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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
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7 Night Exotic Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 05, 2015
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8385
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Crowds and lines everywhere.  We stood in line for dinner for 45 minutes two different nights. On one of them, they still didn't seat us at the same table.  The food was mediocre, at best.  As listed ON THE MENU,  you  get better food for only $20 more.   The pools were masses of humanity. Getting on board was worse than going through customs in Los Angeles.  You couldn't hear the announcements unless you ran into the hall, and then only about 50% of the time, depending who was mumbling.  Internet was expensive and extremely slow.  Camp Carnival was so poor, the kids traveling with us refused to go. they had loved Princess' camp.  No sense going on at this point. You get the picture. 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Talked to staff about wait; they didn't care. The Hostess at the entrance acted bored.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Cabin and food very good. Management didn't care.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

They had a chocolate extravaganza. Too bad they didn't tell us about it.

1 out of 5
1 out of 5
OK if you snorkel, otherwise dirty with nothing to do.
1 out of 5
Awful city, like being in the slums. Ambergris Cay is where the nice stuff is... 2 hours away.
5 out of 5
Best Island by far. May go there again, but not with Carnival. Carnival has a nice beach there, but they don't tell you about it
1 out of 5
Nothing but a tourist trap designed for cruise ships
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