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Positives: Upgraded to Grand Suite (lovely surprise)....faster lift service, food was good, embarkation and disembarkation smooth, great cabin steward, no tipping! Negatives: Overrun by kids with a very late curfew....every venue at night had kids dancing on the floors, stages and around people even the parties out on deck (starting at 10.30pm) had kids everywhere! Non enforcement of hand sanitising units particularly entering restaurants was a worry. Even boarding the ship after a port of call there should have been hand sanitising! Kids being allowed into the casino (we even saw a young girl hop up on a stool at the bar, order a soft drink and be given it!) We asked the bar person why she was allowed in there and was told "they can pass through and buy a drink that's ok" really? in licenced gambling areas I don't think so! Finally, the TV reception and options in the room was terrible! Like to relax there sometimes in between activities but choice was very poor.

Too Many Kids

Carnival Spirit Cruise Review by kayzeebobs

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Positives: Upgraded to Grand Suite (lovely surprise)....faster lift service, food was good, embarkation and disembarkation smooth, great cabin steward, no tipping!

Negatives: Overrun by kids with a very late curfew....every venue at night had kids dancing on the floors, stages and around people even the parties out on deck (starting at 10.30pm) had kids everywhere!

Non enforcement of hand sanitising units particularly entering restaurants was a worry. Even boarding the ship after a port of call there should have been hand sanitising!

Kids being allowed into the casino (we even saw a young girl hop up on a stool at the bar, order a soft drink and be given it!) We asked the bar person why she was allowed in there and was told "they can pass through and buy a drink that's ok" really? in licenced gambling areas I don't think so!

Finally, the TV reception and options in the room was terrible! Like to relax there sometimes in between activities but choice was very poor.
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Cabin Review

Grand Suite
Cabin GS 6217
Cabin was excellent and huge! Great balcony, king bed, double sink and spa bath in bathroom and walk in robe.
However the spa bath did not operate properly and the furnishings were a bit worn.
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