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Carnival Pride Cruise Review by Swiss305

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Carnival Pride
Carnival Pride
Member Name: Swiss305
Cruise Date: March 2005
Embarkation: Los Angeles
Destination: Mexican Riviera
Cabin Category:
Cabin Number: 5221
Booking Method: Local Travel Agency
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Member Rating   5+ out of 5+
Dining 5+
Public Rooms 5+
Cabins 5+
Entertainment 5.0
Spa & Fitness Not Rated
Family & Children (By Age Group)
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Embarkation 5+
Service 5+
Value-for-Money Not Rated
Rates 5.0
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Carnival Pride - Mexican Riviera

This was the first cruise for myself, my husband and my teenage daughter. We didn't know what to expect but had heard horror sthe tories on this very site about every aspect of cruising. The Carnival embarkation process in Long Beach was very organized and moved as quickly as can be expected when there are more than a thousand people to check in and all that luggage to stow aboard. We were warmly welcomed aboard the Pride, a delightful, clean and well-maintained ship.

Our stateroom was surprisingly large and the space well-planned. We had a balcony room and we thoroughly enjoyed the balcony. My daughter was delighted by the towel animals.

All of the food was good and plentiful. I didn't encounter a single crew member who was unfriendly or unhelpful. Steve, the Cruise Director, was very funny and lots of fun when he led various activities.

My only criticisms, which I relayed to the crew before departing, are: 1) I think Carnival could afford to provide bottled drinking water in the staterooms without charging for it and 2) when the ship is in port it pretty much shuts down. If you are not inclined or not able to go ashore, you better have a good book. I think they need to provide activities for those who stay aboard. Otherwise, this is a really fun, relaxing trip. Truly a Fun Ship.








Publication Date: 08/25/05
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