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Carnival Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 24, 2016
Ship: Carnival Dream
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

There was always something going on.  This was our first cruise and we'll definitely go again.  We're glad we got the balcony room.  The cleaning people kept the room spotless.  All of the waitstaff was very friendly.  But the food could have been a little better.  It was very good, but not great.  I still ate a ton!  The breakfast was nothing to brag about.  But there was something for everyone in all departments.  We left the kids at home, but it was very kid friendly.  There was also a "serenity" deck for 21+ that was very quiet.  The comedy acts were great, the shopping was fantastic, and there was so much to do.  Certainly not enough time, even though it was a week long.  Even the port excursions were awesome and reasonably priced.  I'd recommend to anyone and will bring the kids next time.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
More room than I thought it would be and enough room for everything we brought with nooks and crannys and drawers and shelves everywhere. The only complaint is that the "king" bed was two twin beds pushed together, which made it uncomfortable to get close to my wife. Also, none of the toilets were comfy to sit on.

Ship Tip

Ask for extra down comforters to put on the beds under the sheets to make it more comfy. And get to know the ship because there's always something going on and all sorts of rooms hidden everywhere. My wife had a wheelchair and we had to get creative on which elevators to take to certain decks.

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
This isn't "true" Mexico. It's touristy Mexico. Everything here is more expensive than the states.
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