Carnival Spirit Cruise Review to Mexico

Contributor Level: Purser

7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

A mostly typical cruise

Sail Date: October 21, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Decent ship, good food, most of crew were very friendly, Purser staff was condesending and insulting (one person), Future Cruise staff person was a donkey's rear (no profanity); resulted in my not buying a future cruise commitment.

Ports were basically good. Manzanilla was a waste.

Overall, relaxing, pleasant, comfortable, accommodating, and great get away

Pros: Getting away

Cons: Fewer ammenities

Recommends Carnival Spirit? Yes!

Cabin / Stateroom
Kind of weak. Ship entertainers were very good, but venues were weak except for The Big Easy production which was top notch. The audience was really tough.
Ship Quality
Ship is going into dry dock in January, so 'nuff said
Food and Dining
Could be better, but still good enough that one has to watch out for gaining weight
Service and Staff
With the exceptions noted in review
Manzanillo, Mexico
Contrary to interacton with locals in all other ports, the folks here demonstrated absolutely no attempt to be accommodating to tourists, and in fact, some demonstrated total lack of helpfulness
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Ensenada, Mexico

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