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Mardi Gras Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Mardi Gras

7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 04, 2021

Ship: Mardi Gras

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 5368

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 months ago

Review summary

I love this ship so much that if I had the time off I would sale in her once a month. We had a fantastic experience and this is noe my favorite ship on the Carnival fleet.


5 out of 5
Very efficient. Ran smoothly and line moved quickly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
There are so many options on where to eat. Everywhere we ate the food was very good. Big Chicken is delicious, the chicken is cooked perfectly and the fries are thin and seasoned with just the right amount of spice. I prefer the chicken over Guys Burgers, but as always the burgers dont disappoint. Rudi's Seafood and the Bonsai Japanese were outstanding. We did enjoy Chabang very much and the Italian restaurant we only has sea Sunday brunch. The Lido is a nice set up. I loved street eats and the dining room was like any other ship.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
There is so much fun to do on the Mardi Gras, we rode the Bolt and that was a definite experience. We played gold, corn hole and pool. The serenity is so relaxing and on sea days they have a salad bar. Lots of indoor activities with the fun square, from trivia to karaoke.


4 out of 5
All the shows that we saw in the different venues were very good. Center stage is where its at for the best shows. Pig n Anchor had a great band.

Children's Programs

we have no children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
As always the staff is always so helpful and especially now they are so grateful being back working.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
I love this ships layout. It's a very clean ship and they sanitize consistantly. I love the different zones. The ship didnt even feel crowded at all.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Our cabin is a extended interior with a sofa bed and the room was nice but the bed was like 6 inches from the wall and you had to walk sideways to get into bed and if you are a big person you may not fit. The mattresses were hard and I would always wake up with a back ache. I lived that the bathroom had a built in night light, but the bathroom was small. The toilet paper is in the wrong place. There is plenty of storage. The blows dryer is much better then other ships.

Ship tip

just have fun and take in everything that ship has to offer.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
We did our own sightseeing in Cocoa beach the day before we sailed and had a great day.

Cozumel, Mexico

1 out of 5
Mr. Sanchos all inclusive beach resort was our excursion that we booked directly through Mr. Sanchos and we had a wonderful time.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
We didnt get off ship, but the port is beautiful.

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
We had a beach day right at the port. The water was so warm and we just enjoyed ourselves.


3 out of 5
we decided to carry our luggage off and our cabin was on deck 5 and they were calling other decks before they finally called ours. we were at out waiting area by 8am as told on the paper they give us and didnt get off until 10am.
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