Not impressed with Carnival or the ship

Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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4 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 02, 2008
Ship: Carnival Fascination
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 10 years ago
Decor was ok, not festive. Not imprssed with the cruise director. Midnight buffet was only hamburgers and hot dogs. Wait staff was ok. We may have expected to much in comparrison to the other cruiseline we were on. This was a smaller ship.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Ambiance was not there, felt like I was in a cafeteria. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner food was good and much selection. Midnight buffet (Not) only hamburgers and hot dogs.


3 out of 5
Second and third nights entertainment was better

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
Not much activity for over age 15.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Spa personnel was great.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship was clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very comfortable and roomy.
3 out of 5
Best restaurant - Sloppy Joe's.
3 out of 5
Must see..Senior Frogs Must do swim and ride with dolphins

Pros: housekeeping staff, very clean, food good,

Cons: not much activity for kids over 15

Recommends Carnival Fascination? No.

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