Worse cruise ship in the WORLD!

Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28 Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Verified Review
4 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 22, 2012
Ship: Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 5 years ago

We just returned from a 4 day cruise. This is by far the WORSE experience ever on a trip. This is our 6th cruise but the Carnival Destiny is a disappointment for everyone who has ever gone on a vacation.
The staff needs customer service training urgently. They are clueless on how to treat a guest. Food was horrendous and lines to get food were never ending. It felt like we were back in high school and they even serve drinks in plastic reusable cups. There are no specialty restaurants at all. Guest relation staff has no clue of what is happening on board (what are they there for). Shore excursion staff was extremely rude to our needs as my husband has a handicap. They did nothing but to made us feel very unwelcome on the excursions we tried to book. Wine selection is very poor. To top it off, our room smelled like someone had pee (yes pee) everywhere including the curtains. Room service took an average of an hour to receive our food. Decor is very very outdated and dark. Everything looks old and dirty. The best thing about this cruise is that it was only 4 days. Thank GOD!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The food in the only sit down dining room was ok. Desserts were limited but thank God for molten chocolate as it was the one dessert we always had. The food at the buffet was horrendous and lines never ended.


3 out of 5
Shows were ok\, nothing to die for. Entertaining for what they are

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
There was nothing for our 14 month old baby. Staff at the Carnival Camp\, should learn to be nice to both parents and kids

Service and Staff

1 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Room was big compared to other cruises we've taken. Smell like pee

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Horrible food\, outdated decor\, bad mannered staff\, pee smell everywhere

Recommends Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28? No.

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