Carnival Triumph Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

1 cruise (first)


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3 out of 5

My 1st Cruise

Sail Date: January 30, 2012

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

I am glad I choose the Triumph as my first cruise. I feel that if I had been on another ship prior I would have been more disappointed. I have heard many friends talk about how wonderful the food is... however, I learned to eat in the dining rooms at assigned times, because the buffet food was less than pleasing. I also ordered room service a few times, however our oder was never right. Not once!
Overall I was pleased with the politeness of staff and the shows were great!
However on my last night I walked out of the elevator where a staff member was mopping and fell. The staff helped me up, but then disappeared leaving his mop and wet floor unattended. I took it upon myself to find a warning sign for other guests and was very upset by the staff's lack of concern. Why did I have to find a warning sign myself? This was very frustrating.

Pros: visiting Cozumel

Cons: the buffet food.

Recommends Carnival Triumph? No.

Ship Quality
Although it was not as "fancy" as I had expected it was clean and everything was easily accessible.
Food and Dining
as I said above the buffet food quality was poor, however the dining room food and services met all expectations.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Everyone was very friendly and helpful, with the exception of the rude staff member the last night when I fell on the wet floor.

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