Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Mexico

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1 cruise (first)


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3 out of 5

First time confusion

Sail Date: July 14, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Inside

Cabin: GUAR

As a first time "cruiser" I expected more direction on where to go once on the ship we had to figure it all out on our own which was a bit frustrating. Once we figured out what our room number was and where to find it we got "lost" on the ship but it was the start of the adventure. I will say all the professional picture taking was annoying by day 2 and trying to find your picture in all the thousands up on the wall wasn't fun either so we gave up and stopped taking them. We did learn a lot on this cruise which is a benefit considering we had previously booked one for our Anniversary in December, I feel that overall it was a good first cruise and staff was nice our inexperience and lack of help at the start will not stop us from going again.

Ship Quality
sewage smell night one but it was handled quickly
Food and Dining
Service and Staff
no direction when first on ship - nor at check in had no idea where to go
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Cabin / Stateroom
had the smallest room but booked late so this was our only option - not bad considering
Long Beach (Los Angeles), California
Catalina Island, California
Ensenada, Mexico
the area looks concerning, there are shuttles to take you to town/shopping but they dont tell you that it costs $ to use . I expected to see the beach from the port but you cannot

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