Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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4-6 cruises


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2 out of 5

Bummer of a cruise

Sail Date: November 14, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Inside

The Inspiration was an older ship and it showed in many of the areas.We were not satisfied with the service. My 9-10 year old boys were bored, milling around ship, looking for things to do. Very disappointing.

Pros: The Ports of Grand Cayman and Cozumel

Cons: Not enough activities for the kids, counselors were not very friendly, service wasn't very good, rooms were not very clean, many cutbacks

Recommends Carnival Inspiration? No.

Ship Quality
Not very clean, old ship
Cabin / Stateroom
Sheets were stained. Dust above closet was practically an inch thick.
Service and Staff
Didn't have one experience of any crew member going above and beyond other than our waiter in the formal dining area. His name was Norbert and he was wonderful.
The comedians were good and the one show we saw was good. Times were not always conducive to our dining time of 8:15.
Children's Programs
Absolutely this was the most disappointing aspect of our trip. I can't count the number of times my kids said they were bored. We traveled with 4 other families, and all the kids had the same comments. Extremely disappointing with this aspect.
Food and Dining
Quality of buffet was subpar. Service was subpar. In formal dining room, they did the best they could do, but it appeared they were understaffed.
George Town, Grand Cayman
We liked the beach.
Cozumel, Mexico
We really liked the Playa Mia Beach Resort. We had a lot of fun there!

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