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Carnival Glory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


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Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

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5.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 21, 2010
Ship: Carnival Glory
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago
This was my first time on Carnival after cruising with Norwegian. I liked both cruise lines but feel they are for different "sorts" of cruisers. If you like a festive, party, and very social atmosphere with lots of children - select Carnival. The staterooms were smaller than I was accustomed to; however, they were clean and our steward was EXCELLENT!!!! All Carnival staff were courteous and helpful and always friendly. Customer service was A+. The food ranged from good to mediocre but nothing was bad or inedible. The ports of call were fine but I don't feel there was enough time in San Juan or Grand Turk. All in all . . this was a good cruise.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Buffets and regular fare were pretty good or above my expectations. However, the meal at the steakhouse for which there is an extra charge was just "OK."

Entertainment

1 out of 5
The onboard entertainment was just "so-so." Most of the movies catered to children--some balance would have been preferable for those who do not have children.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone was friendly and our steward was the BEST!!!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship was clean and public areas were nice;however, the layout of the ship was extremely confusing.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Stateroom size was on the small size; but beds were more comfortable than expected.
3 out of 5
I think unless you take a shore excursion, this may be a little boring. The port is full of the usual tourist shops you will see in other ports.
Don't Miss: Seaworld Explorer
5 out of 5
Great port with a lot of options.
Don't Miss: Take a city tour.
5 out of 5
Great port for natural beauty, snorkeling, swimming, and beach. The water is beautiful. Shopping is not very good.
Don't Miss: Beach
5 out of 5
Shopping was nice as well as the shore excursions.
Don't Miss: Sky Ride

Pros: Customer Service - Everyone was friendly and helpful

Cons: Crowds and Lines

Recommends Carnival Glory? Yes!

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