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Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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5 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 14, 2016
Ship: Carnival Sensation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: E168
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

i picked this cruise b/c of the ports/destinations.  the ship itself was smaller than other cruise ships that  I have been on and this ship didn't have that many outdoor activities available.  me and my family drink alot of water and i totally didn't like the fact that we were not allowed to bring bottled water onto the cruise ship.  i find it lame that cans of soda were allowed but not bottle.  Carnival also didn't seem to promote recycling on the ship: should have had multiple trashcans labeled for recycling, especially for all the paper that is given to every cabin on a daily basis.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
food was just ok; the selection/variety of entrees were plentiful but didn't offer much healthy food choices and i found the food heavily salted.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
the staff at guest services were rude, impatient, and their english language was mediocre. i would expect these workers to speak great english and be as personable and helpful as possible since they probably have the most interactions/conversations with guests' questions/problems. all the other staff on the cruise were friendly and great and although their english was ok, they were definitely much friendlier than anyone at guest services.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
the toilet in the cabin had a weird, unpleasant odor.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
toilet smelled bad; didn't like the fact that the steward had to have a special key/tool to open and close the fold-down bed. too inconvenient and highly inefficient use of staff time.

Ship Tip

don't pay more for the extra wireless/internet services b/c they are worthless. sending/receiving text messages didn't work half the time and using social media and snapchat rarely worked (even with the upgraded services);

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