Old Dawn

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 01, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 9575
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 3 years ago

This is one of the smaller ships. I did 3 back to back and I had to completely depart and wait and then reboard for next cruise which was a big time waster. Other than that. Many places to dine. Buffets were good. Needed better salad bar and variety of veggies to eat.  Plenty to do in all the ports.Only 1 pool to use on the ship. Other one was in the spa and cost extra to use.Seemed  to have nice childcare area with separate slides and hot tub on back of ship. Nice gym area. Usual entertainment. Didnt feel pressured to buy alcohol. Did have lots of early afternoon drunks with their use of all you can drink alcohol . Plenty of patrons were getting their monies worth...

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
needs more variety for salad and veggies

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
needs more variety./ old ship/ old entertainment

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
everyone was friendly and made sure you didnt need anything

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
older ship. cant compare to newer ones for entertainment/activities

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
lots of wear and tear. long walk to elevators

Ship Tip

since is an older ship, just usual activities and showing lots of wear and tear in all the rooms .

5 out of 5
great place to see sights. book during carnaval season and save lots of money on your room booking thru cruise ship
5 out of 5
many places to walk and browse, beaches not too far for close swimming and snorkeling
5 out of 5
Make sure you get a cab or excursion as have to get out of the city to see things
5 out of 5
many close places to see and do. have to get a cab and explore. Dont miss lizards/slothes/ and monkeys
5 out of 5
have a shopping area with beach chairs right off ship. short shuttle to close beach with reef for snorkeling. $20 for beach chair/drinks all day
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