Fun but overcrowded with terrible disembarkation

Carnival Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 24, 2016
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 1277
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 11 months ago

While the cruise was enjoyable (and the excursions especially fun - we booked two through Carnival and one through ), the trip felt as if there were too many people on the boat. We constantly were waiting in lines and the disembarkation process was a terrible, half-day experience that resulted in some members of our party almost missing their flight. Everything you buy (at least the drinks) also have an automatic 15% gratuity, while the tips are automatically added to your account, removing the option of actually choosing whether and how much to tip.ย 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Some were wonderful. Some were average. Some were not that great.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

Cabin was roomy and the two bathrooms was a nice touch.

Ship Tip

Don't check your bags when planning to disembark.

5 out of 5
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