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Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 23, 2009
Ship: Carnival Inspiration
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago

Well-run, highly professional operation. Food and hospitality were unparalleled. Ship was clean, staff was courteous and efficient, every need was anticipated.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
I had heard that food service was a special thing on cruises, and the Inspiration did not disappoint. Every meal was memorable, and each luncheon and dinner buffet included specialty items from different ethnic cuisines. Very impressive.


3 out of 5
Only a few of the musicians impressed me as being of professional quality; some are better entertainers than they are musicians, and others should either learn to read music or look for another line of work.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
We called the cabin steward when our toilet malfunctioned. The plumber was at the door before I had hung up the phone.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Our cabin was clean and well-laid out, and the bed was very comfortable. Unfortunately, it was directly below the main stage of the ship's largest night club, where there was a noisy show each night. Our bad luck.
3 out of 5
Interesting ambience, but the recommended shore excursions seemed overpriced. The one we booked left the port area before our tender (the last to leave the ship) arrived on the pier. We ate all meals aboard ship, so can't comment on local restaurants.
3 out of 5
The reverse osmosis desalinization plant that serves the entire community. We ate all meals aboard ship, so can't comment on local restaurants.

Pros: The food

Cons: The

Recommends Carnival Inspiration? Yes!

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