Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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4 out of 5

A good time on the Fascination

Sail Date: August 18, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Inside

Overall the cruise was a great time. The fascination is in excellent shape considering its age. The modifications make it look newer. Food in the main dining room was very good and prepared to our liking. We ate breakfast in the buffet daily, which was above average. Room service was average. Beds were not turned down in the evening and room steward would not bring ice to the room daily, which was needed for medication. We had the late seating for dinner. Do not get the late seating or you will miss out on the activities as most were planned during our dinner time. Carnival does not have as many activities planned as Royal Caribbean. Half Moon Cay was great. We've been to Nassau before, which we always liked. Make sure you go to Dolphin Encounters and do the Sea Lion Excursion. It was a great time.

Pros: Food in Dining Room

Cons: Activities not planned correctly for people with late seating

Recommends Carnival Fascination? No.

Ship Quality
Ship is in excellent shape for its age. Extremely clean
Food and Dining
Dining in Main dining room was excellent. Buffet was above average.
Cabin / Stateroom
Stateroom was average.
Service and Staff
Dining room staff was great. Room steward not so great
Not enough activities for people who had the late seating. Activities not planned correctly.

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