Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Mexico

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2 out of 5

Okay Cruise

Sail Date: April 01, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/young children

Room Type: Balcony

Not what I was hoping for. We did love our suite but all other aspects was mediocre at best. The food was okay and pretty much the same everywhere on the ship. I would have paid for better food if we could. Employees for the most part didn't seem happy to be there.

Pros: Being on the Ocean

Cons: Food\, Service

Recommends Carnival Inspiration? No.

Ship Quality
Layout was not good as the smokers had a great portion of the pool area to themselves and the smoke travels throughout the pool area. At the buffet tables had plates out that sat out for a while.
Food and Dining
The food was not bad but just okay\, I thought cruises were known for their great food. The sit down dining area smelled bad and after eating their twice we vowed to not go back in.
Cabin / Stateroom
We did LOVE our Balcony Suite and the person taking care of our room was the most pleasant employee we had come across.
Service and Staff
When it was obvious we were lost no employee ever asked if we needed help. The waiters weren't all that friendly and felt like we were bothering them when all we wanted to do was order. Felt like a sad place to work
The entertainment was okay but we did enjoy the trivia games they had.
Children's Programs
Most disappointing thing about this. We went to check our kids in and waited in line for 20 minutes. All of a sudden this lady said we all had to leave and she shut the door. All the parents were upset including us. After walking around for another 20 minutes we were told to wait in this empty room and then all the kids were ushered into this room with nothing in it not even a single chair or table. Parents were shouting at the crew wanting an explanation. At that point we didn't feel comfortable leaving our kids with people that treated others like this and never went back. So disappointing and made us very upset.

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