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Norwegian Dawn Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
Norwegian Dawn

12 Night Southern Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 21, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Dawn

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5152

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Share pictures? Nobody ever came around taking pictures. You were never on the dock when we got off at the different ports. Really different. Not what we've experienced in the past with carnival.


4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Dining rooms were awful. Don't get how you thing the 'go any time you want' is better then assigned times. Wait in line forever to get your name on the list...wait forever to get called...and then wait to have anybody wait on you! We'd go to dinner in the dining room at 530...was never out in time to go to a show. Only ate in the dining rooms a couple times. Was not impressed w the food. The buffet is where we ate majority of our meals.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Went to the spa for a message


5 out of 5
Entertainment was very good!

Children's Programs

Didn't bring kids

Service and Staff

2 out of 5
Waiters acted like it was their first time waiting on people. Served us water never asked if we wanted anything else to drink. We had to ask. Room steward was just ok...why didn't they ever do the towel animals? It's the little things! Other personnel was very nice.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
You never knew if the toilets were going to flush.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
It was ok. Would of never been able to use the restroom in our cabin last year. Had a broken knee cap...was in a leg brace...couldnt bend my knee. Ship needs updated.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

3 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5

St. John's, Antigua

4 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

4 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

1 out of 5
Worse port! Dirty..people would not leave us alone. Guess you had to go away from where we got off to see anything other then that.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5


3 out of 5
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