The staff made this cruise a wonderful experience

Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 03, 2016
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 6335
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

From the wait staff to our room steward these people were amazing- friendly, thoughtful and very helpful. This was my kids 1st cruise and they had a wonderful time. They really noticed how much effort the staff put into doing their jobs. 


As for the ship and its amenities- needs some updating. Decor was outdated and old school Vegasesque in style- gawdy and not really appealing. Needed repairs/upkeep in areas. The schedule of events was robust but it seemed like it lacked mid-evening events for older kids. Most shows were not til 10.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
no complaints on cleanliness- they were constantly cleaning!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Only complaint was the people smoking on their balconies around us
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
You need to do an excursion otherwise you'll have nothing to do. Area around the port is not developed except for the cruise greeting center/shops
5 out of 5
Do a water excursion- the waters are beautiful
5 out of 5
This is a great city to walk around- safe and lots to see
1 out of 5
Other than beaches there was nothing to do. The greeting center/shops is the same as any other port. If you eat/drink at the restaurant prepare to shell out a lot of $$$
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