Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Cruise to Nowhere

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2-3 cruises


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2 out of 5

Could've been better...

Sail Date: May 01, 2006

Reviewed: 10 years ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Oceanview

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!

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.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Service and Staff
Staff on ship were fine - but the staff on the ground in NYC were downright nasty! Never again!
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