Carnival Spirit Cruise Review to Hawaii

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2 out of 5

carnival reached an all time low.......

Sail Date: April 10, 2011

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

most of the equiptment in the gym was broke and no one really cared because they were going to get new equiptment( doesnt do me much good, the12 days i was on board. talked with the head of the dept and she didnt much care that i was upset.... the trip to ensenada, to get the ship was a total disaster and NO ONE knew what they were doing!!!!!!!!! we didnt get to the port till 9:30 pm and was tired and hungry. BUT they did give us a bottle of water when we boarded(after sitting at tthe pier for 3 1/2 hrs(none of the vending machines worked so no food) they know everyone was mad but just said "sorry!!"( and that was day 1 of our cruise!! NO one of importance cared. in our last port, oahu, we spent the night. we never got any information on what was available on the pier, where to go or shop.... (only if you booked a tour through carnival..) it was like we werent there anymore. if ii had never sailed on canival before( i am platnium) i would never go on carnival again. it was so bad they never gave us comment cards. guess they didnt want to know what we thought!! :)

Pros: the dining room staff, lido deck staff and room steward was one of the best we have ever had. the ship was immaculate

Cons: the most unorganized carnival cruise that i have ever taken. administration (pursers desk, cruise director "STU" and dept managers) never knew what was going on, and didnt give a darn.

Recommends Carnival Spirit? No.

Service and Staff
very little entertainment. none the last night. one night the one of the carnival singers sang for 1 hr.that was the show!!
Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
see above
Nawiliwili, Kauai
Honolulu, Oahu
Kahului, Maui
Hilo, Hawaii
skip all the carnival tours. we used "roberts" on all the islands. they were prompt, knowledgeable, efficent and 1/2 the priice of carnival...

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