Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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1 cruise (first)


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4 out of 5

First time cruiser hooked on sailing

Sail Date: July 01, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Nice, clean ship with very personable and attentive staff. Crowded during certain social activities. Main atrium area is beautiful with the glass elevators taking you all the way to the top deck.

Pros: Food, comedy shows, international solidarity and friendliness of staff

Cons: Personal alcohol allowance policy.

Recommends Carnival Pride? Yes!

Ship Quality
The interior of the ship was beautiful but the renaissance decor needed repairs in many areas. The overall layout was good with easy access to all areas once we became accustomed to the ship.
Food and Dining
The only option (without paying extra) for drinks was tart lemonade, iced-tea, or water. The ice dispensers could not keep up with the demand and were constantly empty. The vegetarian selections were varied, plentiful, and delicious (we are strict vegetarians).
Cabin / Stateroom
There was a nightclub near our stateroom and at night we were disturbed by the booming music escaping from the club. The towel folding skills (stingray, ape, swans) each day were amazing and enjoyable in our stateroom.
Service and Staff
The staff bent over backwards to accomodate our special requests.
Excellent but crowded comedy shows. The Spa staff were very professional.
Children's Programs
We did not utilized the children's programs but were impressed with the gaming rooms and programs we saw.

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