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Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
5 Night Bahamas (Jacksonville Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 29, 2015
Ship: Carnival Fascination
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: E25
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

this was our first Carnival cruise, though we've done many others on Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. This was a booking of convenience and taking opportunity of a great price. The ship, while smaller than those to which we are accustomed, was clean, in great shape and enjoyable. The entertainment of all types was superb. Due to the ages of our children (8 & 9) we skipped the DR in favor of the Lido buffets. There was a very well varied selection of entrees and desserts, though the salad and fruit choices were somewhat limited. Biggest problem was the lack of engagement from the staff, compared with our previous cruises. Our Stewart, Agus was great, but he was the ONLY staff member whom our children got to speak with on any regular basis. And if I am going to be charged mandatory gratuities for asst. waiters, waiters, head waiters, etc., I would expect a little mor engagement from the crew.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Tight, but well maintained
5 out of 5
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