“Seven Days on Carnival Victory in April 2010”
Cruise review of Carnival Victory

MidlothianHoo Carnival Victory 3 Seven Days on Carnival Victory in April 2010
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Beginning with the ship and it's service: 1) The ship is beginning to show it's age. Nicks and scrapes everywhere. The carpet in cabin way hallways is very worn. The pools are also showing heavy wear and tear. The nicest bar with the best and most comfortable seating is the designated smoking bar. A total waste of a large bar that could be a great gathering place. 2) The food in the dining room was mediocre at best the entire week. Many of our new friends thought the same. Discussions on the beach, wharf and excursions was all the same;..the dining room food was very poor. The dining room staff did do a good job with the service. The food on Deck #9 was typical buffet food, not very appealing.

The big entertainment shows left much to be desired in our opinion. The part-time musicians brought on to entertain in certain bars were fair.

The mini-suite was nice, but the pictures on the Carnival website let you believe they are larger. The Cabin Steward Arvin was awesome. One of the few highlights of the trip.

We thought we would give Carnival another try, but after this trip we are going to try other cruise lines or go back to the three previous lines we have cruised with. This was our eight cruise and one day later feel we should have chosen another cruise line.

Carnival Victory Cruises to the Southern Caribbean
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Cabin review:

We had the mini-suite. Very nice for it's overall size. Two large closets and a full size bath. Mattress was very nice. Flat screen tv was a nice touch. Large deck with three chairs and table.

Port and Shore Excursions

Awesome island. Booked an all day excursion online which allowed us to see many sites. It was Rose & Jim's Taxi & Tour Service. They came highly reccomended and we had a great, great time.

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Very pretty island and nice people. Spent a six hour excursion seeing a few sights. Would like to return for an extended stay.

We spent the day in the newly remodeled waterfront in St. Maarten. There are new piers for the cruise ships and no tenders are needed. New beaches in the downtown area allowed for relaxation after some shopping and lunch. We will return for an extended stay.

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Good place to just get off ship and roam around on your own. Excursions to interesting and fun places can be had. Shopping in downtown St. Thomas which in years past had been fun, was now a place were you were verbally attacked by people wanting you to enter a certain shop. I guess a sign of the enconmy!!! We spent a week in St. Thomas years ago, so we felt very comfortable finding our own way around.

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Published 05/04/10
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