Beautiful boat....relax enjoy....: Carnival Dream Cruise Review by darbs7

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Beautiful boat....relax enjoy....

Sail Date: February 2010
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Port Canaveral (Orlando)
Just back from the Dream 2/13-2/20...gorgeous the decor throughout very modern

We stayed in room floor...worth every extra penny...decor of the hallway is upscale and the room decor is part only 10 cabins in our nice and quiet all the time. Only bad cover over balcony and adult serenity is right above taking away the privacy.

The adult serenity area and the spa are beautiful. The food in the dining room and in the Chef's art steakhouse was so good. We never ate a bad meal. The casino was fun. Enjoyed the funhubs for the Internet throughout the ship. here is how our trip started....landed in Atlanta at midnight....all planes hotels no rental cars....stuck until Tuesday (it is Friday night). We finally convinced Budget to rent us a car one way for 400 dollars...yup a subcompact for 10 hours for 400 dollars...what are you going to do? We then had no luggage. With little More but our passports we drove from 1am to the Orlando airport and returned the car...we stopped for about 20 minutes to grab a few toiletries and shorts and t-shirts. We took a shuttle to the port and made the cruise. We had been up 42 hours straight by the time we fell asleep. Within a day I was in the infirmary with strep throat......never totally recovered.....oh well....we were on a cruise.

Caliente...the night club.....crazy wild fun fun fun

Nassau...walked around...senor frogs for some drinks

St. Thomas....Secret Harbour......GO.....what a nice cove....good eats and drinks and nice beach.

St. Marteen....French Beach Break.....don't book this.....the service is very poor...very poor....I can assure you that the other 80 people on the excursion felt the same way. Go to town rent 2 chairs, umbrella, and bucket of beer for 15 bucks! Regardless enjoy.

Okay so some things that could be improved on the Dream....

1. common areas are too small for the amount of people on the boat.

2. More drink servers

3. Buffet area was crowded and hours limited (didn't eat here much)

4. Other than that....all good Less

Published 02/24/10

Cabin review: 8s12217

Loved the cabin....nice upscale decor in room and hallway. Very quiet with only 10 cabins on the floor. Only cover from the people on the adult serenity above you.

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