Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Third Mate

4-6 cruises


Helpful Votes

3 out of 5

great ports, ship ok

Sail Date: February 14, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

This was a great trip, the ports visited were awesome.  The ship however needs a makeover or retirement.  Specialty dining was awesome.  Buffet is good for breakfast only. Room service in our balcony room for breakfast was outstanding. the 24 hour dining needs help. Avoid the Blue Lagoon, food is horrible and wait staff is miserable. The ship needs to have a limited 24 hour buffet like RC. There is only one small pool aboard and they need to enforce the rules with children.  All four hot tubs were over run by children 8-12 years old.  Very irresponsible parents. The signs say no children however when I approached staff they did nothing.  2 of the 4 hot tubs were not working they were cold. Staff was alerted but nothing done.  Entertainment and the cruise director are 5 stars.  All and all an enjoyable cruise.


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Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
needs to be retired
Destinations and Excursions
tender boats in roatan and belize: ugh!
Onboard Activities
Children's Programs no interest
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
specialty dining only, main dining rooms ok. Buffet only good for breakfast.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Cozumel, Mexico
Don't do excursions, walk out of tourist area and visit the amazing culture, found a private beach and had cocktails
Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Belize City, Belize
nothing much in Belize, do an excursion like cave tubing
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
A big pleasant surprise, take a 5 minute taxi to one of the many great beaches.

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