Carnival Glory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Sail Date: May 09, 2009
Ship: Carnival Glory
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago
I've sailed Carnival three times before, and this was by far my favorite ship! Before I boarded, thought it might be too big to navigate and fully enjoy, but it took me no time to learn my way around. The only problems I had with the layout is that one of the dining rooms (Golden) was in the middle of the ship on Decks 3 and 4, and closed except for dinner time. This meant that when we were forward on the ship, we had to go up, around, and back down to get to the other side of deck 3 or 4, which was sometimes a nuisance.
The other drawback was that the comedy shows and cocktail parties were in the aft Ebony lounge, which was far smaller than the main theater. This made for some pretty tight standing-room-only spaces, which in retrospect, was probably a fire hazard as well. I'm not sure if such a huge attendance was a rarity or just bad venue planning on Carnival's part, though.
Ports of Call
Don't Miss: This would be a great opportunity to take advantage of the nearly empty ship and spa services!
Don't Miss: Banana daiquiris; great scenary
Don't Miss: Shopping!; And make sure you try the sweet guavaberry rum - it's delish!
Pros: Great ship, with an awesome crew!
Cons: Having to leave; no more past guest pins; the evening comedy shows and cocktail parties were in over-crowded lounges