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Carnival Victory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 23, 2016
Ship: Carnival Victory
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 6278
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

We've sailed Carnival before on short trips and always had a good time despite the weather.  The crew was pleasant and efficient for the most part except for the on-deck "drink of the day" hawkers who were pushy and rude and didn't really "get" the concept that "no, thank you" means just that.  The majority of the other cruisers seemed to be pushy and rude as well, acting as if they were at a particularly rowdy street party, with little civility and few manners- it's just not necessary to drop the "F Bomb" every other word in public areas with small children present...the whole "feeling" was kind-of low class...and I can party with the best of them and not care who you are or where you came from...

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The food was ok, not special, although my husband enjoyed the lobster tails...

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Loved the Motown Trivia contest- the whole ship was singing and rockin!

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Bartending staff is uniformly fantastic- everyone else seemed harried and overworked

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The room was comfortable enough; we didn't spend much time there anyway. In spite of daily cleanings, the bathroom smelled but I've noticed this on ships before so I chose to ignore it...

Ship Tip

We were in the center of the ship right near the atrium...always pretty noisy, but easy to get everywhere.

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