Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Nothing like the previous cruises!

Sail Date: March 27, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Balcony

The trip started with pouring rain on Sunday.  Monday and Tuesday the weather was beautiful.  Wednesday the water was rough so we stayed on ship.  Thursday went to port.  Very warm so we didn't stay in port only a few hours.  Friday port was too rough so ship couldn't dock.  We traveled with friends and this was their first cruise.  I am pretty sure this will be their last.  I forget to mention that there was a small fire on board.  Ship staff took care of the fire immediately so all turned out okay with this.  This being our 4th cruise and how it went, we may try an all inclusive next time.  Still undecided on that.

Cabin / Stateroom
Cabin was cleaned every day and done in a very timely manner.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
process makes you feel like a herd of cattle. We could have disembarked earlier because we were latitude
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions It is frustrating that one port was cancelled and another one it was too rough that we chose not to tender in to port. only visited 2 or 4 ports.
Onboard Activities
Children's Programs NA
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
Food was excellent
New Orleans, Louisiana
Cozumel, Mexico
Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras Rough water so we remained on ship as we did not want to get sea sick
Belize City, Belize Extremely warm so we only shopped at port. Felt shopping prices were a little high in some stores and felt store clerks tried to pressure you to come into their stores.
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
Cancelled as it was too rough to dock ship at this port.


I feel this ship offers plenty to do. I look forward to the shore excursions and because we only ended up at two was disappointed. This could happen on any ship.

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