Holiday (RETIRED) 39 Cruise Review to Caribbean

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2 out of 5

"A honeymoon to forget"

Sail Date: May 02, 2009

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

We cruised on the Carnival "Ecstasy" not the holiday because we made a last minute change to experience Jamaica and Grand Caymen, we had both already been to the bahama's. This is both my husband and I's second marriage neither of us ever experienced a "real" honeymoon. We were very excited about going to Jamaica and Grand Cayman. The very first night I was ready to come home, I was insulted by the maitrade' and things just went down hill from there. I will never cruise Carnival again. It seemed like everytime I tried to be positive and have fun something else would happen. If you are a night owl make sure you get something to eat before 8:00 p.m. or you will be stuck with Pizza. Very disappointed and was my HONEYMOON and it was terrible.

Pros: Casino

Cons: Food

Recommends Holiday (RETIRED) 39? No.

Food and Dining
food was awful and hard to find after 8:00 p.m.
Service and Staff
they were either super friendly or down right rude no in between
Ship Quality
"Ecstasy" ship is old, outdated but very clean
Cabin / Stateroom
The room was the best thing on the ship
not enough to do for 7 days except spend money in the casino
Key West, Florida
wish we had stayed on the "Holiday" Jamacia was very disappointing, florida's beaches are more beautiful just the water is prettier in Jamacia. Very poor country people were on top of you asking for money. I did not feel very safe
Don't Miss: go to florida instead...
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
went to Grand Cayman...wish I had gone back to the bahama's. Grand Cayman is very commericalized but very clean and people don't beg for money. I felt safe...bring lots of cash great shopping.
Don't Miss: the iguana's

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