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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Canada & New England

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

Traveler rating

Excellent

7

Very Good

4

Average

4

Poor

7

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

46

Family Cruises

30

Romantic Cruises

22

Entertainment Cruises

12

Cruises for the Disabled

6

22 Norwegian Dawn Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Canada & New England


Rafman avatar

Rafman

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sub standard cruise line and cruise for too high of cost

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Very disappointing cruise. Not the agenda but the overall vibe and feel of the experience. My expectations for the price paid was first class yet from cabin cleanliness , management team to the buffet food, I would ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Crewzingal

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Dawn is Done

We chose this cruise because we wanted to visit New England and Canada. I am a Norwegian gold member. Unfortunately the Dawn disappointed. Being on the Dawn felt like being in a Petri dish. My husband and I are in ...
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Sail Date August 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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PrincessPam

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Canada is crazy cool! NCL not so much.

Wait staff, ship's officers and crew, security & maintenance, as usual, are all top notch. Management is just the opposite. From 6 hours on the phone over 5 weeks unsuccessfully trying to get a return call from a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


AnchorMeister avatar

AnchorMeister

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great destinations, poor communication and lack of transparency

Overview (C): We rated each category A-F based on our experience on the NCL Dawn. Overall the ship was okay... nothing exceptionally glamorous but not terrible either. Our main issue with the Dawn was terrible ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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drhdhome1

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nice Itinerary - Too Many Errors

We choose this cruise because of the itinerary, particularly Newport, Rhode Island and two stops in Canada. We were excited that after this cruise we would be 1 point away from becoming Platinum Plus (175 points). ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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vadersprincess12

4 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

FIRST AND PROBABLY LAST SAILING WITH NCL

We were offered a "Free" cruise from NCL through our local casino. First and foremost, it is not FREE. Having worked in the maritime business for almost 30 years including with cruise, we knew that we would be ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ray32822

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise to Canada & New England

Loved the itinerary for this cruse and a chance to escape the Florida heat. Saw a lot of mixed reviews for this ship so we were a little concerned. First trip with Norwegian and overall we were very happy with our ...
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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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John polich

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

Thought we could see some fall colors along the St Lawrence. That just does not happen, as you cruise too far from shore. Once we got to the Nova Scotia coast area, the trees were all still green, and the skies ...
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Sail Date October 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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Sakali

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Avoid “Specialty” Dining

My husband and I wanted to celebrate our 40th Anniversary with a Canada/New England cruise. We chose Norwegian for the itinerary and favorable past experiences on the Norwegian line. We bid on an upgrade and were ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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CP10

2 Reviews Written

Really Good or Really Bad

There was no middle ground, things we're really good or really bad-bordering on deplorable. The really bad was the customer service. We had a reservation to board the ship in Quebec City at 10am. However they ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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fundays

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful Cruise to Beautiful, Friendly Quebec City Marred By Poor Embarkation

Cruise Notes: NCL Dawn – Boston to Quebec City 9 – 16 September 2016 The Not So Good 1. The experience during check in was far, far too crowded and much too slow. My wife and I, both aged 75 or better, ...
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Sail Date September 2016


Cated avatar

Cated

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dawn not as good as it used to be

We had hope to see the fall colors of the north east and visit the communities in Maine and Canada. The stops and the ports and visiting the ports experience was excellent. We planned and did our own tours, which ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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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


lenale avatar

lenale

1 Review Written

Boston to Quebec City Sept. 2015

This is our second cruise with NCL. The Norwegian Dawn is one of the not so huge cruise ship as it in fashion today, with about 2200 passengers and about 1300 crew members only. Embarkation was orderly and smooth, ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Terri Abeloe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Don't let the seemed benefits make you choose this cruise line.

Just got back from a cruise from Boston to Quebec City. Not impressed at all with NCL and will not cruise with them again. This cruise was my 7th cruise, I am 54 year old. We have cruised this line before, aprox. 5 ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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mtnhiker

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Use your Imagination; Nova Scotia and the St Lawrence River

Experiencing a trip (with some imagination) as explorers, fishermen, merchant seamen, or navy personnel may have done, except in the comfort of a large cruise ship. We hit some of the major weather patterns. Fog ...
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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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Spark1959

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Special two week Cruise

This was a special two week cruise to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. It was booked as back to back 7 day cruises making it a round trip from Boston. We purchased the vow package for this cruise which was on ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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WGARSCruisers

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise and Ports

Preparation, To the Ship - New York City - In Processing, First Day On the Ship (Sun - 19Sep2010): We packed the night before in Dingmans Ferry PA - off to bed early (9 p.m.) and up at 7:30 a.m. - quick shower and ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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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