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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 01, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This was our first time with the NCL and the casual style of cruising.  We found the ship clean, comfortable and welcoming.  The crew and staff were exceptionally pleasant and accomodating.  The dining experience was what we had hoped for except for the method of seating and making reservations.  We prefer to early and late assigned seatings with the same group of table mates.  As a couple we like meeting and getting to know new people during dinner and to becoming more friendly and familiar with our wait persons.  We enjoyed seeing all the sites on the ship, participating in the various activities such as the contests, dances, and relaxing near the pool.  We also thought the entertainment was exceptional.  The performers, from singers, dancers, magicians, comedians and bands, were the highlight of our on ship enjoyment.  We did think the auction for the framed and unframed paintings was unrealistic and thought some of the bids were made by shills.  Our off ship experiences were another highlight of our cruise from beach fun to zip lining.  Overall we gave the cruise experience on NCL Dawn an 8 out of 10 and would do it again.

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Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Gourmet and delicious.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Fun and entertaining

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Broadway quality. We enjoyed it all.

Children's Programs

No children so no comment

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Polite, cheerful and always ready to serve. Milka, our cabin server was exceptional.

Ship Quality

clean, luxurious and fun

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Perfect place to sleep and comfortable

Ship Tip

We prefer assigned seating and assigned times.

5 out of 5
Great fun, superb food, and wonderful walks.
3 out of 5
Great walk to airport and into surrounding neighborhoods. Stayed clear of tourist traps.
5 out of 5
Wonderful conversations with locals and touring city. Learned about the politics and history of the city.
5 out of 5
Fun touring area, but avoided tourist areas. Learned a great deal about the transition from British Honduras to Roatan. The zip lining was the highlight.
5 out of 5
Great excursion to the private beach with friends met on the ship. Bought some T-shirts, our only souvenir purchases,
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