Probably the best cruise ever!!

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Sail Date: February 01, 2006
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 12 years ago
I loved the ship. The layout was great. The indoor pool and spa was a great place to hang out on the way home when we were getting into colder weather.. The cook-outs on deck offered even more food options and the ice cream by the pool was simply wonderful. Everyone was friendly and there were so many things to do between ports. The stops were as planned except for the private island. But we visited the Dominican Republic instead, which was a nice stop.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We were able to eat when we wanted to and where we wanted to most of the time. At least two of the formal restaurants were always available without reservations. We had to make reservations for the Mexican Restaurant and The Italian One which was harder to reserve. There were other dining options as well. The food was fine but I would have liked to visit the Italian restaurant again.


5 out of 5
I enjoyed many of the talks. The daily activities were plentiful. The shows I saw were great, but I also enjoyed the movies in the theather, none of which I have seen before.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
We didn't travel with children, but the facilities looked so great, we both thought It must be great for people who do.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff was helpful.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was so clean, no odors even inside at night. I was delighted to find the laundry for guests on ship. There were no food trays left in the buffet area, once whe I went to the buffet alone for a snack and got up to get a cup of coffee and the tray was cleared before I got back to the table.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The stateroom was comfortable for an inside stateroom seemed even to have more storage space than the stateroom on the cruise I took six month before with another cruise line.

Pros: I loved the free style dining and indoor pool & hot tubs.

Cons: Difficulty getting reservations for the Italian restaurant.

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