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Canada & New England Norwegian Dawn Canada & New England Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Dawn
Canada & New England
Departure Port

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Very Good

67

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42

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58 Canada & New England Norwegian Dawn Canada & New England Cruise Reviews


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Lgomez

1 Review Written

Our first cruise

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While the ship and sailing company were chosen for us, as this originally started as big group/family trip, I wouldn't have chosen any other for our first cruise experience. The ship was fun, full of entertainment, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cruise Time2

1 Review Written

Great Cruise

DINING/DRINKS/SERVICE: We paid for the Meal Specialty Dining Package, Adult Ultimate Beverage Package and the Prepaid Service Charge. It was money well spent and a great value. We were able to eat at four ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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theoz

7 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Great time, great service

We chose this cruise because our daughter and son-in-law were going along and the time frame fit their schedules. We have cruised on Norwegian many times but never on the Dawn. Prior to going, I read several ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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lmd4941977

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Solo Trip

I really like Norwegian ships. I have only been on several, but plan many more. The ship was clean and the food was good. I booked the last minute as a solo traveler. I did not have any of the specials (food or ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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JJCRUISERS

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Back on the Dawn Again

We have been on the Dawn twice before this trip but this is the first time since it was refurbished. We had gotten a good price and it included prepaid tips plus three other choices of extras. We chose the Drinks ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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dbenadon

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Simply Outstanding

This was our second Norwegian cruise and our first "cold-water" cruise. It was also our first experience cruising in a suite. To start, as others have pointed out, the ship was wonderfully refurbished although ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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jagmiller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

An Amazing Cruise

We have sailed with Norwegian seven times before this cruise to New England and Canada. We have done this cruise from New York but did not get to experience Prince Edward Island. Sadly we didn't get there this ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Sugar0802

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Glad to be back on NCL

This was our 10th cruise overall, 6th on NCL. We had strayed from NCL recently just to make sure that it really was the best option for us, and we are convinced! We'll be staying with NCL from now on. It was like ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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marion0602

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another great cruise!

I have sailed on Norwegian several times and have never been disappointed. This one was on the Dawn from Quebec City to Boston. We arrived in Quebec City the Wednesday before the cruise and stayed at the Hotel ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Stacy525

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Canada/New England

There were many older people on this cruise but everyone was nice and they knew how to have a good time. I would not recommend for younger crowd. The staff was wonderful which is the norm for NCL. I have cruised ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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9tee2Sea

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed sail aways from our balcony

NCL is always my first choice for cruising. I enjoy the freestyle dining ( dine at anytime you want, providing there is room). I particularly enjoyed the Sushi Bar ( not a freebie, but inexpensive and very good) ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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dputland

7 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Great cruise to Maine and Canada!

We really enjoyed our Maine and Canada cruise! Check in was easy and fast. Our interior cabin was a little cramped with the table that made it hard to get to one side of the bed. The bathroom was slightly better ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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waiheke10

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

CANADA AND NEW ENGLAND - VERY SATISFIED

We chose Norwegian Dawn because of the length of the cruise (just 7 days), the ports visited, and the departure date was convenient. Our previous cruises were with Holland America (Oosterdam and Zuiderdam), so as ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Garmanr

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Suite Guests Get First-Class Pampering

Picked this cruise because had never been to Quebec. Well worth the visit - beautiful city. Highly recommend for cruises like Canada and Alaska where it is too cold to use a balcony to get the Family Suite on ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Dmurph70

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising Canada and New England

Like the Norwegian Free Style of Cruising, Entertainment Was awesome one of the best packages we had Schedule Shows to the Lounges Singers and Dancers very professional. Duos, Bands and Specialty entertainers were ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Polaris1.5

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great trip!

Every time I cruise I keep thinking it can't continue to be as good as the last trip and I'm always wrong! The entertainment on this trip was phenomenal, often two completely different shows in the Stardust! I ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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70 Mach 1

6 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

First time on NCL Dawn, great first impression

I choose this cruise because of the season (post high season) and fall foliage at peak; as well as the convenience of getting from airport to dock.This single (over 60) traveler had a great time enjoying some of the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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cmnutritionow@hotmail.com

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Adult vacation

This was my husbands first cruise and he enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the Norwegian cruise line. We enjoyed meals in many of the different dinning rooms and enjoyed them all.We attended many of the shows and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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WALLEEK

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Happy travelers

My sister, niece and I were traveling together. We cruised from Quebec City to Boston on the Dawn. It was a lovely cruise, the food was very good (loved the Venetian Inn where the service was excellent); the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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JackFriedman

1 Review Written

New England/Canada 2015 Fall Color

Planned for the last Dawn visit to Canada in October 2015. Sadly the colors just weren't there - another week or two for peak color on the trees. Weather great for all but one of the days. We had an owners suite ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Hunt1530

14 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Seeing Atlantic Canada and New England in a Different Way

We recently completed a 14 day cruise from Quebec City, QC to Boston, MA and back on the Norwegian Dawn. NCL considers each half of this as two separate cruises, but with different itineraries coming and going many ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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ncldreaming

1 Review Written

New England/Canada 2015

Excellent cruise!! Great stops, good food, nothing to complain about. Of the 2 main dining rooms I would recommend Aqua. (both are the same food) Things seemd to flow more smoothly there. Food would arrive still ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Slce123

2 Reviews Written

Best Cabin Ever!

Stayed in 14500 NCL Dawn Quebec to Boston. Unbelievable luxury. 3 bedrooms all with King beds. 3 Baths, 2 had whirlpool tubs. Huge living/dining room with baby grand piano and amazing floor to ceiling windows ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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25344598844mpr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Oh how I miss my sailing!

My husband and I just returned from our cruise on the Norwegian Dawn. This is only our 2nd trip with Norwegian. The ship was amazing, but our attendants were even more amazing! Our cabin steward, was Eqwardo and our ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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joegrady2010

1 Review Written

Very Fine Quebec to Boston Cruise

Seeing other reviews on this site for this ship, we were a bit apprehensive about our cruise, although we had seen others that were positive. In particular, we saw complaints about maintenance, public rooms, etc. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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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