Carnival Glory Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Very Disappointing for Our 6th Cruise with Carnival

Review for the Western Caribbean Cruise on Carnival Glory
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ColaBeachBum57
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jan 2024
Cabin: Balcony

We chose a January 2024 cruise to get back in the cruising groove after having 2 cruises cancelled during Covid in 2020/2021.

All excited to finally get back on a Carnival Cruise Ship we haven't been on, out of New Orleans. We had a wonderful day and a half in New Orleans, exploring the sights and sounds and food.

We parked free at the cruise port with Florida Disabled Vet Plates and used our Faster To The Fun purchase to get on the ship with our bags and in our room before 12 noon. I made the mistake of accepting a tropical drink in a plastic Blue Iguana cup by the pool and it cost me over $30. Our 1st dinner service was at a table for 2 upper level and it was so disappointing after the expectation we had from our 2019 cruise on the Carnival Vista. All our cruises have been at a group table of 6-12 people we could mingle with and get to know at all our dinner services, as well as the entertainment by the Wait Staff during the meals. The 2 top they assigned us was in an isle with people and wait staff walking past on both sides keeping the area very congested and not inviting. Our server at table 647 was way over tasked and really didn't give the level of service we had been accustomed to on prior cruises. Then the food came and we were blown away by the lack of presentation and such small portions. Shrimp Cocktails were basically 4 tiny salad shrimp and ketchup. My wife ordered the Braised Lamb Pappardelle Pasta and I ordered the Braised Short Ribs with mashed potatoes and green beens. The Lamb dish was just the name only with only a few strands of lamb in a bowl pasta. My Braised Short Ribs were also in name only because the ribs were tough and not braised for more than 30 minutes.

Cabin Review

Balcony

Typical Interior Room, dusty and dirty.

Port Reviews

Cozumel

Same as every trip to Cozumel, Ceviche, Tequila and shopping

Montego Bay

Typical Port Terminal, Dirty shops and ruthless sellers.

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