We've cruised on the dream before, just not in a cabin on the front of the ship. Next time I'll be in the middle or aft. The overall cruise was good, but Carnival was a little off this time. This was probably due to the fact that the cruise prior to our cruise was a specialty cruise. Our departure time was 2 hours later than normal. It took longer to get our luggage, around 8 at night, and our fun times and Vifp stuff we normally have waiting in our room was delivered sometime while we were at dinner. (A couple of the vifp things we never received). We also ordered two cases of water for our room which were to be delivered the first day. When it didn't show up by the second day I called guest services, and she said she would check into it. It finally showed up that afternoon. We were excited to try the Pig and Anchor BBQ, but don't bother. It was ok at best. The burgers at Guys were great, as was the pizza. Overall, our cruise was good. Our cabin steward was great, as were our waiters in the dining room. Just a little disappointed in this cruise as Carnival in the past has always exceeded my expectations.
Cabin 2211 is located in the front of the ship, so we expected a little more noise and rocking. On the second day we had 5 ft seas, and our cabin turned into a war zone. About every minute or two we heard a loud echoing boom which sounded like a mortar attack. The noise was like loud thunder. This went on for over 36 hours. We ran into a couple more people on our end of the deck, and they had the same problem. It was loud enough to keep us awake. Also, when docking at a port the noise from the winches for the ropes is very loud. No sleeping in as you can't sleep through this. It actually vibrates the room enough to jar you awake, and lasted for probably 20-30 minutes. If you want a quiet room with no rocking, don't stay on deck 1 or 2 in the very front of the ship.