Very good first cruise

Carnival Imagination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: June 01, 2013
Ship: Carnival Imagination
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago

Very good overall.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Sufficient choices to please all of us. Quality very good. Enjoyed being able to try different foods such as escargot and alligator. Portions were adequate. Very convenient.


5 out of 5
Enjoyed a lot of the activities - sufficient activities and programs to keep all 4 of us entertained for a 4 night cruise\, but not for much longer.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
My 11 year old son enjoyed what he participated in\, but my 16 year old daughter wasn't interested

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Very good\, but didn't \"wow\" me. Wasn't thrilled about getting kicked out of the room promptly at 8:30 am so that the room and I were separate and unattended to between that time and the 10:30 or so departure. Not enough public bathrooms on the ship to accommodate the suddenly stateroom-less passengers.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very happy with the room. Had a room with a window\, but really didn't need it. Kept the shades shut most of the time\, and if I wanted to see the view it was much nicer from the deck. Main concern was whether it would be comfortable for the whole family\, and it was able to fit 4 people comfortably. Had checked the stateroom sizes beforehand and it seemed that this ship had pretty decent sized rooms compared to the other ships that do relatively short (3-5 night) cruises.

Pros: Food

Cons: Departure

Recommends Carnival Imagination? Yes!

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