Wonderful Two Weeks

Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Verified Review
14 Night Southern Caribbean Carnival Journeys (Baltimore Roundttip)
Sail Date: March 13, 2016
Ship: Carnival Pride
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8176
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Cruising out of Baltimore March 13th, this 14-day 8 -island trip was more than could be expected. The service aboard the ship was as we expected - great!

 

Only negatives were the long line and time it took to check in, and some of the entertainments was not as good as we've seen before on the Pride.

 

But I've discovered that two-weeks at sea is perfect - twice as nice as the one-week and it's over before you sneeze cruises.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Just wish they offered escargot at more than one dinner.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The comedians and the stage shows were no up to what we saw on our previous Pride cruise.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
A great big THANKS to or head waiter, Damir Hodo. He was like having our own personal attendant. At times it appeared that he was handling our requests before we had to ask.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our Cabin Attendant, Ian, was very accommodating to our special requests. He kept our ice cooler filled and also provided us with a lounge chair for us to use on our balcony! The bed was firm and comfortable.

Ship Tip

The 24-hour room service is great. Their BLT's are the best. Only draw back is their cookies. They don't appear to be made on the ship like the last time we cruised with them.

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Getting into the water at the beach was a little tricky due to the reefs. There was another ship docked when we got there and the place was very busy. A good bet is to head to the pool. It was crowded but there was still room to relax.
5 out of 5
Never knew any place could be so beautiful!
5 out of 5
Very interesting people selling their wares. Look for the man that makes his own jewelry. Great deals and cool man. He was really the only person with selling original handmade items.
5 out of 5
3 out of 5
Although the island was beautiful the people were rather standoffish. I went into the town and found most of the people only spoke French. I did find a nice pastry shop on one of the back streets. Great food but I got the opinion they didn’t like Americans too much by the way the worker talked (or should I say didn’t talk) to me. However, the street vendors that were set up right off the ship were easier to talk to. NOTE: The streets in town reminded me of the European streets – narrow and bustling.
5 out of 5
Take the "See Antiqua by Sea" excursion! WELL WORTH THE MONEY!!!
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