• TRAVEL NOTICE: Learn more about COVID-19
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • Cruise Tips
  • News
  • Deals

Carnival Legend Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1414 reviews
1 Award

Russia & Scandanavia

Review for Carnival Legend to the Baltic Sea
User Avatar
Cat364
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Rating by category

Embarkation
Dining
Public Rooms
Entertainment
Cabin

Additional details

Sail Date: Jul 2013
Cabin: Ocean View
Traveled with children

Firstly please accept my apologies for the length of this review but I assure you this is the shortened version!

We are a couple in our late 40s travelling with our son who turns 17 in early August 2013. This was our third cruise - the first two being with Ocean Village (cruises for people who don't do cruises) and Princess.

This was intended to be our last family holiday together before our son hopefully heads off to university. The choice of cruise destinations was based on our son's dislike of "sat-in-the-sun for two weeks" and the opportunity for us all to explore new places, with the main port of interest being St Petersburg. The fact that the cruise set sail from Dover meant there were no flights required, just a drive of approximately 6 hours from Lancashire without any air con... but that is a different story.

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin 6A

The stateroom itself was quite spacious considering there were 3 adult sized people in it. Our bed was 2 twins pushed together but we had no issues. Our son had a drop-down bunk which was very sturdy and in his opinion very comfy. There was also a sofa bed. The bathroom was roomy and bright with a good shower and plenty of hot water. Having bathrobes was a lovely bonus. Service from our attendant Kade was excellent!!!The only issue we had was we were directly underneath the Satchmo Lounge. On some nights when we retired early, loud music could be heard coming from the lounge until midnight. One night in particular was the night before we arrived in St Petersburg. Not only did we have to be at our meeting point at 7am, the clocks also went forward losing us one hour's sleep. The late music was therefore not really appreciated!

previous reviewnext review

Find a Carnival Legend Cruise from $315

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.