Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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3 out of 5

First cruise - good overall

Sail Date: April 21, 2011

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

The Carnival Destiney is a fine ship. Very well maintained, well layed out, and clean. It appears tp have been recently renovated.

Pros: Clean ship, excellent service

Cons: First cabin had a strong sewer smell

Recommends Carnival Fascination? Yes!

Ship Quality
The ship is large enough to offer everything, without being too large to wander about. The decor is modern and tastefull.
Food and Dining
Our dining room was excellent. The open dining area/grill was fast foodish and crowded. Some type of service is available 24/7, and our dining times were convenient.
Cabin / Stateroom
Our first stateroom suffered some kind of plumbing malfunction. We suffered a day of a very strong sewer smell before we complained. After alerting the crew, we were in a new stateroom within 2 hours. I can' think of anything the crew might have done differently to correct the problem.
Service and Staff
Service as it should be. Simply the best I've ever experienced. Courteous and cheerful all the time.
On board shows were entertaining and scheduled at convenient times. Good variety of entertainment.
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Looked like a slum. We chose to stay on board, as it was only the first full day of the cruise. Other passengers seems to enjoy the day ashore.
Nassau, Bahamas
Honestly, we were disappointed in Nassau. Except for The Atlantis Resort, what we saw was like any other tourist trap location we've been to, only slightly less affluent. Think Colon, Panama or Cairo.

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