Sunshine Fun

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
6 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 18, 2013
Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 2326
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 4 years ago

The Sunshine was an awesome ship.  I never cruised the Destiny, but viewed the renovation underway on the tv in our stateroom, magnificant  transformation.  The 2013 Commemorative Inaugural Book was a really nice treat to bring home.  The hammocks were so relaxing and such a nice addition in the Serenity.  The Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse was the best (but all the steakhouse's on the previous cruises have been).  My husband is experiencing some difficulty walking and the staff was the best catering to his needs.  The staff on the taxis to Grand Cayman also paid exceptional attention to cruisers with mobility needs, and ensured we exited the taxis first.

The only reason I did not give this review five stars is the first captain's night was AWFUL.  This was my tenth cruise with Carnival, and I never experienced the wait time we encountered on this cruise.  We only waited an hour, but some people we spoke with waited well over 90 minutes.  We had anytime dining, but this pager system did not work very well this night.  There was no place for us to sit, we stood on the stairs the entire wait.  We were told not to return to our staterooms as the pagers would not receive the signals there.  

The ship departed from New Orleans and was very accommodating to the locals and showed the NFL and College football games. 

The amentities afforded my new platinum status were very rewarding, Thank You very much. 

I look forward to my next cruise.


Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
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