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Norwegian Dawn Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2862 reviews
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1st cruise in 5 years...

Review for Norwegian Dawn to the Western Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Mar 2020
Cabin: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

Me my wife and 20yo son decided on doing a family cruise. Our son is on spring break from UF and he wanted to do a cruise for his break, and it's been 5 years since our last cruise.We chose this cruise because we live 30 minutes from the port of Tampa.

Embarkation: We arrived at the port around 10:30am. We parked the car in the parking garage across the street and carried our bags over.We went through security, filled out the health questionnaire. We were then directed to the counter to have our documents checked and take our picture. They gave us our key cards then went to sit down. Check in was a breeze. Took a total of about 15 minutes from security till we sat down waiting to board. At 11:00am they started the boarding process. They now board by status, and being gold with NCL we were one of the first groups to board. After boarding we went to O'Sheehans for lunch. They were good not great but good.

Cabin: They were ready just after 1:00pm. Our cabin was a mini-suite on deck 11. Number 11070 starboard side. The cabin was roomy and clean. Our steward was awesome. His name was Gede and took great care of us. The only problem was the seas were a bit rough and the cabin would squeak like and old wooden ship would. I kinda liked it but the wife is more of a light sleeper than me so it bothered her a bit. The cabin was only making the noise on the sea days cause like I said the seas were a bit rough.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

Port Reviews


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Malecon 21 was awesome.


Embarkation was AWESOME.

Debarkation not so much.

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Never got off boat.


Had to tender,yuck. Daniel Johnson tour did a great job.

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