Cabin and fellow cruisers were a disappointment: Carnival Sensation Cruise Review by 30305guy
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Cabin and fellow cruisers were a disappointment
Embarkation: Port Canaveral (Orlando)
The Bathroom was a HUGE disappointment. In any accommodation referred to as a "suite", one expects an upgraded bathroom. Not the case with Carnival. The tub/shower combination was small and pitted. The jets were absolutely gross. There was no way I was going to sit in water in that tub and let it run through the jet system with all More of the fungus looking stuff on the jets. I did, however, run water in the tub (hot as I could get it) and run it through the jets. The water was GREEN. Not a pale green but GREEN and left a horrible water line on the tub. I did this twice throughout the trip and it was the same. I could barely shower after that but I just hoped the soap would kill anything in the water. Further, the panels above the shower were pitted with black mold growing. Gross.
The balcony, while very large, was not private at all. All that was available was a middle suite so I had people on each side and the privacy walls had huge openings in them between panels - one over 4 inches wide.
I thought the food was "ok", though they really didn't have much to offer outside of regular eating hours. Your only real "24 hour" choices were a pizza counter and the coffee shop.
The people cruising were just not what I'm used to. Lot's of "redneck" and "tattoos". Lot's of "gangster" and "bling". I didn't think the cruise was necessarily that much cheaper than the cruising I've done with Norwegian but the clientele is DEFINITELY a lot lower-class. Less
Cabin review: 11U97
Not really a suite, as it's just one big room (though it IS BIG). The TV is tiny. HVAC is terrible. Balcony is large, but not very private. The bathroom in this "suite" is tiny and the tub jets are just plain nasty. Ceiling above tub is pitted and there is black mold growing in the pits. Nice walk-in closet.