Ok Carnival Fantasy Cruise - bad weather

Carnival Fantasy Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: November 01, 2009
Ship: Carnival Fantasy
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago
The ship was too small - like larger ones. Cruise line could not predict the weather so it caused any activities to be cancelled. We were limited to inside and rooms. I would not purchase cruise from Ortbitz again. I should have read the very fine print on cancellation policy. I will go thru travel agency next time. I purchased the cruise about 4 months before and could not cancel without losing all my money.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Did not like the buffet - they seem to have food with the area of New Orleans as theme. I would have like other options. I did not like having to eat hamburgers or sandwiches the entire time. The dining room food was very good - we enjoyed the meals.


3 out of 5
Limited due to weather. The casino did not seem to have many winners

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The crew & captain were great. The dinners in dining rooms were very good. The housekeeping staff was good as well.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Good - but smaller ship. They needed larger dancing areas.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The housekeeping staff was good as well and the room was a good size. Did not feel cramped in room

Pros: Being away

Cons: The buffet food was sub-standard compared to other cruises

Recommends Carnival Fantasy? No.

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