Pool is WAY too small!

Carnival Fantasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Bahamas (Charleston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 14, 2014
Ship: Carnival Fantasy
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: M119
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

I enjoyed the actual cruise line experience (it was my first).  Cons:  the pool on board was so small.  The adult only area had two hot tubs, and no pool.  Those of us not with children would have had a better experience if the adult section had a pool.  The kids took over the pool and those of us trying to get away from kids (parents, and teachers) were stuck with them and the fact that some of the parents had no idea what their kids were doing.  The smokers smoked wherever they wanted to, even though many announcements were made.  The elevators smelled like smoke midship and I allergic to it, so I had to stay away from the area around mid ship where the casino was.  

The pros:   The staff was awesome, funny, friendly.  Our cabin steward, Rodrigo was amazing.  The food was good, there was a decent variety.  I like the LGBT meetings, I thought that was neat, and the shows were cute.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Mostly geared towards bingo and gambling. Two things I do not do.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
The children were not kept busy enough that they didn't bother us. They were everywhere, we even saw some buying alcohol.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
needs more pool areas for adults.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

If you like gambling, this is your ship. Go see Jo at the coffee bar, but if you do not like smoke, don't linger there or you will reek of it.

1 out of 5
No one answers phones at the port when I called (several times) to find out about parking. It is not appealing at all.
5 out of 5
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