Exceeded Expectations

Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 25, 2006
Ship: Carnival Pride
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 11 years ago
Overall the ship was well maintained and very clean. I guess on your first cruise it is easy to have your expectations exceeded, however everyone on board did a great job. Especially cruise director Chris!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Hot tip: The Canadian Chef is amazing, and if you want to speak to him in person he likes to visit the back deck for his morning coffee!


5 out of 5
The steam room was always a welcome end to a day full of activities.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Cannot say more how well children are treated on board.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The areas around the pools were definitely well maintained and not as suceptable to the party mess as I would have initially thought, although after a full day of fun in the sun the food and drinks could have been cleared more quickly.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The towel animals were a great touch. You need to see to believe...
5 out of 5
Our favorite stop... definitely check out the old town.
3 out of 5
5 out of 5
Great beach off Hotel Melina, just a short distance by taxi from where the tenders drop off.

Pros: From the daily cruise newsletter to the in room video of on board activities, it was very easy to stay informed. The best part was that there was always something for everyone each day. Being a large family of nine, we greatly appreciated the diversity and range of activities!

Cons: None

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