As I first boarded the ship, I wasn't prepared for how small and aged the ship was going to be. Being my 7th cruise, this was the smallest ship I have cruised on. The overall decor of the ship was outdated (carpets, walls, signage, etc.) and everything was purple.
As far as entertainment on board, the broadway style shows and comedian acts were both fantastic. Our cruise director, Deon, was funny, energetic, and new how to keep a crowd entertained.
The food quality on board wasn't terrible, but I have had better food on other Carnival ships. The selection of food was great though with many different options at both the Lido deck buffets and in the dining rooms. The dining experience in the dining room was great. All of the staff are friendly, remember your name and food preferences, as well as put on some good entertainment during dinner.
The size of the room is comparable to a typical Oceanview stateroom on most other Carnival ships. Having the balcony was nice but its very small. It was hard to sit two people on it comfortably without hanging your feet over the railing. While this is an obstructed view room, the obstruction was minimal on the right side from lifeboat but the view was still great. The bathroom was a bit larger than most regular sided rooms which was nice as well.