Carnival Splendor-nightmare

Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 27, 2011
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 7 years ago
This was supposto be a FUN ship cruise..It was just a boring bummer ship.We have all cruised before.The itinerary was 1 sea day. 1 day in Matzalan, 1 day in Cabo,1 day in Puerta Vallarta. 2 sea days.Home... Before we ever left they cut out Matzalan due to the risks O.K. Then the day we left their was a emergency medical situation and we had to return to Long Beach. O.K. The intnerary changed again. 2 days in Cabo and 1 day in Puerta Vallarta. O.K. On the way back towards Cabo the itinerary changed again. 1 day in Cabo and 1 day in Puerta Vallarta. 4 sea days and 2 ports. Then my niece got sick and had to be taken to the hospital in Cabo. She had kidney stones. We had all purchased travel insurance. She had to stay in the hospital in Cabo they kept her HOSTAGE untill she could come up with the CASH to pay her 12000.00 hospital bill. They actually told her that they were going to keep her for another night until she came up with the money to pay the bill. again we all had purchased travlers insurance and also had private pay insurance. They (her and her Mom)were also forced to pay for a hotel, food, medical,expences and a flight home. My Daughter and I had to get back on the ship and continue the cruise with out them. .Carvival refused to give them any kind of refund for their trip. They were only on the ship for 2 days. Mexican nightmare..The travel insurance was worthless.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Fair food nothing great


1 out of 5
Very boring - The staff is really burned out , rude and are truly having NO FUN!

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
These people were not FUN. They were burned out and very short tempered.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Nice, but very small. Smaller than other cruises that we have been on.
3 out of 5
Old Town is very nice. The large church is beautiful. The walk on the beach has beutiful sand sculptures and the view is beautiful/
5 out of 5
Lots of fun! Swimming with the dolphins is amazing!
Don't Miss: Dolphins

Pros: Cabo

Cons: itinerary changes

Recommends Carnival Splendor? No.

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