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Carnival Triumph Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 15, 2011
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Once you realize that you're cruising the discount cruise lines you'll be a lot happier.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The shows were very entertaining and enjoyable.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Cabin steward and dinning staff was very polite and attentive. However, it's not uncommon for the rest of the crew to treat you as a trespasser in their territory. It was very common for the bus boys and ship's lower ranking officers to walk right into you if you weren't careful or refuse to move if they were blocking a passageway.

The ship's safety brief (muster) actually lasted about 5 minutes. You'll stand in a very crowded small space for nearly 30 minutes waiting for it to begin though. Not so hard on us younger people. It was a bit of a strain for the older folks though.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
My wife had a great time with the Dolphin swim. I attended the Mexican cooking class. The class was fun but I didn't really learn anything.

Pros: Cruise director and staff very entertaining

Cons: Breakfast and Lunch buffets

Recommends Carnival Triumph? No.

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