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Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Sail Date: July 16, 2012
Ship: Carnival Fascination
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 5 years ago

We had a great time.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Buffet had good food and changed every day. Great burgers! MDR was obviously better quality wit great desserts and selection. One night we were seated next to foul-mouthed 20-somethings\, and my kids had to hear some F-bombs. Maybe Carnival could seat families near other families?


3 out of 5
Busy schedule. Good shows\, karoke\, comedy\, trivia...

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Kids loved them. Security was assembled in minutes by the Circle C staff with fliers printed when our daughter got lost and we could'nt find her

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was nice\, smiling\, attentive and very helpful.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Size was fine. Public areas could use more seating. Decor was fine. Accessibility was a bit confusing. We always needed the maps above the elevators. The pool was awfully small. My backyard pool is almost as big. We only spent 10 total minutes in it due to overcrowding. far too small for that many people. We were all VERY disappointed.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small room for 4\, but it was just enough. Well laid out. Not small enough for us to pay double for adjoining rooms.

Pros: Good food\, great staff

Cons: Woefully undersized pool\, not enough drink stations or bathrooms

Recommends Carnival Fascination? Yes!

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