Cruise was fun but boat smelled funny like sanitation the whole cruise.

Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 22

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Carnival Sensation

5 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 22, 2018

Ship: Carnival Sensation

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: E245

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The overall cruise was good I had a good time. The cruise boat can use some upgrading especially the with smell.


5 out of 5
Fast and easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The food and options were good need a little more variety though.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


3 out of 5
The first comedian was dry but the weekend comedian "Jersey" was hilarious.

Children's Programs

no small children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
My room steward was great, the ship personnel was very attentive and helpful when needed.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The ship smelled like sanitation from the time we got on until the time we got off especially in the common areas (halls, casino, main deck lobby etc.). I think it's time for the ship to be rejuvenated or upgraded.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Our room was spacious but the bedding (mattresses) need upgrades they were worn, old and dipping/sagging

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

4 out of 5
I did an excursion it was the city tour ($40) and you truly get what you pay for I would not recommend it not unless it's with another tour guide.

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
Did the ATV excursion it was a blast really had fun.


4 out of 5
simple and easy had to search a little for my luggage but easy.
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