Norfolk to the Caribbean Carnival Splendor Cruise Reviews

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Worst Cruise Ever

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ebaraldi
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First the weather was terrible, can't blame Carnival for that. Embarkation was quick and easy. I've got to hand it to Norfolk they did a great job. This was my wife and I 14th cruise with Carnival but this was the worst ship we've been on there were 12 of us. The lay out was very different all the pool areas were located towards the back of the ship. They canceled evening shows. The comedy shows ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Turned gold this cruise

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bm6pm5
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Enjoyed the Splendor very much. It is a lot like the Conquest style ship but has a few nuances that the others don't. There is sooo much pink in the decor. My wife is legally blind and the crew was very good in helping her when I wasn't right there with her. Our room steward was very good kept ice in the room for her insulin at all times. Also saw that my daughter had brought along a ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Ocean View

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First cruise and we loved it!

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757beachgirl
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

This was my husband and I's first cruise. We had researched quite a bit before we left, but we still learned a lot on this first time of what we like and don't like. In previous reviews, other posters had commented on the decor of the Splendor. When one poster mentioned the "pink everywhere" I had mentally prepared for the hot pink garishness of teen girls' bedroom pink. In contrast, the ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior


Splendor; #11, Last One

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TTAM
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

we were on our 11th cruise, and this was one of the worse one we took ( we took the hurricane cruise on glory a few yrs ago) .Some of the staff did not care if the carts ran over your feet, when we said something they blew you off and laughed. Ordered a well done steak i think it came from the bilges could not cut or decide what it was. the next day we went to the rotissary, dishes were dirty we ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Splendor; Splendid to the Bahamas

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Bob E
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was my tenth or eleventh cruise. It was wonderful. It was a short cruise, 5 days, so we extended the vacation a bit by staying at the nearby Marriott the night before. Embarkation was well organized and the room was available right away. We were on the Verandah Deck (8) very close to the forward stairs, which we found to be a surprisingly quiet location. The stateroom was immaculate and ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great 1st Cruise

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David69
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We really enjoyed ourselves on this cruise. I would say the staff made the trip. First our Cruise Director was Kevin. He kept it light, and fun. Basically he had a great sense of humor and could take it as well as give it. Second we encountered Christine who was a fun,irreverent, and sometimes x-rated piano player at the piano bar. Her entertainment is not family oriented. But that's why we liked ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


Carnival Splendor; My Experience

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Neecieamber
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The room steward was GREAT! The food at the buffet was not good at all. The pizza & grill food was very good. In Nassau we took a tour of the town with a local taxi, Alexander, he was GREAT! We were to have him for 2 1/2 hours anvery good as well as the comd he gave us more than 3 hours all for only $20 He showed us around his town, stopped for shopping, food and a tour of some homes. Then we ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior


Good cruise, but...

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mpleon757
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our third Carnival cruise. Our main reason for taking this cruise was the port location (local to us). We knew the ship had not undergone the 2.0 upgrade, but we were prepared for that. The overall cruise experience was great. I would walk away saying my wife and I both enjoyed the experience. There were a bunch of "little" details that we noticed that detracted from the joy. At first I ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior


First Carnival Cruise

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LucilleNancy
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This is our 6th cruise, first on Carnival. It was a difficult decision to go with Carnival, the upside is we recently moved to Suffolk VA and it was a very convenient cab ride to Norfolk. We had a Grand Suite which was huge as was the bathroom. The down side was that the interior was very tired and the carpet very stained. They were no extra amenities in the Grand Suites. The one perk was ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


First Time Carnival Cruiser; Hooked!

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webecruzin2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Okay, I'll admit it. I've been a cruise snob for over 30 years and always considered Celebrity my mid level cruise line favorite (until lately). Tried Norwegian a few times but last one was just "meh". Last cruise on RCCL was also okay but again nothing special. Too much cutting back. After reading so many good things about Carnival on the CC boards we decided to dive in. The port of ...
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Sail Date: May 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


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