Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


Helpful Votes

2 out of 5

Not a Norwegian fan

Sail Date: February 28, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

this was our first experience with NCL. We have cruises with the other cruise lines, which were all better than NCL. This ship is old and has very little to do. There's only one pool, no slide or water park, no theater, no rock climbing wall, no putt putt. There's a fee for room service. We did not like freestyle dining. We missed the relationship that we formed with our waiters on other cruises. Also no lobster our filet mignon unless you pay for it. The Venetian dining room was a nightmare, loud, busy, and very slow service. Some of the entertainment was good. We enjoyed the evening shows. The crew were friendly, but no extra personal touches. We only saw our stateroom attendant four times during our seven night cruise. We're use to be spoiled by other cruise lines. We didn't get that with NCL. We did like the itinerary. We had a great time at all of the ports.

Cabin / Stateroom
Our balcony room was very small, the smallest we've ever had. It was clean. Bed was not very comfortable.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
It was clean.
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
New Orleans, Louisiana
Cozumel, Mexico
Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Ziplining was great, and beautiful. I wouldn't go far without a tour guide. Very poor island, dirty, and sad living conditions.
Belize City, Belize
Cave tubing is a must! Amazing!
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
Beautiful beach!

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