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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 08, 2015
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 1402
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Overall not bad. We had a wonderful time in Puerto Rico, St Thomas, and Grand Turk. Amber Cove was OK, but brand new for a port and just a place with tourist shops and a Zip line. That place needs more variety. 

The ship was great. We had the largest cabin we have ever had and it was just an ocean view.  I'm sure it was because this ship is wider than a Panamax ship so it can't go through the old Panama Canal locks. We loved the extra space.

We did the anytime dining plan which worked out well for dinner. The food was good to excellent, but overall not over the top like you get on Celebrity or Disney type cruising. There were no special buffets like a party on the pool deck or chocolate extravaganza, just the basics. Didn't expect more so it met expectations. 

Liked the "dive-in theater" at the pool. Never watched a movie, but it looked fun. 


Overall, good cruise with friendly staff who worked hard when you showed your appreciation. I would do Carnival again. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Largest cabin we have ever had. Be sure to go to customer service and ask for an adapter if you need more than one power outlet.

Ship Tip

The Mongolian Grill was awesome.

5 out of 5
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