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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Exotic Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 18, 2015
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8443
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

having taken many cruises, I have certain expectations. I was surprised to see that there was not an amenity basket in the room and that I had to request an ice bucket. We celebrated our anniversary in the Pinnacle. I suppose you have never heard this before, the portions are too large. The food was great. The first port was changed due to a health emergency. I wish the media would stop being negative on cruises and applaud the wonderful care that is available for health issues among the passengers. We missed the booze cruise. Seems like some of the 'fun' has been taken out of the cruise. I am unsure of how table mates are selected, but ours seemed be by age. Although my husband and I are in our 60's, all our friends are in their 40's.  This cruise we only ate in the dining room twice. Our table mates were primarily nondrinkers and a mix of PTA and Wednesday night bible study. Nice people I am sure but not our type. I never heard any Reggae music. I liked it when it was played all day by the pool. The DJ was a poor substitute for a band. Despite the criticism, we enjoyed ourselves and will continue to cruise with Carnival.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Not a fan of singing and dancing.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
NA

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
Went to South Beach for people watching and great beach.
3 out of 5
Missed this port and went to Nassau.
5 out of 5
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