Never, ever cruise on this ship

Carnival Conquest Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
8 Night Southern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 01, 2016
Ship: Carnival Conquest
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8309
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 11 months ago

After having been on 11 cruises, we were forced by Carnival to book this horrible cruise.  We had planned a round trip Hawaii cruise on Carnival since they were the only line doing round trip, but had to cancel because of unexpected happenings. They refused to return our $1200 payment and said we had to use it to book another Carnival cruise (for which they charged an additional $100). Never have we been refused a return of a downpayment on any other cruise line.  But, getting back to the Conquest....it should be in the scrap heap.  The "dining room" was a low class restaurant and we had a booth with no tablecloth situated beside the station where they dumped the uneaten food from other people's plates.  It was so disgusting we could barely eat, which really didn't matter because the food was rotten.  The waiters and assistant waiters were uninterested in whether we had everything or not..nobody ever asked us what we wanted to drink so I asked for iced tea the first night.  That was the only night I got iced tea.  The noise in the restaurant was so bad with dishes clanging and waiters rushing around and being so crowded together that even if the food would have been good, we couldn't have enjoyed it because of the atmosphere which was horrendous.  The ship "décor" is dark and foreboding and does not look like a place where you might have a bright good time.  In other words, this was the cruise and ship from Hell.  Don't ever go  on it.

 

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5

Service and Staff

1 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Balcony was almost too small to sit on without banging your knees on the glass. Cabin was ok, similar to most cabins on other ships.

Ship Tip

DON'T DO IT.

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