Norwegian New Orleans Cruise Reviews

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pugswey
Member Since 2013
1 review
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Twelve days is NOT too much, we LOVED IT!! We chose this cruise because we always wanted to do a reposition cruise. Leaving out of NOLA allowed us to visit with family who live there and arriving back in Boston sealed the deal since this ... Read more
Harley10
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise because of the length and locations it was going too. We had never been to the Western Caribbean. Since we had a Family Suite with a balcony we received the privilages that come with this. Once we arrived at the pier ... Read more
s57126
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
1,019 forum post
1 helpful vote
I will start by saying we have cruised with NCL 18 times, and have never complained. My attitude is "If you can't find the good , that is your problem." This was the 8th time on the Dawn the 4th re-po.We chose this cruise ... Read more
MY79TA
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because we tend to enjoy the longer cruises as well as the re-positioning cruises. It was my husband, a friend and I in one cabin and my sister and her husband in another. We love traveling together with my sister ... Read more
Traveling MaMee
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Had done a previous relocation from NO to Boston and loved it. It had been one of our favorite cruises. This one was good but not as good as the relocation in 2015. We liked the 2015 ports better and had a suite. We sail NCL when it offers ... Read more
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shedew
Member Since 2008
1 review
18 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is about the 5th time we have done a Dawn repositioning from New Orleans to Boston, or the fall reverse. As always, we find the repositioning to be a great value, as well as the added advantage of walking off the ship and being home ... Read more
foundmyMcGyver
Member Since 2012
1 review
91 forum posts
2 helpful votes
It was chaos in New Orleans for embarkation but disembarkation in Boston went very smoothly. Jose and Patti who were entertainment in the atrium were an amazing husband and wife duet. The buffet was a bit lacking, this was my first cruise ... Read more
Slychay61
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
This cruise was from New Orleans to Boston 12 days with five port. It s à repositioning cruise. The price was very good for 12 days. The cabin was ok clean and fonctionnal. The food was overall good to very good for the most part. ... Read more
1john1985
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Let me start by saying that I have never complained about "any" cruise that I have been on in my life, they were all pretty great with some minor flaws and lots of positives... with that been said, I must let potential Norwegian ... Read more
singsong01
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
23 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I went on this cruise with my husband, sister, brother-in-law. I had a great time. Embarkation was great because my sister had a suite and they let us embark with them instead of waiting in the cattle call...definitely a bonus! Our room ... Read more
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TigerPaw985
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was my first ever cruise. My wife and I choose a the seven day cruise on the Norwegian Dawn leaving from New Orleans. We choose this cruise because of the destinations, overall price, and the port of New Orleans is only 35 ... Read more
Rrichnkelly
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I will not cruise with Norwegian again. The food in the main dining room was inconsistent. Sometimes it was good; sometimes poor. Steak and prime rib were overcooked. Fries were cold and stale. Never a lobster meal. Never any special type ... Read more
amyrene89
Member Since 2015
1 review
49 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was our 4th NCL cruise and 10th cruise total. We had an early time to check in at the port but then had to wait two hours to embark. I guess they are trying to stagger folks but I don't think we would have shown up that early had I ... Read more
Johnnyz
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
New ports to visit.....reasonable prices.....previous sailing experiences on the Dawn were good. Both the embarkation and the disembarkation went very smoothly. The wide offering of dining rooms was an experience. Our cabin gal kept the ... Read more
virgincruiseral
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this Cruise because New Orleans was less than a 6 hour drive from home, the Dawn was refurbished in 2016 and the itinerary went to 4 ports during a 7 day cruise rather than just 3. We had an overall great experience! Definitely ... Read more
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SimJim
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
As first time cruisers wasn't really sure what to expect. Specialty restaurant food was excellent. So good in fact that it made the standard fare seem less appealing. Probably because the inclusive restaurant food was lower quality. ... Read more
debway
Member Since 2005
1 review
79 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Yes, there were good and bad sides to the cruiseship and it's staff, but overall we really enjoyed our trip. We encountered some really bad service, and we found some good. My husband was treated rudely by the staff in the spa/fitness ... Read more
CruiseCouple1219
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
My wife and I chose this cruise primarily because of the itinerary and the dates. Our experience was very positive, but there are a few things I would have liked a little different. Embarkation was very fast. It takes a little time to ... Read more
Shechef
Member Since 2014
1 review
172 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I'll break this down bit by bit starting with the port. New Orleans was my favorite port to sail out of thus far. First because it's New Orleans, second because things seemed well organized. Everything from checking bags to checking in ... Read more
cmdchiefthom
Member Since 2000
2 reviews
4,164 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I wanted to take my extended family on a short Caribbean Cruise over spring break, and the Dawn itinerary out of New Orleans sounded perfect. I booked the Owner's Suite with two balconies, 9006 along with a connecting Penthouse 9002 and ... Read more
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SpringBreakMichigan
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
My wife selected this cruise for my son's senior trip along with several families who traveled with us. We just got back yesterday. This cruise was excellent and I highly recommend it to anyone. Here are a few of the reasons: Easy ... Read more
jeverest
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
We were advised to go on this cruise from our Travel Agent. We enjoyed every part of the trip. The music, food, shows, the staff and the excursions. One thing we didn't enjoy was that smoking was allowed on deck and in a certain lounge. We ... Read more
Javahund
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had a very nice state room that was labeled a suite and offered some additional perks. The view was of the front of the ship and was very scenic. The room comes with a dedicated butler. The staff were very attentive to our needs and ... Read more
Scot L
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it had 4 interesting stops, unfortunately they were not up to the expectations expected and we felt like they were intentionally out of the way so you had to book things thru the ship on 2 of the stops including ... Read more
joey3079
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
2nd Time on the Dawn, but first since the Dry Dock and let me say, I loved it! The Pub being moved and expanded was perfect and by far our best place to go each day or night. Live music down below with a great staff and great drinks. ... Read more
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