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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Bermuda

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Dawn
Bermuda
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

126

Very Good

82

Average

55

Poor

39

Terrible

15

Cruise type

Family Cruises

319

Romantic Cruises

97

First-Time Cruisers

61

Senior Cruises

54

Entertainment Cruises

42

319 Norwegian Dawn Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Bermuda


Angelalucill3 avatar

Angelalucill3

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not up to par with expectations.

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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 ...
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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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jchopkins

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Cruise Lines Has Fundamental Lack of Customer Service

We have cruised three times. Recently our family of 20 cruised Boston to Bermuda on the ship named Dawn. We were advised by many friends to not take this cruise. That we would be well served to drive to NY and ...
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Sail Date August 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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GraysonsMom

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous!

Staff, food & drink, ship, entertainment, excursions, all fabulous. One of my best vacas ever. Staff couldn't be friendlier or do enough for you. Hot food was hot and cold food was cold----and all delicious ! ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Debruns

2 Reviews Written

NCL redeemed themselves!

We chose this cruise because we had a couple of CruiseNext coupons left over, and it is easy for us to do out of Boston (because we live an hour away). We were sort of done with Norwegian a couple of years ago ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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oscar69

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great destination...Very Bad Ship

This will be a very in depth review. First I will go over the bad...then I will go over the good. I cruised with about 45 people in our group. My wife was group leader of 20 cabins. These reviews are from ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Mike11cruise avatar

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


Philrg89 avatar

Philrg89

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing and care free getaway!

Everything about this vacation was relaxing! People were saying that cruises are boring.. They were wrong, I had the best time of my life and am looking forward to my next cruise with them! My only downside was the ...
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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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Hlsimard

1 Review Written

Great vacation on the Norwegian Dawn

Had a great vacation on the Norwegian Dawn from Boston to Bermuda.We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary on this cruise.All the staff was very friendly and helpful.The entertainment was great.We loved the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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RachelB67

1 Review Written

First Time Bermuda Crusie

I wanted something nice but not too far from home as this was our first time cruising alone, my 14 year old daughter and myself. We live an hour away from Boston so this was a no brainer. We have been on many other ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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orientbeach

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awesome ship and crew

This ship was chosen as a family reunion from the Boston area and Bermuda was the choice destination and NCL Dawn was the means to achieve it. From the easy check in to the warm greeting not mention the clean and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Bosoxfan34

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bermudaful Vacation on the Dawn

We sailed on the NCL Dawn from Boston to Bermuda July 27, 2018. The ship and the destination were excellent. The public areas of the ship were always spotless. Bermuda is such a beautiful, friendly island. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


BostonCruiser33 avatar

BostonCruiser33

1 Review Written

GUEST SERVICES IS AWFUL

I would really love to give this cruise 5 stars and I probably would have If guest services was not in the picture. I went with a wedding party with over 60 people. The food, entertainment and staff are all ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JMGRIFFITH84

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family Fun for All

We had an excellent trip on the Norwegian Dawn Boston-to-Bermuda Cruise! IT was a great way to see the beautiful island, and a fabulous way to get there! Purpose: This trip was a family vacation. My husband and I ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Atraveler31

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family cruise

This was my family’s first cruise together. We had a wonderful time. The service was excellent, especially Rey, our poolside waiter. He was so attentive and pleasant. We really enjoyed him. Our housekeeper did a ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Japsue932

1 Review Written

Worst cruise ever

Family get-Together for a 92nd birthday party. We encountered a lot of issues. 1)We paid for group photos. We were told that photos were no longer being printed But that we will be emailed our pictures so that ...
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Sail Date July 2018


julia rose avatar

julia rose

1 Review Written

My cruise

Best meal was at Cagney's steak house ( additional charge ) I would think long and hard about cruising again.. I will say the customer service was excellent! The ship was very clean. pool could be ...
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Sail Date June 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


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nortja

1 Review Written

Great Time!

We chose this cruise because other families from our son's graduation class were going. We were part of a large travelling party and had a ball! The only negative about this cruise was the loud music. The bands ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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dfyahoo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Getaway - Something for Everyone

I like to write my review right away so everything is still fresh in my mind. I was travelling as a single parent with two friends who are also single parents. Our kids are different ages (12, 15, and 18.) There ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Smerrick6 avatar

Smerrick6

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise

Ship was clean, service was great, with the exception of getting drinks, little slow, with the advent of drink packages the days of drink waitstaff everywhere you look are over. Food was great except for specialty ...
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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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JsEscape2

10 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise on the Dawn to Bermuda with Young Children

Oma and Papa treated grandson, age 6 and his sister, age 3; other grandson, age 3 and his sister 14 months AND their parents to this cruise. The two families had an inside cabin across the hall from our mini suite ...
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Sail Date June 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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