Carnival Spirit Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

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4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Had a good time with some minor glitches

Sail Date: September 13, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Overall, my husband and I had a good time. Our room stewards allowed us to keep our towel animals, and even remade one for us when asked. The dining room staff was excellent, even though we did the anytime dining. At the first port of call (Juneau) the debarkation procedure was horrible. We Almost missed our shore excursion because they did a general debarkation call and EVERYONE tryed to get off at the same time. We ate at the buffet for dinner a couple of nights, and the slection was not that great. They also had to cancel a bunch of our shore excursions in Ketchkan, and they could have done a better job communicating this to us. The shopping talks were heavily geared towards bying jewelry, and I would have liked some additional variety. The shows were excellent.

Pros: our room stewards were awesome, and the dining room staff was exellent

Cons: getting off the ship in port was a nightmare. The food selections for dinner at the buffets could have been better.

Recommends Carnival Spirit? No.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
buffet slection could have been better for dinner. Dining room selections were excellent
They had very few interesting activities, unless you wanted to hear about shopping or play bingo. Talks about cooking, or other info about the things on the ship would have been nice.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Juneau, Alaska
Juneau was good. Very little to do after 9PM. Have to do the Red Dog Saloon and Mendenhall Glacier
Don't Miss: Mendenhall Glacier
Skagway, Alaska
Cool littel town. Reminds you of Alaska before the cruise ships took over
Don't Miss: Dog sled camp
Ketchikan, Alaska
Not muh to do if they cancel the shore excursions except shop
Don't Miss: Creek street

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