Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Mexico

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

A wonderful getaway!

Sail Date: June 03, 2012

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

The ship was very beautiful. It was large and it was hardly noticable that there were 3650 people on board, except at dinner time. The buffet line was out the door each day and the line moved at the pace of a 95year old human.

I also disliked that many of the events planned that took my interest, ie: trivia, give aways, shows, and other fun activites, were scheduled back to back during lunch or dinner hour. If you wanted to do trivia followed by a scavenger hunt, you'd be playing right at meal times. It was very inflexible. This was a daily occurance. You have to choose to give something up.

Pros: Getting off boat exploring mexico was better than being on the ship.

Cons: I did not like the prices of liquor, the pools were always jam packed, and the dining food was nasty and service was sloooow. (The non buffet)

Recommends Carnival Splendor? Yes!

Cabin / Stateroom
Food and Dining
Dining room food was horribly managed and the food was not great.
Service and Staff
Ship Quality
Children's Programs

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