Carnival Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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3 out of 5

just another cruise

Sail Date: December 01, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Balcony

Ship was just a bigger version of thier other ships, nothing special or spectacular. Atrium was narrow, pools where few and small, elevators where always busy expecially during embarkation due to staff locking out midship elevators for moving luggage, alcohol was removed from everyones luggage (even that special whiskey you like that you cannot get on the ship, first time in 7 cruises).Gratuities kill a family of 4 at 11.50 per person per day even for kids.
Bar drinks add up the stateroom account quick seing as they take every ounce of alcohol from your luggage, i would recommend the longisland it is worth the money.The hottubs where always cold and full of kids

Pros: staff was excellent

Cons: cruise director sucked

Recommends Carnival Dream? No.

Ship Quality
this ship had no special features, it is just a big boaring ship
Cabin / Stateroom
balconies where very small but the room stewart was great
very little entertainment at night compared to any other ship, shows where average
Food and Dining
the dining room was excellent, food veried slightly but they always had a base menu of your meat and potatoes.
Service and Staff
staff was always there to help, cruise director was rarely seen
Children's Programs
camp carnival staff was always welcoming the kids unfortunately they do not recieve any gratuitues that are automatically deducted.

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