4 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip) Sail Date: February 10, 2011 Ship: Carnival Ecstasy Cabin Type: Oceanview Traveled As: Couple Reviewed: 7 years ago
The ship was fine and as expected.
Food and Dining
1 out of 5
One of the things that new cruisers hear before taking a cruise is how great the food is. This was not the case with our cruise. Most of the food that we had served to us was sub-par. As a matter of fact, two of the main entres served to my girlfriend at dinner were bad at best. The grilled chicken was so tought that could not be cut. I'm a hearty eter and I couldn't eat some of what was presented to me. The fruit was bad several times, and the overall quality was poor. Very disappointed. Was shocked that at no time was a quality cut of steak offered at dinner. No N.Y. strip, ribeye, or fillet.
3 out of 5
I thought that there would be more entertainment available. Two guys singing by the pool isn't exactly what I refer to as entertainment. But the entertainment that was available was good. I really enjoyed the ships director Steve. Very entertaining! The impression I got was that if you were not into drinking, this cruise isn't for you.
Service and Staff
5 out of 5
3 out of 5
Cleanliness was great, layout fine, decor was as expected.
Cabin / Stateroom
3 out of 5
As expected and fine. THe beds were very uncomfortable though.
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