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Norwegian Dawn Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Great cruise and value - entertainment, kids club and food were excellent!
"My family really enjoyed the cruise. The food was delicious, the entertainment was amazing and my kids loved the splash academy! Food comment: We are at the main dining room Venetian and Aqua everyday and..."Read More
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Rhuls

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

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Not the same NCL experience

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - Western

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new2cruisex2

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I decided on this cruise to provide a special experience for my daughter and granddaughter who wanted to see wildlife of Central America. The Roatan Honduras stop would provide that. Picked up the cruise package that included free airfare. Hint: ncl booked the cheapest fare which may not suit your travel needs. In my case they booked a 1;10am sun flight with plane change which got us to port at ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window

Traveled with children


Excellent Cruise

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - Western

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Lockback

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My wife and I usually choose Norwegian as our preferred cruise line, although we have used several others. We like the casual attitude, the overall friendliness of the staff and the Free Style dining and, so far at least, have preferred the smaller ships to the new mega-giants. This was our fifth NCL cruise. In fact, our last time at sea, two years ago, was on the Dawn and the same itinerary. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


Overview of our 2/2/20-2/16/20 Southern Caribbean NCL Dawn cruise from Moby Dick

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - All

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Moby Dick

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We like to avoid the Midwest winters so we have been somewhat regular cruisers (usually with NCL) since 1978 on the Skyward. Memorable cruises have included the Norway. We were on the cruise prior to the unfortunate, tragic 2003 Miami boiler room explosion that was the beginning of the end for that beautiful ship. Another memorable cruise was the slow passage by Monserrat shortly after that ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview


12 days on the Dawn

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - All

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Charmdmsure

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

From the beginning, when I made the reservation, there was miscommunication. After only about a month, I could not reach the Norwegian travel agent that I had booked with. I had several questions that never were answered. I had booked two cruises within two months with Norwegian and the travel agent disappeared from the face of the earth. Very disappointed. Embarkation was speedy, although the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


Nooooooooorwegian Dawn!!! You didn't rock our world!!

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - All

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SukieMac

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

We are avid fans of Norwegian Cruise Line and have been for a number of years. So this review is somewhat difficult for us to publish...We only ever sail on NCL... So here is our personal experience: Would we go on the NCL Dawn again... Answer: NO... The crew were amazing but the ship needs to be retired. We experienced challenges with the public restrooms (most of them out of order for the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


EXCELLENT STAFF & CREW-SHIP WAS GREAT

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - Western

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jbandmr

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The cruise itself was excellent and the Dawn is beautiful. l Every one of the crew was so friendly & helpful. The best I have encountered. Cabin was always clean with bedding so comfortable I almost did not want to get up. Dining was just OK, nothing special except for the specialty restaurants which were very good. Entertainment was FABULOUS. Very talented young people. Service was also excellent ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview


Better than expected

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - Western

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abearish

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

After a heinous embarkation that is still unexplained by NCL or the port of Tampa, it was a great cruise. The outside cabin(8130)was very roomy. A comfortable bed and huge amount of storage. The bathroom had the best shower I’ve ever had and the worst toilet! The shower was amazing. A large rectangular space. The toilet felt smaller than standard and you’re forced into this walled cubbyhole that ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


Not up to par with expectations.

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Bermuda

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Angelalucill3

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

I’ve been on 15-29 cruises in my lifetime, all of which were Royal Caribbean, and Carnival and I loved them. The food was phenomenal and the night life was amazing and fun. I had never been on a Norwegian, so I figured I’d give it a try! Well, I regret that I made that decision. Starting from the embarkation, there was a problem. We were supposed to board the ship at 10am, we didn’t board until ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview


Nice enough time

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - All

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Mid43

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

14 day itinerary very appealing; I know I wasn't going to be thrilled with the ship itself and it didn't exceed my expectations. Public areas in ship just average; Gatsby's was useless to me because of all the cigarette/cigar smoke. Professional (theater) entertainment was weak at best, the lounge entertainment was enjoyable. The cruise director staff was fair at best. I enjoyed myself mostly ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview


Pleasant cruise with old and new friends.

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Caribbean - All

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Dingneo

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I was asked to join cruise when one of the participants became ill. I am retired as are the others and had no previous plans so timing was not an issue. The ship is beautiful but not as large as others. I will say that there is not enough activities to participate in on at sea days, I mean how much bingo can one play? The food was adequate, nothing special. I will say that they are very attentive ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview


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