Overall it was a fun trip and would definitley go again! The ports were all amazing and the people were nice and friendly. Grand Cayman was my favorite beach out of all but each port had their own excursions and I did ALL of them!
We had an awesome week of fun, rest, and relaxation. The staff and crew were very helpful and took care of our every need. The Western Caribbean itinerary is one of our favorites. We enjoyed each of the ports of call. Carnival is the best!!!
Service was not what we expected after having cruised with other lines in the past. We never saw the cruise director, as an example, and we are used to seeing them everywhere! The food service staff in nearly every outlet seemed as if they would rather be anywhere else...the one exception was the Emerald Room (specialty dining) where the staff was excellent! Our dining room servers were okay, but the Red Sail Restaurant (Lido deck buffet) staff were terrible. Ship overall was well maintained and clean. Ports were great, although the itinerary was not what we originally booked. The Eastern Caribbean is still recovering from the hurricanes and we gladly accepted an alternate voyage. Not sure I would sail with Carnival again based on this experience.
Overall ship was good but islands were not the best, western is like the Walmart of islands, we signed up for eastern but due to hurricanes we got switched to western, they also did not give us any perks for having our cruise switched over and I know the western is cheaper than the eastern so that I was not impressed with, we should of got some money off or some credits for ship
Very disappointed. Had purchased cruise to Eastern Caribean, but because of damage fron huricane, was rerouted to Western Caribean. I would have rather the cruise line offer me a voucher or something, where I could pick a cruise I want to go on, rather than be forced to go where they want me to go. After all isn't it my money. Left me with a unhappy experience.
This wasn't the cruise I booked since the itinerary had to be shifted due to the Hurricane's. I am not really a fan of the Western Caribbean, so was not crazy about this trip, although there were a couple of nice surprises with Roatan and Cayman Islands!
This was our 3rd time cruising with Carnival. We really like everything that they have to offer. It's fun and affordable. There's always something going on to keep you entertained. (Check out the hairy chest contest ;D) We always have a great time. Can't wait to see what the next adventure will be!
Great experience with Carnival Glory as first time cruisers. This is Glory and it has been there more than 10 years. So I have a realistic expectation for the ship design. But I think Glory is good in terms of cabin room design/layout. We had balcony cabin so the bed is closer to the balcony and the sofa and desk are more closer to the cabin door, which my wife likes it for its convenience and privacy. The bed was good and comfort especially the pillow! The water pressure was great in the restroom and we had no problem with the plumbing, it goes fast. We like the cabin! I wouldn't call the food bad or great! It's Okay for the taste. Sometimes you may have one or two dishes good. But I have to point out that I had found shrimp shell in one of my main dishes and my husband had found some small cullet in his mushroom soup. So lots of improvement they need to do for food. The pizza was good I would say probably it's made on-site and real time. The grand buffet in red tail restaurant was a little bit disappointing especially for lunch for the 1st day. Ok for the Old fashion BBQ and Guy's burger. The taco store was better than the BBQ and burger sites. Some desserts are good at the grand buffet in red tail restaurant.
The cruise was very relaxing! We had a large group for a wedding and due to the hurricanes we changed from Eastern to Western Caribbean. I'm glad Carnival looks at safety first but was still a little disappointed that we did not get to stop at Half Moon Cay. This was were the wedding was to be and we booked the private cabana for the day. We had been there before, so beautiful! All out ports were great, we had a couple little babies with us, so the beach was about all you could do. The wedding was in Cozumel, it was beautiful! Thanks Carnival for going above and beyond for our sons wedding! We had several people on board for their first time cruising, they had a really good time and I think they will cruise again. I love to cruise and could have stayed on for longer!
I would recommend this cruise and ship to all considering a cruise. Again, the crew and staff were outstanding, friendly and really cared that we had a good time. It was nice to see that the senior staff cared enough to keep us out of harms way. Thank you to all on this cruise.
Our Eastern Caribbean cruise was rerouted to a Western Caribbean cruise due to Hurricane weather. We don't prefer to cruise Western Caribbean because it's too commercialized and doesn't feel authentic. The Eastern Caribbean islands are so much more beautiful so it would have been nice to have been given the option to get a full refund since we weren't going to ANY of the original Islands or to stay on the cruise and do the full itinerary. We were not told about the route changing until we were already on the ship a few hours . We were really disappointed with Jamaica. If you don't sign up for an Excursion it's a very awkward and uncomfortable situation standing in port with a bunch of taxi drivers and guys with boats trying to aggressively get your business. I do not recommend going to Jamaica unless you are comfortable haggling with locals or don't mind spending a lot of money on an Excursion. I do understand and appreciate that Carnival takes safety into consideration before traveling anywhere with passengers and that this is why our route was changed.
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