Dirty Smelly Ship Full of Unhappy Crew

Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Mexico


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
Sail Date: October 01, 2012
Ship: Carnival Inspiration
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
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 ship...it'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 me...it's not....there is so much better out there.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
over cooked meat, no flavor, some look like from a can, not fresh....horrible

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Okay, but I've had much better.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
room stewards were good and friendly. buffet staff was horrible and unhappy and our dining room waiter was AWFUL!

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
dirty, dirty, dirty...smelled....old. Needs to be gutted and re-done

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
room was okay/average. bathroom was good a bit bigger than other ships

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

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

Recommends Carnival Inspiration? No.

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