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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Worst Food and Service in 18 Cruises!

Carnival Splendor Cruise Review by flcruiselovers

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Oct 2015
  • Destination: Bermuda
  • Cabin Type: Interior

Carnival is reaching new lows each yr. Hard to book em any more, but we wanted to see Bermuda.

The Food was a severe dissapointment. Service just as bad. We expect freshly cooked food in Dining Room, but this was not the case. Entre's were all overcooked, dried out and obviously had been sitting under warming lamps for long times. Ordered a snapper entre that looked like dried out leather-rubbery. All meats are well done plus.. Lido buffet has long lines, dirty tables not bussed, and food that sits out way too long.

Had a B-day and my wife ordered a whole chocolate cake to be delivered. Tried to cut into it and the entire icing layer peeled off like it was made of thin rubbery plastic. Awful .. Anytime dining means getting a beeper and sitting down 25 min later. Then having the staff rush your meal to turn the tables. They serve 2 dishes at once to each of us, even though we had no room at the small table for 2. Server puts dirty fork and knife on tablecloth instead of replacing or at least on the bread plate. The desserts look good but have no taste to them..do NOT order the Pumkin Pie if its on the menu..tastes like dried out zuccini clay. Coffee machines are out of order at lido for most of cruise.

Had horrible sewage smell thruout the ship for a full night after leaving Bemuda. Casino full of chain smokers and staff take 30 min to get you a drink. Ship rocked continously every moment at sea..reminded me of the Miracle when they ran it for 4 months with an engine out of service on the Alaskan run. No more Capt reception with free drinks for GOLD members. only Diamond-Platinum. Soft serve ice cream machines often out of service. Always a wait for pizza, burgers cooked beyond well done. Splendor has turned into a cheap vegas style junket, where over half are cruising free or near free because of their casino credits. Its a sleazy experience .


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Cabin 4A 2330

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Kings Harbor is at far end of island.. need to take ferry or bus (same price) to Hamilton or St George or beaches, caves. Bus 7 and 8 go into town. 7 is for going to the beaches. Dont take 8. only reason to take 8 is to go to Hamilton..but ferry is much faster!


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