Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

1 cruise (first)


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3 out of 5

great bang for the buck

Sail Date: January 01, 2012

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

I think cruise ships have come a long way since this first sailed. This ship is basically your idea of a cheap Las Vegas hotel and casino, only it is floating on water.

Pros: the inexpensive price

Cons: too many party people

Recommends Carnival Sensation? No.

Ship Quality
Clean; sometimes confusing to get around; not enough places to lounge (especially someplace quiet)
Food and Dining
What made the food good was the Dining Room service. The buffets got old quickly. Although I must say that the specialty buffets were great, such as the Mexican or Mongolian buffet that was offered on particular days.
Cabin / Stateroom
I barely give this an average because twice our room needed to be 'ozoned' because of the cigarette smoke smell and the noise that can be heard from other rooms and especially the hallway. Other than that it was very clean.
Not too much appealed to us.
Service and Staff
Every seemed very helpful.

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