Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Mexico
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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Carnival Inspiration

Sail Date: August 29, 2014

Ship: Carnival Inspiration

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: U24

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review Summary

Service was EXTREMELY slow, whether you waited for a waiter or waited directly at the bar.   Waited and waited for drink service at the pool daily.  Staff did not seem to pick up trash or empty glasses or bottles laying around at all times.  Staff was not energetic or excited to see you; seemed as if they were not happy to be there.  Dinner Service was EXTREMELY slow.  Had to wait for dinner table to be ready, 20 minutes.  Food was mediocre, bland.  Dinner menu was the same every night.  Had to take back food twice for cooking food at wrong temperature.   There are no specialty restaurants on ship.  Breakfast was same everyday, buffet style.  24-hour food service was pizza and sandwiches only.  Spa didn't offer services other cruises offer. Shopping was limited and poorly laid out.     

Nightclub was fun.  Gym had nice, new equipment.  

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
definitely not the best, slow service, bland food, no specialty restaurants

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
bingo was fun... but only 3 games... way too short for $20 a head.


3 out of 5
Nightclub was fun.

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our cabin guy, Alvin, was helpful.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Dirty. Bird poop everywhere. Not clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Alvin was helpful.

Ship Tip

Gym was nice, with new equipment.

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