Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Cruise to Nowhere

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4-6 cruises


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2 out of 5

ship of fools

Sail Date: February 01, 2011

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

On Friday February 11 we boarded the Dawn. Our first stop should have been Samona however on Saturday we were informed that one engine was down and because we had to move slowly to be safe we could not stop. Our next two stops were Antigua and Tortola. The Engine was repaired only it was down again so our last two destinations were changed from Barbados and St. Kitts to St Thomas and St Martin, so disappointing. Each stateroom was given 200.00 on board credit, which amounts to 37.50 out of pocket for NCL. This is a 10 year old cruise ship that (little did we know then) had recurring engine problems. On the last day at sea we all received letters saying the Captain had announced the problem before we left the Miami seaport and had given everyone the option of disembarking. That was an out and out lie, a disgusting attempt to cover their butts. We did enter a dispute with AmEx. The morale was horrid as you can understand.

Recommends Norwegian Dawn? No.

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