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Disney Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 26

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Disney Dream

5 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 16, 2017

Ship: Disney Dream

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7106

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

I had an opportunity to take my 2 grandchildren ages 8 and 11 on a Disney Cruise. I met friends with their grandchildren ages 10 and 12.  We had outside veranda rooms and asked that the door between balconies be opened to be able  to visit each other easily.  The cruise was perfection, rooms, meals, staff, entertainment, cleanliness, club rooms for the children, etc.  

My only complaint was the photography.  We did get some lovely pictures, but I would have liked a formal on dress up night. We went to the office many times to make an appointment, it didn't seem to be staffed.  The lines were long and we had early dinner and could not wait.  They needed more photographers for the amount of passengers for pictures and candids to capture the joy on the kids faces as they enjoyed themselves.

I read a lot of blogs before the trip, Guest Services no longer holds items for character autographs.  Also, we could not buy stamps on Castaway Cay.  Stamps come from Guest Services.  I bought a package of post cards at the gift store, wrote them in our room and stamped them.  They can be posted from Castaway Cay even though the Post Office was never open while we were there.  I brought a power strip as recommended by many.  It was confiscated but there were plenty of plugs to charge devices.  The rooms had plenty of hooks, shelves, drawers, hangers, closet space, etc.

All in all, it was worth every cent I spent.  They are still talking about it and they've made wonderful memories that will last much longer than the cruise. 


Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 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
Perfect - plenty of room, storage, plugs, clean.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

3 out of 5

Nassau, Bahamas Did not visit port

We stayed on the ship. Did not miss the stop. Did not want to shop in their market or spent the day at Atlantis.

Castaway Cay (Disney Private Island)

3 out of 5
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