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Norwegian Dawn Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2901 reviews
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Food was Lacking. Service Okay. Shows Outstanding.

Review for Norwegian Dawn to the Western Caribbean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Apr 2017
Cabin: Mini-Suite with Balcony

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 of meal. On some nights, the dinners were good. On others, they were disappointing. The service in the main dining room for dinner was very slow some nights, even though we were among the first to be seated.

Even though the pre-cruise registration asked if we were celebrating an event, it didn't seem to matter. I told them we had an anniversary on a specific night of the cruise, but the staff did nothing to recognize it. Not sure why I was asked about it in the registration.

Drink service was very lacking in the pool area. Seemed as though some of the bar hops had little incentive to fill drink orders. Keep in mind I had the beverage package for 2 people. Consequently, NCL charged me $200 in pre-paid gratuities for that alone.

Cabin Review

Mini-Suite with Balcony

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Cabin was smaller than expected. The beds fill up the room with little area to move around. Balcony was nice. Television has new movies and some cable news channels.

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