Norwegian Dream (RETIRED) Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Experience
1 cruise (first)

Review
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Helpful Votes
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3 out of 5

Beware!!!!!

Sail Date: March 17, 2007

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Traveled As: Large Group

Room Type: Suite

Overall everything appears to be in good condition, however under the surface it must be a really old ship. The appliances were "vintage" european, the carpet was circa 1992, I was overall unimpressed. O and the toilets remind you of an airplane, and only work 1/2 of the time. DON'T BOOK SHORE EXCURSIONS ON THE BOAT THEY ARE WAY OVER PRICED.

Pros: The time off of the ship.

Cons: The time on the ship.

Recommends Norwegian Dream (RETIRED)? No.

Service and Staff
They majority of the crew is international, mid-east, south and central american, and european. They spoke functional english, but expressing certain things and issues was at times difficult.
Entertainment
Small casion, 1 theatre, no professional entertainment.
DON'T BOOK SHORE EXCURSIONS ON THE BOAT THEY ARE WAY OVER PRICED
Food and Dining
They really try hard. But on this budget we should not be having veal. The piece I had was like rubber, too much on too little. I bet if they tried for say a lasagna, I bet it would be supurb. All of the drinks were extra, only water and tea is included. You CAN gat unlimited beverages.... for $40. O Mixed drinks about 8 bucks, and a bucket of beer 230.00 pesos, 23.00 american. You could find food at all times so that was nice.
Ship Quality
Poor condition, SCARY pools! Circa 1992-95, sweet.
Cabin / Stateroom
We had mold in our shower, it was cracked at the bottom and was flooding out room. We were displaced for 8 hours while they rebult, seriously, our shower walls. I can still smell the adhesive. It was dirty, I had to complain to the director of housekeeping to get a satisfactory job done.
Cozumel, Mexico
AWESOME
Don't Miss: Senior Frogs and reef diving.
Belize City, Belize
SACRY it really is a 3rd world country, I was okay but my fiancee was scared to death. I love peoples and culture so I was amazed by the poverty and desolation, it was better than any college course I have ever taken. O their is no pier, so you get to ride these little boats from 5 miles out to the shore.
Don't Miss: Belikin Beer, The cab driver Jerry, the south side.
Progreso (Merida), Mexico
Poor, children and dogs all over the place, needs more development.
Don't Miss: The Reef Club, private resort.


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