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Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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Carnival Pride

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 04, 2019

Ship: Carnival Pride

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 5137

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This was our first cruise and the ages of our party were 53, 22 and 18. The activities were appropriate for these age groups. The comedy club was entertaining. The app and What's Happening was a great way to keep informed on ship activities.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Nice parking, quick transfer of luggage, even faster boarding process

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Delicious and plentiful food selections. The Normandie was elegant and spacious. The service was efficient

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Bingo, trivia games, Clue, fitness center Bingo and Clue were fun with the subjects in Clue exciting and credible with their acting. The fitness center was satisfactory with machines. The dive-in movies were great contemporary selections. The seating was a problem. The trivia games and Rev. Dr. E. were entertaining and fun.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The comedy clubs were super with great comedians. Fluffy as the announcer was delightful. The late night dances were fun!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Cabin Steward Bjorn did a fantastic job of taking care of 3 people in our room. He knew our names, was always checking on us, was responsive to any requests, and his work was very appreciated. Normandie Restaurant wait staff: Muran, Tessa, Imade were so helpful in responding to our dining needs but also preparing us for the next day's activities, particularly Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay and Freeport. All 3 of the wait staff were knowledgeable about the ship, activities and made recommendations when we asked. We had members of our party who were perpetually late for dinner and they were very patient and understanding.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The common areas were very clean and maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The cabin was clean and constantly maintained by Bjorn. The beds and bedding were comfortable.

Ship tip

Participate in all the activities that you can. It is very social!

Ports of call

Baltimore, Maryland

5 out of 5
This was convenient travel since I reside in West Virginia.

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
Beautiful with many excursion choices and shopping.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
Wow! The beach was gorgeous! The water was clear and clean. The dining was delicious!

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

1 out of 5
Did not have much interest in this island. Just browsed in the shops outside ship. The time there was not expansive enough to want to go on an excursion.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Fast!
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