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309 Carnival Alaska Cruise Reviews

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osnv
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 helpful votes
Frankly, I am not sure where to begin and how to remain civil writing this review. I wish I could give a 0 stars rating. After cruising previously on Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney, we were truly disappointed with our experience. Had ... Read more
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JManGSC
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
26 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Overall, we had a really good time on the cruise but most of that positive experience was not due to Carnival. Though we didn't hate anything about it (other than the entertainment which was down right pitiful) we were not impressed by ... Read more
Garfers
Member Since 2010
1 review
24 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Our first trip to Alaska. Total of eight people in our group. Overall trip was so-so. Purchased Faster to the Fun which was the only real bright part of the cruise. In Skagway went on White Pass RR excursion. Train involved in an ... Read more
schmerko
Member Since 2007
1 review
6 helpful votes
I know Carnival has provided Alaska cruises for a while now so I expected them to be a bit more polished, however they fell short. They only operate in the main "mass-market" itinerary, the Seattle round-trip, with one ship. ... Read more
Chathamite
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
79 forum posts
Just off the July 28th cruise to Alaska. This marks our fifth (and perhaps our last) trip with Carnival, after a disastrous cruise to Hawaii on the Miracle in December of 2014. That cruise was appalling, and I thought I would give ... Read more

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boulder53
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We arrived Seattle a few days prior to our cruise departure date so we could "tourist" a bit. We loved the ease of taking the Link Light Rail from Sea-Tac to downtown Seattle, where we then went up to the top floor of Westlake ... Read more
jaykram
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was my first ever cruise (and now probably my last). I had heard so many great things about cruises. I just recently retired. And I thought it was time to try one...Maybe with all the mental images I had, my expectations were ... Read more
xyz612
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
I regret taking this cruise. It was terrible. In the past, when I took a cruise there were fresh flowers, a bowl of fresh fruit, a fancy chocolate on my pillow before bed in my room; the stewards were often in the hallway working, ... Read more
CryNoMo
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
Sailed July 2015
First class everything. Food, service, shows, cleanliness. Happy we got a balcony, it was well worth it! They had nature talks on board by experts which was a plus. Also, they notified you of whale sightings. Food was excellent, anything ... Read more
MrCharlie
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
The boarding process was efficient and well planned out and I feel that we were treated well upon arrival boarding of the ship. We made our way to our stateroom where we checked out the place where we would be staying. There was a king bed ... Read more

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quiltingamy
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
We are two fifty somethings traveling with our two teenaged (14 and 15) daughters. This was our second cruise. Cabins were ready when we embarked around 2 pm. Luggage did not arrive until just before dinner. On Board Entertainment ... Read more
wood92
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Not sure what the decorator was thinking when they designed the Legend, but it was really not attractive. Just about everyone we encountered said the same things, so I know it was just not our opinion. I was surprised that the food was ... Read more
Old Red
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Destination was great. Disappointed that we could not get close enough to see the glacier on out first stop. Skagway we took the train to the top of the mountain into Canada. Well worth the money. Juneau we went whale watching and were ... Read more
dunewatcher
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
The Experience: This was our third cruise on Carnival and about our 25th cruise in total. The whole experience reminded me of a cut-rate airline. You just got the bare minimum and anything additional will cost extra. No more ... Read more
dunewatcher
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
CRUISE CRITIC REVIEW: CARNIVAL LEGEND JUNE 23-30, 2015 The Experience: This was our third cruise on Carnival and about our 25th cruise in total. The whole experience reminded me of a cut-rate airline. You just got the bare minimum ... Read more

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PCMAINTTEAM
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
619 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
This was my 18th cruise and 2nd one to Alaska. I was blessed both time with excellent weather, both in Seattle and on the cruise. We actually flew into Seattle on Saturday the 20th and stayed at the Quality Inn and Suites at the Space ... Read more
Garry S
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
This is the fourth cruise we have taken, just about one every 8-9 years. Spent 2 nights in Seattle at the Inn at the Market. Weather was really nice with clear and slightly cool weather. Embarkation was pretty quick as we were on the boat ... Read more
luvcozumel
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
I was very apprehensive about this cruise as I love to cruise South. I hate the cold. This cruise changed my mind. It was the most relaxing, beautiful cruise I have ever taken. This is a cruise everyone should do at least once. I will ... Read more
mwhite847
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
I gotta share this, my wife and I are experienced cruisers, we've been cruising since 2002. Back in the good old days if you were VIP you not only didn't have to wait in the long cattle line but you'd be escorted to a side room where you ... Read more
Tara325
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
We just returned from Alaska (6-9 - 6/16) with a group of 9 total. children ages 6 and 8. Alaska is beautiful and my new favorite place. The weather was beautiful! We arrived in Seattle 2 days prior to embarking. I HIGHLY recommend ... Read more

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GlendaleAZ
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
180 forum posts
2 helpful votes
During our previous Alaska trip in 2014, it was sunny and warm every day, and we remarked at the time, “There is no way it could get any better.” Suffice to say, we were absolutely right! One year and one week later, in ... Read more
saucey1212
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
125 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Mother and Son 8 day Alaska Cruise I fell in love with this ship after sailing on it for 13days to Panama Canal. Love the layout and found it be small and cozy ship. This is a mother and son cruise. This cruise embarks in Vancouver and ... Read more
BenjiRodney
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
3,658 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was cruise number 12 on Carnival for me. We flew in 2 days early, spent 1 night in Seattle at the Hampton Inn by the Space Needle and then took Amtrak to Vancouver for 1 night staying at the Ramada Limited on West Pender Street. ... Read more
Rishigudka
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
3 helpful votes
We travelled as a family group of 10 (all balcony cabins) from Vancouver. Prior to the cruise we had just finished an excellent Canadian Rockies trip from Calgary to Vancouver with great weather all through. We were all eagerly looking ... Read more
vacationcruisings
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
We read many bad reports of this ship before cruising with Carnival Legend and being lovers of cruising we thought the negative remarks maybe where exaggerated. Not the case as every negative remark is unfortunately true and a lot worse. ... Read more

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