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Carnival Imagination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
Sail Date: September 10, 2012
Ship: Carnival Imagination
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago

This was a last minute decision to go and we could have fun anywhere as long as we are together. The showers were bigger than on our previous cruises but no counter space. Cabins were sufficent space with plenty of closet area. Entertainment was good in the evenings and overall cruise was very relaxing, which is what we were looking for. Check in was extremely fast and easy as well as leaving the ship. Luggage was very easy to claim and went very smoothly. Only second cruise on Carnival but would probably go again.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Buffets were always crowded and slow making the food cold. Dining rooms were better. Menu selection was broad enough for most tastes. Buffets didn't have many veggies.


5 out of 5
Adult entertainment was great. Also enjoyed the afternoon parties on deck (hairy chest\, etc.). Did not go to the dancing\, karaoke\, etc.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Cabin steward was very attentive and made sure cabin was always immaculate. Wait staff was friendly and efficient at dinner.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Pool was closed a couple of times because of a chemical imbalance and since there is only one pool\, very inconvenient. And although we didn't utilize the water slides for the kids this time\, not cool.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Plenty of closet space and shower larger than most\, however\, bathroom floor always flooded when taking a shower. Drainage was not good. No counter space and room for personal items.

Pros: Very relaxing and good entertainment

Cons: Buffets were always crowded and food cold. Service was mediocre but everyone was friendly.

Recommends Carnival Imagination? Yes!

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