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Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Carnival Sensation

4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 23, 2011

Ship: Carnival Sensation

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review Summary

The ship by itself is impressive in size and look. It is clean and well maintained. The cabin as they are of standard size is only suited to four at maximum not five as was allowed. The swimming pool is of poor design and quality. Considering the disappointing aspects of the Bahamas beaches, it will have been nice to see and use a better and larger swimming pool on the ship.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
I guess i was mistaken to think that it will be seafood buffett all the time we were on the ship - mi big mistake. The quality of food is not that bad but it is not excellent.


3 out of 5
I like you Vegas style casino although i lost a bundle of money. The stage where the performance were done was kind of small. There were a few good shows but the other are not that great.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
If there is anything that is very positive on this ship is the friendliness, and good attitudes of the Ship staff.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
See prior comment.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
See first comment.

Ports Of Call

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Yes, it is a little better than Freeport but nothing exceptional for tourists to keep coming back or even trying it the first time. I was disappointed.
Don't Miss: Nothing

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

1 out of 5
Is is totally a waste of time going to Freeport since there is nothing to see and enjoy at this port. Nassau is not even of that great a quality place.
Don't Miss: Nothing

Pros: The professionalism and good nature attitude of the cruise ship's staff.

Cons: There is nothing outstanding as far as Freeport and even Nassau Bahamas.

Recommends Carnival Sensation? Yes!

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