October 2015 - 8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip) Cruise on Carnival Sunshine
You asked for my honest opinion!
This our 3rd cruise. 1st with Carnival. We traveled on Carnival Sunshine.
The quality of the food served, except for the deserts, was less in selection, taste variety and quality, than other cruise lines. The destinations were really good.
The cruise entertainment director was exceptional. The shows were very good and well done. Our room attendant was friendly. As far as the other employees go some seemed friendly others you could tell they were just doing a job. The layout of the ship is a disaster. Except for deck 9 you had to go up or down in some case for several decks to get from point A to point B and with the turning of the staircases you questioned in your mind whether you were going towards the front or aft of the ship, There concern for hygiene seemed to be non existent. There were hand sanitizers around the ship but unless you were really looking off to the side when traveling around they were for the most part out of site. In all the communications on board not once did anyone mention the importance of using the hand sanitizers. If you were on the front or mid section of the ship you had to travel to deck 5 and go threw the casino ( which was filled with smokers that when you finally left you smelled like a smoker)to sign up for dinner if you booked my time dining. Then you had to go down two decks to get to the dinning area and wait for seating.