A disappointing cruise

Carnival Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
Sail Date: December 31, 2011
Ship: Carnival Dream
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago

I sailed on the Dream in Dec 2009. It was a new ship at that time. With the exception of many many disruptive children, everything else was wonderful. This time, the choices of food in the dining room has gone way down hill. The entertainment is geared strictly toward the younger generation, the attitude of the some of the personnel onboard was negative. There was little to do during the day when in port for older folks. The staff in the casino were not personalable. I would not recommend this ship to anyone at this time. In two years it has gone way down hill. The furniture in the Encore lounge look and feel like they need replacing. Of couse this is because children walk on it and bounce.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
I am not difficult to please when it comes to food but this trip I ate from the left hand side of menu rather than the right. Therefore I had the same chicken and veg everynight. We asked if we could have shrimp cocktail everynight. Our head waiter Julio said just the first night. On the last night we overheard another table asking for shrimp cocktain and indicated that they had it every night...


1 out of 5
Entertainment had to be canceled several nights. All entertainment geared toward the younger generation rather than h aving thiings that 6-75 would enjoy.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
There were some that were extrmely unfriendly

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship size ok. Furniture in common areas could be more comfortable and cleaner.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Pros: Getting away from home

Cons: Food/entertainment

Recommends Carnival Dream? No.

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