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Carnival Glory Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1816 reviews
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It was good for the kids..........but

Review for Carnival Glory to the Eastern Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jul 2012
Cabin: Ocean View
Traveled with children

I didn't have high expectations when booking this family cruise. The overall booking process was not very good and took over three hours to complete on the phone followed by a two hour follow-up call. Overall, you couldn't beat the price or itinerary.

The embarkation process was very smooth and efficient; in fact it was the best of any of the cruise lines I have experienced. Once on board, the Glory was clean and well maintained but the overall layout of the ship's common areas was awkward and didn't flow very well. The cabins were well laid out much like most other lines. Our cabin steward was very attentive and helpful.

The biggest disappointment about the Glory was the food. The overall quality and selection was poor. The Red Sail served the same breakfast for six days -- deep fired bacon included. The lunch buffet items were almost inedible. It was very hard to find fresh fruit or vegetables at any of the onboard food outlets. The 24 hour pizza wasn't great -- if you asked for more than one slice you were told no -- ship policy only one slice at a time. You can get better food at TGI Friday's. To top things off during our six day cruise on the Glory the ship ran out of bananas, mint (for mojitos), cranberry juice, and orange juice!!! We ordered room service breakfast one day and when our order arrived they brought one spoon for three cereals and two coffees? It took 20 minutes to get more spoons?

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin 6A

Good location and close to the elevators, cabins 2223 and 2227 connected and there was enough room for a family of six.

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