Carnival Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

2-3 cruises


Helpful Votes

3 out of 5


Sail Date: September 13, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Balcony

This was our second cruise, first time with Carnival.  Our room attendant was not very attentive, the last 3 nights we did not get a turn down in our room so missed out on that personal evening touch (& clean towels).  But the biggest issue was the awful sewer smell that periodically swept across our cabin.  When I inquired I was told that our cabin and the one next to us were known to have this issue so pellets of some sort were put down to alleviate the smell (they did not work well).  Needless to say this was not good and ruined what could have been a very good cruise.  Guest services did not seem too concerned when we told them?

Cabin / Stateroom
Horrible sewer smell in our cabin during most of the cruise. Told guest services who offered little help. Placing down pellets did not work so we endured the discomfort. We paid for a balcony cabin and felt we did not get our moneys worth.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Very smooth both leaving and arriving. I really like the New Orleans cruise terminal.
Ship Quality
Nice ship once you figured out how to get around.
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
What I saw was good.
Service and Staff
Overall very good. A few grumpy faces in the photo shop and gift shop.
Food and Dining
Very good food options to chose from. Loved the deli & pizza, those guys worked very hard.

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