Carnival Conquest Cruise Review by troses: New Years Cruise and 20th Wedding Anniversay
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New Years Cruise and 20th Wedding Anniversay
What a large and beautiful ship. Cruised over the New Years holiday with 3 kids, ages 2,10 and 13. We had to get 2 rooms but had the adjoining and it was nice to have all the space. Embarkation was a breeze and much easier than we thought. Was on board within 45 minutes. We choose to drive down the day before the cruise and stayed at the Holiday Inn on the Beach. They provided shuttle service to and from the pier. This was nice not worry about parking at the pier, highly recommend it.
The Conquest is a beautiful ship! Plenty of activities for all of us. The older kids did do some of the Camp Carnival activities but mainly in the evenings after dinner. Lido deck was a fun place to hang out and enjoy the weather but does get crowded and sometimes hard to get chairs. The kids very much enjoyed karaoke nights.
Our dining room waiters were friendly and food was good. Buffets were okay, not bad, just not incredible. The Sandwich and Burger buffets at the back of Lido More deck were the best.
Shows were good but nothing really wowed us.
Debarkation was the worst of the trip, took us 2 hours to get off the boat, mainly because we chose to check our bags the night before, too many bags with all the kids. Next time, we will pack less and take our own luggage off at debarkation. Less
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Cabin review: Carnival Conquest Oceanview Riviera 1422
Rooms were fine and not a lot of engine noise like I originally thought. We had 2 rooms that adjoined 1422/1424 so we had lots of space. Only significant noise was crew outside the cabins during clean up times. Bed were comfortable and window views were great. You can actually sit in the windows and read.
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