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This was our first time sailing out of Baltimore and our first time on a Carnival ship. We can't wait to go back! Yes, there are a few things that were very frustrating but overall a very good cruise. Pros - 1. Excellent service from all ... Read more
Worst week ever You should re name this ship waiting of the seas because that's what you will be doing. First night American grill one and a half hours before a starter arrives took over three and a half hours for our first evening meal.new ... Read more
this beautiful ship was in no way ready for passengers ! with 1000 construction workers still on board the mess and noise ruined our holiday , also the fact they smoke anywhere they think they will , let aolone the health and safety of tools and ... Read more
We were used as guinea pigs!!!! This ship was NOT ready to take on passengers but did anyway. Toilets in staterooms often did not flush - reported - fixed (eventually). Basin water very tepid - reported - fixed (after a while). No orange juice ... Read more
Awsome cruise mikeb2016
05/16
The Ship was amazing. Booked to the max at 6300 passengers but never felt over crowded. Cabin #11166 Family balcony 2 adults 4,7 & 17 year old 5 total plenty of room 288sq. ft. We did my time dining 5 nights 2 nights at Azumi it was good but ... Read more
Quick one day repositioning cruise to Seattle from Vancouver on the May long weekend for Canadians. Embarkation took an hour although I heard it took later arrivals a few hours, the key is to know what kind of traffic the port will be experiencing ... Read more
We booked the 1 night Coastal Cruise from Vancouver to Seattle, I am a Travel Agent specializing in standard cruise lines, and was very excited for my first Princess cruise given that I sell these and other cruise lines several times a day. ... Read more
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