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This was our first time on the Dawn, we were not very happy with several things. The cruise itself was great. 1st of all, I give the Captain all the credit in the world. He was able to set sail and get us to Bermuda without feeling any of the effects from Hurricane Irene. He took us way out to see and then darted south at full speed to get us to Bermuda on schedule. Great job. What we weren't too happy about was the layout of the ship. It seemed that when you wanted to get some place, you had to go up or down a deck, then go outside, then back inside, and then back to the deck you wanted to get to. It got frustrating cuz it was easy to get lost. Another thing we didn't like was being on deck 11, we were right under the jogging track. So we were woken very early in the morning by the pitter patter of joggers above us. The only other issue we had with the ship, and they could do nothing about this, was that we had what could be described as the BANCHEE KIDS FROM HELL in cabins on both sides of us The food was phenomenal!! We went to every restaurant on board, a couple of them more than once. We were most impressed with the Modesto. More food than you could possible imagine and it was the best. The drinks were good too. We went to all 3 martini tastings. 5 martinis in 1 hour...holy crap did we walk away with a buzz. ha ha ha. We tried new drinks to. Ones that we never would have tried any where else. Entertainment was good. The 2nd City Players were funny as could be. They had some skits that were so funny and good. I would recommend that if you sail the Dawn that you don't miss their shows. I suppose that i would go again on the Dawn. The good times outweighed the problems we had. I guess the old saying applies...a bad day on a cruise is still better than a good day at work. Have fun.

Boston to Bermuda on NCL Dawn

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review by Spfspark

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2011
  • Destination: Bermuda
  • Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony
This was our first time on the Dawn, we were not very happy with several things. The cruise itself was great. 1st of all, I give the Captain all the credit in the world. He was able to set sail and get us to Bermuda without feeling any of the effects from Hurricane Irene. He took us way out to see and then darted south at full speed to get us to Bermuda on schedule. Great job.

What we weren't too happy about was the layout of the ship. It seemed that when you wanted to get some place, you had to go up or down a deck, then go outside, then back inside, and then back to the deck you wanted to get to. It got frustrating cuz it was easy to get lost. Another thing we didn't like was being on deck 11, we were right under the jogging track. So we were woken very early in the morning by the pitter patter of joggers above us. The only other issue we had with the ship, and they could do nothing about this, was that we had what could be described as the BANCHEE KIDS FROM HELL in cabins on both sides of us

The food was phenomenal!! We went to every restaurant on board, a couple of them more than once. We were most impressed with the Modesto. More food than you could possible imagine and it was the best.

The drinks were good too. We went to all 3 martini tastings. 5 martinis in 1 hour...holy crap did we walk away with a buzz. ha ha ha. We tried new drinks to. Ones that we never would have tried any where else.

Entertainment was good. The 2nd City Players were funny as could be. They had some skits that were so funny and good. I would recommend that if you sail the Dawn that you don't miss their shows.

I suppose that i would go again on the Dawn. The good times outweighed the problems we had. I guess the old saying applies...a bad day on a cruise is still better than a good day at work.

Have fun.
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