Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

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4-6 cruises


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4 out of 5

Pleasant experience

Sail Date: September 01, 2009

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Suite

We booked a balcony suite which was excellent, lots of room and storage. The price was only a little more than regular balcony and well worth it. The ship itself is elegant, public rooms top notch. Service very good. The open dining concept needs a bit of tweaking, the maitre d wouldn't let me make dinner reservations for the evening and several times, (most times), there was a wait. This was the regular dining room, not the speciality restaurants, they were pretty easy to get reservations. The buffet was fine for breakfast but pretty generic for lunch. When the dining room wait was excessive one evening we ate at the buffet and it was not great. Old Country Buffet does a better job. Shows were good, housekeeping excellent. This was our second NCL cruise.

Pros: stateroom!!

Cons: buffet for lunch and/or dinner

Recommends Norwegian Dawn? Yes!

Food and Dining
Dining room good, speciality restuarant good, buffet average
Ship Quality
Everything excellent, great elevator service, easy to get around. Embarking and disembarking super easy, the walkoff took all of 10 minutes.
Cabin / Stateroom
Absolutely wonderful!!
Service and Staff
A smile at every turn.
Some of the music offering might have been better chosen for the age of the group.

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