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Carnival Sunrise Review

4.0 / 5.0
185 reviews

Terrible ship. Tired dirty old girl with a horrible layout ….

Review for the Eastern Caribbean Cruise on Carnival Sunrise
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Feb 2023
Cabin: Scenic Grand Ocean View
Traveled with children

I don’t even know where to begin. The ship needs to be dismantled and used for scrap metal.. I was shocked Carnival is using such a ship in 2023 when other cruise lines have such amazing ships to offer.. this ship has a terrible layout that makes you have to go down or upper floor to get across it. The public restrooms are nasty, funky smells when you got off the tired elevator, we even got stuck in one for over 30 minutes.. There’s only one place to eat breakfast with incredibly long lines, not to mention never a clean open table. Only 3 specialty restaurants one is literally in the main corridor of foot traffic causing Constant traffic jams with people as again is only a few ways to get from bow to stern, this was a huge frustration even more with a stroller.

The ship only only 2 pools and limited deck space made the ship feel like it has 7,000 passengers, since it was nearly impossible to find an open chair. They have nets and mops left out in open constantly to clean up the diesel soot coming from the engines.. yes, you read that correctly. These engines spew out black soot and black balls all over the pool, deck and bar area from the old engines. If your lucky enough to find a bar seat at one of the 4 outdoor bars.. yes only 4 total places to get a drink.. you will feel the ship vibrating so much you don’t need to have your drink shaken as the ship will do that for you on the bar top…

The only covered lounge area is right behind the DJ blasting music, there is not a tranquil relaxing area on the outside of the ship. There’s hardly any entertainment at night with shows and entertainment. Yes they had the newlywed marriage show but every crew ship has that..

Cabin Review

Scenic Grand Ocean View

Dated, dirty, ac barely worked. We had to use our infants portable fan to keep us cool at night.

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