Sensation 2/7/13

Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Verified Review
3 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 07, 2013
Ship: Carnival Sensation
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: E255
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago

We were very dissatisfied with the cruise. The Lido deck food service was poorly arranged. At breakfast & lunch they did not open up both sides of the buffett--the lines were VERY long--1/2 hr or more in line before we got to the food. The quality of the food was poor-especially at breakfast-the eggs had no taste and the color was more white than yellow--the bacon was floating in grease-the ham was so dry and tough. Moving around the ship was difficult and confusing. Poor layout. The dining room service was great-the food slightly better quality. The room service was OK. The evening entertainment in the Fantasia Night Club was great. The Serinity Lounge was not large enough for the adults that needed to get away from the noise and confusion of the kids,loud music and craziness of the limited pool area. The attendant in the Serinity Lounge was great--not sure I think his name was Melvin-but a great personable person.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Staff at our table was fantastic-Table #360--Hussain was SUPER too.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5
Fantasia evening entertainment was excelant

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
OLD-Poor quality-Poor Maintenance-

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
OLD-The bed had sags on both sides--we hardly slept for 3 nights-the internet stated we had a couch in our room---Yet NO COUCH! No decent chair to sit in-- Very small flat screen TV

Ship Tip

RETIRE THIS SHIP--It will be a cold day in hell before we ever cruise Carnival again--Any ship---Especially after the Triumph situation. The CEO made time to go to the HEAT basketball game rather than show empathy for the Triumph situation! VERY POOR JUDGEMENT! Shows he really doesn't care.

3 out of 5
From a liabilty issue--the port is in poor condition-accidents waiting to happen-crumbled concrete-exposed conduit
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