Carnival Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

Experience
4-6 cruises

Review
1

Helpful Votes
4

3 out of 5

Dream Disappointment

Sail Date: August 17, 2013

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

The dining, stateroom and entertainment staff were exceptional' stateroom was very good and the food was excellent. The downsides of this cruise was the failure of parents and staff to control the children that were onboard. We had children "riding" the elevators, especially the one in the atrium, stopping at every deck, up and down; children pushing past older guests to get into elevators or up or down stairs; running throughout the ship even as last a 4:00 AM, most of which was done in the presence of staff but nothing was ever said. I have been on other ships and the ship's staff have stepped in when this behavior was noticed. Security officers were nonexistent except at the 18 and over nightclub. The Lido deck buffet area was far to small for the number of guests onboard therefore there were almost always large lines.
Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Excellent
Cabin / Stateroom
Excellent
Service and Staff
Attentive and friendly
Entertainment
NIghtly entertainment was good and comedy club was excellent
Onboard Activities
Port Canaveral, Florida
Cozumel, Mexico
We did not leave the shopping area at the dock.
Belize City, Belize
Secured a guided ride around the city at the dock.
Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
We did a ZIP line trip that was great, it also included a guided trip around part of the island.
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico Didn't get off the ship

Tip

Don't miss the pasta area, one deck above the Lido buffet, ship's dining rooms for breakfast instead of the long lines on the Lido deck.



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