Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Cruise Lines (Mainstream) > Carnival Cruise Lines
Register Forgot Password?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old March 3rd, 2005, 11:15 PM
Senior Member
Admiral
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: metrowest area of Massachusetts
Posts: 2,249
Default Fascination

Has anyone sailed the Fascinatin lately? Would love to get you thoughts. We are sailing this ship in August 2005 to Key West and Cozumel. Thanks

Cheryl C
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old March 4th, 2005, 01:09 AM
cheryllsr
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Fascination

Hi Cheryl! We are sailing on the Fascination on March 13th on our first cruise. I will gladly give you any details when we get back.


Cheryl R.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old March 6th, 2005, 05:23 PM
beaner
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Fascination

Hi Cheryl:

We cruised this ship last June for 4 days. It is older ship but we still had a great time. Great shows! We had a suite too so that was nice. Food was good but not great. Service was so so. Hope this helps.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old March 7th, 2005, 12:09 PM
Abaco Angie's Avatar
Senior Member
Cruise Maniac
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Cocoa, FL
Posts: 189
Default Re: Fascination

We sailed the Fascination last April, and so enjoyed the cruise, we are booked again for this October. I don't know what it was about the ship, but we really enjoyed it.

__________________
Sitmar Fairwind - June 1985, Sept. 1985, June 1986
Sitmar Fairsky - June 1987
Carnival Fantasy, March 2002
Carnival Fascination - April 2004, October 2005, Dec 2006
Sovereign of the Seas - Sept. 2003, April 2005, Oct. 2005, Sept. 2006
Carnival Sensation - September 2007

Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old March 7th, 2005, 05:10 PM
CZodda's Avatar
Senior Member
First Mate
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 257
Send a message via MSN to CZodda
Default Re: Fascination

Hi nolou525,

I was on the Fascination in October and had a great time! I agree with beaner though...the food was good but not great. In fact, for the first time ever, I actually enjoyed eating on the Lido deck better than the dining room. Go figure!

Have a great time and please tell us how you liked it when you get back!

Cathy in NYC

__________________
Carnival Valor!

Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old March 8th, 2005, 06:29 AM
lisa o.
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Fascination


Just got off Fascination last Friday. Let me know if there is anything I can answer for you.
Lisa O.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old March 8th, 2005, 07:45 AM
Member
Passenger
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 44
Default Re: Fascination

I was on Fascination in April '04 and February this year and i am booked for november of this year on Fascination...April '04 was our first time cruising and we had a blast. The food was always great for us, perhaps we got lucky in this area. Service was outstanding and the cruise directors were great. We sail February 18-21, '05 and had a great time. It was my mother-in-laws first cruise and she LOVED it and can't wait to go again, however she wants a longer cruise as 3 days is just not enough time to Gamble. our last cruise we had Noel for a room steward and he was so fantastic that we actually tipped him $20 extra. If he saw us in the hallway he would unlock our room for us and always greeted us with a smile and asked if we were having fun and if there was anything he could do to make a great cruise even better. Our waiter in the dining room was very personable and could actually carry on a decent conversation. The shows were fantastic and the late night comedy was hiliarious. I personally recommend the Strawberry Daquiris--YUM YUM! Let me know if there is anything else you would like to know.

Fascination, AGAIN!

Fascination 04, 05.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old March 8th, 2005, 09:55 AM
Junior Member
Beginner
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 4
Default Re: Re: Fascination

On the 4 day Fascination cruise, is there a formal night, and if so, which night?
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old March 10th, 2005, 11:37 PM
R. Ellingsen
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Fascination

I was on the ship in Dec. and had a good time. The ship is a bit older so the cabins do show some wear but are still very clean. The food and entertainment was average. The service was excellent and I had the best cabin steward ever on that cruise. The room was always perfectly done and she would come by every night and drop off cookies or a cupcake for my young son.
In Cozumel I went on the Tulum excursion with the wife and son and had a great time. It is the only Mayan ruin city on the coast and was about a hour drive. It was fairly small but what was nice is they have a public beach, so if you go, bring your suits. Kind of kills two birds with one stone. You get to see some history and swim in some beautiful water with a nice beach. I have some pictures from there on my personal web page if you want a look. They are not the best as they are only grabs from my digital camcorder.

http://pages.prodigy.net/ellingsen1/Tulum/
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
fascination lisa o. Carnival Cruise Lines 0 February 4th, 2005 09:32 PM
Anyone On Fascination 1/ 24 FirstCruiser Carnival Cruise Lines 0 January 14th, 2005 09:35 AM
Fascination 2/28 lisa o. Family Cruising 0 December 31st, 2004 09:17 AM
fascination 9/6 Maggie Family Cruising 1 August 19th, 2004 09:27 AM
ever been on fascination? cruise girl Teen Cruisers 1 June 29th, 2001 12:13 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:14 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1