"Never Cruising With Carnival Again"

Carnival Glory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Sail Date: June 01, 2007
Ship: Carnival Glory
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago
I'm a fairly young adult, and in my lifetime I've been able to cruise four times. I've cruised with Carnival twice and Royal Caribbean twice. I must say I will never cruise with Carnival again. Its amazing the difference between the two cruise lines. The first cruise I took was with Carnival and I was 12. I don't remember much from it, but within the last three years I've been on three cruises with the most recent one being Carnival again. My family and I all agreed it was a big mistake. Everything from their layout to their staff to even their on board activies was HORRIBLE. I will never recommend this cruise line to anyone I know. The worst part about this particular ship is how high the ratings are. I'm not sure how anyone came up with those ratings. If I had to rate this boat I would give it two stars only because of the ports of call and because of the enjoyable time I had with my family.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The quality of food on Carnival was fairly well, but I must say the service in the dining room was nothing compared to Royal Caribbean. You had to constantly ask your server over and over again for refills.


1 out of 5
The activities on board were pretty ridiculious. I couldn't believe the difference between Carnivals entertainment and Royal Caribbean. I will say the shows were fairly well and they had an adult comedian one night that was out of this world.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our room steward (Yuli) was about as good as they come. She was very friendly and helpful. As far as the other staff on board I found them to be VERY disappointing.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Size was big (which I liked), but the layout was HORRIBLE. After 7 days I was still unsure of where everything was.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
I will say the beds on Carnival were very comfortable, but I'm not sure if the bedding got changed even once while we were on the cruise which I found distirubing considering my bed was also the couch.

Pros: Our Room Steward (Yuli)

Cons: Unfriendly Staff, Unorganized Dining Services, Unorganized Saftey Drill, Hard To Navigate Ship Due To Layout, And The Activities

Recommends Carnival Glory? No.

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