Our 1st Family Cruise

Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 20, 2010
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago

This is our first family cruise- 5 members so we did not know what to expect. But it was good+. The professionalism of the staff was great. The quality of the rooms were wonderful. The Black Pearl Restaurant had "so-so" menu choices and quality- the exception was the menu on formal nights. The dancing and music lounges were fine and enjoyable. The major drawback so that the World Cup Games during the Group Play phase were not shown. This was our most major dissappointment with the cruise.
Best Regards.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Would have liked to see more seafood. This is what we were looking for.


5 out of 5
Bingo games and the music shows were the best.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Pillows were a bit too big and hard
3 out of 5
Mazatlan was a much more industrial type of port. The boardwalk was great but the industrial feel of the town was still easily discernible.
Don't Miss: Not Applicable due to personal taste', risk profile, etc.
5 out of 5
We took a "Van Tour" of this port. We ate at the Nogalitos Restaurnt in the nearby "sierra madre" foothills. We also participated in the "canopy" view/ride of the same foothills. We also visited the Ctholic Cathedral
Don't Miss: Not applicable due to personal taste, risk profile, etc.
3 out of 5
A small ship tour of the rock formations was fun.
Don't Miss: Not Applicable due to personal taste', risk profile, etc.

Pros: The Vroom Show

Cons: No Coverage of the FIFA World Cup

Recommends Carnival Splendor? Yes!

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