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Panama Canal & Central America Norwegian Dawn Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Dawn
Panama Canal & Central America
Departure Port

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12 Panama Canal & Central America Norwegian Dawn Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews


Captain Sensible UK avatar

Captain Sensible UK

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Variable Experience, but good overall

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Enjoyed this cruise, but there were some negatives which NCL need to take onboard. Embarkation - we stayed overnight with NCL and got an organised bus to the terminal, which allowed us to skip the long lines ...
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Sail Date December 2019


flor11 avatar

flor11

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Could have been a great cruise except for the noise volume everywhere.

I've started writing this while still on board with a few days yet to go on our cruise so that everything is fresh in mind, and will finish after we leave the ship. My wife and I booked a Mini Suite and with ...
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Sail Date December 2019


PrincipalNY avatar

PrincipalNY

1 Review Written

No NCL any more

I am very experienced cruiser, more than 20 with different companies. Almost every step or category was poor enough to regret taking this cruise. Booking through Expedia was hard sale, showing absolutely no ...
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Sail Date November 2019


heavydcleveland avatar

heavydcleveland

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Norwegian Dawn

I just took the “Norwegian Cruise Line Post Cruise Survey;” however, the survey is centerEd around positivity of the cruise in general. This was my first cruise experience with Norwegian and it was not bad; ...
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Sail Date November 2019


LIFESGR8! avatar

LIFESGR8!

1 Review Written

Silver Latitudes Member Disappointed

We chose this 15-night Cruise because of the excellent itinerary and the convenience of leaving out of New York City for us. We have been on NCL many times, but not in a few years. We booked this trip about 100 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


latvian67 avatar

latvian67

1 Review Written

Panama Canal Cruise had great Ports of Call

I love repositioning cruises like this one. The staff was wonderful as always except for head doctor that just provided the most expensive treatment possible to make ship money. The SPA is magnificent and the food ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Skupie avatar

Skupie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Honest review

We just got off the Dawn today. We were in cabin 10706 balcony cabin. It was a great room. Comfortable close to the aft elevators and very quiet. A lot of people said the crew was very unfriendly. We found the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


madgiclady avatar

madgiclady

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointment with accommodations

Chose cruise based on itinerary, date and price. Our inside cabin 11579 was little more than a closet. No chair or anywhere to sit except bed. I was embarrassed as friends could not visit as No standing room either. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


rpiwonka avatar

rpiwonka

7 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Great cruise to the Canal

We chose this cruise to sail with friends and because t was a good time to be away from Illinois. We love cruising on NCL and this cruise was no exception. There was plenty of room by the pool if you wanted sun, or ...
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Sail Date December 2019


johnwramsay avatar

johnwramsay

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A little bit disappointed

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary being that it was going to the Panama Canal. We booked it in Feb of 2018 for what we considered a reasonable price, however the port fees were well above the normal ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Marilynny avatar

Marilynny

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Canal Transit Cruise NOT to be missed!

We’ve been looking for a Panama Canal Cruise and the Dawn’s itinerary were the best that we found. We were first-timers at all the ports visited. The cruising into Panama Canal was the best part! We stayed on ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Bapa Steve avatar

Bapa Steve

1 Review Written

Great cruise to see Panama Canal, and Central America

Second time I cruised with Norwegian. My only three "real" complaints are : 1. the public rooms are very COLD. The Library felt like a meat locker. I think the cause is the staff is so "fully dressed." 2. I ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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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