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257 Norwegian Canada & New England Cruise Reviews

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casofilia
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
1,377 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
We had arrived in Quebec City after over a fortnight "on the road", we flew from Auckland to Vancouver and had a fortnight there and elsewhere in BC (visiting daughter and family and other family members) before flying to ... Read more
Nancy marsh
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Food was mediocre and service wasn't great. Waited over an hour for dinner to get to us and many meals we had to remind our waiter for our drinks. After hours, restaurants that were advertised as open 24 hours, had limited menus. Room was ... Read more
First time CT crusier
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
For years we have talked about taking a cruise and when the 7 day Canadian New England trip aboard the NCL GEM came up we thought it would be the perfect "maiden voyage" for us. We were not disappointed! We had perfect weather, ... Read more
Mudbugman45
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Great Weather.. State Room Great. Planing next Cruise. Good Entertainment. Food very good. Alcohol Package great. Need to work on the system for excursions; the "meet in the theatre" is an annoyance. SUGGESTION: Color code the ... Read more
donut woman
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We enjoyed our cruise to Halifax, Nova Scotia; St. John, Bay of Fundy; Bar Harbor, Maine; and Newport, Rhode Island. The ship is very nice, and the staff are excellent. However, the food was disappointing. The appetizers and entrees were ... Read more

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Ppessin
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a lovely time not the cruise. Entertainment - Some of the best singers and dancers I have seen on any cruise ship, that being said the shows were dated but the cast made up for that. Food - Main Dinning Room - Good food and ... Read more
WALLEEK
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
My sister, niece and I were traveling together. We cruised from Quebec City to Boston on the Dawn. It was a lovely cruise, the food was very good (loved the Venetian Inn where the service was excellent); the entertainment was great, ... Read more
heavyoiler
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
20 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This cruise is sold as a from/to from Quebec or a from/to from Boston or as a one way cruise from either city. You get to meet new people on the return trip, which we liked. This was not a cruise for young people. The ship was sold out but ... Read more
Hunt1530
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We recently completed a 14 day cruise from Quebec City, QC to Boston, MA and back on the Norwegian Dawn. NCL considers each half of this as two separate cruises, but with different itineraries coming and going many people book them ... Read more
Floridanamaw
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
279 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Norwegian Dawn New England/Canada cruise review September 2015 First a little about us: Both of us are in our early 60's and just the two of us cruised. We've been on 3 Carnival cruises to the Caribbean and this was our second on NCL. ... Read more

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ncldreaming
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Excellent cruise!! Great stops, good food, nothing to complain about. Of the 2 main dining rooms I would recommend Aqua. (both are the same food) Things seemd to flow more smoothly there. Food would arrive still hot. Cabin was perfect. ... Read more
Slce123
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Stayed in 14500 NCL Dawn Quebec to Boston. Unbelievable luxury. 3 bedrooms all with King beds. 3 Baths, 2 had whirlpool tubs. Huge living/dining room with baby grand piano and amazing floor to ceiling windows overlooking the pool. Our ... Read more
joegrady2010
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Seeing other reviews on this site for this ship, we were a bit apprehensive about our cruise, although we had seen others that were positive. In particular, we saw complaints about maintenance, public rooms, etc. Our experience was ... Read more
jme682
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Norwegian Gem...New England Cruise. Sept. 2015 The beds were horrible! No box spring..just a metal bottom. mattress was very used. dipped in the middle. was topped with a foam pad. when we complained, we were given bed pads folded in ... Read more
bdflight74a
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
NCL's staff are just great people. My wife and I have cruised so often with NCL that we continually meet staff who are so happy to see us again and we feel the same towards them. We are treated like a true cruise family. We have sailed ... Read more

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Lclapper80
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I was I total awe of everything this trip entailed. I was in awe of NYC. I have wanted to go to the big City all my life; I am now 80 and did just that this year! I felt a lot was packed into Saturday which was tiring. I was unable to ... Read more
carefree@sea
Member Since 2012
1 review
84 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
After reading all the reviews on food and service, we were a bit nervous about the Gem. Don't believe some of the negative. This was our 7th cruise, first time on NCL. I can't believe how critical some people are. We thought the food was ... Read more
Ro714
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Awesome food/dining options. Loved the Freestyle and dining options Awesome service always available anytime always willing to go over and beyond Awesome itinerary, loved Canada/New England Awesome entertainment, Cynthia McLeod ... Read more
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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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