Disappointment

Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Bahamas & Grand Turk (Baltimore Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 09, 2014
Ship: Carnival Pride
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8196
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

This was our 7th cruise, 2nd on Carnival and it was a disappointment.  Our cabin had air conditioning that would not shut off and we were freezing most of the time.  Throughout the ship there was loud music blaring, impossible to find a quiet place to sit and read.  The buffet was often closed and when open, hot food was cold.  We so looked forward to relaxing in the hot tub, however it was never hot.  The ice cream machine seldom worked.  The tours offered were outrageously priced.  The stop in Nassau was so bad, we feared for our lives.  Our own state department had issued a warning about travel to Nassau.  When we arrived there were 5 other cruise ships docked.  Can you imagine the crowds?  The natives followed us around trying to sell their "junk". I do have some positives to mention.  The dining room was superb, both the food and the service was excellent.  Also Freeport was lovely, our stop there was most pleasant and the best part of the cruise.

Food and Dining

dining room excellent, buffet poor

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
geared to young crowd

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
generally good

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

AC would not shut off

Ship Tip

Dining room is great, buffet not so good

3 out of 5
1 out of 5
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