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Carnival Sensation Review

3.5 / 5.0
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Review for Carnival Sensation to the Bahamas
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getupgo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2014
Cabin: Ocean View

I was completely impressed with all aspects of this cruise. Embarkation was the easiest I have ever seen. We arrived at the port at 11:30 and were sitting down to eat at 12:30. Our bags were in the room at 2:15.

All employees were cheerful, friendly and helpful.

The food was delicious and served at the right temperature. The dining room service was outstanding. We had My Time Dining in the Fantasy Dining Room and never had to wait to be seated. We had a different server every evening and sat at a 7 place round table. The server called us each by name as they placed our plates down. Our tea glasses and water glassses were kept full. The night we had prime rib, we had lobster tail first, then my husband decided he wanted prime rib and asked for it, and it was cheerfully provided although the others at the table had finished and I'm sure it was an inconvenience. The waiters performed a song and dance each evening and it was fun and entertaining. The magician in the dining room was wonderful. Please note that NCL does not serve lobster without an upcharge. The standard steak was tender and flavorful without an upcharge. It was the first time I had eaten escargo and it was delicious.

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin 6D

The cabin and clean and comfortable. The bed was extremely comfortable. The flatscreen tv was a nice surprise. There was plenty of closet space. The bathroom was my least favorite thing about this cruise. It badly needed a shelf under the sink. But the floor never flooded when we showered which has happened to me in the past. I never heard anything from either side of our cabin. We thought they were empty but saw they were not toward the end of the cruise. Very quiet.Excellent room steward. Nice chocolates and towell animals every night. The cabin was very conveniently located midship on Deck 6.

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