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Carnival Dream Review

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Dream 10 Day Journey Inaugural Cruise

Review for Carnival Dream to the Eastern Caribbean
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Sherman793
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2015
Cabin: Balcony

Well I know inquiring minds want to know about the new Journey cruises, so I will share some highlights. This is our first Carnival cruise in 6 years and just my husband and I, (56 and 46 yrs old) cruised. We have been cruising Royal for the interim. Will we cruise again on Carnival? Maybe, but it is doubtful. Carnival has a decent product, our expectations were not wildly high and I would say they hit the middle of the road in the actual experience. The ship is certainly showing some age and no doubt will be better after dry dock. But the crew is excellent! Cleaning everything, everywhere all the time. No dishes left anywhere, mopping the pool deck constantly and very nice and engaging. We were blessed with the presence of John Heald on our second leg of the journey and he was as funny as ever.

We had a few highs and a few lows.

The highs first:

Cabin Review

Balcony

Cabin 8D

Don't pick it! The noise above the casino is pretty bad. Terrible odor half way through the cruise that smelled like an electrical fire...just awful!!

Port Reviews

Grand Turk

Nothing here but the beach....

Ocho Rios

Excellent food and all you could drink at Bamboo Beach. It was great!!

San Juan

Just walked around the port

St. Thomas

Private cab to Meghan's Bay. Very beautiful!

St. Maarten

Love the shopping here!

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