Good for first time cruisers but dissapointing for us

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 20, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 11592
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

This was our fifth cruise and third time to the Caribbean. We chose the Norweigan Dawn to make this a memorable Christmas vacation for all nine of us. We booked 3 mini suites and one penthouse.The ship was older than others we have been on and was dated but clean. I could overlook the ship had the ports been more interesting. We just never saw clean white sandy beaches. It was kind of a let down for the nine of us. However the vibe of all the families celebrating the Christmas holiday on the ship was fun. Was just hoping for more!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Room 11592 was a mini suite on the port side. It was nice that the room connected to our daughters in 11590 except our sliding door to that premium balcony was seriously hard to open! In room 11590 you could open the door with a finger and in ours you had to use your entire body to get the door open. The bathroom was pretty large for a cruise ship and bed was very comfortable. Sofa bed was hard as a rock even using as a sofa.

Ship Tip

This is an older ship built in 2002. If you are looking for all the bells and whistles to entertain and wow you, this is not the ship for you. If you are a fist time cruiser or those things don't bother you then it would be fine.

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