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14,935 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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1,999
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1,015
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JerryK13
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
1. BACKGROUND: This was our 6th cruise (all on Carnival ships), but our first as just husband/wife with no kids or other family members. It was also our first 5 day cruise (all others were 7 days) and our first while school was still in ... Read more
84Cheif
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was a cruise formy parents (regular cruisers on p+o) myself and my 7 year old daughter on her first cruise. Couple of negatives to start with. Embarkation was slow and long and you queue outside Miami port which is very hot, get an ... Read more
Mnirom
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was my 7th cruise overall. The previous cruises were 4 with Royal Caribbean and 2 with Princess. The only reason we chose this cruise was because the original ship we booked was still uncertain renovation and dry docked. So the cruise ... Read more
Doctor Bob
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 12th cruise and perhaps never again on Carnival. We arrived at the port at 12:30 and waited outside in the sun until 2:30 before we moved inside. Control of the lines was poor so that people showing up at the last minute ... Read more
churchladee
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I chose Carnival because of price/value for what I was looking for in a cruise. I got more bang for my buck than expected. The entire crew/staff was excellent - they went above and beyond to make sure that we all had a memorable ... Read more

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BHMcEntire
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
Very disappointed in Carnival and their lack of respect towards the customer. First off, a boarding delay which resulted in thousands of people standing in 90 plus degrees of heat without any offer of water or an explanation. It took ... Read more
smp1122
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
A family member booked the cruise. I traveled on Carnival over 20 years ago and remember it being fabulous and luxurious. Boy how times have changed. The embarkation was fine....cattle call but that is to be expected. Our luggage was ... Read more
tcugal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my husband and my first time on the Breeze. It was the Breeze's first cruise out of Galveston. This was my second time cruising, both with Carnival. To begin with, the assigned staggerd check in was genius! Thank you Carnival. We ... Read more
kball86
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This cruise was amazing. There was always something to do. The employees of Carnival were absolutely amazing and friendly. They wanted to make sure we got the best care. Our wait staff in the London Dining room were the absolute BEST. ... Read more
debraboggs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The ship in general was ok. The rooms were clean and quiet. , and I felt safe. I was disappointed with the food. It wasn't very good, and the majority of the restaurants closed early (after lunch).Which didn't leave much of a choice. ... Read more

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nosluap57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was the third cruise, the previous two were on the Carnival Magic. Embarkation was seamless and quick. On board in in cabin by 12:00 without FTTF. Cabin was a cove balcony. These are wonderful, the balcony offers privacy and ... Read more
ScoopVermont
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Looking to visit new ports and this one did not fail. Grand Turk, Domincan Republic, Aruba and Curacao. Carnival many times has lots of children with families but this one was before school's let out and the children were minimal. ... Read more
Txredneck52
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We Had an amazing trip aboard the Carnival Dream. There were ups and downs, and good and bad points but overall we cant really complain about anything. Embarkation: we purchased the faster to the fun package, personally we thought it ... Read more
jsmith3820
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
this was my second cruise on pride and I was very disappointed. the room was dirty and some of the crew were not very nice. on half moon cay we were left after jet skiing and no one came back to get us for 1/2 an hour. the employees acted ... Read more
MrDion
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The Galveston Island port works well but once on the ship you are stuck on level 3 main because they control the egress by shutting down the elevators. After waiting 30 minutes in a passenger regulated line, meaning no control, a crew ... Read more

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ms1337
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our first cruise, and we were also celebrating our honeymoon. I'm glad we picked the Dream! It's a massive ship with lots to do! Service: The service was excellent - the staff is polite and eager to help. They remember your ... Read more
cgorba
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I was invited to go with friends. I found this ship to be very clean, the crew was exceptional especially Isaac on deck 7. Isaac kept our cabin clean, he immediately responded to any of our special request. Isaac and his co-crew treated ... Read more
sanapier1954
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We had a great time on the Breeze on our first cruise with just my wife and myself since 1996. The food was great as with the Carnival Freedom last May. NO ADULT POOL! This is why I will never sail on another ship that does not have ... Read more
VeeeeeB
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
21 helpful votes
This was the 2nd Carnival cruise I have been on...and enjoyed it overall. My cabin was fine..with comfy beds and plenty of wardrobe space etc.Towels were changed each day ..and no complaints regarding cabin service . The food was ... Read more
Tracey/Thom
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
184 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We purchased this cruise on a flash sale the month before, so it was a bit of a rush, but we'd been researching Southern Caribbean, so it all worked out. A few days before we upgraded to a balcony from an interior (someone called us and ... Read more

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LisaH
Member Since 2001
6 reviews
3,126 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Carnival Breeze Western Caribbean: Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay May 8-15, 2016 Port: Galveston Ocean Suite: 7233 After many years of cruises and living in Texas, we finally decided to try driving to Galveston rather ... Read more
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toshasmith363@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
To say my husband and I were highly disappointed is an understatement. The lines were long getting on the ship even though we chose a check in window. The food at the buffet was absolutely horrible and it wasn't even warm maybe if it had ... Read more
L Jasik
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My sister had used carnival cruise line before. She said that we needed to go on a cruise together taking our mom for mother's day. We left Galveston Texas on May 7, 2016 to go to Cozumel then to Progresso Mexico. Once on board we were ... Read more
jrussell69@cfl.rr.com
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
have sailed several times all cruise lines, 3rd and last time on carnival, picked this boat for it's destinations. had balcony room on 8th floor. was fortunate to have some real partiers next to us that would start raising hell at 3 am ... Read more
NEWJERSEYCOP
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
34 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We waited outside at our scheduled time, 1130 to 1200, for about 20 minutes before we got inside. Once inside it took another 15 minutes to get through check in and then get on-board. Our cabin was immediately ready for us. We then ... Read more

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