Carnival Conquest Cruise Review by ShanZro
- Sail Date: February 2018
- Destination: Eastern Caribbean
As soon as you enter the ship the party starts. There was never a time that there wasn't something going on. The Piano Bar is always a lot of fun. My favorite thing of the whole cruise has to be the show "Flick" It is the best show I have ever seen on a ship! What ever you do, dont miss it! I would have gone to see it every day if that was a option! Love and Marriage is always fun and depends on who is part of the show. Ours was HILARIOUS!
The food in the MD was amazing as always. The Lido buffet is good for lunch and I like that there was a different theme each day. The breakfast buffet is Okay, I do wish that they changed it up a little more though. The 24 hour pizza is the best, I could eat it all day. The Sushi was delicious and the price was great! Steakhouse is good for the price, although the bottle of wine was more than one of our meals. We were not aware that when we ordered wine, we got the whole bottle and not just a glass. We will add the wine into the budget next time, now that we know. The food came to our table cold on the day we went to the Sea Day Brunch and it wasnt all that great, we will skip it next time.
Embarkation was a easy process, from getting out of the car to stepping on the ship, it was about 25 minutes!
Disembarkation was a mess. We were delayed getting off the ship by over a hour. The line for customs moved very slowly! But, that is not Carnivals fault so I cant hold it against them.
Getting off and back on the ship at each port was very easy and we never had to stand in a line. I do wish that we had a longer day in San Juan, it is one of my favorite ports!
The only issue I have with the Conquest is that there was loud banging under our cabin at night at about 2:00am. We did go to the customer service desk and complain. The looked into it and after a few days discovered that it was the crew staying under our cabin that was making all the noise. We asked for some ear plugs after the 2nd night and we didn't hear anymore banging. Not sure if there was still banging after the crew was talked to, if there was the ear plug blocked it all out. We were also refunded the cost of 2 excursion as a apologies for all the crew noise. It was not anything we expected when we complained, it was a nice surprised though.
I was injured on a excursion while in Grand Turk and had to visit the medical center that evening. There was no wait, which was nice. The nurse was very nice and did his best to explain everything to me. He was gentle while doing the X-rays and apologized for the pain the X-rays caused. The doctor on the other hand, she seemed to be irritated that I was there and was in a rush to get me back out the door. But, in the end I was taken care of and thankful nothing was broken. The cost wasnt horrible, but it wasnt something we had budgeted for. Thankfully we did have enough in our S&S to cover to medical cost.
Our room steward, Oka was wonderful. He took care of our room 2x a day and was always ready with a smile and a hello when we saw him in the halls. After I was hurt he came by to make sure I was Okay and brought us extra ice to ice my Knee with. The rest of the crew that we encountered over the course of the cruise were also amazing!
We had a great time on the Conquest and would for sure sail her again if we have the chance.
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