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Well we were extremely excited to be spending our honeymoon on the Carnival Spirit but the disappointment started pretty well as soon as we boarded and continued to stay true to form throughout the entire cruise! Where to start? * Upon boarding the ship we were given a letter that explained due to Bushfires on Moreton Island we were now going to be travelling to Hobart instead and to pack warmer clothing or Contact Carnival before Boarding date to receive a refund, little bit late for that considering we were already on board! An email or any form of communication prior to boarding would have been nice! * Once we boarded the ship we made our way to the buffet for lunch where we walked around for half hour trying to find a spare table * Tried to take a nice photo of the view out the window but the windows were absolutely filthy * Room TV was tiny and only had carnival channels and half a dozen other strange channels, no movies to watch, no DVD player * Only one power point in the entire room! * Our "queen bed" was 2 single beds pushed together that kept separating, so romantic.... * The food was the worst and actually what made the whole trip so much worse. The buffet food was over cooked, dry, flavorless, very little variety and the same food for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. Their was minimal healthy options and the food literally made us sick. The restaurant food was a little better but after booking Anytime dining we were given 7:45pm seating which then meant to be able to go to the resteraunt we would be eating really late and missing the nights entertainment. When we decided we had enough of the buffet food and decided to try the resteraunt we were sat at a table of 10, expected to eat dinner shoulder to shoulder with another 4 couples, again such a romantic honeymoon dinner

Absolute Torture

Carnival Spirit Cruise Review by Honeymooners2019

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: November 2019
  • Destination: South Pacific
  • Cabin Type: Extended Balcony
Well we were extremely excited to be spending our honeymoon on the Carnival Spirit but the disappointment started pretty well as soon as we boarded and continued to stay true to form throughout the entire cruise!

Where to start?

* Upon boarding the ship we were given a letter that explained due to Bushfires on Moreton Island we were now going to be travelling to Hobart instead and to pack warmer clothing or Contact Carnival before Boarding date to receive a refund, little bit late for that considering we were already on board! An email or any form of communication prior to boarding would have been nice!

* Once we boarded the ship we made our way to the buffet for lunch where we walked around for half hour trying to find a spare table

* Tried to take a nice photo of the view out the window but the windows were absolutely filthy

* Room TV was tiny and only had carnival channels and half a dozen other strange channels, no movies to watch, no DVD player

* Only one power point in the entire room!

* Our "queen bed" was 2 single beds pushed together that kept separating, so romantic....

* The food was the worst and actually what made the whole trip so much worse. The buffet food was over cooked, dry, flavorless, very little variety and the same food for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. Their was minimal healthy options and the food literally made us sick. The restaurant food was a little better but after booking Anytime dining we were given 7:45pm seating which then meant to be able to go to the resteraunt we would be eating really late and missing the nights entertainment. When we decided we had enough of the buffet food and decided to try the resteraunt we were sat at a table of 10, expected to eat dinner shoulder to shoulder with another 4 couples, again such a romantic honeymoon dinner
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