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Carnival Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Carnival Dream

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Sail Date: March 26, 2011

Ship: Carnival Dream

Cabin Type: Inside

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review Summary

I personally do not feel that bigger is better with ships. While it is a beautiful ship, too many people and not enough space for them all at meal times and pool times. There needs to be an enforced no kids pool and hot tub area, this is not and there is hardly an opportunity to find one that is not full of kids and no adult supervision of thier behavior. Food was great in the restaurant but the buffet lines not so much. Same breakfast everyday and if you want an omelette plan to wait, ALOT!

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The dining room open eating time was great. We were not prepared to be refused to enter the dining room on what we thought was 'optional' dress on formal night. We were still nicely dressed with collared shirts and dress shorts and they would not allow us to eat, missed the lobster that we were looking so forward to!

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Past cruises had more family games and activities. Our teen was bored.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
There are many that you cannot understand hardly at all since they do no speak clear english. It was difficult to get answers at times.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Love the towell animals each night! Our stewart knew all of our names and did a great job!

Ports Of Call

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
The snorkeling excursion on the Bimini Breeze was the best yet! Highly recommend!
Don't Miss: Bimini Breeze boat snorkeling tour

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5

Nassau, Bahamas

1 out of 5
We took a water taxi over to get to one of these famous beaches. Once we were packed like sardines they took us across and dropped us off, no directions and the beach was over a mile away. Take a taxi next time, we ended up turning around and going back without seeing the beach.

Pros: The cleanliness of the ship.

Cons: The disorganization and long lines in the buffets. Some things I never got a chance to try the whole time, too long of a wait.

Recommends Carnival Dream? Yes!

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