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Carnival Glory
Carnival Glory
Member Name: lynnyb
Cruise Date: February 2011
Embarkation: Miami
Destination: Western Caribbean
Cabin Category: 8E
Cabin Number: 7423
Booking Method: Internet Agency
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Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 3.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 3.0
Spa & Fitness 3.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 3.0
Embarkation 5.0
Service 3.0
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 3.0
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Carnival Glory February 2011
EMBARCATION: Easier than expected; Carnival has a streamlined effective system

SHIP: Some very beautiful areas, like the theater. Main disappointment, they had way too many smoking areas that limited my participation. I could not be in the casino or the dance club because of the extreme smoke. I wish Carnival had advised they allowed smoking on the ship.

ROOM: Nice; loved the balcony to see the ports and the sunrises. Nice place to get some peace and quiet. Always cleaned well, promptly, and loved the little towel creatures.

ENTERTAINMENT: Energetic although talent somewhat lacking. I expected some group exercise options available to all, but exercise was limited to sign up and additional costs. I loved the spa area with the saunas, dry and wet and large clean showers.

FOOD: Hated the early dinner, did not leave enough time to get dressed after returning from a shore excursion. Wait staff pretty good. Food average to good, never exceptional. I thought the bakery chef was better than the food chef. I brought lots of dresses, but did not need most of them as the ship was extremely casual. Just 1 or 2 dress up nights.

SHORE EXCURSIONS: Cozumel, we did the catamaran/beach/snorkel. Too short; seemed rushed. Belize: did the cave tubing. Really pretty lame and too expensive. Cave was beautiful though. Hated the tubes being all linked up, uncomfortable and slow. Roatan: did clear kayak and snorkeling. Loved this island. Lush clean and beautiful. Wanted to live there forever. Grand Cayman: did the barrier reef snorkel. Wonderful. Schools of really big barracuda and angel fish. Spectacular coral gardens.

DEBARCATION: Again, Carnival is very effective on its ins and outs. It was fast. Probably should have kept all our luggage for an even faster debarc.

Publication Date: 03/03/11
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