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Mardi Gras Cruise Review

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Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 78

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Mardi Gras

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 25, 2021

Ship: Mardi Gras

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 10492

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 months ago

Review summary

Excellent service and staff. So much to see and a lot of new places to eat

Embarkation

4 out of 5
We arrived at noon, very busy but the line kept moving

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
There is a new reservation procedure at dinnertime. Reservations Times for The main dining, Cha-bang and Cucina de capitan, were made only after 5:30. on the app and you were notified when ready. We never waited more than 10 minutes to get a table.

Lido Marketplace

4 out of 5

The Lido buffet had the typical breakfast food. At lunchtime they served 2 kinds of gelato and had the best dessert cakes. The dining areas were vey spacious and the staff kept all areas spotless!

Cucina del Capitano

5 out of 5

Enjoyed the dinners, the shrimp and chicken Parmesan very tasty. At lunchtime we had the pasta bowl where you chose all the ingredients for your pasta dish, loved it.Excellent staff very accommodating and attentive.

Chibang!

5 out of 5

Loved Cha-bang! We chose the duck for 2 dinner, the chef came table side to slice the duck and gave us ingredients to make the rolled pancakes. Then we had the rest as stir fry. Fantastic flavors!

Entertainment

4 out of 5
The new “Mid stage”had the huge 3 story special effects video screen that coordinates with the music. There was a live band, family feud games and various entertainers each night. We only went to one magic show in the main theater, very average not to exciting. The comedy club was always packed, get there early.

BOLT Ultimate Sea Coaster

5 out of 5

Fantastic a must for everyone! I made a reservation and it was canceled do to a quick rain shower . There were many openings so I booked again. You will be charged immediately on your account for your reservation. Beware you can cancel your reservation up to 2 hours before your time, but there is no place on the app todo this.. You need to go to guest services to cancel.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Outstanding service! The dining room staff was very accommodating and attentive. Our cabin steward was very friendly, professional and kept our cabin clean and tidy. We could always see staff constantly cleaning the public areas.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We could always see staff cleaning the public areas. The buffet was always clean and the staff would immediately pick up dirty dishes. We enjoyed the new Mid ship area, very spacious to watch a show or just enjoy coffee or tea and relax.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
This was a Aft corner suite. Loved the spacious closets, large shower, and vanity mirror in the bedroom. The balcony had a table and chairs for breakfast meals, 2 lounge chairs, a round lounging couch, a loveseat and a jacuzzi. We were in heaven!

Ship tip

You will need to study your hub app everyday to make your plans and not miss any activities.

Ports of call

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

4 out of 5

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
Brand new terminal , easy to get around

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very quick and easy process.
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