Could've been better...

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Cruise to Nowhere

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Sail Date: May 01, 2006
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 12 years ago

Overall, the potential was there - it was a beautiful day and perfect for cruising. But the boarding procedure was time-consuming - it took close to two hours. Staff on the ground were downright unfriendly and mocking. We finally were able to get onto the boat, when the life-boat drill took another 40 minutes. OK - we got beyond the hoardes and found a quiet spot - finally. Then we were able to start relaxing. Overall, if the boarding staff had been friendly and helpful, it might have been a less stressful "vacation" getaway. But, no. Won't do that ever again!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Staff on ship were fine - but the staff on the ground in NYC were downright nasty! Never again!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: Once we got beyond the unfriendly staff present at boarding, we finally were able to relax among the hoards by finding a quiet, out of the way spot.

Cons: Boarding staff and process was very unorganized and staff were downright difficult. Would not do this again.

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