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I traveled on the Pacific Dawn with a group of 12. Overall I had a great cruising experience. Even though we had cyclone gene completely mess up our itinerary! Service I found the service to be great most of the time, room was cleaned twice a day. Dinning waiters entertaining. Entertainment I would say mediocre, there is only so many lame trivia games with lame prizes you can endure. There were a few great production shows! the themed nights and music was good. Bingo was the highlight! What is that saying?? Best to make your own fun! Night life Although some say the dome gets repetitive. its a cruise, theres one club, deal with it. The dome was fantastic, party until 4am every night. Island night they had a deck party, unreal they should host more of these during the length of the cruise! Staterooms The staterooms are clean, great size, plenty of storage, large window! Food buffet- good food but to repetitive. exactly the same thing every day for 10 days straight. horrific, only good for a quick meal. palm court - the food was great, changed everyday, great service! however, free style cruising needs to go. highly annoying having to reserve your table everyday, especially when you eat at the same time every night. Also creates long queues and our table was rarely ready on time, usually had to wait another 20 mins outside the restaurant. alternative dining - pizza and gelato was nice, steak house, didn't dine there, didn't fancy paying $20 to eat in the buffet with people walking in and out when the palm court looked alot more appealing. Ship The Pacific Dawn is a great ship, Although just another hand me down I finally feel like P&O have a ship unlike the converted looking cargo ships they acquire in the rest of there fleet. She has great public spaces, her dining room, atrium and dome being the highlight. Her exterior is grand and elegant. The pools are deep and of a good size. good layout to. Cost Although P&O pricing has reduced in the past couple of years I feel for there product they are over priced. As they sell four berths for the same price as other cruise lines (with a similar product) sell there twin berths for. Best to save a little more and fly to other lines Passengers There were 1800 passengers aged between 18 and 30. Not many kids at all as the cruise left as school started up. Overall It was great met alot of people, would do it again.

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Pacific Dawn Cruise Review by party patrol rep

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I traveled on the Pacific Dawn with a group of 12. Overall I had a great cruising experience. Even though we had cyclone gene completely mess up our itinerary!
Service I found the service to be great most of the time, room was cleaned twice a day. Dinning waiters entertaining.
Entertainment I would say mediocre, there is only so many lame trivia games with lame prizes you can endure. There were a few great production shows! the themed nights and music was good. Bingo was the highlight! What is that saying?? Best to make your own fun!
Night life Although some say the dome gets repetitive. its a cruise, theres one club, deal with it. The dome was fantastic, party until 4am every night. Island night they had a deck party, unreal they should host more of these during the length of the cruise!
Staterooms The staterooms are clean, great size, plenty of storage, large window!
Food buffet- good food but to repetitive. exactly the same thing every day for 10 days straight. horrific, only good for a quick meal. palm court - the food was great, changed everyday, great service! however, free style cruising needs to go. highly annoying having to reserve your table everyday, especially when you eat at the same time every night. Also creates long queues and our table was rarely ready on time, usually had to wait another 20 mins outside the restaurant. alternative dining - pizza and gelato was nice, steak house, didn't dine there, didn't fancy paying $20 to eat in the buffet with people walking in and out when the palm court looked alot more appealing.
Ship The Pacific Dawn is a great ship, Although just another hand me down I finally feel like P&O have a ship unlike the converted looking cargo ships they acquire in the rest of there fleet. She has great public spaces, her dining room, atrium and dome being the highlight. Her exterior is grand and elegant. The pools are deep and of a good size. good layout to.
Cost Although P&O pricing has reduced in the past couple of years I feel for there product they are over priced. As they sell four berths for the same price as other cruise lines (with a similar product) sell there twin berths for. Best to save a little more and fly to other lines
Passengers There were 1800 passengers aged between 18 and 30. Not many kids at all as the cruise left as school started up.
Overall It was great met alot of people, would do it again.
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