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Norwegian Dawn

197 Reviews
Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Dawn immerses Avoya Travel guests to the comforts of the big city onboard a fabulous ship. Aside from the three tremendous complimentary dining options, cruisers may also enjoy a wide selection of specialty restaurants such as traditional Italian dishes at La Cucina and Asian-inspired Bamboo. Late-night snackers do not need to worry – Pizza 24/7, Blue Lagoon’s 24-hour food court, and 24-hour room service make sure no hunger pains exist during your stay on Norwegian Dawn. Be sure to save up energy for night time entertainment – South Beach Rave will present guests to a high energy music show. Guests can also have a high roll of laughs at The Second City, a revue of hilarious sketches and comic spins, and work up an appetite at the guest-interactive and hilarious who-done-it Presumed Murdered Luncheon. There’s plenty onboard, so break dawn and experience the perfect way to ‘Freestyle Cruise’ on Norwegian Dawn.

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Dress Code

Part of Norwegian Cruise Line’s ‘Freestyle Cruising’ philosophy is to make sure you’re always comfortable. Onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line sailing, ‘resort casual’ is the typical dress code, which means you’re welcome to wear whatever you want, whenever you want. By offering a wide range of entertainment and dining venues, Norwegian Cruise Line ensures that any area of the ship can fit your personal style.

During daytime, casual clothes such as shorts, jeans, and sundresses are appropriate. Swimsuit attire is even welcome at the poolside grill. In the evening, a variety of attire is acceptable – it is up to you to wear what you want. No matter where you are on the ship, you can also feel free to sport a nice jacket or evening gown for that special occasion. Just wearing shorts or jeans is fine too, however is not permitted in any of the specialty restaurants.

*Wearing comfortable walking shoes is also highly recommended for days in port, as is bringing extra bathing suits, sun block, sun visors, and other types of sun protection.

Fitness / Recreation

Pools and Jacuzzis
Onboard Norwegian Dawn, guests can relax in one of the many Jacuzzis or take a refreshing dip in one of the ships pools.

El Dorado Fitness Center
Stay in shape while at sea or even start a new fitness routine. El Dorado Fitness Center offers guests numerous ways to stay in shape. From aerobics to the full-service gym, Norwegian Dawn has something for all fitness enthusiasts.

Outdoor Activities & Games
From basketball to shuffle board to a giant chess set, Norwegian Dawn provides guests with an endless array of outdoor fun!


The Oasis Pool
Designed with all the amenities of a resort, the Oasis Pool is flanked by Bimini Grill, Sprinkles Ice Cream Bar, ample sunning area, hot tubs and casual poolside dining.

The Library
An elegant quiet place to enjoy your favorite readings.

Screening the latest release movies or video presentations for corporate and incentive groups.


Mandara Spa
Norwegian Dawn provides guests with a full service beauty salon and spa offering a wide range of spa treatments to rejuvenate your body and soul.


Galleria Shops
Norwegian Dawn features the shopping area known as "The Galleria". Here guests are able to buy everyday items such as suntan lotion, postcards and more. There is also an amazing selection of fashionable jewelry, watches, resort wear and more.


Onboard Norwegian Dawn you'll discover Norwegian Cruise Line has rolled out the red carpet for its guests. This is Freestyle Cruising at its finest. Norwegian Cruise Line has created a dining atmosphere that's as free-spirited as the islands and cities you will visit. Norwegian Cruise Line guests can not only select from more than 10 spectacular restaurants with cuisine from all around the world, they also have the freedom to dine whenever they want. They're welcome to come early and stay late because Norwegian Cruise Line's evening hours extend from 5:30 'til midnight. For casual dining Norwegian Dawn has two cafés that offer savory choices around the clock and 24-hour room service. There are optional formal nights, and throughout the cruise, resort casual attire is always appropriate for dinner.

Norwegian Dawn's roster of more than 10 restaurants has a very international flavor. The fact is, no other cruise line has more Freestyle dining choices. From the French elegance of Le Bistro to the exotic Asian allure of Bamboo, Norwegian Dawn will treat its guests to a world of culinary options. Here's a highlight of Norwegian Dawn's dining options.

Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki Room
An elegant adventure into the world of gourmet Asian dining. A world-class experience of the finest Japanese-Thai-Chinese cuisine brings guests the choice of a sushi and sashimi bar, a teppanyaki room and authentic Asian dishes.

French/Mediterranean Restaurant
While enjoying an intimate meal at Le Bistro, one could easily imagine sitting in a charming café on the Champs Èlysées. The menu also reflects many delicious Mediterranean influences, its clever mix of traditional specialties and inventive signature dishes has made Le Bistro 'le favorite.'

Contemporary Cuisine
The cool, clean lines of this modern restaurant combined with its contemporary cuisine create an ambiance of upscale city dining. Aside from the regular menu, a variety of exclusive President's Menu selections can always be found. The chefs have also teamed up with Cooking Light® magazine to offer a variety of dishes which are low in cholesterol, salt, and fat yet high in flavor. The ever-changing selections include Baked Flounder with Thai Scallion Sauce, Sauteed Veal Scallopini topped with Crabmeat and Sauce Bearnaise, and a Red Currant Glazed Pork Chop served with Root Vegetables.

Traditional Cuisine
This elegant restaurant is reminiscent of an ornate French château, where master chefs prepare a sumptuous feast. Every artfully presented course is a delight to the senses. The traditional yet highly sophisticated dishes served include a wonderful Broiled Caribbean Lobster Tail, Duck â l'Orange, and Filet of Beef Wellington. An extensive wine selection makes it easy to choose the perfect complement to your meal.

CAGNEY'S Steakhouse
Steak House
Aged, prime beef cooked at a searing temperature results in some of the most succulent steaks and prime rib meals anywhere. Choose from steaks, filet mignon, prime rib, lamb, fresh seafood and grilled chicken dishes that will surely satisfy all guests taste buds. .


Dawn Club Casino
Norwegian Cruise Line lets the good times roll at their Casinos at Sea. Novices and veterans alike will enjoy Roulette, Blackjack, Craps, and Poker. Norwegian Cruise Line's slots and video poker machines provide exciting opportunities all cruise long.


T-Rex Kid's Center & Teen Club / Disco
There's a colossal amount of fun in this zone designed just for kids. There's a cinema, video games, and an arts & crafts section. There are quiet spaces with a nursery and a sleep/rest area too. At night this area turns into a teen only disco!

T-Rex Kid's Pool
Designed with all the amenities of a resort, the T-Rex Kid's Pool is flanked by Bimini Grill, Sprinkles Ice Cream Bar, ample sunning area, hot tubs and casual poolside dining.

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4.3 Stars
197 Reviews
* Reviews are posted by cruisers who booked through Avoya Travel
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“First cruise ”
4 Stars
Cruise Date: 01/05/2020
Destination: Caribbean
Reviewed 28 days ago by Stephen
“Cruise evaluation. Norwegian Dawn”
2 Stars
Cruise Date: 01/05/2020
Destination: Caribbean
Reviewed 28 days ago by Winifred
1 Star
Cruise Date: 01/05/2020
Destination: Caribbean
Reviewed 28 days ago by Peter
“Great trip”
4 Stars
Cruise Date: 12/29/2019
Destination: Caribbean
Reviewed about 1 month ago by Linda
“Less than expected for a holiday cruise”
3 Stars
Cruise Date: 12/22/2019
Destination: Caribbean
Reviewed about 2 months ago by Sandra
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