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Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: July 01, 2013
Ship: Carnival Fascination
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago
our party of 5 adults and 2 kids had a great time. it was a very relaxing vacation. the bahamas was ok, little stirrup cay was over crowded and the water was not as clear as we had expected. the pool was not near large enough to accomodate so many people on board, but my kids loved the water slide area. drink prices are too high, would have loved the opportunity to prepay for alcohol. but overall we had a great time and will definitely cruise again

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
food was good. really enjoyed the special foods that they added for people to try, i.e. alligator, frog legs, escargot.


3 out of 5
the band, deja vu, was the best entertainment/cover band but they were placed in a walkway/hallway and weren't given enough performance time. they played for the live band karaoke, but tht seemed like a waste of talent to me. they need a better venue and more time to play.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
my kids, 10 and 6, loved the water slides and camp carnival

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
the ships staff was very friendly.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
the ship was good and clean, there was a slight dank smell in some of the common areas. one of our rooms was near the laundry room and there was a lot of commotion and loud talking from the crew that disturbed us at night.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
room was average, not enough plugs

Pros: water slides

Cons: not enough live bands/pool too small

Recommends Carnival Fascination? Yes!

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