind. We were in cabin 10512, we met our steward upon arrival to the room. Seemed like a nice guy, however, did not turn down ... Read more
mencyn
Member Since 2012
1 review
30 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my fifth time to Bermuda and the third time on the Dawn. Knowing the layout of the ship sure helped to get to the shows and events around the ship. First of all, Dingo Dave is a blast, he had me laughing and he seems to really ... Read more
schulte2002
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our second trip on the NCL Dawn to Bermuda and the 2nd time was just as good as the first. We left Boston on October 16, 2015 for our journey to Bermuda, we arrived to the port at out scheduled arrival time and the embarkation ... Read more
RRB2754
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
we have not been on a cruise since 1999, our adult son and his girlfriend were going and asked if anyone wanted to join them. I had never been to Bermuda and we accepted the invitation. 1. gained 10 lbs eating is around the clock, ... Read more
Autumn72
Member Since 2009
9 reviews
137 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Taking the Dawn from Boston to Bermuda is the easiest vacation ever. We drive less than an hour, park next to the waiting ship and hop aboard complete with our own pillows and a case of bottled water. No planes, no tours to book, no ... Read more

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calmpets
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
1,143 forum post
0 helpful votes
This was a girls' trip, booked mainly because I tripped across a great deal almost a year ago. We booked an obstructed oceanview room (8082), which was even better than I anticipated. It was a sideways cabin, so it was much roomier than ... Read more
jsull826
Member Since 2008
6 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
As an 8 time NCL customer - we were delighted with the one week cruse to Bermuda. From Boston - it was an smooth check-in and finding our cabin ready to be occupied was a plus at 1:30 in the afternoon. NCL likes to have many of its ... Read more
dob1921
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was my 10th cruise on NCL but my first out of Boston and first to Bermuda. I have been on the Dawn twice and it is not overwhelming like some of the newer larger ships. Embarkation/disembarkation was easy and smooth however the Boston ... Read more
fredf1960
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
My wife and I had gone on another cruise and after that trip, I told my wife that it would be our last. usually when on a cruise, I feel like I am on a schedule and always waiting in line to do something. My wife had won the cruise so ... Read more
Vayden
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Flew into Boston on JetBlue non-stop and I love that airline. A $25 taxi ride (including tip) had us getting onboard at 2:15. (Don't worry Sweettee the ship is not going to leave us) My wife loved the room on the 10th floor w/a nice ... Read more

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Rich1953
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my first cruise and the second for my wife. The Dawn is a great ship, very well maintained and clean. The food in the Garden Cafe was very good with lots of variety. The fresh buns in the morning were especially good. ... Read more
momo24
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
472 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
We just got back from our best trip ever to Bermuda. My family was me, husband and daughter. We had a two bedroom family suite (11510). Giam was our butler and Roy was our cabin steward. They both worked so hard and nothing that we ... Read more
sandaneli
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
292 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We are just off the Norwegian Dawn, Boston to Bermuda. This is the 2nd time doing this cruise and we would do it again in a heart beat. Embarkation was painless. We were on board by noon and our room was ready right away. Dining ... Read more
Mike in Whittier
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Overall, the cruise, ship and accommodations were good, but not great. There were a number of little irritations that detracted from overall cruise experience. Freestyle dining sounded attractive in concept but failed in execution. Aqua ... Read more
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

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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
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

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