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Well, this was our 3rd trip aboard the Triumph... We again arrived in Galveston and the check in was as easy as it gets.. We walked right up to the counter, checked in and proceeded to a waiting room.. ABout 15 minutes later, we were on our way onto the ship.. Dont waste your money with the Faster to the Fun.. Its not necessary in Galveston.. We boarded the ship and went upsatirs to the Lido deck and had lunch while waiting for our room to get ready.. No problem.. The food was the usual GREAT!! We got fdone early and decided to ":try and sneak down to the room" again, no problem.. Our room was ready.. We got rid of the rest of our gear and it was PARTY TIME!! This ship sailed on time and we were off ! Went to the DIning Room at 6pm for Pre Assigned DIning in the Paris Dining Room.. Wasnt crazy about the crowd at our assigned table so I asked if we could be switched to a booth.. They directed us to the London DIning Room for a booth.. The Manager there was great! He gave us a booth and said this would be our table for the entire cruise.. Couldnt be happier.. We had the finest waiters you could ask for.. The Sea Day was great.. Hung out on the deck and just had a blast.. Went to the show that Evening.. The show was a bit on the Amateur Side... A snoozer.... We went to the Casino, but couldnt win a nickle.. This Casino is very very tight... Very tough to win.. The Slots are mostly one liners except the Penney Slots.. But bug deal, you hit a Jackpot on a Penney Slot and you win a whole 10 bucks.. Forget the casino in here.. You have a better chance at hitting the Lottery. We arrived in Cozumel.. We decided to forgo the excursions and do it ourselves.. The wife started her day in the SPA getting a facial.. She looks fabulous!! We then decided to go into town on our own and walk around at the shops.. The weather was absolutely perfect!! We came back to the pier and went over to Pancho's Back Yard.. We ate outside on their little beach patio.. The food was great! Service was even better.. What a great day.. We went back to the ship changed and finished off the day at the pool , but the one in the back of the ship where it is much quieter.. The Sea Day back was again Perfect.. Weather was great and the seas were calm.. All in all a great trip.. The cons... The Triumph used to be a nice ship.. We started to notice that it seems to be neglected though back in November.. WHen we came aboard again in April, looks even worse.. The rails outside the Lido deck on the different levels were rusty just dirty.. The water slide was closed AGAIN... The overall look of the ship was just starting to look Run Down..The WIndows on the Lido Deck , in the dining room and along both sides of the deck were just downright discusting... This was not just Salt Water film on them, but Brown Crud.. There were several paines that you cant even see out of... Carnoval should take the time to clean the windows at least once in a while when the ship is in Port.. I noticed that when we were in Cozumel, there were very few people doing any kind of maintenance on this ship, which is really a shame.. I really hope someone will read this and take it to heart because we love to ride with Carnival and especially the Triumph out of Galveston, but they need to really clean this ship up.. Our Disembarkation was easy... We were on deck 2 and we had our own luggage. As soon as they started calling folks to leave, we worked our way up to deeck 3, around the roadblocks and was off the ship in 10 minutes! Again dont waste your money on the Faster to the Fun...

RIDING AGAIN ON THE TRIUMPH

Carnival Triumph Cruise Review by me5161

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Well, this was our 3rd trip aboard the Triumph... We again arrived in Galveston and the check in was as easy as it gets.. We walked right up to the counter, checked in and proceeded to a waiting room.. ABout 15 minutes later, we were on our way onto the ship.. Dont waste your money with the Faster to the Fun.. Its not necessary in Galveston.. We boarded the ship and went upsatirs to the Lido deck and had lunch while waiting for our room to get ready.. No problem.. The food was the usual GREAT!! We got fdone early and decided to ":try and sneak down to the room" again, no problem.. Our room was ready.. We got rid of the rest of our gear and it was PARTY TIME!! This ship sailed on time and we were off ! Went to the DIning Room at 6pm for Pre Assigned DIning in the Paris Dining Room.. Wasnt crazy about the crowd at our assigned table so I asked if we could be switched to a booth.. They directed us to the London DIning Room for a booth.. The Manager there was great! He gave us a booth and said this would be our table for the entire cruise.. Couldnt be happier.. We had the finest waiters you could ask for..
The Sea Day was great.. Hung out on the deck and just had a blast.. Went to the show that Evening.. The show was a bit on the Amateur Side... A snoozer.... We went to the Casino, but couldnt win a nickle.. This Casino is very very tight... Very tough to win.. The Slots are mostly one liners except the Penney Slots.. But bug deal, you hit a Jackpot on a Penney Slot and you win a whole 10 bucks.. Forget the casino in here.. You have a better chance at hitting the Lottery.
We arrived in Cozumel.. We decided to forgo the excursions and do it ourselves.. The wife started her day in the SPA getting a facial.. She looks fabulous!! We then decided to go into town on our own and walk around at the shops.. The weather was absolutely perfect!! We came back to the pier and went over to Pancho's Back Yard.. We ate outside on their little beach patio.. The food was great! Service was even better.. What a great day.. We went back to the ship changed and finished off the day at the pool , but the one in the back of the ship where it is much quieter..
The Sea Day back was again Perfect.. Weather was great and the seas were calm.. All in all a great trip..
The cons... The Triumph used to be a nice ship.. We started to notice that it seems to be neglected though back in November.. WHen we came aboard again in April, looks even worse.. The rails outside the Lido deck on the different levels were rusty just dirty.. The water slide was closed AGAIN... The overall look of the ship was just starting to look Run Down..The WIndows on the Lido Deck , in the dining room and along both sides of the deck were just downright discusting... This was not just Salt Water film on them, but Brown Crud.. There were several paines that you cant even see out of... Carnoval should take the time to clean the windows at least once in a while when the ship is in Port.. I noticed that when we were in Cozumel, there were very few people doing any kind of maintenance on this ship, which is really a shame.. I really hope someone will read this and take it to heart because we love to ride with Carnival and especially the Triumph out of Galveston, but they need to really clean this ship up..
Our Disembarkation was easy... We were on deck 2 and we had our own luggage. As soon as they started calling folks to leave, we worked our way up to deeck 3, around the roadblocks and was off the ship in 10 minutes! Again dont waste your money on the Faster to the Fun...
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Cabin 2279
Cabin was a bit worn , but was comfortable... Everything worked this time... Ocean view would have been alot better if the windows were clean enough to see out of..Brown crud was all over the outside of the windows.. Looks awful.. They need to clean them at least once in while..
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