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15,564 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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7,735
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3,622
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2,134
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1,096
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KingKai
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Ship- they allowed ppl to board ship at 12:30 pm...rooms not available until 1:30 pm, all machines were down and not operating, food was just getting ready and no organization what so ever. They, staff, appeared to be very unprepared for ... Read more
murrayjohnd
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Cons 1 Window sill crack and missing bolts holding window in. There was paint on the outside of the window. 2 Bathroom sink crack. Surprised it held water. 3 Stateroom A/C no thermostat only option was on (When it worked). 4 ... Read more
cruisinfromTPA
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This is my 3rd and last time on Carnival Paradise. While the group we sailed with was a lot of fun and the ports provided a great day each time, there is much less to be desired onboard the Paradise. This ship needs a serious upgrade ... Read more
Cphilips
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Took this cruise for my honeymoon, my husband and I loved it. The boat is big so I am sure we didn't get to see everything. The service was awesome and the food is equally as good. The bar drinks were very good and bartenders were usually ... Read more
triplebvalp
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Our cruise on the Dream (9/11 - 9/18 2016) was very good. Our room services were good, MDR service was good both for the early seating and morning breakfast, ports of call were all good. Even though we had rain every day of the cruise, ... Read more

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patmama
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
24 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
First, we drove to New Orleans and very much enjoyed our visit. We stayed at Embasey Suites which was an excellent hotel. We chose this cruise as the port of embarkation was half-way between both families. It also had Grand Cayman. ... Read more
paulak1028
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Chose this cruise because Galveston is close to home. Will never go on the BREEZE again, the ship needs to be refurbished and cleaned. The hallways always smelled like sewer. The 5th floor reeked of cigarette smoke this is where the ... Read more
Big Tim 4
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We just got back from our cruise to the Caribbean. We were on the Conquest by Carnival. Prior to our sailing, I reviewed the latest reviews not only about the ship but also cruise line. I have to tell you that none of what I experienced ... Read more
boomdog07
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The embarkation process took nearly 2 hours standing in line walking back and forth in queues like an amusement park roller coaster waiting line. We arrived exactly when we were told so that we could do what we were told because this was ... Read more
llnole
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise for its dates and destinations. We wanted to see Jamaica and Grand Cayman, since we had not been there before. We got a great deal on a suite - which was awesome!! The room was huge - so was the bathroom (with a ... Read more

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rclccc
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our very 1st cruise. We arrived the day before and went to Kennedy Space center. (it was wonderful) Then we went to our hotel. We stayed at the Cocoa Beach Suites. Wonderful staff and very helpful. Rooms were comfortable, could ... Read more
pinksugar
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
41 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
First off....Priority is the only way to go! We booked a Ocean Suite and of course we are Gold Card holders so we loved that we got the Priority! It was myself, my husband and our daughter (7 years old). We arrived at the port at around ... Read more
Kisma1
Member Since 2007
1 review
216 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We haven't cruised with Carnival in quite a while and decided to give it another try. We were unable to arrive a day or so before so we arrived the day of embarkation (using Cortran Shuttle service from the airport to the port) and it ... Read more
acardinrnbsn
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise because of the waterpark activities for our 9 year old daughter, and the ports of call, Mexico, Isla Roaton, and Belize. The dining room was great, we only went 3 times and the food was delicious. We did breakfast ... Read more
ferrcad
Member Since 2009
1 review
10 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We picked the cruise based on the travel location... Once on the ship you could see that it was a little run down in places even though it had been through a refresh three years earlier. Would not recommend this ship to anyone for a ... Read more

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dansteeler
Member Since 2011
1 review
20 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Where to begin? This is our 6th cruise with Carnival and I've always been happy....not this time! Our last cruise with them was 5 years ago so maybe it's just the way things are now with Carnival or maybe it was just this ship, who ... Read more
Joanie2
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My sister and me were on Carnavel Magic September 10-17. It was fabulous! It's a very organized cruise ship and kept very clean. Housekeeping (Jay Jay) was always tidying up and made wonderful towel art models each night to display in our ... Read more
SpaceCoastPirate
Member Since 2014
1 review
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We were on this cruise because my wife got a casino offer that made an 8 night cruise too good to pass up and that we really liked the itinerary. The ship was recently in dry dock so the public spaces looked fresh and the ship was ... Read more
stephanie_y1@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I don't know where to even start. We were in a wedding on the boat, then went on the cruise with the wedding party, bride and groom, and about 40 other people. The wedding was complete chaos... The Carnival "coordinator" was ... Read more
itsknotsew
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
It was a rather hellacious embarkation due to late arrival of the Breeze that Sunday and no port personnel imparting information as to which boarding times should be in which line, etc. But it got done and we departed Galveston on time. ... Read more

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Acomeaux
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Embarkation was a mess and took forever to get threw. The service for dining was very slow, the food was not all that good and not a wide verity. It seems that the crew was slacking in the fun energy they usually put out. One of the ... Read more
toweraf
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this particular cruise because it was a "Free" cruise, compliments of the Carnival Player's Club "Casino". For the most part, this cruise was about what we expected it to be. Even though we had things to ... Read more
Quilting LMT
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
20 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose this cruise because the itinerary is great. On the other hand, the ship is small and old with few of the amenities offered by newer ships. Parts of the ship were closed during the entire cruise like an outdoor eating area off the ... Read more
Matlily
Member Since 2007
1 review
563 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Start by saying this was my 7 cruise, all have been out of Galveston, so far next year we have the Vista out of Miami booked. Embark: Due to the ship being delayed coming back with a mechanical problem, ship boarding was delayed ... Read more
marilyn51
Member Since 2016
1 review
The day we was to leave on our cruise. We had to wait in line outside the terminal for over 3 hours. No where to sit, the elderly, the handicapped all waiting outside in the sun. Our ship was supposed to leave at 4, instead it was at 6. ... Read more

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