Carnival Legend Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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2-3 cruises


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2 out of 5

too much comercialization on ship

Sail Date: December 01, 2009

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Balcony

If you are an alcoholic, shopaholic, redneck...carnival is the cruise for you. You wont like the exotic destinations...most people never left the ports. You will like the constant 'attention Kmart shoppers' style updates pushing you to buy photos (paparazzi chase you everywhere), diamonds, booze, and everything else you could buy at Walmart if you were home.

Pros: spa staff

Cons: a cross between carnie come-ons and the worst aspects of xmas at the mall

Recommends Carnival Legend? No.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
There were some real misses in the formal dining room. A couple of entries were very good. The ranged from mediocre to poor. However, you could find something edible somewhere on the ship if you tried.
Geared more toward shopping (or selling) than entertaining. D list entertainment only available at night. No options, unless you wanted to attend "auction" or shopping advice.
Cabin / Stateroom
I had a balcony stateroom. The size was reasonible. The bed was kind of hard and lumpy.
Service and Staff
Ships staff poor. Most of the staff of the outside vendors (everyone was constantly trying to sell you something) seemed more motivated to go above and beyond.

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