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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

3.5 out of 5
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Norwegian Dawn

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 29, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8028

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Overall it was a good cruise on a smaller ship. Should have had free bottled water in room rather than paying $6 a bottle. Bottled water not included in drink package. Our safe was locked when we got to our room, and they could not open it because they didnt have the tool. So we could not lock our passports and extra money. Did not like that situation at all.


4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Good except fish always dry or mushy in main dining room. Dining rooms always clean

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Did not do many activities on ship. Pools too crowded


4 out of 5
All excellent shows in the theater couple who sang in the atrium were wonderful.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
They did not interact much with us but did their jobs

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Ship was clean but felt we were in a maze at times going from one end of ship to other end

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Clean, large shower for a ship, good water pressure, comfortable bed

Ship tip

Have fun and enjoy your cruise. Don’t expect top of line experience but more middle of the road experiences.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida Did not visit port

Boarding location

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

3 out of 5

Harvest Caye, Belize

3 out of 5
Port with cruise owned stores. Not get feel for Belize proper - we were on a manmade island. Beautiful beach

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

3 out of 5
Went on excursion. Again cruise owned stores and not much else

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5
Explored on own. Beach near ship small and rocky. Lots of shopping but lots of harassing by merchants to buy


4 out of 5
Went smooth
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