Great time

Carnival Triumph Cruise Review to Mexico
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Carnival Triumph

Sail Date: February 01, 2010

Ship: Carnival Triumph

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Review Summary

Check in at the port port was rather quick and efficient. It was only 30 minutes from the time we dropped off our bags until we boarded the ship. Not sure if that is the Port of New Orleans or Carnival, but they worked seamlessly together. The ship was clean but needed updating. The carpet in the halls was worn and some of the light fixtures were coming loose. The room, we got a balcony this time, was nice but dated. The cabin steward was exceptional! Very friendly and funny. The main shows were great, it was a packed house both nights. They were some of the best we have seen and family friendly too. We also enjoyed the R-rated adult comedy shows at midnight. The menu for the dining room was run of the mill, nothing too exotic or unusual. We ate in the Lido resturant most of the time. The food there mirrored the London Dining Room menu. Jeorge, the Cruise Director, was very entertaining. Overall we had a good time. It was not the best ship we have been on, but not as bad as some of the horror stories we heard from other guests.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
No real variety or exotic choices in the main dining room.


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
EVERYONE was friendly and smiling. Even they guys retarring the planks on the main deck.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Decor appeared dated and needed refurbishing.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The bathroom had a musty locker room smell to it

Pros: Jeorge the Cruise Director

Cons: Ship was starting to appear dated, needed refurbishing.

Recommends Carnival Triumph? Yes!

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