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Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 03, 2009
Ship: Carnival Sensation
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago
The ship was clean, the staff were efficient and did a great job. There was as little or as much onboard to do as you like.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great value for the money. We loved the Mongolian buffet - food was cooked right in front of you based on what you picked out. We sampled sushi almost every day. There was always something to eat available and I did not have anything that I considered to be bad. Lobster & Steak was always a good selection and the Chocolate Melting cake was excellent!!!! Our dining room servers "Napa" & Emma were great!! Also I would advise to take advantage of the breakfast & lunch in the formal dining room whenever possible!!!

Entertainment

3 out of 5
There was plenty to do on board. I particualry liked the 80's show by the dancers & singers. Did not care at all for the comedy onboard just a little too rough for my taste I guess - if you go be prepared to hear anything & everything (very adult content).

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All of the staff that we met were very friendly and attentive to our needs.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship size was adequate. We did not wait in many lines. It was a bit smaller than the RC ship that we cruised on in the past but it was still very nice. Decor was nice & neat.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We selected an inside cabin because we do not spend too much time in the room. The size was adequate and the attendent kept the room clean & freshened up each day. We were near the front of the ship on the Empress deck - did not have any problems.
3 out of 5
At Freeport we booked a beach excursion just because we were not familiar with the area at all. It was a pleasant day.
5 out of 5
We saw Nassua on our own by walking around the area to see the historic sites . We ate at Twin Brothers at the Fish Fry area of town. Decided to try the conch fritters - food was great and they make the best pina colada that I have ever had!! Also do not miss Paradise Beach - We took a cab there for $10 and spent half the day on the "free beach" there about 1/4 of a mile from Atlantis.
Don't Miss: Paradise Beach -

Pros: Relaxed Atmosphere

Cons: a few obnoxious "drunk" passengers onboard

Recommends Carnival Sensation? Yes!

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