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Carnival Dream Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Serenity now!

Review for Carnival Dream to the Mexican Riviera
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Dec 2012

Just go back from our cruise on the Dream and overall it was thumbs up. The boat was top shelf and we enjoyed the cove aft forward cabin. I would have to agree with other rveiwers that there is a loud banging from time to time from the water hitting the boat so if you're a lite slepper you may want to go elsewher. 2nd deck was a great location however cause it was near the dining and the atrium bar with easy access to the theater too.

We did our ususal pre-night stay at the Hampton Inn which was fine as always with transport to the boat easy. Check in was also a breeze even though Carnival sent us an email not to show up until 1, we easuly boarded at 11:30 and could have got on earluer is we disregarded their email.

The best thing about this ship, the food! It was fantastic everywhere from the dining room, to the buffets (although lines wer elong) to the great pizza and burgers by the pool. Our wait staff was fantastic with the amazing Gary giving us double portions of everything. A little known gem was the comedy brunch on boht sea days where you could get a fine filet mignon and eggs in the main dining room. Other great things were the serenity deck, what a relaxing place on the front of the boat. The boat could have used a few more pubs though...

Cabin Review

2262 was a fabuluos location. Close to the elevators but far enouhg so you heard nothing, even in the halls. There was occasional banging form the waves, but overall a great room with a great location!

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