Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean

Contributor Level: Purser

Experience
7+ cruises

Review
1

Helpful Votes
5

4 out of 5

Twelve Days of Smooth Sailing

Sail Date: April 21, 2013

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

the experience was thoroughly relaxing. The crew and service people very anxious to please. No attitude.

Our favorite restaurant was the Venetian where we were seated promptly every evening. The salmon was excellent!

The entertainment was acceptable. I had seen some of the same shows last year on the Boston to Bermuda trip. there should be a change of shows I believe.
the piano player in the Gadsby lounge Ariel Jacobe,was excellent.

I miss receiving the booklet on the ship services before sailing. I thought the idea of printing out your own baggage tags was ludicrous. However, our bags did arrive OK.
The "grab your bag and walk off" is misleading by a long shot. Two thousand people dragging their bags over the decks is not that simple.

All in all it was a good experience.
Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Entertainment
Somewhere between OK and not so good. Some of the same shows as last year. skipped a few. the best talent was Ariel Jacobe in the Gadsby lounge.
Children's Programs N?A
Onboard Activities It is too much "selling" There are few activities without a pricetagwithout
Destinations and Excursions
Did not have a good experience. The 4 hour trip in Aru;ba was too long and boring. the excursion in St. Martin was a disaster. Our seats were sold and there was a big scene on the port to get our tickets back so we could have them refunded.

Tip

You will still be trying to find your way after the week is over. Having taken two cruises on it.



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