So disappointed with this cruise, no working safes in the staterooms and this was 6th cruise without working safes. I feel NCL should have sent out email about this issue to inform cruisers. They acted like it was no big deal, so ended up having to alwa

Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 13

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
Norwegian Dawn

11 Night Southern Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 05, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 7 months ago

Review summary

Even though had some issues on this cruise, we still enjoyed our vacation and will be back, just not in the Dawn lol


4 out of 5
No issues, staff kept telling everyone to have a seat but not enough seats for everyone so a lot of us standing around until they started boarding.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Not impressed at all, we had dining plan and tried many specialty restaurants. LeBistro was the worst, steak dry and tough. Cagneys was good, just slow getting our food.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


2 out of 5
Same stuff we've seen before.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Room steward was good, just never had any towel animals! So disappointed 😞

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Make sure they have working safes in rooms, ours was missing and so had to carry our money, passports, etc. until we stopped in St Thomas. We bought a personal safe there.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5

Basseterre, St. Kitts

3 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

3 out of 5
Another stop cancelled

St. John's, Antigua

3 out of 5
This stop was cancelled

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5


4 out of 5
We self disembarked, just like lots of others, so pretty crowded but no issues.
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