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Dover to Baltic Sea Carnival Splendor Cruise Reviews

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Carnival Splendor - Northern Europe

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cruisin' cat
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Embarkation in Dover was smooth. We discovered upon arrival at the terminal a credit card missing. The staff went out of their way to help us in calling the Dover hotel, to no avail. Once on board the Purser immediately called our Credit Card Company so we could cancel it. Not a great way to start a cruise, but fortunately all was OK thanks to quick responses from the staff. Aboard ship, we were ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony


Dali Meets Disco

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RJake1
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Unfortunately, the one thing I will probably remember most is the hideous decor of this ship: pink circles everywhere along with black tile with green grout; flashing signs with lettering that changed colors; odd shapes and disjointed visuals. If Salvador Dali had designed Atlantic City it would probably look like this. Several cruisers remarked that they would have skipped the cruise if they'd ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Traveled with children


Splendor not so splendid

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HelenR
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

The best thing about this cruise were the ports. St. Petersburg was wonderful. We took a private tour to Peterhof and the Hermitage which was wonderful. The next day we took a tour to Catherine's Palace which was a horror. The tour guide went so fast that she lost four of us. After standing on a street corner for about 25 minutes we met another group and joined them so that we could get to the ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Baltic

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bigsweetie
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We hired a car from Gatwick to Dover. When we arrived there was a lot of people offloading bags from buses, we were approached by a man who arranged for our bags to be sent through and for transport to collect us after returning the car. When we joined the queue to get onboard, we were surprised how quickly we got through(as the computers were not working). Once onboard we were offered lunch, ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony


First Time Their Fault - Second Time Yours

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cxelady
First Time Cruiser

First Carnival cruise - Jubilee - about 15 years ago. This was a Panama Canal (part way in) to near the Equator...NO AIR CONDITIONING!!! No, it didn't break down on our cruise; it actually broke on the cruise before ours. Of course, they didn't bother to tell any of the passengers who were boarding for the next trip...nor did they try to fix the A/C. Heaven help you if you were a ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Traveled with disabled person


Ports Awesome, Ship Mediocre

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dock
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We have been on carnival before, Destiny and Liberty inaugural voyage which was wonderful and why I opted for this new ship for the Baltics. Also been on RCL and Celebrity. Embarkation: Slow, unlike Rome with the Liberty. Staff pleasant tho. Decor: Way too gaudy, garish and basically too many colors, not cohesive or elegant,imo.However the decor would not dissuade me from sailing on this ship. ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Wonderful Cruise

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bb2842
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

This was my sixth cruise; my other cruises have been on NCL Pearl and Disney. This was a twelve day Northern Europe cruise out of Dover, England on Carnival's Splendor. I booked this cruise for the itinerary that included St Petersburg, Russia. I have been to Europe but had never visited the majority of ports of call on this itinerary. Added to the great itinerary is that the ship is the new ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Great tips from Cruise Critic for Baltic Trip

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josephmary
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Carnival Splendor - Baltic Trip - August 30th - Sept. 11th - 12th - 14th - London Personal Background - 2 Canadians from Innisfil, Ontario retired husband, wife still working..live on a large lake north of TorontoTravel To Port of Embarkation: Car to Direct Flight Parking Lot - Shuttle to Pearson Airport - Air Transat to Gatwick Airport, London, England - Hotel - no Hotel ahead of time ...
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Sail Date: August 2008


On balance it was Excellent

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shepsm001
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

I was reading the reviews of the individuals that were either on my cruise leaving Dover on the 25th of July or the 1st one and they do make valid criticisms such as the decor is weird, the lifeboat drill was bogus, disembarkation in Petersburg bordered on being a fraud but on the other side, embarkation was a breeze, the ship is truly beautiful etc. Negative people focus on the negative and it ...
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Sail Date: July 2008


Splendor--Northern Europe

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Coloradocsc
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We just returned from 12 days on the Carnival Splendor. We were on the first sailing of the Splendor to Northern Europe. Overall the ship and the ports are fun and interesting. We spent a couple of days in London and left from the Victoria bus station. For those folks using the Carnival transfer from the Victoria station to Dover make sure that you are at the right Victoria station as there are ...
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Sail Date: July 2008


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