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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 28, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9180
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

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.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
It was clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Our balcony room was very small, the smallest we've ever had. It was clean. Bed was not very comfortable.
5 out of 5
3 out of 5
Ziplining was great, and beautiful. I wouldn't go far without a tour guide. Very poor island, dirty, and sad living conditions.
5 out of 5
Cave tubing is a must! Amazing!
5 out of 5
Beautiful beach!
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