Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Too far to walk

Sail Date: June 14, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Oceanview

      For older people there is too much walking involved on the cruise. It is hard enough just getting to the various areas of the ship that we needed to go, but going ashore was out of the question. From the ship to the nearest place you could get a taxi was way out of our range.

     The service on the ship was excellent in all areas, all the crew we had contact with were helpful and courteous.

     The food at the buffet and the specialty areas, such as grill, pizza, and Mongolian Grill were good. While the dining room staff was excellent in the way they treated us some of the main entrées were not very good. The vegetables served on the main dish were either undercooked or overcooked and did not taste very good. The alligator tasted like fried dressing and had no alligator taste at all. The veal Parmesan was coated with way too much breading and the meat was tough. The one really good main entrée was the lobster tail and shrimp.

     On all the other cruises I have been on the last night had a grand buffet with ice sculptures and decorated food or the culinary staff had a chance to really show their skills. I miss that on this trip.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Some of the dining room food was not very good
Service and Staff
Did not partake of the entertainment
Children's Programs
Did not bring any children
Onboard Activities
Did not participate in any activities
Destinations and Excursions
Was unable to walk far enough to leave the ship
Cabin / Stateroom
Port Canaveral, Florida
The checking in process was a little slow
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Unable to walk far enough to go ashore
Carnival Live Concert
Not a group that we were willing to pay to see perform
Nassau, Bahamas
Be young enough to walk long distances

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