Nice cruise, terrible disembarkation

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 63

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Dawn

7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail Date: November 29, 2015

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Cabin Number: 5566

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review Summary

My husband, my brother and I had a good time on this cruise.  The food and the entertainment were first rate.  The ship has been refurbished and looks beautiful.  Our cabin (5566) was quiet and we slept well.  The only problem we had concerned the disembarkation process. Normally, we walk off the ship in 15-20 minutes.  But this time, it took nearly two hours (!) to get off the ship, and another 30 minutes to get through Customs.  People on this cruise MISSED THEIR FLIGHTS because of this long delay.  We MISSED OUR RESERVED BUS RIDE home to Ocean Springs, MS because of the long delay.  NCL has a lot to answer for.  I don't recommend this cruise to anyone now,  Stay away--you won't catch you plane home.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Quiet, everything worked properly, excellent shower.

Ports Of Call

New Orleans, Louisiana

5 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5

Belize City, Belize

5 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
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