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Carnival Splendor Cruise Reviews for Gay & Lesbian Cruises to Europe from Dover

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Sailing out of Sydney Harbour enjoying the view from deck 3.
Our interior spa cabin with a lovely message left by our Cabin Stewards re our 30th Anniversary
Deck 3 outside seating loungers.  One of our favourite places to sit and watch the ocean and scenery.
Scenic view sailing through Milford Sound
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Fabulous time on Splendor

Review for Carnival Splendor to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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K9K
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We thought our Carnival Splendor vacation was awesome! The food was good, the shows were great, our cabin was spacious, the staff was perfect. We could not have asked for a better cruise. The Carnival Splendor decor is not as bad as some people think. Yes, its very pink but I liked it alot. The pictures along the cabin hallways were cute. Like old fashioned pictures from the 50's or something. We ...
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Sail Date: September 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony


First time on Carnival

Review for Carnival Splendor to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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oneknee
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

My wife and I just returned from a great two weeks in Europe with many thanks to the crew of the Carnival Splendor. We have sailed previously with Celebrity and Princess, and honestly, had some degree of apprehension about sailing Carnival. Most of our fears were unfounded. Our trip began with a day pre-cruise in London at the Park Plaza County Hall which we booked through Carnival. The ...
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Sail Date: September 2008


The splendor, or not so splendid??

Review for Carnival Splendor to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Nicky
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

this was the second cruise i have been with carnival and my 3rd cruise overall and i was completely impressed by it. we were completely let down before we even embarked. as 2 families we asked for adjoining rooms, which we were refused. we then asked for one of the rooms to be a triple or at least large enough to house 2 adults with 2 babies. we specifically asked for a double with enough space ...
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Sail Date: September 2008

Traveled with children


Splendid Memories!

Review for Carnival Splendor to Europe - British Isles & Western

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CSIMelissa
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Prior to our cruise my mother and I flew into London Gatwick Airport and stayed at the Hilton there for one night. DON'T stay there. We had a private driver, Collin from Diamond Trust Transfer, take us to the port and he was wonderful. Will use the company again. Embarkation was so FAST! The porters took our luggage from us and were on their merry way. There were no porters in your face ...
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Sail Date: September 2008


Choose Splendor for Interary/Price only

Review for Carnival Splendor to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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westpdx
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We enjoy cruising Europe because of the convenience and would say that while we had a good vacation, Carnival wouldn't be at the top of my list again if price and itinerary are equal to another line (ie Celebrity or Princess). Service was good, food quality, okay. THE UPSIDE: Ship was exceptionally clean pretty much everywhere, although tables on the Lido deck frequently were unwiped before ...
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Sail Date: September 2008


Ports Awesome, Ship Mediocre

Review for Carnival Splendor to Baltic Sea

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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


Carnival Splendor - Northern Europe

Review for Carnival Splendor to Baltic Sea

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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


Splendor not so splendid

Review for Carnival Splendor to Baltic Sea

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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


Dali Meets Disco

Review for Carnival Splendor to Baltic Sea

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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


First Time Their Fault - Second Time Yours

Review for Carnival Splendor to Baltic Sea

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cxelady
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

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


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