Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Cruise Director

4-6 cruises


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4 out of 5

NCL DAWN Western Caribbean!!

Sail Date: May 01, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Inside

In NOLA, we started out with Thunderstorms.  Getting on the ship went fast, no waiting. We immediately went to our rooms, unloaded our back packs, then went for exploring. The Dawn, is indeed a different layout altogether, Cabins were a good size for an inside room with a bunk. Bathrooms bigger than other ships. Beds slept well. QUITE TOO.  OUR room attendant, always kept tidy evertime we went out, it was clean when we came back. Entertainment was TOP OF THE SEAS! Honest, we've sailed the largest boats around. NCL DAWN IS THE BEST! CRUISE DIRECTOR, CAPTAIN  AND ENTIRE STAFF ARE TOPS.  THE only reason I gave 4 Star was: I could never comprehend the layout of the ship, I did not enjoy the daily TAB. ALthough, I am sure there is reason for it. And the food needed more taste, seasoned more.  We do plan on sailing DAWN AGAIN, even with feeling her every wave. Which we did.  Was unsure why, maybe it being a smaller ship. Never once felt unsafe.  DAWN STAFF YOU ROCK!  That means you RICHARD keep SAILING and making people happy!! HAPPY HAPPY!!

Cabin / Stateroom
Liked it! Loved our Attendant!!
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Cozumel, Mexico
Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras Did not like being hasseled every turn. Couldnt enjoy our excursion at tje West End Beach.
Belize City, Belize
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
Most Beautiful water in the world!


DAWN was a beautiful ship for her age! She didn't miss a beat. Sure there were cosmetic things like pool area needing refurbished, we actually lived the boat!! Passengers were great! Ready to sail again! Thanks NCL for keeping this GEM! Give her new makeup and BLING, LET her GLOW AGAIN!!

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