Carnival Imagination Cruise Review to Mexico

Contributor Level: Purser

2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

good for 3 nights, not much more

Sail Date: July 07, 2016

Reviewed: 11 months ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

I've been on 3 cruise ships, and this was the smallest.  The cruise ship was clean and the staff friendly.  The food was just ok, nothing to rave about.  Favorite spot was the adults only section on the back, but it was not easy to get to.  This ship is hard to navigate through.  There's not an easy way to get from one end to the other.  You must go up or down a flight to get where you want to go.  Very few balcony rooms, so was not fortunate to get one.

Best comparison -- it's like staying at the Ramada... it's not the Hilton, so don't expect the finer details.

Cabin / Stateroom
Cabin was good for 2 people. Only 1 outlet in the room! Needs more shelf space in the bathroom.
But --- it was decorated for my birthday!
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Line to get off was nuts. Needs to be a bit quicker and organized.

The safety check before leaving port took too long and did not seem to be the safest for knowing that all people were accounted for. Here's a tip --- have each person report to a safety boat and scan their sea card!
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
Ok food. Nothing special.
Dining took too long. Food for the table was not brought out at the same time, often soup being served 5 minutes before other food. And drinks we slow to be served.


Don't expect the finest of details, and be ready for stairs.

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