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This was the first time this cruise was offered, Boston to the Caribbean and back to Boston. The 6 sea days, 3 down and 3 back were something, including the Nor'easter that had the boat really rolling for about 24 hours. That storm was the first sea day, luckily this cruise was mostly experienced cruisers who just laid low for the day. We enjoyed the trip down just the same. It was followed by 7 days in the Caribbean. We had been to some of the islands before, but this time the weather was hot and oppressive, St. Thomas and especially St. Martin. Still we enjoyed the ship and the warm weather with air-conditioning nearby on the ship. Great to get away from the New England cold in November. The train ride on St. Kitts was a highlight, expensive but beautiful sights, nice breezes, and lots of rum punch. A group of local women sang folk songs along the way too on the train. A great tour, don't miss it. There was a lively Roll Call before the cruise, and a large Meet and Greet. I organized the gift exchange and was thrilled to have over 50 people joining in. There was a slot pull too, and I heard people enjoyed themselves. The Red Sox won the World Series during the cruise and Norwegian televised it both in the cabins and the bars. The ship was celebrating till 4am we heard. This is a great cruise if you have two weeks, very relaxing and just right in length. They are running it twice in 2019, spring and fall. For those who like to know Pedro Serra was the cruise director, he and his staff were great and kept things going all the time. Andreas Sommerfeld was Food and Beverage Director, Alaine Magnier was the Hotel Director, Captain Martin Holmqvist, and Ariel Timbang Executive Chef. The food was great, love the Indian food in the Garden Cafe. It seemed improved over our cruise on the Dawn last year. The ship is clean and everything worked in our cabin. The Dawn leaves Boston and the Gem will replace her next year, the crew even threw us a good by Boston party. The crew is the best ever on the Dawn we will miss them !!

Incredible 2 Weeks of Sun and Fun !

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review by JCMass.

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2018
  • Destination: Southern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony
This was the first time this cruise was offered, Boston to the Caribbean and back to Boston. The 6 sea days, 3 down and 3 back were something, including the Nor'easter that had the boat really rolling for about 24 hours. That storm was the first sea day, luckily this cruise was mostly experienced cruisers who just laid low for the day.

We enjoyed the trip down just the same. It was followed by 7 days in the Caribbean. We had been to some of the islands before, but this time the weather was hot and oppressive, St. Thomas and especially St. Martin. Still we enjoyed the ship and the warm weather with air-conditioning nearby on the ship. Great to get away from the New England cold in November.

The train ride on St. Kitts was a highlight, expensive but beautiful sights, nice breezes, and lots of rum punch. A group of local women sang folk songs along the way too on the train. A great tour, don't miss it.

There was a lively Roll Call before the cruise, and a large Meet and Greet. I organized the gift exchange and was thrilled to have over 50 people joining in. There was a slot pull too, and I heard people enjoyed themselves.

The Red Sox won the World Series during the cruise and Norwegian televised it both in the cabins and the bars. The ship was celebrating till 4am we heard.

This is a great cruise if you have two weeks, very relaxing and just right in length. They are running it twice in 2019, spring and fall.

For those who like to know Pedro Serra was the cruise director, he and his staff were great and kept things going all the time. Andreas Sommerfeld was Food and Beverage Director, Alaine Magnier was the Hotel Director, Captain Martin Holmqvist, and Ariel Timbang Executive Chef.

The food was great, love the Indian food in the Garden Cafe. It seemed improved over our cruise on the Dawn last year. The ship is clean and everything worked in our cabin.

The Dawn leaves Boston and the Gem will replace her next year, the crew even threw us a good by Boston party. The crew is the best ever on the Dawn we will miss them !!
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Cabin Review

Mini-Suite with Balcony
Cabin MB 11186
Outstanding location right near the spa and gym, just a floor below the Garden Cafe. Little if any noise from the chairs scraping above, some people have reported lots of noise. Everything in the cabin works great. Nice and clean, though the windows on the balcony could use a wash, we saw them out there as we were leaving the ship.
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