gigito2
Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Review by Empressive

Non-sensational

In response to review, gigito2 says ...

Yikes!‚ 

Could you please be a little more specific about the stench and where it was coming from?

We're sailing soon on the Sensation in a JS, and your review has me a little concerned, frankly...

Are you saying the toilet wouldn't flush?!? ‚ Was it repaired to your satisfaction, or did that continue throughout your cruise? ‚ How on earth did you use the facilities if the loo wasn't working? ‚ Seems like a health hazard to me...

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Tags: Carnival Cruise Lines Caribbean - Western Carnival Sensation

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ToddTheCruiser
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

WOW.....‚  This is why I prefer the newer ships or ships within ten years old.‚  I prefer the Dream and Valor class ships.‚  I wont sail on one of the old fantasy class ones ever .. Did it once on Fantasy.‚  Fantasy was ok but not great.

Empressive
Contributor Level: Purser

Yes gigito2, for a time period flushing or using the toilet in stateroom was not an option. It was however repaired as well as the closet area were the life vests and luggage were kept. The terrible odors were present throughout the ship. One of the lovely members of guests services asked to be taken to areas in-which she immediately noticed the unpleasant odors as well. She began to look around and behind things to locate where the source was coming from. Upon not discovering any dead bodies she concluded that it had to be the carpets. There were areas on the pool deck as well that reeked. The very last night the crew worked diligently to clean the areas. The pool deck was closed off for cleaning. The carpets and common areas received some form of deodorizing. I also witnessed the walls and elevators being wiped down. The issue with that is, the cleaning crew stated they only had one single solution to clean things with, it was not industrial strength and was not a registered brand like Clorox or Lysol. To avoid mildew, mold, and mercer strength bacteria in poorly ventilated - high traffic areas better cleaner needs to be done often.

Empressive
Contributor Level: Purser

Hahahaha. ummm no one drank shower water my dear

Empressive
Contributor Level: Purser

It is quite clear some have had a hard life and are used to dire and poor conditions. The sensation is extremely old and it has been well documented by others that the ship is not in acceptable condition for those who uncomfortable in unsanitary conditions.

ToriB
Contributor Level: Purser

I'm really shocked that so many of you are defending a multi-billion dollar company that has a "groups department" that is supposed to be able to handle a small group of 42 people with ease. Also, you guys are upset that I'm saying Carnival was still making profits and didn't loose any profits while we saved up and spent even more money than expected‚ for a trip‚ that was such a horrible experience all the way around along with the itinerary change.‚ I never stated that I didn't have empathy for the cruiser that was injured. ‚ The only thing me and my family want is a better compensation for ALL of the combined mishaps that we endured. ‚ My post is not fake, but maybe all of you work for carnival by sitting online writing character attacks and cyber bullying any invidual who voices what they believe to be unfair and unjust treatment. ‚ Even if my family doesn't get anymore compensation I did what I thought was right by informing the next family not to cruise Carnival and expect reasonable and acceptable conditions for all their money and time spent onboard Carnival.‚ 

ToriB
Contributor Level: Purser

Tdukes and sherryd41 must work for Carnival. ‚ Any post that gives Carnival a low rating you guys are always commenting with an attitude of suck it up. ‚  ‚ I was on that same cruise with 42 of my family members and we can attest that what he is posting is accurate and true. ‚ 

Whybother
Contributor Level: Purser

Sherrydb41 just a question? Are you saying this boat is not Even worth the‚ money people paid? Lowered expectations because the money? Time was more vauable and these people can't get it back! I just read all reviews for this cruise and 97 percent of the people was not happy, that speak volumes!!

glomarrone
Contributor Level: Admiral

Plumbing seems to be a constant problem especially on older ships. 

JCOAKML
Contributor Level: Captain

 

Certainly seems that way.  I was just on Carnival Inspiration and they delayed boarding due to a fresh water issue.  The plumbing was still being worked after boarding started.  During the cruise everything was fine.  Inspiration is an older Fantasy class but I'd sail on her again without hesitation.  Been on her twice already.  

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