A little disappointed

Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
3 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 24, 2014
Ship: Carnival Sensation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: E148
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Taking my daughter on a cruise for her 13th birthday....hhmm, I knew what to expect, it's carnival cruise line after all. The price was ok, but that's where I'll stop. Staying in stateroom E148, which was on the 7th floor. May I ask, what the hell went on every night on the 8th floor? The noise was incredible and made it very difficult to sleep, almost impossible, actually. It sounded like someone was moving furniture and dropping it as hard as they could at any moment. I was very unhappy about that. 

Naussa was incredible because I have gone to the area a bunch of times and know where to go. We had the most incredible time. The highlight if the trip. The other thing that was very disturbing was the constant smell of sewage.  I would go on another carnival cruise, but definitely not on the Sensation. 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Nothing to write home about, just ok

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
No one showed up for the 12-14 group. Needs improvement.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Rust everywhere, very noisy at night, sewage smell all day, only one pool.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Stateroom was fine. The noise at night on the 8th was unbearable

Ship Tip

Do not stay in stateroom E148! If you like to sleep at night, steer clear of this area

5 out of 5
Excellent, easy on and off
5 out of 5
Knowing where to go to avoid and where to go helped. Spent the day at Atlantis and didn't pay a dime.
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