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Ship: Norwegian Dawn is a beautiful ship. Me, my husband, and 2 of my kids sailed on her from July 5,2009 till July 12, 2009 and all of us had an enjoyable time! There was no mess on the Dawn. She was clean, and cleaners cleaned it EVERY day, trying to work hard!Embarkation: We don't live that far from Manhattan, NY. We just drove their by car, and it took us about 40 min to get their. We didn't have a really long wait. We got into the port and they gave us a number card, so you should hold on to it until they call your number. We just had to wait about 20 min for that. Then they called our number and let us in the ship. The cabins weren't ready till 2 pm so we had to go eat lunch, then come back at 2 pm.Cabin: When we got into our Ocean-view cabin, our luggage's weren't their yet, so we just looked at our cabin, then took a tour around the cruise which was beautiful! (The cabin was VERY neat and clean)Pool: Pool was okay. There were pieces of hair in the pool, but I didn't mind. There were 2 pools, and 4 Jacuzzis which was great. In the pool deck, they had showers if you wanted to just go inside and shower with your swimming suit.Buffet: The morning breakfast buffet was amazing! In the mornings they serve... cereal with milk (any type of milk.. chocolate milk, and regular milk, etc..), they also served pancakes, omelets with any type of ingredients you want on it and it took less than 3 min. They also had different types of fruits, and desert cakes. For lunch in the buffet, they served salmon fish/fried fish, soups, salads, macaroni, fried chicken, and more...Restaurants: If you were hungry in the middle of the day and all the restaurants/buffets were closed, you can go visit "Blue Lagoon" and enjoy french fries with chicken there. We loved Venetian Restaurant. We went their for 5 days, then we went to an Aqua Restaurant, but that restaurant was not so good. Ports: We had 1 island just for 3 days, Kings Wharf, Bermuda, which was okay, but it rained there for 1 day. The 1st day of the island, we caught a bus, and went to the beach. The 2nd day, we went to the Bermuda Mall which was okay. 3rd day, it rained but we still went out of the cruise and just took a tour to the museum, then aquarium.The service in this ship was okay. In our cabin, we had neighbors next door, that had a Suite, with about 40 people. They didn't let us sleep at ALL, so we complained, and also called those neighbors, and told them to keep it down a little, but I guess that didn't help. They constantly kept running, jumping, yelling, and banging on the walls.All in all, this was a wonderful cruise week. I recommend this cruise to anyone!

An amazing week at Norwegian Dawn

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review by Cruisin`

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: July 2009
  • Destination: Bermuda
  • Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview
Ship: Norwegian Dawn is a beautiful ship. Me, my husband, and 2 of my kids sailed on her from July 5,2009 till July 12, 2009 and all of us had an enjoyable time! There was no mess on the Dawn. She was clean, and cleaners cleaned it EVERY day, trying to work hard!Embarkation: We don't live that far from Manhattan, NY. We just drove their by car, and it took us about 40 min to get their. We didn't have a really long wait. We got into the port and they gave us a number card, so you should hold on to it until they call your number. We just had to wait about 20 min for that. Then they called our number and let us in the ship. The cabins weren't ready till 2 pm so we had to go eat lunch, then come back at 2 pm.Cabin: When we got into our Ocean-view cabin, our luggage's weren't their yet, so we just looked at our cabin, then took a tour around the cruise which was beautiful! (The cabin was VERY neat and clean)Pool: Pool was okay. There were pieces of hair in the pool, but I didn't mind. There were 2 pools, and 4 Jacuzzis which was great. In the pool deck, they had showers if you wanted to just go inside and shower with your swimming suit.Buffet: The morning breakfast buffet was amazing! In the mornings they serve... cereal with milk (any type of milk.. chocolate milk, and regular milk, etc..), they also served pancakes, omelets with any type of ingredients you want on it and it took less than 3 min. They also had different types of fruits, and desert cakes. For lunch in the buffet, they served salmon fish/fried fish, soups, salads, macaroni, fried chicken, and more...Restaurants: If you were hungry in the middle of the day and all the restaurants/buffets were closed, you can go visit "Blue Lagoon" and enjoy french fries with chicken there. We loved Venetian Restaurant. We went their for 5 days, then we went to an Aqua Restaurant, but that restaurant was not so good. Ports: We had 1 island just for 3 days, Kings Wharf, Bermuda, which was okay, but it rained there for 1 day. The 1st day of the island, we caught a bus, and went to the beach. The 2nd day, we went to the Bermuda Mall which was okay. 3rd day, it rained but we still went out of the cruise and just took a tour to the museum, then aquarium.The service in this ship was okay. In our cabin, we had neighbors next door, that had a Suite, with about 40 people. They didn't let us sleep at ALL, so we complained, and also called those neighbors, and told them to keep it down a little, but I guess that didn't help. They constantly kept running, jumping, yelling, and banging on the walls.All in all, this was a wonderful cruise week. I recommend this cruise to anyone!
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