Carnival ...should have cancelled

Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

3.1 out of 5
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Carnival Fascination

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 17, 2017

Ship: Carnival Fascination

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: E167

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

The cruise should have been cancelled. Money is the root of all evil!!! The guest that were picked up in BARBADOS should have never joined due to the uncertainty.. the management was not honest.


5 out of 5
The cruise should have cancelled this cruise and reimbursed their customers. In the midst of an impending hurricane 5 storm they decided to sail on. I felt like I was on a ship trying to out dodge a storm. The iternary was changed four times and even then the guest did not get to enjoy themselves due to the uncertainty of what was next. I've been on several cruises, some with carnival and the competitor Royal Caribbean and I must say your competitor has a business savvy that's incomparable. Lives before profit will always prevail. I will never travel with the Carnival Cruise line again.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The ship is old and must be taken off the water. . Water was dripping from the ceiling of my cabin.. the windows around t he ship were dirty.. the food was good. The staff is excellent. Carnival put their staff in awkward position. The drink bubbles package is too expensive.. however the themed drink of the day is an excellent feature..

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The shows were good..the pool is too small for a ship that wants to accommodate over 2000 guests. The spa and fitness center was superb.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Thank goodness for the hardworking staff because management sucks!!!

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
The ship is old and dirty.. retire it..sell the parts..

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
The cabin windows were dirty.. the mattress was old and worn..flatter than a pancake. I had to request a new mattress.

Ship tip

Choose another ship and don't go during hurricane season. Management thinks because the made provisions for the guest its ok to sail..

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

2 out of 5
Visited friends... before the hurricane hit.

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Visited friends.. enjoyed my day at the beautiful beach

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Did not get off the ship.. I've been there before..nothing to rave about..

Basseterre, St. Kitts Did not visit port

Due to the hurricane we passed by..

Philipsburg, St. Maarten Did not visit port

Due to the hurricane we passed this port..


1 out of 5
Easy.. i was ready to get off that ship..
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