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Carnival Imagination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
Sail Date: July 27, 2009
Ship: Carnival Imagination
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago

ship was great. Would highly reccommend for a first time or return cruiser. It will give you a good sense of the cruising experience. (this was my 3rd) Our stateroom was kept clean and the food was very good. Productions were good. Cruise director was energetic but talked a little too much sometimes. Never met captain. On another cruiseline, the captain walked thru the dining hall and mingled on formal night. Food was good but desserts limited. No baked alaska here.
Pool and slide are great. Don't get a spa massage though. Paid for 75 minute massage and got 55. rest of time I laid in dark followed by a sales pitch.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
On previous cruises, waiter devised a chart and addressed us by last name. Learned what we had an likeness for (soda, no ice for instance) not so with this staff. A little disappointed.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Fair freindliness. No one addressed me by my name but once, even when it was in front of them. It is true people love to hear their name.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Not a new ship but was well kept up and managed. Crew was constantly cleaning.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
fairly large stateroom compared to another cruiseline. Even the windows were larger. Good size closet/storage space.
1 out of 5
is a waste of your $12. Keep moving. Glass bottom boat require you to stand the whole while. Don't go if you are prone to seasickness.
Don't Miss: take the conch train tour to get away from tourist streets and see the city.
5 out of 5
ruins at Tulum; Playa Mia beach. Both excellent choices.
Don't Miss: Beaches. White sand clear, did i say clear water. You can see your toes.

Pros: Shows were of good quality. Food was great

Cons: Had a sloppy waiter until we complained and he was replaced by another waiter.

Recommends Carnival Imagination? Yes!

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