Awesome first cruise experience

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Norwegian Dawn

7 Night Canada & New England (Boston To Quebec City)

Sail date: September 14, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 11178

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I couldn't have asked for better first cruise. The accommodations were great, food awesome and it allowed us to just focus on family time.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food was phenomenal. There was something for everyone in my party.

Topsiders Bar and Grill

5 out of 5

Always on time. Bar tenders were always helpful and friendly.

Garden Cafe

5 out of 5

Sensory overload!! It had everything you could want.

Bamboo Asian Restaurant

5 out of 5


Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Hot Tubs

5 out of 5

In the fall, the temperature could have been warmer in the hot tubs.


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very friendly and personable. Ramon, Jose and El were fabulous

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
I could believe the amount of storage space. It fit 4 of us comfortably.

Ship tip

The pool starts at 5' 5", not so nice for non swimmers who want to stand in pool to cool off.

Ports of call

Boston, Massachusetts Did not visit port

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5

Sydney, Nova Scotia

3 out of 5
Not an exciting port. The only interest we had was due that being my eldest daughter's name.

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

5 out of 5

La Baie, Quebec

5 out of 5

Quebec City, Quebec Did not visit port

We disembarked and caught a bus to Montreal right away.


5 out of 5
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