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14,967 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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3,475
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2,009
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1,017
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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
2 helpful votes
Sailed four 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
4 helpful votes
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
5 helpful votes
Sailed four 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
3 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
5 helpful votes
Sailed four 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
6 helpful votes
Sailed four 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 four 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
25 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
195 forum posts
7 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
3,134 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four 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
5 helpful votes
Sailed four 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
5 helpful votes
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 four 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
6 helpful votes
Sailed four 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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traveling nannie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Getting from the airport to the ship was a bit of an ordeal. We had Carnival transfers but had to drag our luggage across the terminal to the bus area. When we got to the pier we had to drag the luggage from the bus to the pier, with ... Read more
codyperry24
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The food on the triumph wasn't the greatest. I remember one night having to give up on a piece of roasted duck. I say this to lead you into the following; the people and experiences were amazing. Every single person on the ship was, ... Read more
Katriamp
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was my 48th cruise. I absolutely love Carnival, but this was only the 3rd trip out of Port Canaveral for the Magic, coming from Galveston. They have some work to do. Attitude seemed poor from about 30% of staff. Lack of attention ... Read more
peacey
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
54 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Please note that I rated this cruise 4 out of 5 (which is better than average) but it was the worst Carnival cruise we have been on and this was my fifth cruise with Carnival - first time on the Glory. I did not give it a 5 because it just ... Read more
mcdiver
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We enjoyed our cruise. We had not cruised for 2 years and found some of the changes to be good. We appreciated being able to change our dining time to Anytime. We had a great room steward named Gede. Our room was always quickly made ... Read more

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KRaeMacD
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Things of note: Ship-- Plenty of elevators never a long wait. Kept Clean and neat and didn't feel too crowed except right around the main pool. Cabin-- good size and accommodated 3 adults nicely. Would not recommend 4 adults in cabin as ... Read more
cnava
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because because it was a shorter cruise that stopped in Cozumel and it was a different ship that we had ever been on so we were excited to explore it. WRONG!!!!!!! One of the things that I noticed right away was that ... Read more
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Jakara55
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Just got off Carnival Liberty sale date May 7-12. The cruise that just came back experienced bow thruster issues and did not make Cozumel either. They knew ship was broken they didn't tell us until we were already in the ocean. This is ... Read more
Kool Kist
Member Since 2011
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We were in Ocean view Cabin 203 on Riviera Deck. We went to Key West & Cozumel. Ship condition was good, older ship. We were pleased with space of cabin for 3 men. Food was okay. Stage shows were much better than expected. They used DJ ... Read more
tilghna
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Pros: The Triumph is ok for the value. We had a good time (not great). Carnival staff was very courteous as always, and the cruise director made sure that it was a fun experience. The wait staff was wonderful, and our steward made sure ... Read more

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