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Carnival Splendor Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Nice ALASKAN one week cruise.
"Andy, the cruise director, is the best one I have ever seen on any cruise ship (10+ cruises).No one EVER helped her on any day and was extremely slow at getting things done...."Read More
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UNHAPPY GUEST

Review for Carnival Splendor to Alaska

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Emoran
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because we've cruised with you guy's before and had agreat experienc.so we tried it again but this time is was not as exciting on the ship as the last time the entertain you guys had were very boring i expected to go out and have a good time and dancing like the other cruise that is way we pick it again but that wasn't even open .they played nothingbut. Trivia most of the ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Nice ALASKAN one week cruise.

Review for Carnival Splendor to Australia & New Zealand

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96aggie
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Just an FYI before I start. Family of 4 in our cabin and two of us came home with COVID from the cruise. I chose this cruise since we had one canceled because of Covid. Embarkation was slow. We were told to arrive between 1:30-2. It took about 90 minutes to get on. Very crowded inside and masks are required during that process. I am a Gold member with Carnival and have used them more than ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Never Again

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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Naibob
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We Chose this ship as we were under the impression that after having a recent refit etc and having been on Carnival Legend we actually thought Splendor would be great, how mistaken were we. The embarkation and disembarkation processes were not too bad but they were the only good things. The whole boat was filthy when we first boarded and when we got to our cabin we had asked for two single beds ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Too crowded, very disappointed

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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Alison 2020
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I did not enjoy this experience. Over crowded, badly organised from the beginning. Our first thing was the master. We had to stand around waiting for so long some of the elderly were starting to get ill. Then our first meal in the Gold Pearl, was a disaster, giving us food we didn’t order. A storm meant we missed out on Port Arthur so we were in Hobart for two days. I thought they could have ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Mixed experience

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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Leannems
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Having sailed with carnival before on the legend I was really looking forward to this new ship. The experience was mixed The good - variety of food - options to eat and drink - 24 hr food pizza but other open late like deli - amazing shows The bad - the dining room staff were ‘boring’ and never available - not once did we get asked if we wanted a second drink - on ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Very disappointing experience on Splendor out of Sydney

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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eddie28
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Very hard-working crew but simply too many people on the ship. At capacity of 3,700 guests, queues remained way too long for food, activities and tendering. Two small, cold pools (one adult only) completely insufficient for number on board and space outdoors and undercover are scarce. Kids/Teens clubs were inaccessible and poor. Visible signs of recent renovation were not obvious – still looked ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Carnival splendor not the best experience

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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Anth 1234
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Sailed with friends for their 50th birthday. Our first cruise and I had gone with the thought that it would be like a club on water, I was correct. I was not overly impressed: lines and long wait for most meals, especially the deli, wok and Indian. As for getting a poolside seat or pod especially in adult only areha : forget it. The small pools and spas were disappointing and also crowded. Long ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Premium Vista Balcony


Insufficient Facilities for the Number of Passengers

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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Milcho
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Chose this cruise as we wanted a New Year getaway and have done the same trip on Legend and enjoyed it. Elaboration and disembarkation were fat, professionally and seamless. Cabin was fine. We only slept there so we didn't need anything fancy. A lot of the same stuff as Legend. Lidocaine deck, Serenity Pool, Red Frog Pub, etc. Food seemed to be just a little poorer than last time but ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


First cruise.... Best cruise.

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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NothingButAHoundDog
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We found this cruise on the internet. Wanted something to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. Special offer: Ocean view cabin for the price of an inside cabin. When we finally check, two days before we left, we found out that we were bumped up to a balcony. Went to guest services on the Splendor to ask who we should thank...... apparently the computer at Reservations. Over the moon! Every ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


First Splendor Cruise out of Sydney

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vicmoor
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We decided some months ago to go on Splendor's first cruise out of Sydney, mainly to meet some of the crew who have become friends after many cruises on Carnival Spirit and it was certainly great to catch up with them all. Our first impressions were OMG, who designed this ship? Someone obviously obsessed with pink and doughnuts..oh and eggs in the ceilings of the main dining room. To say it is ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


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