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Carnival Inspiration Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Family Cruise Vacation

Review for Carnival Inspiration to the Mexican Riviera
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2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: May 2015
Cabin: Ocean View
Traveled with children

First of all, the ship departed late. It was supposed to leave at 5:30pm, but it didn't leave until 6:30pm. We waited on the deck until the ship sailed, so we were late to our first dining at 6pm. The waiter gave us an attitude about getting there late, and rushed us through our meal. They even start taking away our kids' utensils, so my son had to use a fork to eat ice cream! Towards the end of the meal, the waiter gave us another lecture about getting there on time the following night.

My kids enjoyed the punchlines comedy shows which was the highlight of the day, and playing table tennis. There was only 2 table tennis tables, so we weren't able to play until at night when people were at the shows. There's also mini golf if you can find a golf ball. I suggest bringing your own golf balls. My kids also stayed at camp ocean for 2 hours playing dodge ball which they enjoyed and also met some friends from there.

The Hasbro show is fun and exciting. The Motown and VIP shows were just okay. The songs they played were oldies. I don't understand why they don't play some recent songs like Taylor Swift or One Direction. The VIP show is geared toward the VIP members. These VIPs were pulled to dance in the stage with the crews and they are ell wearing huge VIP tags.

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin 6B

Enough room for 2 adults and 2 kids. We combined the 2 twin beds into one queen bed, and had a bunk bed on top and a trundle bed on the floor. My kids like the bunk bed. The trundle bed is too short for an average size adult. My feet were dangling in the air. At night, I csn hear a steady humming noise which didn't bother me at all. At 6am on the day we arrived at Ensenada, I heard loud noises as they pull out the anchor to dock the ship. The walk way out to Ensenada is right below our room, so it was loud for about 15 minutes, then it was quiet again. It did woke my husband and I up.

The toilet started smelling on the third day if the cruise.

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