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Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Carnival Pride

7 Night Bahamas & Grand Turk (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail Date: April 03, 2011

Ship: Carnival Pride

Cabin Type: Suite

Traveled As: Large Group

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review Summary

The ship was very clean. Our cabin steward was GREAT!! The weather was very bad and many of the areas were off limits due to high winds for several days. We enjoyed the shore excursions offered.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Quality of food was better in the Normandie DIning Room vs. the Mermaid Grill. The variety of restaurants was okay. Dining times were convenient.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Okay. Bingo was fun, but it was really expensive!

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Our grandchildren (7 & 9) LOVED Camp Carnival. They participated in every event offered and enjoyed each one immensely. Now, our 2 and 3 year old grandchildren didn't like the programs at all. They did not want to be left there for even 5 minutes.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The ship staff were very friendly and helpful in all locations, with the exception of the Piazza Cafe. The server at the Piazza was irritable and curt.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship layout was easy to navigate. Every public area we saw was very clean. The decor was okay.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We LOVED our stateroom and our cabin steward!! The size, comfort, conditon and location suited us extremely well. Will ask for this type of stateroom again. The towel designs were extraordinary and unique. Loved that too!

Ports Of Call

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Our excursion was canceled due to high winds, so we went to Atlantis. That was truly amazing and we had a good time there.
Don't Miss: Atlantis

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

5 out of 5
Swimming with the dolphins. That was a truly great experience. The trainers were patient and knowledgeable and allowed us to have a memorable encounter with the dolphins. Also, our bus driver on the way over was great! Very informative about the island and its history.
Don't Miss: Swim with the dolphins.

Port Canaveral, Florida

1 out of 5
The excursion we wanted was full so we just stayed on board.

Pros: The casino

Cons: Smoking in the casino

Recommends Carnival Pride? Yes!

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