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We arrived at the terminal and had priority boarding due to the suite that we got. We also had "faster to the fun", which I still don't know what it does exactly. Getting on the ship and everything was easy and only took about 30 minutes. It went very quickly and everyone was very nice and helpful. We had booked an inside cabin as we just wanted to get away and not spend a crazy amount of $ as we have cruised before. They called 3 days prior to leaving and offered us an upgrade that was an amazing deal for the suite. The suite we had had an obstructed view, but it was still a great view from the balcony. The bed was awesome and the room was very spacious for a cruise. The only negative thing was the TV on the wall was a bit small but oh well. The bathroom was great and had plenty of room. *The water pressure was horrible. The worst thing about this cruise was the water pressure for showers. Dining was great. We met a great couple that we hung out with the last 3 days and the food was awesome. There was always something to eat and the food was very good. Entertainment was amazing. We had the Hasbro game that I actually got to participate in and the shows were awesome. They had a piano lady that was fantastic. The comedians were so funny and actually talked to you when you saw them around the ship. Entertainment was fantastic!!! Everyone was awesome and the service was 2nd to none. Our room stewardess was amazing and always smiling and nice. The people around the ship were awesome. Ports were great and the excursions we went on were fantastic. Didn't take any time to get off or on the ship and the security was great. It was just me and my wife that went on this cruise. **The best time was with cruise director Mat. They had the sing along music trivia every night that was an absolute hit! There had to be about 500 people in the atrium on all the levels going to town to Journey and Prince and others. It was fantastic! I would definitely go again. Nassau was great but there was a storm and it knocked out all the power at the port and we couldnt buy anything. We went to Stuart's Cove and did SNUBA and saw a shark! It wasn't expensive at all and it was the best excursion we have ever done. Half Moon Cay was awesome! *Don't get an excursion here as this is a private island and the beach is free along with the food/bbq that the put on at the pavilion. No need to spend any $ here unless it is on alcohol. Grand Turk was fun. We went to a private beach that was great. It was very rocky but we had water shoes so it didn't affect us. We snorkeled there with our own gear and saw so cool stuff but had to go out a bit to see it. It was a very run down city/island but the beach was nice along with the people at the resort. This may not be the newest ship they have or the biggest, but it was an amazing time. You will have fun on this cruise.

Amazing Time!

Carnival Sensation Cruise Review by asmiff88

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2016
  • Destination: Bahamas
  • Cabin Type: Junior Suite (obstructed views)
We arrived at the terminal and had priority boarding due to the suite that we got. We also had "faster to the fun", which I still don't know what it does exactly. Getting on the ship and everything was easy and only took about 30 minutes. It went very quickly and everyone was very nice and helpful.

We had booked an inside cabin as we just wanted to get away and not spend a crazy amount of $ as we have cruised before. They called 3 days prior to leaving and offered us an upgrade that was an amazing deal for the suite. The suite we had had an obstructed view, but it was still a great view from the balcony. The bed was awesome and the room was very spacious for a cruise. The only negative thing was the TV on the wall was a bit small but oh well. The bathroom was great and had plenty of room.

*The water pressure was horrible. The worst thing about this cruise was the water pressure for showers.

Dining was great. We met a great couple that we hung out with the last 3 days and the food was awesome. There was always something to eat and the food was very good.

Entertainment was amazing. We had the Hasbro game that I actually got to participate in and the shows were awesome. They had a piano lady that was fantastic. The comedians were so funny and actually talked to you when you saw them around the ship. Entertainment was fantastic!!!

Everyone was awesome and the service was 2nd to none. Our room stewardess was amazing and always smiling and nice. The people around the ship were awesome.

Ports were great and the excursions we went on were fantastic. Didn't take any time to get off or on the ship and the security was great.

It was just me and my wife that went on this cruise.

**The best time was with cruise director Mat. They had the sing along music trivia every night that was an absolute hit! There had to be about 500 people in the atrium on all the levels going to town to Journey and Prince and others. It was fantastic!

I would definitely go again.

Nassau was great but there was a storm and it knocked out all the power at the port and we couldnt buy anything. We went to Stuart's Cove and did SNUBA and saw a shark! It wasn't expensive at all and it was the best excursion we have ever done.

Half Moon Cay was awesome! *Don't get an excursion here as this is a private island and the beach is free along with the food/bbq that the put on at the pavilion. No need to spend any $ here unless it is on alcohol.

Grand Turk was fun. We went to a private beach that was great. It was very rocky but we had water shoes so it didn't affect us. We snorkeled there with our own gear and saw so cool stuff but had to go out a bit to see it. It was a very run down city/island but the beach was nice along with the people at the resort.

This may not be the newest ship they have or the biggest, but it was an amazing time. You will have fun on this cruise.
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