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Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
12 Night Adriatic & Western Mediterranean (Venice To Barcelona)
Sail Date: October 20, 2013
Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 8183
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 4 years ago

For a newly refurbished ship it looks old. Stained carpets, leaking hallways and ceilings. Maintenance people constantly working on things. Staff very disorganized and it appeared that there was a lack of communication between staff and departments. Staff appeared untrained. Had requested a refrigerator many months prior to our trip. This was to house my husbands diabetes medication, only to not find it in our cabin. When we asked about it we were told they did not have any communication about this and there were no available refrigerators to be had. They were all taken but we spoke with another couple during our cruise and they had a refrigerator in their cabin but never asked for it, they were using it to store extra food and desserts . We had to inconvientlly store the medication in the infirmary. Waiters in the dining room were disorganized we received the wrong food almost every night. One time we were ushered around the entire dining room because the waiter did not know where the table was. Buffet food was very poor with no variety and they served the same exact breakfast foods everyday. Our housekeeper was very sweet and kept our room very tidy. We very much enjoyed the itinerary and the excursions. Disappointed that our excursion in France was canceled. 

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


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Service and Staff

1 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

Breakfast better in the dining room versus the buffet.

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