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Carnival Sunshine Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Great Trip. We were not disappointed

Review for Carnival Sunshine to the Bahamas
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PisgahLJ
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Feb 2020
Cabin: Spa Balcony

My wife called this cruise the best vacation we have ever been on. Our goal was to relax. We ditched the kids and did just that. Where there snafu's? Absolutely. Weather was too bad to disembark at princess cays. That's life on a ship and those things happen. I can't believe how small people get when life happens. Some of the passengers lost their stuff about having their shore excursions canceled and not being refunded instantly. We had our money credited to our account the next day. The food was good at the buffet, main dining and great at the specialty restaurants. the ships cleanliness was good for a vessel with that many passengers in an environment that is not hospitable. Personally watched the decks scrubbed every evening and carpets steam cleaned in our cabin hallway. We enjoyed the 2 shows we caught, 70 & 80s rock review and latin night. The 2 comedians were fantastic. Our biggest complaint was the casino. It is the only interior location where smoking is allowed and we couldn't even walk through it, let alone gamble. We will definitely go again.

One word about some of these negative reviews, people really need to relax. It is a ship that has roughly 3-4k people on it every day in an environment that is not friendly to any material, metal, plastic, cloth, etc. This is not a brand new ship. This ship is not in perfect condition. Negative people will say negative things on these reviews and to the customer service reps on board. I feel sorry for them. We went on board with a good carefree attitude, if you do the same, you'll enjoy your vacation. Being on the ocean means you have to be flexible and you may not get to do everything you want, but your attitude will make this a good or bad experience.

Cabin Review

Spa Balcony

Cabin was great. Only issue i saw was one of the pull out drawers under the sofa was beginning to loose it's bottom. It was clean, the cabin steward was super friendly and they did a great job. Sink was clogged/slow drain and they fixed it right away. No complaints at all. This was a february cruise, and we kept the balc door open much of the time as the weather was great.

Port Reviews

Charleston

Great food! We stayed downtown prior to our cruise and had a great time exploring the restaurants.

Nassau

Walked around nassau. Walked to the rum distillery. Typical caribbean town.

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