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15,415 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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7,697
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3,589
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2,099
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1,076
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patcruise1
Member Since 2010
1 review
217 forum posts
Sailed three 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
trvlwithkids
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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 three 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
3 helpful votes
Sailed three 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
tempocontour
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
Just got back from a beautiful 8 day cruise off of Splendor (Aug 13 - 21, 2016). Splendor is very typical with other Carnival ships like Liberty and Legend down on the deck where the casino, clubs, piano bar is located. The ships ... Read more

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chow2412@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our 5th cruise..My favorite is Holland America..We have done Carnival in the past..Food was average on Magic...Our cabin was average...Our dinner staff was excellent...Activities on Magic was average.. if you have a toddler ... Read more
pjcag
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We most always use Carnival. We liked the itinerary. So, it was disappointing that Grand Turk was just 4 hours in port! We didn't notice that ahead of time. Aruba, on the other hand, was 1pm-10pm...we thought great..night life in aruba, ... Read more
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Nat_03
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
First off, the cruise itself was brilliant. Good service, good rooms (which by the way, only have ONE electrical output) and great entertainment. There was always some type of event going and the servers were great, especially Rio, Thomas ... Read more
msdoolit
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
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
182 forum posts
6 helpful votes
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
13 helpful votes
Sailed three 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
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
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
silverpearl25
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Pros: The convenient Carnival check-in desk at the Miami International Airport was fantastic, as was the expedited embarkation at the cruise port. The debarkation process was also very smooth and efficient The food in the main dining room ... Read more

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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
dmdoit
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 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 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
7 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
4 helpful votes
Sailed four 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

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sailnoob77
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four 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
Errick
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed four 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
1 helpful vote
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
4 helpful votes
Sailed four 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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