Not a good experience

Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Baltimore Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 31, 2011
Ship: Carnival Pride
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 6 years ago

1. The ship dining area (Mermaid Grill) and pool area were too small to accommodate number of passengers; waited in line constantly for meals and could not pass through common areas in dining area easily because of lines. As well, on sunny days, could not only NOT find a spot on deck for chair, but often could not find a spot in pool and if I did, could not move in it.
2. While staff who attended to rooms and dining (in Normandie) were friendly and helpful, the amenities staff were most definitely NOT. I was more than 3 times greeted with poor customer service and what seemed to be a lack of caring for my concern (once at pool towel station; twice at customer service desk).

Food and Dining

1 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

1 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
1 out of 5
The wait to and from ship on "tender" was bad enough to impact the entire experience.
3 out of 5

Pros: Very little

Cons: The staff was not friendly; ship was too small to accommodate number of guests

Recommends Carnival Pride? No.

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