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Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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5 Night Bahamas With Carnival Live (Jacksonville Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 14, 2014
Ship: Carnival Fascination
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: E238
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago

We were not expecting much on this cruise.  It was just supposed to be an easy little cruise during my daughters spring break.  We choose it because of the price, the fact that this ship had a few balconies, and it was a convienient drive from North Carolina.  I must say, we were very suprised at how outstanding a cruise this one was.  Let me start by saying,  this is a great one to get a taste of the cruise experience.  If you are looking for a lot of exotic ports of call, pick another one.  But, having said that, this was one of the most pleasant cruises we have been on, and we have been on ten now.  The ship was very clean.  The staff was wonderful, the food in the main dining room was great, and the entertainment was top flight.  We even got to see Kansas, Live in Concert, from ten feet away.  In addition, we were seated with three other families that we made close friends with very quickly.  I would recommend this cruise to anyone that wants to get away for a few days and not break the bank.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Main dining room food is very good.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Saw Kansas Live

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
A little disorganized

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
I had a beverage waiting for me at my table each night, before I arrived!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

This ship has balconies unlike it's sister ship, The Fantasy, that sails out of Charleston.

3 out of 5
Not much to do, but supper convienient.
5 out of 5
Saw Kansas, and they rocked.
3 out of 5
5 out of 5
Very relaxing, but remember, it is an extension of the ship, which means money.
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