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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
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Norwegian Dawn

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 25, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5506

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

small ship..loved that ..not too much entertainment while at sea..clean..my 12 year old son was bored of the camp because not too much to do..too crowed pool and too many young ones in the hot tub....majority friendly staff...

Embarkation

3 out of 5
it was supposed to be between 9-10am..started boarding after 12pm

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
clean..stateroom staff Micheal was amazing..Bamboo restaurant staff..well lets say they get a F..rude and rushed..not welcoming..clean buffet and the food was OK..for someone who does not eat buffet..do not eat at he Brazilian restaurant for the late seating..food is cold and staff is overwhelmingly tired

Moderno Churrascaria

2 out of 5

cold food..unfriendly staff..i would say do not dine late

Impressions Italian Restaurant

4 out of 5

staff was great..good food options..and was deli

Gatsby's Champagne Bar

4 out of 5

nice place to hang for a drink..good live music

Garden Cafe

4 out of 5

clean..good food options..great staff

Casino Bar

5 out of 5

great staff..friendly..helpful...Norton you are the best!

Aqua Main Dining Room

4 out of 5

not too many options on the menu but the staff was nice and friendly

Cagney's Steakhouse

4 out of 5

Well worth it..great staff,....will give the food a 9...

Bamboo Asian Restaurant

2 out of 5

rude ..rushed..cold

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5

Hair And Beauty Salon

4 out of 5

clean..had a massage..well worth it

Galleria Shops

4 out of 5

a little pricey like all others..

Lap Pool And Jacuzzi

2 out of 5

very small pool..and too many kids taking over

Entertainment

3 out of 5
very entertaining...but not too may shows...sometimes 1 per night

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
my son who is 12 yrs old went for 2 hrs on the 1st day and never went back..says it was boring

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
very clean..impressive...

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
stateroom staff..Micheal..he was amazing...very friendly, professional and accommodating..

Ship tip

not too much to do..it can get a bit boring but the ports of call are great if you you like excursions

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

4 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
padding boarding and snorkeling experience was amazing

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5
zip ling and day retreat..we loved it ..

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5
day retreat on the beach with sea lion ...was great..paddle boarding..monkey experience..very relaxing.

Harvest Caye, Belize

5 out of 5
loved the parasailing..a bit overpriced..it is all but a 7 minute experience...:-(

Disembarkation

1 out of 5
hell...nothing about easy walk off
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