Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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3 out of 5

20th Wedding Anniversary

Sail Date: March 05, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Our trip was marvelous. it was our first trip. it was planned late so we would do a few things differently next time. The staff was great and the cruise was smooth sailing. it did not get windy or shaky until the last day. The Carnival itself could take time to acknowledge some accommodations for their guest. if they run late it cost us not them. And boarding passes can't be printed before boarding so we should at least have access to that service alone.  

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Cabin / Stateroom
I am very glad we got the balcony the view was breathtaking and watching everything from our bed was great. Overall the cabin was basic the boat fun distracted the cabin stay. Please detail the carpet between the patio door and the bed. The patio chairs were concerning I found them grimy but again not feeling closed in was comforting.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
boarding was unorganized and timely we waited for cleaning crews and who knows what. It took over two ours to get onboard there was no empathy for the long waits.
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
We did not enjoy Jamaica experience as we should have. We got off after an hour wait. The excursion was great but we did not get lunch or time to eat the whole day. We did not get to shop or see anything off shore.... we was told to wait, wait we would shop but we was rushed back to the ship and no gifts or food experience
Onboard Activities
They were great well planned and made our stay and our 20th anniversary celebration a wonderful experience
Entertainment Was great and full of fun
Service and Staff
It was awesome. But we ordered our own anniversary cake on board the ship it was not delivered and we had to leave without ever getting it. Our inability to print our boarding passes was disturbing as we spent over 50% of our anniversary day trying to accomplish that task. it drained us and put a hamper on the end of our trip (Best Part)
Food and Dining
On or first night in the dining room our waiter told us that the bottled water was our only option and immediately after we reluctantly agreed to by it another water filled our glassed with FREE water.
Miami, Florida
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
George Town, Grand Cayman
Watch your receipts there was $30.00 dollar surcharges on my receipts. My orders did not arrive to the boat before my departure time.


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