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

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 19, 2011
Ship: Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Overall, the cruise was good. I didn't think the staff (all staff) was that friendly. The last cruise I took, the staff really went out of their way to make you feel welcome and they cared if you enjoyed your cruise. I never got that impression this time. Also, while most of the main dining meals were great, the steaks we ordered were always overcooked (med. steak was completely cooked through). This was the first cruise for my children and they enjoyed themselves.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
I enjoyed the convenience of being able to dine when I chose to do so. The food was pretty good.


3 out of 5
It seemed like the nightly shows were the same. Not much variety.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
I was not impressed with the staff at all.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very nice ship! Great decor!

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The stateroom had some wear, but it was a great size for our family.
3 out of 5
Dunns River Falls is a must. It is beautiful and by far the best thing to do in Jamaica. Be aware of the locals that try to "give" you and your children things that they want a "donation" for. It is very annoying.
Don't Miss: Dunns River Falls
5 out of 5
Grand Cayman was beautiful. Stingray City sandbar is a must see! The stingrays swam right up to you and all around. It was awesome.
Don't Miss: Stingray City sandbar

Pros: The beautiful decor

Cons: The staff wasn't as friendly as the last cruise I took.

Recommends Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28? Yes!

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