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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 29, 2008
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago
Overall the ship was clean -- with hand sanitizers every 5 feet. The decor was more informal than we had encountered on previous cruise lines. The accomodations were also a lot smaller than on other cruise lines.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The food was average. The only benefit was the freestyle dining hour -- no set time to have a sit down dinner.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Loved the Bollywood show ... hated the comedian.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Overall the staff was friendly, but we did encounter a few with quite negative attitudes.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The Ship was very clean. The decor was very informal.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small, Small, Small. We had a balcony suite that was so small that two people could not walk around in the room at the same time. The bathroom was so tiny that it was hard to turn around with the door closed.
5 out of 5
Beautiful harbor. Lots to do.
Don't Miss: Coral World -- especially the Sea Helmet Trek
3 out of 5
The Virgin Gorda Baths was lovely -- small and hard to access.
Don't Miss: snorkeling at the Baths
1 out of 5
Litter strewn island with only a pretty view of the harbor to offer. No shopping to speak of -- aside from one small hut selling souvenirs at twice the normal price.
Don't Miss: view of the harbor
3 out of 5
Confined to a small area of the island, the beach and the water were very crowded.
Don't Miss: snorkeling

Pros: The Casino

Cons: Cramped Quarters

Recommends Norwegian Dawn? No.

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