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Holiday Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
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Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 02, 2009
Ship: Holiday
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago
Ship was clean though there was a stench throughout.Not sure what it was.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Wish they had more restaurants to choose from


3 out of 5
Average Carnival entertainment.We went on a carnival cruise 2 years ago and they had the same show this time around too.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
We had teens with us and there were about 15 teens on board tho no one took part in any of the youth activities.
The younger kids had a build a bear workshop so I know they loved it!

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Room staff and our table waiter were fantastic.My husband is a diabetic on a low carb diet and they made sure that he was taken care of but the other cleaning staff did not look happy and were curt when you asked them a question

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Public Restrooms were usually not very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
On par with other cruise ships
3 out of 5
It has become very touristy.It docks at the expensive shops!We had been on a Norwegian cruise to Cozumel before and it docks halfway down the shoreline and the shopping is better there. But the dock where the Fantasy docked is beautiful
Don't Miss: Not much you will miss
5 out of 5
We loved Progreso,we took a shore excursion to see a Mayan temple.It was great.There are a few shops right at the dock which had the usual touristy stuff but was cheap.Really cheap.Definitely stock up on souvenirs at Progreso as Cozumel is expensive.
Don't Miss: The souvenirs at the dock

Pros: Being able to do stuff with each other

Cons: Getting off the ship

Recommends Holiday? Yes!

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