Great Staff, mediocre food entertainment

Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: January 01, 2014
Ship: Carnival Sensation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago
Decor a bit out of date\, but in good shape and clean. Long lines for food\, so I suggest you have a set dinner time\, but be prepared to wait for any other options (very long lines everwhere.) Staff was very friendly\, we had the best waiter ever in the dinning room. Some food was great\, others only so-so\, but wait staff made up for it in the dinning room. Other options always crowded and made for poor eating experiences. 80's show was great\, otherwise the entertainment was poor.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Some items were top notch (Popovers\, Shrimp\, Escargot\, most appetizers) others were poor or even uneitable (baked potatoes\, fried chicken) most were mediocre. However the waite staff made up for any sub par food\, so dining was a great experience. Good selection in the sit down resturants\, poor at the other locations. First night\, over an hour wait to be seated. Very long lines at other options all the time. Crowded and hard to get the items you wanted as you had to go to several lines to get different items\, so had to take turns holding a table and going to get the items anyone wanted.


1 out of 5
The 80's show was great. Otherwise\, very poor entertainment.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff was very friendly. Fast service\, but not in the way\, except the photographers always trying to take your picture\, often at inconvenient times.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Very clean and well kept. Older styles\, but not worn out\, just dated.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Nice Room.

Pros: Wait Staff for Dinner

Cons: Long Lines and Poor Entertainment

Recommends Carnival Sensation? Yes!

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