The Carnival Journey Cruise was an Excellent Trip!

Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Carnival Pride

14 Night Southern Caribbean Carnival Journeys (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 06, 2019

Ship: Carnival Pride

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1234

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Really enjoyed the Journey Cruise (except for the Dr E, the cruise director)

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth and relatively fast

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent variety of food

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The reason for my low mark is 2 fold; 1. I found the Cruise Director, Dr E, to be loud and obnoxious. and 2. On past cruises on this ship any activities that were occurring in the midship pool area were not broadcast over the speakers into the forward pool area. Every activity that happened on sea days at pool side was broadcast extremely loud over the speakers in t the forward pool area. Were could not hear each other talk. I approached several staff and the cruise director and he told me there was nothing they could do about it. I told him it was not like that last year on the same cruise and he said it was. He was not cruise director on that cruise and I'm not even sure he was on the ship then!

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

did not have any kids with us

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Sawan in My Time dining was the best server we have ever had!!! Thank you Sawan! Ellaisa in house keeping on the pool deck made our time on the pool deck enjoyable. She was pleasant, friendly and very accommodating. Le Anne, Junior Waiter in My Time Dining was excellent, very helpful and always tried to seat us in Sawan's section for dinner. All of the staff were excellent! Our room steward did an excellent job keeping our room tidy! Thank you!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We like it!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Excellent!

Ship tip

A very comfortable ship. Not too big, not too small. Food was excellent! Staff were excellent (except for the Cruise director, Dr E)

Ports of call

Baltimore, Maryland Did not visit port

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
we always enjoy St Thomas

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the port. Did an island tour

St. George's, Grenada

5 out of 5
Really enjoyed Grenada. no excursion

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Our favorite port! hung out on the beach and bars

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
walked around town, nice visit

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
relaxed on the beach

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
realtively fast. i preferred the other way luggage tags were issued
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