Not What It Once Was

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 10, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8532
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

The service by the room staff/dining staff was great.  The changes that have been made about charging for room service was a disappointment.  That is something my husband and I always enjoy for breakfast, without a fee. The price of a drink is out of control.  My husband ordered a Zapaca shot, (Rum) he was charged $17.95.  So, with one beer and one shot, it was almost $40.00 after the tip was added.  They are forcing people to drink off the ship to make it affordable. Our

bathroom smelled like urine the entire week. When did the one night having lobster on a 7 day cruise stop?  We were surprised to see it offered on the menu, however you would pay $19,99 and up is you wanted it.  We have cruised 25 times, this being the third on Norwegian, now I'm not sure we will use this cruise line again.


Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

There seems to be too many rooms crammed into this ship. If you pass a large person in the hallway, you have to get against the wall to let them pass.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The cabin was really small for a balcony room. The toilet smelled of urine from day one.

Ship Tip

It was just OK. We have sailed on Carnival, Princess, RCL and Holland America also. Norwegian is now the bottom cruise line we will use.

5 out of 5
1 out of 5
Unless to take an excursion, stay on the ship.
1 out of 5
Don't bother getting off the ship unless you take an excursion.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico Did not visit port

Don't get off unless you go on an excursion.
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