First cruise on Inspiration: Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review by floridabum

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First cruise on Inspiration

Sail Date: September 2011
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Tampa
We dont have anything to compare the Inspiration to but it was Clean, always being maintained and in good order .

Getting on the ship was a breeze! The buffet food was pretty good although the temp of the food was hit and miss. The main dining was excellent, the staff was spot on.

The staff on the ship is very nice. If you pass a staff member on the ship they always say hello or something to that affect. The comedy shows are excellent along with the main cruise shows. You must get there early or will not find a seat. The chair hogs are not a myth they are real.

The pool is always full and way to small but it worked. The Serenity deck was relaxing.

I was really worried after reading some reviews about this ship but I can honestly say that the people who have negative experiences must be going into this ship with very high expectations and are very hard to please.

I would book another cruise on this ship in a heart beat.

We were More extremely pleased with our inside cabin R14. It was EXTREMELY quiet! The only time we heard any ship noise was when they were setting anchor or letting ropes out. I could not imagine spending the extra money for a balcony or ocean view on "this" ship unless the price was cheaper than a inside cabin. Less

Published 09/18/11

Cabin review: 4AR14 Interior

Quiet, far away from the action.

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Port and Shore Excursions

We loved it here!! Lots to do and we did pre-book Nachi Cocom at this port. The cab ride there was painless. $15 for 4 people each way. The entrance is scary but once inside it was nice! The service there is excellent. Drinks are weak but just order a lot to make up for the difference. When they hand you a menu do not get scared at the prices... everything is free! Order as much as you want. Later we shopped around town. This was our favorite port.

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Book a excursion for this port!!!! There is not much to do in the town at least that was our perception. The shopping was touristy and crowded. The tender boat process is very efficient. The water is beautiful! If you do not do a excursion I would take a cab to the beach!

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