More than expected

Carnival Victory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


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

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
Verified Review

Sail Date: July 10, 2016
Ship: Carnival Victory
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8437
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

I had read so any reviews that used "older ship" and "dated" I had very low expectations, but was surprised when we boarded. Yes the pink bathroom looked a little dated, but it was huge! And I really don't care if they have a flat screen TV! The staff onboard was excellent and we couldn't have asked for better. Yes the ship shows some age, but the price and staff can't be beat! 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The staff was amazing. The food was good, but stay away from "casserole " type dishes. They all taste the same. Crazy long buffet lines were the only drawback, but we are on vacation. I had time!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The room and balcony was really roomy. They brought in a rollaway for our teen. The bathroom is really large, but no plugins although the hairdryer is really powerful. Check behind the TV for extra plugins. Just 1 flight of stairs and we were at the adult pool, buffet, and drink station.
We did feel the movement of the ship, but the view was worth it. 8437 is right under the adult pool area so we did hear some chair movement above us. They do use some kind of sprinkler system to clean the windows, so the chairs were always wet in the morning, but quickly dried.

Ship Tip

The aft rooms were great because we could go 1 flight of stairs to be at the food and pool.

5 out of 5
Make the quick walk to Junkanoo beach. Great fun and cheapest way to enjoy the beach!
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