Great experience on the Carnival Glory

Carnival Glory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Sail Date: April 01, 2007
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 10 years ago
The staff is top notch. It made for a wonderful experience. If dining in the Platinum Restaurant, ask to be seated in Mario and Juan's section if possible. Wee Jimmy did a fine job as Cruise Director. The casino dealers are friendly (as expected), especially Aleksandra who really made losing money at Three Card Poker less painful. And the staff went out of their way to remember everyone's name from the very first day.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Don't forget to spoil yourself at the restaurant. The dining experience is wonderful. The staff is very friendly and takes care of you. And if you're feeling bold, ask for two entrees. If you feel guilty later, you can always visit the onboard gym!

Entertainment

5 out of 5
No matter if you are in port or at sea, you never run out of things to do. The shows are great and the night life is always entertaining. Lounge all day if you want and never have to pick the same spot twice. Why not, you earned it.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Top notch. They are hard working and very courteous. Plus they smile all the time.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
This ship is a little bigger than the Miracle, but the Miracle had a better deck layout. Unfortunately, on the Glory, the galley and the Golden Restaurant are amidship on decks 3 and 4 so you have to go up to the Promenade Deck (5) to get across and back down. But don't let that deter you. It was fun to explore the ship and once you familiarize yourself with the deck plan, getting around is a piece of cake.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The staterooms on Carnival ships tend to be bigger than their counterparts. The Ocean View cabins are perfect and value priced. But if you can afford a suite, get one. You'll thank yourself later.

Pros: the entire staff was friendly, the stewards and dining staff remembered our names from the first day

Cons: the layout on decks 3 and 4 made for a frustrating time in the beginning

Recommends Carnival Glory? Yes!

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