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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Canada & New England
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Sub standard cruise line and cruise for too high of cost

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Rafman

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 rate it very below average. Many employees especially senior staff avoided interaction by being on the ships phones as they walked by. Cabins was dirty and attendant did nothing more ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

3 Helpful Votes


My So So Cruise

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cummink01

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Restaurants: special dinning was not worth the price. the food was not great quality and served warm. The servers were very good and tried their best to assist. The meat in Cagney's was extremely poor quality and stringy. The main dinning room turned out to be better than the special restaurants (disappointing) Entertainment: the acts in the theater were excellent as was the ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

Cabin Type: Balcony

1 Helpful Vote


Poor Customer Service

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martygo

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I choose the cruise based on a lot of ports and few sea days. Found out that that was no shuttle from the train station to the ship. Had to walk a half mile with my cane leading the way. Our room was under the bridge and was very drafty with wind coming in around the balcony door most of the trip. It was next to impossible at every port to get a wheelchair for disembarking the ship. I had to ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony

4 Helpful Votes


Food and Beverage service brought down the cruise

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Krustycruier

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Selected a Fall time cruise in the North East with three other couples. Had a good time on the cruise because of the company. But the food and beverage service was the worst I have ever experienced on a cruise ( I believe this was my 15th) Suite cabin and specialty restraints were good. In the main dining room there were 4 occasions where it took well over an hour to receive the main course. In ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)


The Dawn is Done

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Crewzingal

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 our early 50s, generally healthy and active people. On the Dawn, we both got very sick about eight days in with an acute sinus infection. I have been sick for about three weeks, and ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Riga

Cabin Type: Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Disappointed in NCL

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hogan2ke

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I choose this cruise because of the ports of calls visited and the cruise length was the shortest (9 days) of all cruise lines. This was the second cruise we’d taken with NCL, the last was about 20 years ago. The embarkation process in Quebec City was clumsy and resulted in long lines and wait times even though you were required to select a check in time in advance. All of the port of calls, ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Canada is crazy cool! NCL not so much.

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PrincessPam

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 "supervisor" at the NCL Air Department to rectify air connections that flew us into a City 200 miles from the port on the wrong day to condescending, rude, in-your-face "service desk" ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

3 Helpful Votes


NCL has gone downhill

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children's inheritence

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 4th NCL cruise and will be our last. We are not big eaters, but enjoy a "snack" before going to bed. The buffet, under title "24/7", closed at 10:30. We came up from shows and could not eat in the buffet. We did not want food from a restaurant, just bread or a cookie. We ended up going up earlier, getting bread and leaving it in the room. We are not "foodies" so the food was ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window

3 Helpful Votes


11 days Eastern Canada - New England

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poipie

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

When I started traveling on cruise ship years ago, a travel agent told me : the most important factor for a cruise is the SHIP, destination and ports are are not important. In this case the Dawn should not be on top of your list. Lets start with the negative: Embarkation is long process, cannot blame NCL its a private company who does all the work Cabins: NOT confortable , small narrow ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Riga

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window

34 Helpful Votes


Nice Itinerary - Too Many Errors

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drhdhome1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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). We booked the cruise as a Latitudes Insider Special. The "reward" was double points (14) and 30 extra internet minutes, So far, they rewarded us with 7 points, and we were unable to ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Departure Port: Riga

Cabin Type: Balcony

4 Helpful Votes


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