Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Old ship/Fast internary

Sail Date: July 17, 2016

Reviewed: 10 months ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Suite

We have been on over 12 cruises with multiple carriers.  This cruise was average. The ship is older and configured differently from other ships.  The initial safety review was not effective and left people not knowing what they should in the event of an emergency.  We did not particularly like the dining seating as well.  The ports were great and kept us moving quite a bit.  Some of the entertainment was good but some was bad.  The common area food was initially was good but it became the same (not much change) as the week progressed.   All in all we considered this average or even a little below average.  We like Carnival but will probably avoid this ship in the future.

Cabin / Stateroom
The water faucet handle broke twice. The cabin is older.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Not much to do at the port.
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Go to St. John! Beaches are the best.
Bridgetown, Barbados
Beautiful Island.
Castries, St. Lucia
Head south not north
Basseterre, St. Kitts
Monkeys everywhere!
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Rent a car and see the island.


Not your traditional ship layout. Small ship.

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