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

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Norwegian Dawn

7 Night Eastern Canada & New England (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 07, 2008

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Overall cruise was very good, for myself it took a little getting used to being on a ship, at the end of the 7 day cruise I didn't want to leave. Now I'm hooked on cruising but don't have the money to do as much as I would like too.


4 out of 5
since 1st cruise have nothing to compare to

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was very good, we don't drink much so just had 1 or 2 drinks.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The ship at the time didn't have Rock climbing etc, did enjoy pool.


4 out of 5
Show's were very good, tried to take in as much as we could since it was my 1st cruise.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Service & staff were very good, again have nothing to compare to since 1st cruise.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
ship layout we weren't familiar with as much as we should, didn't like going through casino, smoke filled since non-smoker

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Cabin was good, don't remember cabin #, loved the balcony, sitting outside & listening to the ocean was very nice.

Ports of call

New York, New York

3 out of 5
Was very busy, but didn't have to wait too long to board ship.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5

Boston, Massachusetts

4 out of 5

Newport, Rhode Island

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
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