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I don't know what  you mean by enclosed.  I was on the Dawn last year and had a balcony cabin...it was a normal balcony with a wall about halfway up and then nothing!

 

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45 minutes ago, room with a view said:

Are all the balconies on the Dawn "enclosed" .?

Thanks for any info.

No.....  the "PrivSea" are typically at the front of the ship.....  all other balconies are your traditional ones. 

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We cruised on the Dawn and it had normal balconies.  It may have a few, like when we cruised on the Star, we picked an enclosed balcony, because it was cheap and the cruise was out of Copenhagen and visited Norway, Shetland Islands, Iceland and some ports in the British Isles.  The weather was cold and the enclosed balcony did block some of the cold wind.

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They are also called Hull Balconies and are usually towards the front of the ship.

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The photos Escargo posted are of the Norwegian Epic.  The Priva Sea or hull balconies on the Star, Dawn and Jewel class ships are much preferable to those on the Epic.

 

Here is a Youtube video of 9008 from the Norwegian Star. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHjDduDDmq8

 

Here is Youtube video of Norwegian Dawn 8556 (old video) so decor is different now.

 

 

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4 minutes ago, kjquilts said:

The photos Escargo posted are of the Norwegian Epic.  The Priva Sea or hull balconies on the Star, Dawn and Jewel class ships are much preferable to those on the Epic.

 

Here is a Youtube video of 9008 from the Norwegian Star. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHjDduDDmq8

At the 2 minute (2:00) mark of the 3:57 minute video the details of the Hull (enclosed) balcony are shown in detail.

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17 hours ago, don't-use-real-name said:

At the 2 minute (2:00) mark of the 3:57 minute video the details of the Hull (enclosed) balcony are shown in detail.

Thanks!! I'm assuming the Jade would be similar? I have that balcony booked for a Trans Atlantic next April

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17 minutes ago, njkate said:

Thanks!! I'm assuming the Jade would be similar? I have that balcony booked for a Trans Atlantic next April

 

Yes the JADE and its sister ships JEWEL GEM and PEARL would be like the DAWN and its sister the STAR.

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Thanks everyone for your advice and photos.

We did  the Spirit Christmas/ New Year cruise 2019/2020 deck 10 midships so I'm pleased that we will not have a "hull" cabin if we book the Dawn 2020/2021.

Though we are hanging back before making any booking (even with the NCL "sale" ) as ship's locations may change …. as it has with the Spirt.

Thanks

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We had one if the enclosed balconies on the Jade in January this year and it was fine. Much better than I expected. 

 

 

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