Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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1 cruise (first)


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1 out of 5

Toxic Shock

Sail Date: June 02, 2008

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

The ship allows smoking in all the rooms. Our cabin had smoke coming in through the air conditioning duct and the bathroom exhaust fan was broke. The purser told me that there was nothing they could do about the smoke. I found some staff duplicitous, oozing with saccharine congeniality. There was a constant barrage to buy something. We had to pay $50 per person towards gratuities and then they pressured the passengers for more gratuities if you were pleased with the service. Our bathroom smelled like an outhouse. Urine odor emanatd from the toilet.

Pros: food quality

Cons: Toxic air quality

Recommends Carnival Inspiration? No.

Ship Quality
Dirty bathrooms
Gaudy, inane shows designed to entertain the smoking, gambling masses
Cabin / Stateroom
Foul air in cabin and bathroom
Service and Staff
One purser actually came to my room to assess the smoke odor.
She decided that the dead exhaust fan was quiet but functional. It was broke.
Food and Dining
Our dining room staff was exceptional
The food quality was exquisite

Cozumel, Mexico
Enjoyed snorkelling. The guide was pleasant and thoughtful. Only saw souvenir shops in Cozumel I would have liked to absorb more culture in Cozumel
George Town, Grand Cayman
Our excursion was rained out. All we saw were souvenir shops.

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