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Carnival Glory Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Canada/New England (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 08, 2011
Ship: Carnival Glory
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Good, not great, but probably met expectations. Didn't push drinks. Embarkation and debarkation slow, but problem free. Empress deck good choice.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food in dining room was good, though some menu choices were rather odd, but we always found something to eat that we liked. Avoid hot food on the buffet. If you are doing "on Your Own Time" dining, eat early to avoid lines. Lots of food options besides dining room and buffet.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Disappointed for "Fun Ship." Show average. One comedian we saw was fair. Avoid adult comedy if you don't appreciate raunchy language. Not lots to do on sea days.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Friendly, polite, and helpful

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Garish decor. Some spaces felt tight. Straight backed seating uncomfortable.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Garish and somewhat dated, but adequate storage. Hard mattress. Bathroom was updated and fairly large. Well lit- almost too light when main lights were on.
3 out of 5
Previously visited so we didn't do an excursion. The ship arrived too late to go on a private Freedom Trail tour, so we walked around a little. Long walk to town from the port. Took cab back. Unusual time in port 2-10 limited activities.
Don't Miss: Freedrom Trail, Lexington & Concord
3 out of 5
Missed high tide at Bay of Fundy. Check tide times before booking a tour. We were there at slack tide. Had great photography tour from the ship. Would highly recommend.
3 out of 5
Booked private tour which was good. Went on hike prior to seeing Peggy's Cove, cemetery, park. Wish we could have stopped for fall leaf pics.
Don't Miss: Peggy's Cove is a quaint town with lighthouse.
3 out of 5
No excursion. Walked around. Delicious lobster rolls on adjacent pier.
Don't Miss: Lobster or lobster rolls.

Pros: Molten chocolate cake, room size & location, staff friendliness

Cons: Buffet food temperature,

Recommends Carnival Glory? Yes!

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