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Carnival Imagination Cruise Review by twynings: Fun! But my least favorite cruise so far.


twynings
1 Review
Member Since 2012
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Cabin 4.0
Dining 3.0
Embarkation 4.0
Enrichment Activities 4.0
Entertainment 4.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 4.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Rates 4.0
Service 3.0
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Value for Money 4.0

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Fun! But my least favorite cruise so far.

Sail Date: August 2012
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Miami

I had a really nice time on this cruise. My staff at dinner was excellent, but I didn't see my stateroom steward at all the entire trip. Nevertheless, (s)he did a nice job keeping my room in good shape. The staff at the casino was also excellent, however, I didn't find that random employees I came across on the ship were particularly friendly. Most of them would stare straight ahead and not say hello as I passed them in the corridors. This is unusual based on prior cruises.

The ship itself is aging, but still is a fun one. I enjoyed the water slides. One thing I would have liked was a pool in a more quiet area. The serenity deck (adults only) had two hot tubs, but no pool. The other pool area included extremely loud music, making it hard to relax and read. I didn't attend the comedy routines myself, but heard they were ridiculously funny. Food was good--certainly not excellent. Definitely eat in the dining room as much as you can. I found the food there to be far More better than that served on the Lido deck.

I have previously sailed on the Glory, Liberty, and the Triumph (listed in order from favorite to least favorite). I found the Imagination to be relatively old and with a staff and food that left some to be desired. However, this cruise was still awesome and a good value for the price I paid. I remain a loyal Carnival customer. Less


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Cabin review: Carnival Imagination Upper/Lower Empress E181

Quiet location in a relatively hard to find corridor. Felt motion pretty heavily one night.

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