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Carnival Breeze Cruise Review by firefighterman: Breezing not the best of all our past cruises


firefighterman
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
8 Posts

Member Rating

Cabin 4.0
Dining 3.0
Embarkation 5.5
Enrichment Activities 4.0
Entertainment 1.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 5.5
Public Rooms 5.5
Rates 4.0
Service 4.0
Shore Excursions 4.0
Value for Money 4.0

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Breezing not the best of all our past cruises

Sail Date: February 2013
Destination: Southern Caribbean
Embarkation: Miami

Ok here is my 2 cents worth, wife and I been on 6 cruises now so i can compare. Carnival Fantasy 6/10, NCL Star 7/10, Carnival Dream 8/10, NCL Epic 10/10, NCL Peal 9/10 and Carnival Breeze 7/10. Thats my ratings

This ship lacks good entertainment. We did have a good time and relaxed, wife got bored a bit due to lack of good shows.

Butch the director did a good job i thought as ship director.

The Food
The Market 8/10 Omelettes were very good,ate one each morining
Blush 8/10
Guy's Burgers!10/10
Taco/burrito Bar 8/10
Pizza Bar 7/10
Seas Days Bar-b-que 8/10
Red Frog Pub (did not go)


Entertainment
Brit Invasion! 00/10 bad bad
Singer in the Ocean Plaza 10/10
Movies at the Seaside theater a plus(did not go reruns)
Waterpark 10/10
Deva (did not go)
PunchLiners Comedy PG shows! 10/10 very funny
Thrill Theater (did not go) charge involved for ride
Ship has no live band except with singer in ocean More plaza

Mis
Photo layouts-easy to find ship photos taken 10/10
Casino was extremely friendly and nice, non-smoking tables were a plus.
Hard to get a chair on pool areas, better get out there by 8:30AM!

Ports:
Grand Turk did not port due to high winds. But did give us an extra hour in Aruba.
La Roamana - not a good port not impressed, went horse back riding through Carnival, 7/10
Curacao 10/10 impressed! book a non-carnival tour with Irie Tours $20 was very good highly recommend.
Aruba wonderful 10/10 use a non-carnival tour Sonny Binns! $30 (3 hours)took us all over the island and drop us off at Holiday Inn Resort for beach excurions ( that was 2 hrs addtional) he came back and got us no extra charge. A+ company "Howard our driver was great!"

Cabin
Loved the cabin layout, bed good, except we had two nights could not sleep due to noise from gangway door beside cabin rubbing and poping, had to buy ear plugs, Carnival fixed door on night three after complaining, gave us $250 for trouble and 15 percent off next cruise booked by 2015.

Ship crew did a good job and was very nice.

Self debark ship if you want off in a hurry, that starts at 7am and you can get breakfast early at 6am! This time around we did not do that but allowed them to call out deck number to debark at around 8:20 AM.

You will have no trouble getting a taxi to MIA we walked into airport checked bags and through security checklines all of 20 minutes. I could not believe no lines, this was on a Sunday morining at 9:00 AM!

OK Carnival to get your act together please consider;
No smoking on ships
Stage names and live bands, good productions are needed.
Do not go to La Romana not a good port!
You have a hit with the Guy burger and waterpark!
Hear good reviews on Camp Carnival from people on ship with kids.
Fix the problem at Grand Turk, too many reviews with not docking their with high winds, pump some money into the port and fix that.
You made things right with my room noise 2163, but engineer stated when he looked at it that it had done it before, so fix the problem right. Less


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Cabin review: Carnival Breeze 2163

Cabin 2163- beware of gangway door bedside cabin, kept us up two nights poping and rubbing, Carnival gave us a $250 cash for the trouble, they fixed it. good cabin layout, loved the design, must use your door key to keep lights on, that saves power for the ship and thats good. No issues with that.

Port and Shore Excursions


Curacao 10/10 impressed! book a non-carnival tour with Irie Tours $20 was very good highly recommend.
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Island Tour

(5.5)
Aruba wonderful 10/10 use a non-carnival tour Sonny Binns! $30 (3 hours)took us all over the island and drop us off at Holiday Inn Resort for beach excurions ( that was 2 hrs addtional) he came back and got us no extra charge. A+ company "Howard our driver was great!"

Grand Turk did not port due to high winds. But did give us an extra hour in Aruba.

La Roamana - not a good port not impressed, went horse back riding through Carnival, 7/10 for the excurions did have fun on the horses.

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