Free style = Free to wait in line

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 30, 2007
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago
Please don't waste your money on a Norwegian Cruise. My husband and I took the cruise over new years and it was not a good idea. The lines for dinner were very long and lines for reservations in the specialty restaurants wrapped around the deck and took hours and then there were only odd times available. We were a group of 2 and could not make reservations for the regular dining rooms but large groups could. One night we waited hour for dinner and were told if we wanted to eat then we would have to share a table; when we were eventually seated we were at the table for over two hours and left before we the waiter came for the desert order. It took 25 minutes just to get some rolls. The shore excursions were over booked and did not have enough equipment. On one of our excursions we paid extra to go to a private beach but since the trip was overbooked we were only able to go to the beach for 15 minutes before we had to head back to the boat. I have cruised before and would not recommend Norwegian. Freestyle dining means youll be free to wait in line everyday and for long periods of time, lets face it thats not what we go on vacation to do. Spend your hard earned money on another cruise line.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Long lines for dinner. Long wait for food when you are eventually seated. Not recommended.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
the ship was nice

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
5 out of 5
Nice people! But our excursion was overbooked and we were not able to go to all the places that were described becuse the crew did not have enought equipment so it took hours longer at one location.
1 out of 5
The cruise ship opted to skip this stop and keep us on that boat for another day so they could soak money from us.
5 out of 5
We did not book an excursion and opted to go to the beach it was our best day
Don't Miss: megans bay beach
1 out of 5
Our excurstion was overbooked the staff on the excursion boat were very rude...

Pros: St Thomas

Cons: Shore Excrs. overbooked, long lines for dinner, would not recommend

Recommends Norwegian Dawn? No.

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