Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Experience
2-3 cruises

Reviews
2

Helpful Vote
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2 out of 5

Free to wait in line.

Sail Date: December 01, 2007

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

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.

Pros: St Thomas Beaches do not book an excursion on this island just go to the beach

Cons: Long lines for everything every day!

Recommends Norwegian Dawn? No.

Food and Dining
Long lines for dinner and reservations are almost hard to get unless you want to wait in lines for hours every day
Ship Quality
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Entertainment


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