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15,119 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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1,039
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Disappointed57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise based on recommendations of friends who have used Carnival out of other ports and raved about their service. We chose New Orleans for convenience. Embarkation was very well organized and went very smooth. We ... Read more
yppik71
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was our first trip and if we didn't have friends with us that had gone on numerous cruises that advised us this was their worst trip and the others were much better.We probably wouldn't ever cruise again. Pros: The staff for the ... Read more
adimaio
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The crew was amazing. Checkin/sailing was easy. Cabins were good and clean and service was excellent. Not enough good entertainment, considering you're at Sea a lot. Lots of "spa" seminars. Seriously??? Boring! The crew director ... Read more
jacksprat246
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was our 1st cruise (family of 4) and overall it was very "pleasant". I loved the cleanliness everywhere (staterooms, common area, dining rooms, public restrooms). I especially liked the hospitality of the entire crew -the ... Read more
Jlw12
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I have sailed carnival in the past many times and always had a great time this trip was far from great,the second day at sea the captain was on the intercom every five to ten minutes saying there was smoke in the engine room but everything ... Read more
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ndstressfreee
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
A little background: I traveled with my husband and our 3 boys, ages 14, 14, and 13. This was our 6th cruise and 3rd with Carnival (2 with RCL – Oasis and Liberty- and 1 with NCL- Jewel). I will give my review of the Magic and ... Read more
dms1908
Member Since 2014
1 review
47 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 2nd cruise on the Carnival Pride. This time we took our teens. It was an awesome experience for everyone!! The teens made their own friends and loved that they were free to roam the ship at their leisure, eat when they were ... Read more
cpatten75
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was our 5th Carnival Cruise and although it had been five years since our last cruise, the cuts in service were definitely noticeable. We had chosen "Anytime" dining and were disappointed to see that after waiting 45 ... Read more
4jaynki
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
After spending months reading reviews and blogs after booking our first cruise, I decided I would take time to write one for other first timers. After many years of taking vacations to Disney we decided to do something a little ... Read more
cbl330
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
PROS: The Carnival Magic is a very beautiful ship with many features and bars to go to. The Red Frog Pub was a blast, especially for a bearded, beer drinking fool like myself who enjoys the pub atmosphere. Beer Pong was awesome as ... Read more

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gary.henson@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
When you are planning and booking the cruise - you need to realize -- EVERYTHING is extra. The prices were not what we expected at all. My 17 year old said this cruise is " for those who drink or gamble" Spent most the ... Read more
SRLEONARD13
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We decided to take a cruise to celebrate lots of birthdays, anniversaries, and milestones among three families. There were 16 of us traveling, ranging in age from 20-60, so we had both small and large group excursions at the four ports. ... Read more
Bandman32
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My wife and I really enjoyed the ship but the service was really lacking. We purchased an Ocean Suite 7267 and really like the priority boarding. We liked all the port of calls and our excursions were great fun. Overall we found there ... Read more
Danielle6510
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise has a family vacation. This was me and my husbands 2nd cruise and my 6 year old sons first cruise. Going through check in and security was pretty smooth and planned out very well. We weren't able to go right away to ... Read more
tallgirl42
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We live in Northern PA, and Baltimore, MD, is a fantastic alternative to us Northeners who cruise, but do not care for flying. Cruise Baltimore is a fantastic terminal, whose only fault we could find was the lousy sound system. When it ... Read more

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Donna445
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This cruise was the absolute BEST cruise I have been on. It was a family and friends cruise with 13 people. We had a FABULOUS time. My room was a cove balcony on the Dream. I loved it. We choose early dining and each night my meal was ... Read more
newby331@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my family's third cruise with Carnival, and the first time on the Breeze. In the past we have been on the Triumph and the Magic. Greatly enjoyed both prior trips. Carnival has changed up embarkation since last I cruised and it ... Read more
jamzmama4
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We just got back from our Carnival Splendor cruise and it was great. It was our first time sailing on Carnvial and we were very pleased our experience. We are family of six - me, my husband and our four daugthers ages 17, 16, 11 and 9. We ... Read more
LLAJH@TEXASBB.COM
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise as we were waiting for our children (11,15) to get old enough to remember it and enjoy the port excursions. Our overall experience for first timers was great, but I do have a few negatives to report. First the ... Read more
queenoftwdw
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
30th cruise with Carnival and 5th on the Glory...ship was nice and in pretty good condition...needs a little updating which I understand is in the works for next year. Embarkation was fairly smooth--even though I am platinum level my ... Read more

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sg1286
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
First cruise that i have ever been, but based on this experience i would never do it again. The Good: the embarkation and debarkation was organized and smooth. The service was very good, everyone was very attentive but i felt they ... Read more
Mpayne
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We just got back from our fist cruise ever a 7 day Western Caribbean Cruise on the Carnival Freedom out of Galveston. We had a blast! Best service from all crew and staff. We had an interior room which was roomy and had everything we ... Read more
SwanseaVillanReturns
Member Since 2016
1 review
53 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Maiden cruise for me and wifey celebrating our Silver Wedding Anniversary and what a choice !!!! Staff so friendly, food choice incredible and well presented, stateroom furnished to high spec. Wanted for nothing really. Embarkation ... Read more
frednbec
Member Since 2012
1 review
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
The cruise was pretty good, overall. The ship was clean and the crew was top-notch, as usual. Any ship that has 2 Red Frog Rum bars on it aces in my book. The Blue Iguana made a pretty tasty burrito and Fish and Chips was not bad. ... Read more
belle1694
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I sailed on Carnival Conquest for my great niece's 16th birthday, with family and friends. The Conquest ship was a big disappointment and the stench on the ship was stomach-turning. I have sailed on 6 different Carnival ships and the ... Read more

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