Disappointing

Carnival Victory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 26, 2015
Ship: Carnival Victory
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 1283
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

This cruise felt like a money pit.  Not only was there a charge for practically EVERYTHING you might want to do on the ship, but they made no bones saying so.  You win at BINGO.....but you have to pick up your money in the casino "because we know you'll spend it before you get out the door".  Waiters on board were overwhelming...they just didn't want to say no when told you didn't want a drink. The best part of the entire cruise was the ports of call, but then again, you had to be back on board the boat by 2:00 pm one day and 3:00 pm the other....hardly enough time to enjoy the beach much less explore the islands.  And to make matters worse, the food was horrible.  On past cruises, the food was exquisite and presented perfectly, but this time, it was little more than TV dinners in the dining room, and on the buffets, it was like the chicken strips and hamburgers served at Disney or Six Flags.  We booked three cabins for ourselves and our two daughters' families, and I am convinced we could have taken them to Jamaica for a fun-filled vacation on shore for half the price.Sad

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
The food on this ship was hideous. The same vendor that serves the theme parks must have a contract with Carnival.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Movies under the moonlight were great. The comedy club was good too.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The best entertainment was the ports of call which were beautiful.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
The Dr. Seuss programs were cute.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The one thing I was impressed with comes at great loss. My cosmetic bag never made it to my cabin...but the crew did put a letter under every door asking if the bag had accidentally been delivered to the wrong cabin.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
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