Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Second Mate

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Better then expected

Sail Date: December 18, 2010

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Inside

We booked a 5 night cruise with Carnival to take our 12 year old on her first cruise. She had a ball. We had sailed on Carnival about 20 years ago and we have graduated to other cruise lines as we have become a little older. We were pleasently surprised with this cruise. We chose carnival for its price and value and we thought it would be more fun for the 12 year old. She had a blast with her Circle C group. The food was better then other cruise lines, not as fancy but better tasting. The entertainment was not as good as other cruiselines we have been on recently. T

Pros: Food and activities for 12 year old

Cons: entertainment and some slow service

Recommends Carnival Inspiration? Yes!

Ship Quality
Nice and clean well laid out, good water park.
Cabin / Stateroom
Clean and as expected, better shower then some other cruise lines (bigger)
Service and Staff
Sometimes late on drink service in theater. Slow in removing dirty dishes in buffet area and lido deck
Not a lot of variety, comedy club was average.
Food and Dining
Better then expected, good selection and variety
Children's Programs
12 year old had a blast, lots of kids
George Town, Grand Cayman
swim with the dolphins was fun, should do this once in your life. We had to dock the other side of the island so we did not get to shop.
Don't Miss: Dolphin swin fun
Cozumel, Mexico
Great Race Cozumel was great fun for whole family!
Don't Miss: Best shore activity we have ever done on any cruise stop!!!

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