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Carnival Triumph Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 29, 2014
Ship: Carnival Triumph
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 1262
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 3 years ago

I had a wonderful time aboard the Triumph.  I decided to travel solo; it was well worth the time and money invested.  The pier staff were helpful and happy to assist.  The crew were engaging, entertaining, and informative.  I appreciated the warm smiles and accessible knowledge; the boat is huge and getting lost wasn't an option.  When crew members found out I was traveling alone, they were polite, friendly, and inclusive. I have traveled with an abundance of family members as well as with my husband, but this experience was unique.  I didn't have to wait on others, I chose activities based on my preferences, and I slept when and where I wanted.  After this experience, I will continue to look for solo adventures.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The burrito bar was awesome!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Loved trivia, karaoke, the informational support, and the shopping. (Casino was fun, too.)

Entertainment

3 out of 5
I didn't participate in after dinner activities due to being busy with my other activities.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
They were out of my hair...that is a plus for me!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The band, as well as the karaoke staff were exceptional. My steward Bernard was fabulous. My waiter Aron was always there to assist, answer questions, or make suggestions. Thank you for advising me (against) the veggie pot pie.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything looked great!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
My steward made the twin beds into a king. I loved it!

Ship Tip

The hardest thing to navigate was going to the aft on floor 3. The lower level of the Paris dining room was difficult to get to due to the location of the galley. It took me several tries to reach the location, but the food was worth the wait!

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
It's all about Chichen Itza. But be prepared for the heat!
5 out of 5
Beautiful area, but hot. Protect yourself. The shopping was exquisite!
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