Carnival Victory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 30, 2006
Ship: Carnival Victory
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 12 years ago

The ship looks like it needs an overhaul. We were docked next to the Explorer and Caribbean Princess, all about the same age, and they looked well cared for. There seemed to be a general lack of leadership throughout the ship.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
To many outrageous options in the formal dining room. THere were nights that all I ate was soup and salad, because the meal chioces were very unappealing. My husband had beef dishes 4 nights out of 7 and the meat was all very tough. The lobster tail, however, was excellent, the only redeeming meal I had. The breakfast buffet was boring. Lunch had probably the best variety.


3 out of 5
Good shows, casino seemed to be paying out well, even though all we did was make donations!

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
Not alot of activities for our kids, ranging from 12-18. The waterslide is up near the adult only deck, does that make sense?

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
The dining staff was wonderful. The pursers desk folks were almost hostile when we showed our disappointment for having missed our stop in Puerto Rico, due to "engine trouble".

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
The ship looks worn out.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Very comfortable beds and pillows. Nice selection of toiletries supplied in the bathroom. Tacky set-up of plastic furniture on the balcony, we cleaned our own balcony window to remove a weeks worth of salt, so we could see out.
1 out of 5
People on the island were very rude. The taxi ride to downtown is a rip-off, $4.00 per person to ride about 1 1/2 miles. The ferry ride to St. John's is $14.00 each way, not $7.00 which was the posting on the internet. The ferry looks very badly maintained, not worth $28.00 p.p.
1 out of 5
Didn't stop due to "engine trouble", got a lousy 25.00 credit for the loss of the stop.
1 out of 5
Nothing to see right off of the ship, have to go into the island.

Pros: Servers

Cons: Almost everything else

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