Disappointing Cruise

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


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Experience: 4-6 cruises
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2.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 23, 2010
Ship: Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
The ship itself was iimpressive - if only we got to go on the cruise we signed up for to the Cayman Islands. The ship lost its propulsion - Carnival needs to do a better job maintaining their ships. The cruise line also did a poor job of communicating the problems they were having. Would not recommend based on the way we were treated (very poorly).

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
5 out of 5
Would have loved to see Grand Cayman - the only place I really wanted to go. The only problem was the cruise line changed the itinerary at the last minute because the ship's engines broke down. Unbelievably disappointing.
1 out of 5
It was okay, if you don't mind being continually hassled by the locals. VERY annoying

Pros: The Carnival Destiny was very nice - clean, comfortable room, excellent food in the dining room

Cons: Ship broke down; didn't take us on the cruise we booked; instead of the Cayman Islands, we went to Key West, Florida (I live in Florida and have been to Key West a dozen times!)

Recommends Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28? No.

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