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4cruises4me
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We had a wonderful time with three daughters and their families, including 10 kids, ages 6-16. Overall it was a 4.5 experience.The staff was EXCELLENT - friendly, courteous, helpful, pleasant, and attentive. The ship was spotless. Kids ... Read more
KG9er
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my first cruise, so I have nothing to rate this against except my level of expectation and satisfaction, which both were met. We found the boarding process to be so easy and the whole process took about 45 minutes. Our room was ... Read more
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richie 17
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
loved this cruise. this is our 4 th time sailing with ncl. the dawn was in need of some tlc. Its going into dry dock for a 75 million dollar makeover. first the service was great from the waiters and waitresses to the bartenders my hats ... Read more
taylorsweb94@att.net
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Our cruise on the Dawn was one of our best vacations. The 7 days went by so fast starting with the embarkation. We carried our own luggage cutting out any wait time. Once aboard, Finding our cabin for the first time was a challenge, but ... Read more
jaejae77
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We arrived in New Orleans a couple days before the cruise so we could explore a little. We did the city tour which was very informative & a good overview of the highlights of the city. Our driver was a native & lived in an area ... Read more

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Wsterntime
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The ship was very nice and elegant with the exception of the pool area which is small and in need of restoration (the ship is going into dry dock in May so they will probably fancy it up then). Four of us shared a mini suite with balcony ... Read more
Juliettepb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I heard that this was a good ship, bigger, with a lot of activities. It was very expensive if you were not in a group. Activities cost extra like bikes in exercise room. Only dirty hot tubs with grey foam floating in then. In one the vents ... Read more
texasreb
Member Since 2013
8 reviews
78 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Felt we needed a short getaway, and a trip to Belize City before NCL stops going there. We have been on 10 cruises in 4 years. This was toward the bottom. Usually ran across friendly crew. Some were fairly new to ship. Even the officers. ... Read more
RDBFarm
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our boys sent us on this cruise for our 50th Wedding Anniversary. We were first time cruisers but enjoyed every minute of it. Everyone on board the ship bent over backwards to make sure we had no problems. The food in the main dining rooms ... Read more
mwd1965
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were lucky enough to have upgraded into a Penthouse Stateroom for this cruise. In addition, we had the Ultimate Dining Package and the Unlimited beverages package included in our fare as well. This was our third cruise, and first time ... Read more

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Mommabear44
Member Since 2014
1 review
29 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
So glad we decided to take a last minute cruise. Very good deal that we could not pass up. Stayed at the Embassy Suites the night before the cruise. My husband dropped me and the luggage off and then went and parked the car at the Fulton ... Read more
studygirl
Member Since 2013
1 review
74 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We booked this cruise because we needed some rest and relaxation. We selected NCL based on the itinerary offered (Cozumel, Roatan, Belize, and Costa Maya) and for the embarkation port (New Orleans). We had cruised previously on the ... Read more
Masher4077
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My wife and I just got back from a weeks cruise on the NCL Dawn out of New Orleans. We did two sailings on the newer Getaway out of Miami in 2014, but really liked the itinerary (Cozumel, Belize, Honduras, Costa Maya) so decided to give ... Read more
Ashleynprovias
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
12 helpful votes
My husband and I have only been on one cruise prior to this and had decided that cruising was not for us, as the experience was less than pleasant. Our children, ages 9 and 10, have begged us to take them on a "big ship", so I ... Read more
cruisefamily66
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Although the ship was a little outdated (but it going through a dry-dock in May 2016), this cruise was by far one of the best cruises I have been on and this was my 6th (3 on Carnival, 2 on Norwegian, 1 on Royal Caribbean). Really ... Read more

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gadawg02
Member Since 2011
1 review
15 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband, my three year old daughter, and I were on the 4/3 sailing of the Norwegian Dawn from New Orleans through the Western Caribbean. We are both teachers in Georgia and this was our school’s Spring Break. We went on our ... Read more
Ldrdawn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Hotel Information: We stayed the night before at the Comfort Inn in Marrero, LA which had free parking for the week when you booked a night. Pretty good deal and decent hotel with great breakfast. Ship Information: First, I ... Read more
2043dennis
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
* Best buffet we ever had on any ship (this was our 20th cruise). * Embark and Disembark was good. * Pursers Desk was was slow and not informative. The only unfriendly people on boat. * BEST cruise band we have EVER ... Read more
Miswmn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background - This was our first cruise and we were very excited to go. Ship Information - There is not a lot to do on the ship if you don't drink or gamble. Activities - Laying out by the pool, Game shows, Name that tune, Dance ... Read more
ckeasler
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I thought we should make you aware that upon our return to New Orleans we discovered our truck had been broken into !! Come to find out that the lot that Norwegian recommend for Their guests to stay at has had trouble with stolen vehicles ... Read more

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rdlc1957@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
First time on Norwegian. Previously with Carnival. Only reason to try Norwegian was to get to Costa Maya. First, a fire after a couple of days - code Bravo going over the intercom with instructions for fire crew to man their stations, ... Read more
madison1686@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
The ship and staff were awful. The food was gross.There is entertainment unless your a kid or a drunk, They catered way to much to partying. You had to wait in line behind all the drunks to even get a soda. The same bartender 2 times said ... Read more
Chotejaan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was our very first cruise and one of very few vacations taken together as a family. (we are self employed). Absolutely loved it. We drove to New Orleans. Parking facilities were provided by the cruise line. Check in was a breeze. We ... Read more
eekhoz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 13th cruise, and our first time sailing with Norwegian. We've been on Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Costa before, and we loved Norwegian. This was a 7-day cruise and stopped at 4 ports: Cozumel, Roatan, Belize, and Costa Maya. ... Read more
virgiladdamperry
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
After having sailed on Royal Caribbean and Carnival, I can say without a doubt that Norwegian is horrible. We took a 7-day cruise on the Norwegian Dawn rated at a 4.0 “a ship that was rated higher than the Carnival Sensation ... Read more

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