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631 Carnival Canada & New England Cruise Reviews

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TongueTwister
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
63 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
I was impressed with just about everything. The food and the service were top notch. I was called by name from day 1. Assigned seating dining was outstanding. Open seating dining was just okay. The buffets were great with lots of variety ... Read more
ssutphin
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 8th Carnival cruise and my worst. The good: Carnival continues to impress me with the quality of food, food service, cabin, cabin service, and shore excursions for the money. Boston, 6 out of 10. Portland, 8 out of 10. ... Read more
josiemartinez
Member Since 2001
7 reviews
58 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
Embarkation: Rainy NYC but surprisingly enough, did not take all that long to check in. My daughter and I were on board in less than an hour. Very friendly check in agent. Cabin: Ocean view cabin on Deck 2 mid-ship. My memory for names is ... Read more
sounddesigner
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
This being my second Carnival Cruise, I've learned to not expect anything more than you pay for and that is my ultimate expectation with Carnival. I'm not speaking negatively, its just that the consumer/cruise-goer should go in with this ... Read more
cpnkf02
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
This was our first time on Carnival after multiple trips on both Norwegian & Royal Caribbean. I will attempt to break down each area of the ship as we experienced it. Embarkation-Extremely disorganized. For some reason, at check ... Read more

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loudwisdom
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have been on four cruises; one Norwegian, one Royal Caribbean, Carnival Freedom and now Carnival Splendor. I have also had the opportunity with my family to experience an inside cabin, ocean view stateroom, and balcony staterooms. I went ... Read more
Suzuka
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
Wow, I was really surprised by the bad reviews. Maybe it's all individual perception. I did a Super Saver booking in June for the last 5 night cruise to Canada from NYC. Got to the terminal on Saturday at 2:50 and was in my room at 3:30. ... Read more
sshs
Member Since 2011
5 reviews
98 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After reading several negative reviews, I feel compelled to defend the Splendor, which is a fine ship with a hard-working crew. It does have issues - many can be traced back to corporate management - but I just returned from my 4th sailing ... Read more
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amie.forcum@gmail.com
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
So we got a great deal on this cruise for being a past cruiser. That should have tipped us off that cheaper most certainly doesn't equal better!!! We had nothing but problems from start to finish on this boat. We boarded quickly and the ... Read more
Lucky-dog
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are a couple in our early eighties. We have sailed with many cruise lines, each one equal to or lovelier than the last. Then two weeks ago we boarded the Carnival Splendor and were more then disappointed. We choice that cruise because ... Read more

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tatanka49
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
71 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
After reading all of the other reviews on this site, I'm not even sure why I am writing this. Apparently other cruise lines take Cruise Critic seriously, but Carnival does not. Hopefully we will enlighten more future passengers. We had ... Read more
Spudsters
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
After a few year break from Carnival we decided to try them again. The last times we went we had good experiences each time. I guess we should had known it was going to be a bad cruise when the first morning at the buffet they ran out of ... Read more
JRoo2013
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Carnival Splendor is a nice ship that is well decorated inside and out. The crew was friendly and helpful during this trip but the activities on the ship were lacking. More dance classes would have been a great way of spending the sea days ... Read more
cruiseaddict1955
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
I just returned from a seven day cruise to New England and Canada (from NYC). I am going to give you a very condensed, to-the-point, review. 1. EMBARKING -- no problem whatsoever. We breezed through the process so was pleasantly ... Read more
caligirlnyc
Member Since 2014
6 reviews
19 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First off, let me say I have only been on one other Carnival ship before, the Carnival Magic. Great ship! Most of my cruises have been with NCL. That being said, the Carnival Splendor is in need of it's retrofit more sooner, than later if ... Read more

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wdlnds58
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have cruised on The Splendor before, when it was cruising the Western Mexico coast. It was fairly new then and seems to have held up just fine! Boarded in New York, which went fairly smoothly. We flew to Newark and caught Carnival ... Read more
dbrase
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having grown up in Minnesota, I retired in the South to get away from cold weather. This probably is why I prefer cruises to warm areas more then the North. Our favorite port on this cruise was Boston. A lot to see and enjoy with one day ... Read more
dreweyj
Member Since 2014
1 review
149 forum posts
0 helpful votes
On September 27, 2014 I arrived to JFK airport in NYC and headed to the ground transportation desk looking for the Carnival Cruise Lines provided transfer I purchased. After waiting for about 15 minutes, a nice lady showed up and ... Read more
FSRoberts
Member Since 2013
1 review
216 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This review is a long account of much of what we did, but there is a summary at the end. This was my 3rd cruise (all Carnival), and my wife’s 1st. Day 1: Embarkation Before the cruise, we stayed at a hotel near LaGuardia and took ... Read more
KatBerry61
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our 5th cruise, 1 AMA (Danube), 2 Norwegian (Alaska & Mediterranean), 1 Princess (Baltic). We were not expecting much from Carnival and WOW! We were surprised! We had a spa room-deck 11 (1107) which entitled us to unlimited ... Read more

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sg004g
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
I have never been on a Carnival cruise before, but I have been on a several other cruise lines. This cruise was ok. Embarkation was fine and we got into our room quickly. Our luggage was delivered quickly as well which was nice. The ship ... Read more
lopat815
Member Since 2012
1 review
21 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2014
The ship was great we loved the lay out especially the way the movie screen was on the lido deck, where you could lay by the pool ( which was packed everynite) or go up 1 floor and sit in a chair at a table and still watch the shows that ... Read more
MarkFromTO
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My Wife, Mom & Daughter (11 months old) recently came back from a great week on the Carnival Splendor, and since this site has always been such a great resource for me I decided to finally do a review of my own. My wife and I have now ... Read more
PAPERBKWRITER
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
3,223 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
We boarded @1:45 PM and as platinum whisked right thru. Companions were in the regular boarding and came shortly after. 3rd time on Splendor, all different itineraries.Our cabin was ready although at that time probably the whole ship was. ... Read more
moejoe54
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
We had a lovely cruise, the ship was spotless, only complaint was the food in the buffett was cold, there was very little choice,, As i only eat white meat we decided to eat in the dinning room and we found this was the same (very little ... Read more

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