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Ok we knew when booking that it was hurricane season, we have been lucky for past 6 years not so for this trip. First time leaving from Baltimore port was fine however found fellow passengers overall to be loud to the point that relaxing was difficult people on deck just yelling over each other. Then at 2 am next door were having a fight one locked the other out on the balcony yelling banging called desk to complain they said they would send housekeeping??? The pride needs to be overhauled our room on the 5th floor forward 5121 extended balcony. The door was rusty had to pull to tight and lock to stop sound of wind so if one person sleeping when other wants to sit on balcony would be a big problem. The wall between our balcony and the one next door was not bolted tight so rattled. The area below the door was falling off and rust everywhere. Bathroom very dated but did know age of ship. Bed was ok not best not worst. Housekeeping was fine. Food service was poor at best they would come around at end to be friendly but multiple nights with people at table with different choices all but 1 would be cold! Now the part about hurricane they announced after muster that we would not be going to Turks or private island would be going instead to Charlston SC most were not happy about this for us we live about an hour from Charlston so was disappointing. Again understand hurricane rather be safe but 1 we were not told till after muster and they knew before then and did not let us know we had choice to disembark at that time (turns out many did. But from there things went down very poor communication about changes in activities app not updated announcement made listing everything at once and we all know what the speakers are like. So Charlston did not get off (see above). Stop two Freeport at 4 pm they did get extended time in port for "us" till 10 this served the bar at port well but just about all other things cancelled closed and really not safe at night but allowed time for ship to fuel up real reason for stop. Nassau was better than expected. Then trip back very rough seas( thought I was going to roll out of bed) captain pushed we spent last sea day in Chesapeake Bay. Final summary would not ever go on pride again

Hurricane season

Carnival Pride Cruise Review by pambecause

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: September 2017
  • Destination: Eastern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Extended Balcony
Ok we knew when booking that it was hurricane season, we have been lucky for past 6 years not so for this trip. First time leaving from Baltimore port was fine however found fellow passengers overall to be loud to the point that relaxing was difficult people on deck just yelling over each other. Then at 2 am next door were having a fight one locked the other out on the balcony yelling banging called desk to complain they said they would send housekeeping???

The pride needs to be overhauled our room on the 5th floor forward 5121 extended balcony. The door was rusty had to pull to tight and lock to stop sound of wind so if one person sleeping when other wants to sit on balcony would be a big problem. The wall between our balcony and the one next door was not bolted tight so rattled. The area below the door was falling off and rust everywhere. Bathroom very dated but did know age of ship. Bed was ok not best not worst. Housekeeping was fine.

Food service was poor at best they would come around at end to be friendly but multiple nights with people at table with different choices all but 1 would be cold!

Now the part about hurricane they announced after muster that we would not be going to Turks or private island would be going instead to Charlston SC most were not happy about this for us we live about an hour from Charlston so was disappointing. Again understand hurricane rather be safe but 1 we were not told till after muster and they knew before then and did not let us know we had choice to disembark at that time (turns out many did. But from there things went down very poor communication about changes in activities app not updated announcement made listing everything at once and we all know what the speakers are like.

So Charlston did not get off (see above). Stop two Freeport at 4 pm they did get extended time in port for "us" till 10 this served the bar at port well but just about all other things cancelled closed and really not safe at night but allowed time for ship to fuel up real reason for stop. Nassau was better than expected. Then trip back very rough seas( thought I was going to roll out of bed) captain pushed we spent last sea day in Chesapeake Bay.

Final summary would not ever go on pride again
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