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Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review by Onthewater2: Overall a Fun Ship


Onthewater2
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Cabin 5.0
Dining Not Rated
Embarkation 5.0
Enrichment Activities 3.0
Entertainment Not Rated
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 4.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Rates Not Rated
Service Not Rated
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Value for Money Not Rated

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Overall a Fun Ship

Sail Date: April 2014
Destination: Mexican Riviera
Embarkation: Los Angeles

We booked with Carnival knowing their reputation for catering to families with young kids and the partying college age crowd. We wanted a quiet and relaxing vacation and that's what we got, for the most part, with this cruise. We booked a suite so we could relax on our private balcony. Because we had a suite, priority checking was a breeze (as was disembarkation). We packed our swimsuits in our carry on and headed straight for the Serenity (over 21) area. There are 2 hot tubs and 40-50 chaise lounges. There were 4 other people in Serenity all afternoon. Spent all day there on Catalina day and on Ensenada day and had the place almost to ourselves.

The food at dinner was very good, but it wasn't Morton's Steakhouse. But we didn't expect Morton's so we were not disappointed at all. Do NOT go to the dining room for breakfast. The service is awful and the food is not good. Cold, hard pancakes. My breakfast was served and I finished eating it before my husbands breakfast arrived. More Breakfast in the Lido deck is much better, with made to order omelets, good coffee, lots of fresh fruit and good seating. Lunch on the Lido deck is also very good and the pizza is excellent! Salad bar was very fresh.

The gym was nice, and we took a few spin classes. The spa treatments were also okay, but not excellent. The comedy shows were actually very funny, for both kids and adults.

Our only complaint is that there were tons of kids on the ship running up and down the hallways late at night (to 11:00-11:30). This is not Carnivals fault, except that because they are affordable families with kids are represented in higher than usual numbers. Less


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Cabin review: Carnival Inspiration U103

Definitely worth the little extra money. Priority check in and disembarkation, room is super spacious and comfortable.

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