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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 32

Overall rating:

2.8 out of 5
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Norwegian Dawn

4 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 17, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 12008

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Snippy ship crew, mediocre courtesy, hard to find entertainment, ship not for children at all, I wouldn’t ride the ship again for one eighth the price I paid, could’ve spent that money in Florida keys and had a ball I’m sure. Only good thing is I didn’t get sick from the food like I did on my last cruise. Wasn’t sure if the captain was actually steering the ship or a bunch of drunks because the ship was all over the place

Embarkation

2 out of 5
Upon arrival at check in, the snacks and coffee provided for suite guests were removed before my family could enjoy any

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Upon arrival where everyone had boarded , again my family was denied food and told it concerned an up coming safety meeting that was scheduled 45 laters

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
The only fun my children enjoyed was the pool and hot tub , other ships offer so much more

Entertainment

2 out of 5
We read the schedule daily and there just wasn’t much entertainment we could find

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
We went onboard with a 2 year old and could not leave her to be cared for, and the camp for the other children held them until the scheduled time the camp ended no matter if we decided we wanted them to leave the camp. The experienced a not so nice camp leader and so did my wife

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
The room stewards were excellent , Butler I didn’t see the need for but ok, and the toilet stopped working and the maintenance worker showed up with serious attitude telling me that he had come for days and couldn’t get in room because of a do not disturb sign, which left me confused because we had not reported anything but an hour prior , I told him I knew nothing about maintenance coming prior or toilet issue prior and his response was “you been living here how could you not know”. So if you like being treated disrespectfully , then this may be the ship for you

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Way too old for my liking, wasn’t sure if I was on the Titanic

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Beds are amazingly comfortable

Ship tip

Don’t bring kids

Ports of call

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5
I went to a day at the beach booked through BJ travel , was not what I hoped for and you will be bombarded with people selling merchandise, however the locals are extremely pleasant which deserves a high rating

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
Would rather have stayed in Miami
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