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Carnival Luminosa Review

4.0 / 5.0
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9 reviews

Can it get any worse

Review for Carnival Luminosa to Australia & New Zealand
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Flying is for Planes
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Dec 2022
Cabin: Balcony

Talk about cost-cutting but the beds were hard and the pillows like $5 target samples. No entertainment in theatre but crowded COVID spreading comedy club. Staff were varied from good to very pushing back. $118 for 2 uses of the hydropool. $9 for pressed orange juice.

Cabin stunk of cigarette smoke and staff pushed back trying to deny it was an issue. It took half way through the cruise before guest services acknowledged the issue. Impossible to contact guest services on silly app and they dont answer the phones. Dining room not open every day for breakfast or lunch but did have table clothes which some Carnival ships dont have. Buffet very, very crowded. Entire ship felt understaffed.

$130 to eat in steakhouse and every extra is highly expensive. Definitely vastly inferior to anything from Royal Caribbean. Old saying you get what you pay for.

Cabin Review


Old and showing age. Stunk of cigarettes. Bathroom basin drain was clogged and wouldnt drain

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