Never again on Norwegian dawn

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

2.9 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: Inside

Cabin number: 9097

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This was our 6th cruise. Very disappointed in the things to do on the ship and the shows. The restaurant and bar service was not real good. I wandered if it was a training ship. I would recommend another Norwegian ship.


3 out of 5
Fairly quick

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Food was ok nothing great. No speciality meal according to what country you visited. Dining rooms was ok had to ask for a refill several times from both our waiters. Did not try specialty restaurant. The bamboo was always booked.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Not much to do. No giant movie screen on top deck, only two comedy shows all week, (one adult and one family show). Went to star dust shows and only stayed for 3. Had to wait awhile for bar service. Bartenders would walk by and not ask our order several times. Only one pool on top of deck.


2 out of 5
The cruise director was good. The dj was awful was not aware of his audience. A lot of middle aged people and he played modern music instead of a good mix. The element show was very good. That was about it. Not a lot to do on the boat.

Service and Staff

2 out of 5
Room steward was great. Other restaurant and bar staff was not so great.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Yes clean

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
James our steward did a great job!

Ship tip

Don’t go on this ship.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

3 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
Went to the next town over

Harvest Caye, Belize

2 out of 5
Nice but no internet at bars. Had sand fleas where we waited to get on our tour bus where the boat took us from the island to the bus location.

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

2 out of 5
Small port. Not much to do. No pool or beach. Only shop and eat.

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Nice port big port. Good for shopping and eating. No pool or beach.


4 out of 5
Quick and easy
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