Could have been better

Carnival Spirit Cruise Review to Mexico


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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9 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 07, 2011
Ship: Carnival Spirit
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
My first impression was that the ship smelled horrible. Our stateroom was small as to be expected, however, we had a balcony room and I thought they would be a bit bigger. The decor was very eclectic, and aside from the naked women pictures it was ok.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The steakhouse was worth the extra money. It was great

Entertainment

3 out of 5
There were activities offered, but not enough. they were geared toward children, or older adults.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Most were friendly and smiling.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The bed was so hard it could hardly sleep the first night. I asked for extra comforters to be placed between the mattress and the sheet to give some added cushion. I expected a balcony room to be larger.
3 out of 5
5 out of 5
I really like Puerto Vallarta. PiPi's restaurant was the best Mexican food I have ever had!!!!! It was amazing. We went on a Dune Buggy excursion, if you are wanting to ride on the beach make sure to specify that is the tour you want.
5 out of 5
I enjoyed sitting on the beach under the umbrellas. The ATV excursion was a blast, but very hot and dirty

Pros: The food was actually decent

Cons: HARD bed, ship smelled like fried food, kids running in the stateroom halls

Recommends Carnival Spirit? No.

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