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Boston Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Family Cruises

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Romantic Cruises

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Repositioning Cruises

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63 Boston Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


weejit3 avatar

weejit3

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Norwegian gets most things right

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We wanted an early winter mini-break so booked a 9-day out of Boston on the Dawn. We have been on the Dawn before and found the re-furbishing a major disappointment, and the reason for four stars vs five. Space is ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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SireniZ

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Dawning of the ship of mediocrity

In some aspects the Dawn excelled, In some she didn't do very well. For the most part I'd say our recent trip on the Dawn was middle of the road mediocre. First of all the cruise was far from full and had just ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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kajee75

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

5 great islands, one mediocre ship

We chose this cruise because of the convenience of leaving from Boston and the islands to be visited. The ship is very easy to get around on and the staff is pleasant. Some areas of the ship are in need of repair. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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andy6221

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Itinerary and ports fantastic, ship just average

Having never been to Greenland or Iceland the stops on this cruise were a great attraction the food was good to very good and the entertainment was very good. The minuses were the ship. We had to call for ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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pattymindy

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice Reposition Cruise

Love Boarding in Boston easy to get to terminal is good , the only thing is the older white hair woman who is very rude and pushy at the Platinum/Platinum Plus Boarding area. This ship is an older ship and ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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getab0at

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

November 3rd mystery cruise

One of the big things I like about a vacation is the planning I do upfront. It was difficult to do for this cruise since we didn't know till about 3 weeks before departure if and where we were going. That made ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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donnajo

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dawn - pretty ship - not so pretty fellow cruisers

We chose this cruise because it was a nice 9 day cruise out of Boston ending in San Juan with terrific ports of call. Of course the hurricane changed our itinerary drastically. We ended up with an OK list of ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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HUNGRYGREEK

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Third time this year not a charm...

This was the much discussed Nov 3, 2917 repositioning cruise from Boston to San Juan. It was the most stressfull vacation ever because of the lack of hotels in San Juan and not being able to trust any new ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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ItaloAmericana

5 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Overall, a nice ship

Compared to the mega ships that we've been on, it was a nice change to be on a smaller ship. It helped that it was not sold out. The food in the Main Dining Room was quite good most of the time. Cagney's and ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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mistyw

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

12 Day Repositioning Cruise Serenade Of The Seas And Key West

12 day repositioning cruise from Boston to Fort Lauderdale ~ I loved the Itinerary, food, shows, dancing, pool games and lobster night. Ideal balcony cabin on deck 10, lots of storage and one deck below pool and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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baldie1956

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not up to expectations, but still had a good time.

A little background first, then a bit long, but ultimately fair review. I am a 61 year old widower with a decent amount of cruise experience.This was my 2nd with RCCL (although the 1st one was some 25+ years ago) to ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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cheche01

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Watching sunrise from balcony

Liked itinerary, love the islands, especially St. Lucia. Relaxing and good food and service, also liked the music around the ship. Was a little upset that I did not receive body lotion in my cabin since I am ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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dadatsea

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beantown to Beaches 2017 Reposition Sail

Annual trek to Boston for the Beantown to Beaches reposition sailing. Ship is showing wear BUT the crew moral is fantastic and doing its best to be SURE the passengers are given exceptional service. The addition of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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SandyRoth

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Perfectly relaxing ocean cruise

We chose this cruise as a total getaway from caregiving and because we really needed a break. We wanted a small ship with no casino, no children, no loud cruise director, and a small number of passengers. We flew to ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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JAM1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable Cruise

We like the cruise because it was convenient for us leaving from Boston. This was our third time doing this repositioning cruise. The stops are really good. We booked again for next year. The ship was in need of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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NovaBoy

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

The crew really make the cruise

Love repo's and this cruise started in my hometown of Boston. An hours ride and we were in the cruiseport. Been to all the islands and have cruised on Serenade before. Her and Freedom are my favorites. What made ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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pmath1

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Cruising Between Storms and Through the Panama Canal

We embarked in Boston for an 18-day cruise to San Diego via the Panama Canal. Hurricane Irma was bearing down on Florida at the time while Hurricane Jose was setting sights on Puerto Rico. Captain Jutten navigated ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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goosebrat

1 Review Written

Great way to ride out a hurricane

We took this cruise as a last minute deal to get away from Hurricane Irma. Had a wonderful time on board. Shows were great, food way to good, and staff was friendly and hospitable. What a way to ride out the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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HALexpert72817

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing

This is my third time on this exact same boat, and my grand kinds seem to enjoy it tremendously. This year one of my granddaughters is thirteen, and was in the teen program, The loft. She had the absolute time of ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Salty1945

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

What has happened to the food and theatre entertainment?

We chose this cruise because of friends that were also booked. If not for these friends and new ones we met it would be hard to find many positive comments other than the crew members. The flight to Boston was a ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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chil

1 Review Written

NCL Dawn 14 day repo Boston - New Orleans

We chose this cruise mostly for the itinerary. Ports were good. For some reason it took more than an hour to get back on the ship in San Juan, as they only had one gangway open and very little crew working at the ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Sunset Heights

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent repositioning cruise from Boston

We did this same cruise 3 years ago and had a great time. We live in NH and the Boston departure port was excellent (no flying to departure port), and what can be wrong about New Orleans. Although we had visited a ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Don Ray

1 Review Written

cost cutting

RCL is pushing hard to specialty restaurants dining just to made more money. plus they can cut even more staff. MDR is serving less entree's and poorer quality. Windjammer is better food but the same food everyday. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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SteveMcP

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

12 NIGHT BEANTOWN & BEACHES CRUISE

We prefer re-positioning cruises for their normally unique itineraries and they are normally more than the standard 7 day adventures. This cruise embarkation was in Boston which is only an hour flight from Toronto ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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MY79TA

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Will Cruise Again

This was my 8th cruise with NCL and 4th on the Dawn. I chose the re-positioning cruise because I went in April 2015 and enjoyed the length of time and the amount of stops. I have only cruised with NCL so can't ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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