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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 06, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 5150
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

This was our first cruise.  I've gone back through my paperwork and can't seem to find where I agreed to pay a $13.50 per person per day charge on top of the cruise and all the taxes and fees.  For 4 of us on a 7 day cruise, that was a less than pleasant surprise.  

 

We had to tender in Belize, which was a nightmare.  We didn't get off the boat until after 10 a.m. and we had already missed our excursion.  We were stuck basically shopping and missed seeing the island.  

 

Additionally, we weren't able to dock in Costa Maya.  So, we essentially missed half of our trip.  

 

If you've never been on a cruise, be prepared to be nickeled and  dimed to death.  

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
1 out of 5
Didn't get to to anything but shop in the over-priced port.
1 out of 5
Didn't get to port.
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