Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Mexico

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7+ cruises


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1 out of 5

Dirty Smelly Ship Full of Unhappy Crew

Sail Date: October 01, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

I consider myself and experienced cruiser with 11 cruises. This was a dirty, smelly ship. The food was awful, like a bad Vegas buffet. Over crowded and drunk, drunk, drunk people. We even had people removed from the ship and they had to bus it home because of physical fighting. There are security guards everywhere so that was kind of a clue that this ship has problems. The crew is not very friendly. The cabin staff was nice and friendly. The wait staff another issue. No smiles and some were actually rude. LIke they couldn't wait to go home. Whatever you pay for a cruise on this's too much. Now....we did meet a lot of nice people that live in our area that we will probably see back on land....and Ensenada was really nice. Took a tour from town and not from the Carnival offers and it was great and half the price. Would probably go on one of Carnivals other ships, but never this one again. Wait till you smell the casino....yuk! I guess if you've never been on a cruise this might seem okay, but believe's not....there is so much better out there.

Pros: Met a lot of nice passengers and Ensenada was really nice

Cons: Dirty ship, smelled, poor service, bad food

Recommends Carnival Inspiration? No.

Ship Quality
dirty, dirty, dirty...smelled....old. Needs to be gutted and re-done
Food and Dining
over cooked meat, no flavor, some look like from a can, not fresh....horrible
Cabin / Stateroom
room was okay/average. bathroom was good a bit bigger than other ships
Service and Staff
room stewards were good and friendly. buffet staff was horrible and unhappy and our dining room waiter was AWFUL!
Okay, but I've had much better.

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