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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 3213 guests have reviewed Norwegian Dawn, giving it a rating of 3.7 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.7 out of 5(3213 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples51.6%
Families w/older children15.2%
Singles/Friends12.2%
Families w/young children8.2%
Groups6.8%

Most Recent Reviews

great trip

Mar 23rd, 2020

i love the port and ship was great design and easy to find, entertainment group on dawn were excellent

Traveler Type

Singles/Friends

Experience

7+ cruises

Fun ship, great food, entertainment

Mar 22nd, 2020

We all enjoyed NCL. Only a few things I would change. If you treat staff well, they will treat you well. They are trained to handle rude people. We were surrounded by University spring breakers from Georgia University. I thought they were great, only met 2 rude young people. One screaming at his girlfriend, another trying to pick a fight in front of me. Wonder how he makes out in the real world? This is my 14th cruise. Always amazes me how well people an behave. I'm sure security are around the ship, we just don't see the. The ship shows were also great. Amazing talent, dancers, singers. They must realize how impressed we are with their talent, they are a lot younger than us, that's why they are jumping around, not me.

Traveler Type

Singles/Friends

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

7+ cruises

Western Caribbean Cruise 2020

Mar 20th, 2020

This was a great vacation. Crew did a great job keeping everything clean while be aware of the situation with Coronavirus. We had a great cruise.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

2-3 cruises

Norwegian Dawn was a bad mistake

Mar 18th, 2020

Horrible cruise ship. Norwegian Dawn. Save your $

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

2-3 cruises

Wonderful cruise good variety of food in buffet

Mar 18th, 2020

good variety of food on buffet, only complaint was the beef was overcooked and tuff ,

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Inside

Experience

7+ cruises

Relaxing Getaway Cruise

Mar 16th, 2020

My past cruise experiences were better than this NCL trip to the western Caribbean. I would choose a different cruise line next time for a better ship layout, more formal dining experience, and better shore excursion.

Traveler Type

Singles/Friends

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

4-6 cruises

Fun trip!

Mar 14th, 2020

We enjoyed the cruise. It was very relaxing. Everyone was very friendly. I especially was impressed with the diligence to keep the passengers healthy!

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

4-6 cruises

Noisy

Mar 13th, 2020

I have been on other cruises that was more enjoyable !!!, very noisy at night from cruise personnel, not other cruisers!!

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Inside

Experience

7+ cruises

Underwhelmed

Mar 13th, 2020

I would go on another cruise, but it won't be with Norwegian.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

2-3 cruises

Nice ports of call

Mar 11th, 2020

Overall, not our favorite ship. The overall decor on dawn isn’t as nice as other ships. Plain and simple decor. No wow factor anywhere. Very clean though throughout. Not enough comfy seating around ship along hallways, atrium, etc. Not enough nice lounges. Gatsby wasn’t small. bliss, seating was low and hard, not comfortable at all. Buffet was so disappointing. Wine bar was very nice and we went there every evening. Choices were limited and food was very mediocre at best. Crew and staff outstanding almost everywhere. Beds were very hard and hurt my back. Liked that there weren’t formal nights and the drink package was nice except it didn’t include water. Water was very expensive to purchase.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Suite

Experience

7+ cruises

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