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33 Carnival Barbados Cruise Reviews
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Bdaguy@cc
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise since the price was right and we, unlike most cruisers, boarded in Barbados. Most passengers boarded in Puerto Rico so we has a very easy time getting on and off at the end. First the ship; having been spoiled on ... Read more
chelsea69
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
This cruise line does not cater for british passenger out of around 3000 passenger there were only 6 british the rest porta ricans very loud and rude this ship was quite small compared to others food was quite good with lots of choice ... Read more
natty007
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Wow! We tied the knot this year on the Fascination and must I say we were not disappointed. The day was perfect. They made us feel welcomed and my goodness everything came out the way we wanted. The quality of the photos... ... Read more
cathy-ann price
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Having been on Carnival Vistory Valor n Destiny. Fascination left nothing to be fascinated about. There was no water in cabin toilet for first 3 days but toilet flushed well 4th day there was a pungent stench of sewage. Toilet overflow ... Read more
idil
Member Since 2016
1 review
84 forum posts
34 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
On board the Carnival FunShip Fascination is like living with “Aladdin's Lamp” First time on a cruise which has been postponed for many years, for many reasons. Then this "oh, never on Carnival" comments we ... Read more
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moppie45
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
This was our 11th cruise and first on Carnival. We sailed out of Barbados. We had some appartment in the middle of nowhere, even the taxi could not find it. Because there where only a few hundred people embarking, this was really fun. No ... Read more
IslandCurls
Member Since 2015
1 review
21 forum posts
This was our third cruise on Carnival doing this itinerary, and we had a good time as always. Hubby and usually cruise around the end of April/early May to celebrate our anniversary on board, but this time due to the timing of the ship ... Read more
kevia
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
9 forum posts
My husband and I planned this cruise since august 2014. So we were very excited about it. This was our second cruise with the Carnival Liberty. We did our first cruise with our daughter in December 2012. Karl was the cruise director ... Read more
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P.Moncaster
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2015
We went on the Carnival Liberty from Barbados back in December 2015.The boarding experience was very quick and easy, mainly due to the fact only 150 people boarded in Bridgetown, the rest of the people had boarded in San Juan. Puerto ... Read more
Unhappybunny
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Thankfully we had cruised before, because this would put you off cruising for ever. The ship is "decorated" with so many different materials, textures, colours (we counted approx.11 in the lifts) that it assaults the eyes. The ... Read more
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marlon scott
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
the crew hospitality were excellent. I want to give big thanks to Mel and his team (name to long so Mel for short)for the excellent job there done in the room***** (big thanks Mel). The dining staff great people Rey, James, Alann and ... Read more
cruiserlyte
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
This was my first cruise and I had a blast. We embarked from Barbados, the process was smooth and easy. The atmosphere from the port was upbeat. We got name tags and were sent on our way to the cruise ship. Being my first cruise the ... Read more
dizzymay
Member Since 2015
1 review
This was the first time I have been on a cruise, I boarded the ship in Barbados after a 4 night holiday there, I was a little bit apprehensive to do a cruise as I was travelling on my own as no one wanted to come with me, I don't no what I ... Read more
awood
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed January 2015
The cabins were clean and well furnished; the food varied and of good quality. Cleanliness on board was excellent, with staff friendly and helpful. On the downside, mobile telephone reception on board was very poor and the wi-fi charges, ... Read more
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richardtanner200
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed December 2014
How can Carnival Valor score 1* and 5* for the same cruise in the same month? It all depends on what cruisers were expecting. If they wanted a quiet, cultural cruise of the E Caribbean, they's give it 1* but, if they wanted a fun-filled ... Read more
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smg1929
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed June 2014
The best part of the cruise, other than the ports, was embarkation. While most passengers had embarked in San Juan, which likely resulted in a swarm of people, we decided to board in Barbados. This was a great choice (passengers can do 7 ... Read more
lesleywoollard
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed May 2014
This was our first cruise so we didn't know what to expect. What a wonderful experience. We were totally spoilt and looked after the whole time. We chose a balcony cabin which was great as we could watch as we came into port each morning. ... Read more
Cabbie61
Member Since 2013
1 review
Never again! Where do I start ! Firstly boarded at Barbados thinking this was the start of the cruise. Was surprised at the funny check in procedures only to find out we were boarding mid cruise and it actually started from San Juan 3 ... Read more
lolashann
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I cruised from Barbados with two teenagers 3 years ago on Carnival Victory. This time we cruised with friends who haven`t visited the Caribbean before. We thought this would be the best way for them to see so many islands ... Read more
Theresaj51
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed September 2012
We picked the Carnival Victory based on the great itinerary it provides, calling at 6 different ports on a 7 day cruise of the Caribbean. We boarded the ship in Barbados which was great as only around 100 passengers get to board the ship ... Read more
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browngirl62
Member Since 2012
1 review
We are first time cruisers. We chose this cruise line more for affordability and the itinerary as we had to take our teenage children with us. Next time we will definitely upgrade our cruise if only paying for 2 adults. There was a ... Read more
sunseeker7
1 review
This was our first cruise and much anticipated. We boarded in Barbados where only about 50 passengers seem to board compared with the 2000 or so in San Juan. Check in was slow despite so few passengers and it took us an hour from ... Read more
SarahandPaul
1 review
I honestly do not know where to start! That 1st view from the taxi as we approached the harbour? Amazing, breathtaking!! It was huge!! Getting from the taxi to the ship must've taken all of 5mins! Unfortunately, once onboard we were holed ... Read more
s bedford
1 review
Embarkation in Barbados was long winded and we feel a drawn out process. You had to wait far too long to get access to your stateroom. tateroom was very spacious and exceptionally clean. Rio the steward was excellent, excellent, ... Read more
sally shepherd
1 review
Sailed August 2011
I have never cruised before but I would highly recommend the carnival victory ship. Although it holds a lot of passengers it never felt full or over crowded anywhere. Here is plenty to eat and food all round. Alcohol is quite pricy (for a ... Read more
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