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Bermuda Norwegian Dawn Bermuda Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Dawn
Bermuda
Departure Port

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183 Bermuda Norwegian Dawn Bermuda Cruise Reviews


amikos avatar

amikos

1 Review Written

Dawn Haven section

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We sailed on 11/2/19, we decided to upgrade to the Haven. Big mistake. The up charge was not worth what we received. No priority embarkation, staff at the pier was rude and discourteous, no special service in the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Caesar9965

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Underwhelming

We take one or more cruises a year and usually travel on Norwegian because of the freestyle dining. This voyage was below average starting from embarkation (that was delayed over 2 hours) to poor supply ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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prushr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Dawn is a so so ship, 80% of the staff was rude or very dismissive

We love Norwegian and Bermuda, This trip we picked a smaller ship, the Dawn. After sailing on the larger ships I imagine we had a high expectation. This ship the food at the complimentary restaurants was not very ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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TOrjg

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Lovely destination, disappointing cruise

We just arrived back from the 7 day cruise from NYC to Bermuda on the Norwegian Dawn. This was not our first trip on the Dawn, we had caught it out of Boston about five years ago, and the ship is sadly showing its ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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popleesf

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just average, at best

It was the closest cruise to our 50th anniversary date. Friends had recommended Norwegian. Long time waiting to get aboard, Much better getting off ourselves. We were VERY disappointed in our "Ultimate ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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piratebarrister

1 Review Written

Cabin 8118 Obstructed Oceanview

Cabin was fine as noted below. However I did notice that the carpet could have been cleaner. Bathroom was tight but well laid out. 1). Fun party boat with mostly middle age and younger folks. (A waiter told us ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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draggonsgate

5 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

7 days on the Dawn to Bermuda... Canada

While Norwegian has no control over the weather, thank you Florence, our trip to Canada that was supposed to be Bermuda wasn't a total washout. I like the Dawn overall. The style and decor of the ship was very ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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CruisinHarvey

9 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Some good, some not so good

Us - we're experienced cruisers and platinum plus NCL. The not so good Embarkation - Boston does not have priority boarding for platinum and above. We asked multiple people, all said the same thing. "We don't ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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dat123

1 Review Written

7 night Bermuda

NCL is our only cruise line we have been on 8 cruises with them. This most recent cruise was the lowest quality out of all the others. It was unfortunate that there were so many low quality things that happened. We ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Burn2 avatar

Burn2

1 Review Written

Ok cruise experience

The ship left from Boston which made it convenient. The ship was nice, bathrooms throughout the ship needs more attention. Entertainment was average, needs more diverse entertainment. Cruise personnel were very ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Mike11cruise

1 Review Written

Choose a better boat

We took a cruise for Bermuda in August.The boat was overcapacity, we couldn’t attend any show’s or go swimming in the pool because they were too many people. When we reserved the cruise it says 3 days in ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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JMCANTELLI

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not so great

This was suggested by family and I was a bit disappointed - there were kids running around everywhere and small ones in the pool and the kiddie pool had teenagers in it, The food was definitely not good. Same menu ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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attyhall

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Do not give them cash as a deposit.

I went on this cruise as part of a group of five others. I shared an outside cabin with a balcony. The ship is smaller than normal which made things a little too cozy. The deck pool was tiny and the three ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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medorj

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bermuda Beautiful, Smoky Cruise Ship

While the ship was relatively nice (I've been on better), I wasn't wowed by anything on board. It had decent amenities, but it was near impossible to find anywhere to sit. Seating was more difficult outside ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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auntymoe1

1 Review Written

Concierge was the worst

I took my nieces and nephew on the cruise but was disappointed with the service for the suite. The inside room had better service. Maybe an off week for the concierge. Food was ok nothing great. The daily shows ...
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Sail Date June 2018


lgsr avatar

lgsr

1 Review Written

Just average, nothing special

We chose this cruise because we thought it would be a good first time cruise for my daughter and her family but it was not. The food was not very good in the dining room it was better in the buffet but not by much. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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robyn_donovan

1 Review Written

7 days is a bit much

I chose this cruise so that I could spend a couple days in one place. Bermuda is neat, but I think I would have preferred going to multiple locations. Being a first time cruiser I did not know what to expect or what ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Cruisin Patty

2 Reviews Written

Not my favorite cruise

We booked this cruise as a last minute something to do after being home for a while. It was our first time on the Dawn but not first time cruising with NCL. We had a balcony on the 9th floor right across from the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


LarSim avatar

LarSim

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not bad but not outstanding

I live in the Boston area so a cruise out of Boston and/or terminating in Boston is a plus (minimizing air travel is always a plus). Embarking/disembarking was typical for an ocean going cruise as was the cabin and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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WMQueenie

9 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

NCL Dawn to Bermuda

We are a married couple in our early 60's. This was our 13th cruise - 4 on Carnival, 4 on Royal Caribbean, 5 on NCL. I booked this cruise 8 days before (perk of being recently retired!) and got a fairly decent ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Adaniel161

1 Review Written

Mediocre Cruise, Great Destination

The Norwegian Dawn is a Small ship with below-average service, entertainment, and food. For instance, the main show, called Elements, looks like it was put together by a well-funded high school. I felt so bad for ...
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Sail Date May 2018


LarSim avatar

LarSim

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not bad but not outstanding

I live in the Boston area so a cruise out of Boston and/or terminating in Boston is a plus (minimizing air travel is always a plus). Embarking/disembarking was typical for an ocean going cruise as was the cabin and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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C2ROADSTER

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Plus and Minus

We just came off the Dawn, Boston to Bermuda. embarkation was not too bad at all and we made it onto the ship in about 45 mins. Once on the ship we walked around to get the layout...being lunch time we headed to ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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nutcase51

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Boston to Bermuda

This cruise is from Boston, only 4 hours from my home. We had never never been to Bermuda so a good chance to see the Bermuda islands. The offer of Canadian dollar at par with US dollar was too good to pass up. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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gregk1239

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

OK Cruise at OK Price

My overall experience with this cruise is that it met the expectations for what we paid for this cruise. It was a fairly inexpensive cruise for the base price, so we went into not expecting much. It was a good ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Norwegian Dawn Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.53.9
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.53.8
Family4.04.2
Enrichment2.03.4
Service4.04
Value For Money4.03.7
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