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"We chose this cruise for its convenience in boarding in Barbados, since we live close by. But early on, we realized that boarding in Barbados was a lowly second cousin to the more popular San Juan. We had ONE staff..."Read More
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GypsyTraveler94

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Sailing on the Titantics cousin ship

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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wmbak54

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

My Second cruise, Wife's Fourth on Carnival Fascination. Compared to other ships I view while docked in San Juan PR and other islands we stopped at this ship was the smallest, but I wouldn't have known any better because it was only my second cruise. We chose the Southern Caribbean 6 Island 7 day cruise starting out in San Juan PR because for the price and everyday stops at 6 different islands. We ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


The last Fascination cruise...for now

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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tammyjw305

10+ Cruises

First of all, huge kudos to Carnival for taking very good care of us in these crazy times. They started by giving us a generous OBC per cabin (we had 2 with the kids in a connected room) the Friday before our cruise left on Sunday. It was for staying on the cruise, but we had to cancel 3 days before. So, we were excited about the OBC. They switched out St. Lucia ahead of time since St. Lucia did ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


My third Cruise

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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Chris008

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Thank you for an amazing cruise.Our destination was , St. Thomas, st.kitts, St. Martann Dominka (bc st.lucia closed their boarder) and Barbados Cruise March 1 2020. We enjoyed the entire experience. The rooms, dinning and entertainment on board where fantastic. We booked our excursions online before boarding the ship which we enjoyed and was easy to do. Highly suggest that you download the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Good Value on an Intimate Ship

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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Wanderlust313

6-10 Cruises

Age 2020s

My husband and I usually prefer to cruise with RCC but went on this cruise as part of a large group of friends and family. We were worried about the ship because it's old, comparatively small and had lots of not-so-good reviews. My advice is to just ignore the bad reviews. We had a great time and the ship was very nice. Yes, it's clear she's having some plumbing issues, but other than a VERY ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Porthole


First cruise experience

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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GypsyTraveler94

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We chose this cruise for its convenience in boarding in Barbados, since we live close by. But early on, we realized that boarding in Barbados was a lowly second cousin to the more popular San Juan. We had ONE staff person checking us in with a CLIPBOARD, with NO questions about our recent travel to China, despite the stern email we had gotten the day before that anyone who had been there in the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Grand Suite/Extended balcony worth every penny

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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taylormaid21

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the ports that are every day and for the majority of the day. We don't like too many 'days at sea'. We are not really interested in the activities aboard the ship but rather the ports of call. These were all great islands with a variety of scenery and things to do. We chose the grand suite with the extended balcony because we like to sit on the balcony and enjoy the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Extended Balcony Grand Suite


A mixed bag of good and bad

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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GLSailor

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The exterior of the ship showed a lot of rust and the windows that were not accessible from an outside deck were covered with seawater residue. To Carnival's credit, some of the rust was being painted over at each port. We enjoy relaxing with beverages around the pool. Not on this ship. Hip-hop music played over speakers I believe were purchased used from McDonald's Drive Through. Beyond ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Just not sure.

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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kmor321

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

As always the people that take care of your room are great at their job...Food was very bland. Food in the Dining room had to be sent back numerous times by people that were setting at our table due to being over cooked, under cooked, items in their food that people were allergic to, Food was very flavor list. Our boat had a place where you could order special sandwiches. Asked for pickles ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Best as scrap metal

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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thebluto

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

Our cabin had mold around the frame. Food was terrible (comparing to other Carnival ships). Overall the ship was dirty. Water and coffee had an algae/earthy taste as filters are not changed in the dispensing machines. French fries were always black due to old burnt oil. Be ware of the scams in the fun shop. I purchased a watch for $180.00 because of their great on board sale (which was a scam). ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


The Best Cruise

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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Dalvin

First Time Cruiser

Age 10s

This was the first time I go on a cruise, before I go on the Carnival Fascination I read too many comments about the bad service, poor rooms, bad quality of the ship, too small, etc. But when I arrived to the ship in the rigth moment I touch the ship I feel that I stay in other world because those coments were not true (not for my experience) it was extremely cool, too fun, and the meals was also ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with children


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