Disney Dream Cruise Review by katmanchico
- Sail Date: September 2011
- Destination: Bahamas
What we liked:
The food and service in all three restaurants were fantastic.
The "cruise or smart casual" dress code in the dining rooms for dinner.
The beds were heavenly and there was ample storage in the cabins.
Castaway Cay's adult beach was peaceful and the water was so clear.
The 24-hour beverage station (on all Disney ships) was convenient.
The AquaDuck is a great ride, but you need to have good knees to get into and out of the raft.
The duty-free shop was larger and nicer than the ones on the Magic and Wonder.
The two cell phones in each cabin are a great idea, but'(see below)
What we didn't like:
The cell phones in the cabins are extremely difficult to program even for those who are technologically astute.
The size/number of the swimming pools is inadequate. We read that numerous times and just want to say that we AGREE!
On the Wonder and Magic, Mickey Ice Cream Bars ordered through roomservice are free but on the Dream you will pay full price.
Tip: If you have a 220-voltage adapter (round one) bring it along; otherwise, leave hair dryers, curling irons, and phone chargers at home. We read that there were no 110 outlets in the cabins but couldn't believe it. We searched the cabin but could only find 220 outlets. Also, there are no hair dryers in the cabins; you will need to ask your cabin host. As for curling or straightening hair, you're out of luck.
Suitcase storage under the bed frees up a great deal of closet space.
The small refrigerator in the cabin is convenient for families or people who have special medical or dietary needs.
The TV mount that rotates is useful.
The lack of 110 outlets in the cabins is inconvenient.
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