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Mardi Gras Cruise Review

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Mardi Gras

7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 26, 2021

Ship: Mardi Gras

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 9437

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 4 months ago

Review summary

Absolutely loved the beauty & design of the ship. Total blast for NYE!!The OS category cabin was Spectacular!!! Felt so close to food, Pig & Anchor, pool, Patio pool & center atrium! Can't wait to sail on the Mardi Gras again!!


5 out of 5
We had priority boarding with being in an Ocean Suite. Barely 10min from cab until we were on board.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Main dining room, service was A+. However food quality and selections were a solid C. Steak House, incredible!! Sushi restaurant, fantastic. Big Chicken, Pig & Anchor, Guys = all A+!

Guy's Pig & Anchor Smokehouse / Brewhouse

5 out of 5

Love love love! Excellent breakfast & lunch!!bar service is spectacular!!

Piano Bar 88

4 out of 5

Always has been one of my favorite hangouts..so packed I got in 1 nite...

Heroes Tribute Lounge

5 out of 5

Incredible addition. As a gold star family We really felt the love here.

Fortune Teller Bar

5 out of 5

Great experience!!!

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse

5 out of 5

The BOMB!!!! Always book a dinner at Fahrenheit 555!

Alchemy Bar

5 out of 5

Jennifer! Best bartender on the Ship! Best drink selection on the ship too!

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Bingo was a blast! But $45 to play..ouch!!

Patio Pool & Whirlpool

5 out of 5

Loved this alternative pool venue!!! Gorgeous pool with great bar staff!


5 out of 5

Love this new atrium design! Always something spectacular going on!!

Serenity Adult-Only area

5 out of 5

Great space for Serenity!! Gorgeous addition with splash pool! Bar has incredible drink menu & salad bar on sea days is a don't miss!!

Guest Services

5 out of 5

Best Gust service team at Sea!! Always have been always will be!!

Cloud 9 Spa & Thermal Suites

3 out of 5

Excellent Swedish massage. However, disappointed that the perk of sitting in the heated chairs before & after treatments was removed.

Cherry on Top

5 out of 5

Best candy shop at Sea! $30 worth of candy. No regrets!


5 out of 5
Fantastic shows!! Especially loved the Broadway Show!!

Punchliner Comedy Club

5 out of 5

Best comedians at Sea! We had 6 different comedians. All 6 were top notch!!

BOLT Ultimate Sea Coaster

5 out of 5

LOVE! Rode it 3 times!!! A must when on the Mardi!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
New design is Spectacular! Easy to get around. Super clean & Breathtaking!!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Ocean Suite. So worth it!! 2 huge built in closets with double doors that each have Lighting when doors are opened. Storage galore. Lovely bathroom!

Ship tip

Book the Rollercoaster asap. Don't wait until the last day or it may not be running.

Ports of call

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5
Enough to do for a short 1/2 port day.

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Got off ship.,walked around Carnivals area..did some shopping at Piranha Joe's & got back on ship.

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Off & at shuttle in less than 20min.!!
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