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Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28 Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
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Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 28, 2010
Ship: Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago

The service was decent but the food was bad. They served cheeseburgers and fries everyday. It was all junk food, except for the sittdown dinners. The casino was very small and empty. The breverages were very expensive. There were very long lines to get food. The shows were very bad. All was done to the minimum. The shows seemed like they were perfoming as a job and not as their passion. The ship to us seemed to have a very bad use of space.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
The buffet food was aweful. It was all junk food. The dinners were good.


1 out of 5
It was a boring ship. They didn't have many activities. All they did was line dacing and bingo. They have a great pool area that could have being use for a party.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
Do you mean having the children ride the elevators all night and harrass other passengers who would wait for the elevators. Nothing like getting on the elevator and having to stop on every floor because the children liked to press all the buttons.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
the staff was not healpful. They did everything to the minimum. I did not feel pamper at all. The dealers in the casino were miserable! It wasn't even fun and we won money. We didn't go back after the second night. Maybe some classes to the black jack dealers to enjoy themselves. It makes the table enjoy as well.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
The layout of the cruise was very bad. It was hard to get from one side to the other. The only way was thru the casino. The food setup was bad also because they have the condiment before the food. The lines were long for everything in this ship. The Lido deck has such potential but the organized entertainment didn't use it properly. Line dancing every time they used it, one or two ok but every song. The entertainment comittee just didn't seem to be on the top of their game. Seemed like everything was done at last minute with out a real plan.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The stateroom was very spacious and clean. The bathroom was big as well. The still had the an old tv. The need to update the rooms with flat screens.
5 out of 5
The beaches are beautiful and the people are very nice. I will come back.
Don't Miss: stingrays and the shops
1 out of 5
dolphin cove is a must see. Shark show was a waste of time. i rate it poor because people there make it unfriendly.

Pros: the room

Cons: food, service, the shows, the casino, the deck

Recommends Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28? No.

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