A major let down

Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
Verified Review
3 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 03, 2012
Ship: Carnival Sensation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
We were so excited about our first cruise. We only take one vacation per year, so we planned this cruise as that getaway.
The ship was old and in desperate need of an update. Paint was chipped everywhere, outside metal was rusty and chipped as well, the 80's decor was over the top and quite ugly.
We were disappointed to hear that one of our stopovers was cancelled all together, because of "operational needs". This was never explained in detail.
The food was great, most of the service was too. Some of the events on the cruise were very minimal, as proven by the very low attendance. Just low quality events hosted by less-than-excited crew members.
What a disappointment

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We're we're very pleased with the food

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Low budget and poorly attended. Some events were even cancelled because nobody wanted to see.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Most were kind and helpful, some were not happy to be there

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Old, rusty, out dated, and very smelly

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We loved our cabin (R3)

Pros: Food was great, views were amazing

Cons: Old ship, sewer smells, cancelled port stop,

Recommends Carnival Sensation? No.

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