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Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Carnival Sensation

5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 12, 2019

Ship: Carnival Sensation

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: U198

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 8 months ago

Review summary

From the curb the Sensation is not the nicest of the Carnival ships we've been on but once on the Cruise Director (Deon) made everything fun! Seems like there were not as many activities but the ones they had were good! Blue iguana is a great place to eat (tacos and burritos) and is very popular but the hours are limited and the staff is pushy and not friendly. I saw a staff member Reggie be very rude to a cruiser while explaining they were closing. I know its not an easy job (closing the line) but never a reason to be rude! Guy's Burgers EXCELLENT food and customer service! Ship could use some TLC and the pool was ALWAYS full but overall a good trip!

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Great service in the dining rooms. Blue iguana's hours are too short. Staff rather pushy.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Lido pool always too full. Fitness center good.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Stateroom steward Hamid was excellent. Dining room Kadek was AMAZING!

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Cabin M123 was smaller than other cruise, no sofa in the cabin.

Ship tip

The ship needs a little TLC (paint/updating) but was very clean

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

4 out of 5
Margaritaville tried to charge us to use their tiny beach even as patrons of the restaurant. Don't do it!

George Town, Grand Cayman

4 out of 5
7 Mile Beach was nice and relaxing! Tender was quick and easy!

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Slow but ok
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