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15,569 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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7,736
Very Good
3,625
Average
2,135
Poor
1,096
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559
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HO HO
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
475 forum posts
This was our fourth cruise - our fourth ship, and our shortest cruise. Our previous cruises had been 7+ days each. We were in a balcony stateroom on the Lido deck (9280). Staterooms are forward of all of the Lido bars, pools, ... Read more
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Talent312
Member Since 2003
4 reviews
78 forum posts
We had lunch at the Columbia (a historic restaurant in Ybor City), dropped our luggage and parked at a private lot with a shutttle. Terminal 3 has a conveniently long drive through, which circles around the Tampa Aquarium parking lot. ... Read more
Rh2458
Member Since 2013
1 review
565 forum posts
We sailed out of New Orleans on the Carnival Triumph. We had FTTF and the embarkation process went super smoothly for us. Our luggage was waiting at our door as soon as we boarded and went directly to our room which also was ready. ... Read more
wolverine 45
Member Since 2016
1 review
location of port and price was a big factor my room had older pink tile and shower strong smell of urine in bathroom that was cleaned after i complained ok for the price the service was the best the buffet food was better than the sit down ... Read more
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

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murrayjohnd
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
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
3 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
wjm2
Member Since 2016
1 review
The months of planning, organizing for a vacation of a lifetime went sour real quick. Embarkation and Debarkation was smoother than I thought it might be, and for that, I’m grateful. First and foremost, if you’re a ... Read more
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lpd962
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We had an absolutely fantastic vacation on the Carnival Breeze!! I was a little nervous after reading many poor reviews but we couldn't have been more pleased. My husband and I traveled with another couple who were first time cruisers. ... Read more

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limeyosu
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
We cruised the Magic last year, so when the Breeze traded out the Magic the choice was clear! the ship is identical as the ships are sister's, but the Breeze is 2 years newer than the Magic. Well the nice thing about traveling on the same ... 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
patmama
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
24 forum posts
2 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes
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
8 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

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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
diannafl
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Boarding at Port Canaveral was fast and efficient. Staff was friendly and made us feel welcome. Once on the ship we found chaos with the luggage. The luggage was parked in the elevator waiting area and all of the elevators in that ... Read more
cortcase
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
21 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
Hi there! Thanks for reading my review. Brevity is not my strong suit, so if you just want the bottom line, here it is: This ship is showing its age, but the service, entertainment and food (mostly) make up for it. If you like lots of ... Read more
Hopjones
Member Since 2016
1 review
We had a family gathering of 12 people and one baby. The food was great. and Denton in the dinning room along with his partners greeted us each night and remembered our names. The excursions was great too. It was the first cruise for ... 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
5 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
4 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
6 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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