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15,392 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
7,693
Very Good
3,585
Average
2,093
Poor
1,072
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541
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heatherstevens1006
Member Since 2016
1 review
I had been to both Cozumel and Grand Cayman before and wanted to take my mother and daughter along to see the Mayan ruins. I was looking forward to spending time on the beach in Cozumel but the port stops were cut so short we were rushed ... Read more
tonysmuzik
Member Since 2015
1 review
20 forum posts
We had a group of 18 family members including 11 first timers. It was a little hectic getting 5 cabins together but we were all on the same deck with an elevator between the two groups it worked out well as the elevator became our meeting ... Read more
a36pilots
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
Being on 20 cruises, we know what to expect on a ship. After reading the reviews of the Carnival Paradise we lowered our expectations. Listed below are pros and cons: Pros: - Service in the dining rooms was excellent - Stateroom ... Read more
KW2017
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was an annual family vacation. My husband and I have 4 children and we are always looking for a good time with good value. This seemed like a great option for us. There was a lot for the kids to do. My husband and I are a middle ... Read more
patcruise1
Member Since 2010
1 review
217 forum posts
Sailed two weeks ago
Embarkation and Disembarkation still need to be worked on. I am platinum and on Embarkation they couldn't direct us to the the correct lines. It was a little crazy. The cabin was normal size, but the balcony was extended and very nice. ... Read more

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trvlwithkids
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
We were in cabin 2242 which was an extended ocean view room with "2 bathrooms" 1 is the standard cruise ship bathroom with small shower. The second has a 3/4 size tub with shower and sink. Standing room in there is enough to ... Read more
cbbutler3042@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed two weeks ago
This was mine and DH's first cruise, and we couldn't have had a nicer time. The only reason for the 4 out of 5 was due to the food, which I'll get to in a minute. We embarked out of Baltimore, because we live in the state, about an hour ... Read more
SMC1177@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
This was our 3rd time with Carnival and 5th time overall cruising. The Breeze is one of the newest ships and has a few amenities that are nice but it really feels like not much has changed over the years. The food at the buffets are ... Read more
msdoolit
Member Since 2016
1 review
I want to start out by saying we had a great time with a party of 14 on the Carnival Magic for my fathers 75th Birthday. We traveled with all ages from 3 - 75, the programs for our youngest family member where awesome and we never worried ... Read more
DJW8385
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
166 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My family and I stayed two days in Miami prior our cruise. Embarkation went very smoothly and so did the disembarkation.The ship was great and the staff did an excellent job maintaining the cleanliness of the Carnival Splendor. Despite ... Read more

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BeachSeabreeze
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 forum posts
We were a bit disappointed with a few things. Dining: The food in the regular dining rooms was the lowest quality on any cruise we have been on. Many times came out cold, under cooked, over cooked, etc. The service was good though. ... Read more
revdavepett
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
First, the good - both the food and the hospitality were the best we have had on any cruise on which we have ever been. That being said, there were more things broken/out of service/unavailable on this cruise than any on which we have ... Read more
Mima0622
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
First let me say my husband and I are Platinum members on Carnival, so we have sailed on many of their ships including the Conquest once before. I read many reviews but never wrote one so I decided that this time it was important enough to ... Read more
bonbask@comcast.net
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
6 forum posts
The embarkation and disembarkation where terrible. The food on the Lido with the exception of the Deli and Pizza was not very good. Lines were long and very disorganized. Our room steward was not very good. However, we did find ... Read more
kbursmith@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our cabin had a balcony & we really enjoyed the view during the cruise. The beds & sheets were very comfortable & my son said the bunk was too. The ship was like the other Carnival ships we have been on, not much different ... Read more

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dmdoit
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The Carnival Triumph did not disappoint! After many negative reviews, I have decided your cruise is what you make of it. We went intending to have a great time, and we did! The ship looks in great condition. Here and there it shows its ... Read more
uconnbrown
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Sailed with a group of about 40 neighborhood friends and kids (ages 7-19) and had a great vacation on the Carnival Sunshine out of NYC. We are in our mid 40s and haven't cruised in 20 years (also with Carnival). Forgot how much fun you ... Read more
Floridaholidays
Member Since 2014
1 review
64 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We choose to cruise as this was one that was available departing from New York. We enjoyed the cruise to Bahamas visiting Grand Turk, half Moon Cay and Nassau. The staff work very hard and no bad experiences with them. The serenity area ... Read more
russianblue15
Member Since 2009
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose Carnival because of the kid's activities and we were not disappointed. We brought toddlers ages 2 and 4 years with us and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The activities, shows and special events were great. We all had fun ... Read more
sailnoob77
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Just got back from the Carnival Sunshine..what a fantastic ship! I enjoyed every aspect of it..the shows, the food, the service, the drinks. We walked to the shows 15 minutes early and we never had a problem getting a seat. The water ... Read more

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Errick
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My wife and I celebrated our up and coming 20th anniversary and we enjoyed the cruise overall. The food was fresh especially the fruit which we love to eat. It had something for everybody including those with children, (our children are ... Read more
#DutchessCruiseCrazy
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our first time visiting New Orleans, we went down a day ahead of time which I strongly recommend. We also stayed the day after the cruise because it is a beautiful town. We stayed at the Hampton Inn across from the Convention Center. Free ... Read more
nwskeptic
Member Since 2016
1 review
We're Gold members of Carnival's VIFP club, so we've sailed quite a few times before and had realistic expectations as to what to expect. Overall, I am glad I took this cruise and the ports were amazing - as well as most of the staff. That ... Read more
VDART
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Our group of 6, 2 early 50's, 2 early 20's & 2, 16 year olds , booked late & received a nice discounted price. We had 3 lower inner cabins on the 2 deck. Embarkation went much smoother than the last carnival trip--our time was ... Read more
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Megan H
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My family of 10 .. me, my parents, 3 adult children, son in law, 2 brothers and nephew (ages 9 thru 73) choose this cruise because of the itinerary and because New Orleans is a really neat place to cruise out of. We flew in from Arizona, ... Read more

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