NCL Northeast Canada Cruise

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

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Norwegian Dawn

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

Sail date: October 12, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Cabin type: Suite

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Cruise was good. Shame that they make announcements early every morning. Has to miss PEI due to weather with hurricane force winds and 22+ foot waves. Windows blown out on level 7 in casino and french restaurant. Otherwise they did well considering the extreme weather


4 out of 5
Not bad but very little information available beforhand

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Main dining rooms good. Buffet not so much.

Topsiders Bar and Grill

4 out of 5

Weather too cold to stay. Open daytime for drinks and food.


4 out of 5

Typical Teppanyaki resturant. Food okay. Service very good

Le Bistro

5 out of 5

Very good food. Service and staff excellent. Nice menus

Gatsby's Champagne Bar

4 out of 5

Spent a lot of time here. Nice venue. Trivia here. Staff excellent

Garden Cafe

3 out of 5

Large buffet. Self serve. just okay.

Cagney's Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Great steaks, sides and desserts. Service and staff excellent. Get reservations early on.

Bliss Ultra Lounge

4 out of 5

Rear of the boat. Not much action. Staff eager to please.

Bamboo Asian Restaurant

4 out of 5

Pretty good. Need reservations now. Food was okay. Service good

Aqua Main Dining Room

4 out of 5

Nice venu food same as Venetian just okay, Good variety

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Trivia was fun. Didn't do much else


4 out of 5
Had some good performers.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Butler Manolito was wonderful. Overall crew did a great job!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean took a little while to navigate weather closures made moving around a little harde.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Balcony Family Suite was big, great bath, very clean

Ports of call

Boston, Massachusetts

4 out of 5

Bar Harbor, Maine

4 out of 5
Weather was not good. Tendering was ok. Very nice port. Ollie's trolly was a good value.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

4 out of 5
Windy and cold. Visited Peggy's Cove and lobster lunch at Shaw's Landing.

Sydney, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Beautiful fall colors! O'Neil's tours did a great job!

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Did not visit port

La Baie, Quebec

3 out of 5
Not a lot to do here. Fiord museum and glass blowing worth while. Took the $20USD cruise bus

Quebec City, Quebec Did not visit port


3 out of 5
Good until we tried to get a taxi. Hour plus long wait.
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