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17,435 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews
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attilamom1217
Member Since 2005
9 reviews
1,775 forum post
3 helpful votes
This cruise was my 10th; 3rd on Carnival; 1st on Paradise; 1st solo cruise. I am a middle aged widow. I booked this cruise after my husband's passing to relax and figure out who I am. I live driving distance from port so no flights nor ... Read more
guest2580
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was my first cruise experience. I really enjoyed myself and thought the whole trip went great and smoothly. We sailed to Jamaica and Cayman Island. Food was for the most part great through-out the 5 day cruise. Occasionally something ... Read more
julielynch
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We planned this cruise as a trip for our immediate and a few extended family/friends to celebrate our 25th anniversary and a 50th birthday (total group of 8). We chose based on price and itinerary due to some tight scheduling for one of ... Read more
Trvljunkie73
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
16th birthday surprise for my daughter. This was my 15th cruise and my daughter's 10th cruise. Decided to give Carnival another try. Previously did Carnival 3 other times. All but one Carnival cruise was from the West coast which was the ... Read more
smbarth
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
31 forum posts
2 helpful votes
1. Stateroom We stayed in a category 8B balcony stateroom (6277), located on deck 6 forward, starboard side. The proximity to the forward elevators was convenient for our kids, and made for much easier way-finding as I could tell the ... Read more
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Lisajws
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our embarkation was very organized and smooth. We chose an early check-in time and it paid off. We waited about an 60-90 between check-in and boarding. The wait was comfortable. Carnival provided cold drinks and clean restrooms. Staff were ... Read more
Bob 65
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was only our second cruise on the Pride and really love the ship and crew. We live in Maryland and have done 5 other cruises out of Florida but have the Pride booked for next year to Bermuda. First time in Half Moon Cay and loved it. ... Read more
kptkenoftx
Member Since 2009
1 review
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the ports it visits. Even though we are very experienced cruisers there were three of the ports that we had not visited before so we were very anxious to experience them. We are both Platinum with ... Read more
branbecca
Member Since 2008
1 review
21 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was my disabled sons first cruise so we did something with port that was drivable and affordable. He loved it. Our balcony cabin was alright. The crew couldn't have been nicer. Unfortunately, the shows sound was too loud for him ... Read more
alyssaaamcc
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Overall an awesome experience!! I will definitely be back. The food in the dining room was lacking some nights but everything else was a blast! Only downside I found was that the people in the spa were very pushy about selling products ... Read more
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SandyL2002
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
I took my very first cruise on Carnival Pride out of Baltimore to Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay and Freeport. I had a blast. I had a Ocean View room on the first floor 1212. I was surprised I expected a smaller room and a small bathroom. Being ... Read more
uncombedfro
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 1st cruise. So we didn't know what to expect, outside of friends and family who have cruised before telling us...they guarantee it won't be our last cruise. They were so right. The staff was great. Super friendly, ... Read more
nancyttaylor
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Overall it was another great cruise for my husband and me. Relaxing, plenty to do, wonderful food to eat, good entertainment, good service, and casino fun, too. I will admit that the balcony rooms were a little bit smaller than we were ... Read more
NeedToVacation
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
47 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I chose this particular cruise because of the itinerary, and the dates worked for my 2 friends. I was so happy to see Guy's Burgers on the Conquest now!! (My favorite!) Embarkation in Fort Lauderdale was pretty smooth - mainly because ... Read more
Cat85
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We sailed on the Glory in 2016 and picked it again in 2017, same week. What happened to the Glory in a year? The food was horrible. We resorted to pb&j at midnight in the cabin. The dining room food was not as good as last year at ... Read more
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navydawg66
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 forum posts
My wife and I booked this cruise because it was departing from our local area and happened to be leaving just before our 23rd wedding anniversary. Having never cruised before, we didn't know what to expect, so we used a travel agent to ... Read more
christianettes
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
First NO AC in room hot came to fix it two times didn't fix so I asked for fan. This was first day we tried to get in hot tub but was cold. Pool to full to get in to any of them. The ship doesn't have enough pools or hot tubs for all of ... Read more
graycat274
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because of the ship. My husband and I traveled alone and have been on 2 other Carnival ships (Ecstasy and Liberty) and we wanted to see the "newest" ship in their fleet. Our cruise was fully booked so we ... Read more
Bookwizerd
Member Since 2016
4 reviews
13 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We wanted to try the newest ship in the fleet. I think they tried to squeeze too much on the ship and compromised quality and space. The show room had good intentions of mobility of seats, but they gave up the visibility for many people. ... Read more
queen trudy
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
We had a great time on the cruise. The ship had a lot to offer. I thought the food choices were the best of any other cruise I had been on. Lots of healthy food choices and the stations were spread out so as to not have everyone at the ... Read more
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JUDY4987
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
i thought is=t would be good food and staff but it was not every day the food was terriable and i asked a crew member were your internet cafe was he said i dont know you would think the crew would know there ship. we tried the buffett ... Read more
Shiparoo
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This cruise for us and several passengers we spoke with was below average. Boarding was reasonably smooth but disembarkation was chaotic and very uncomfortable for older customers and families with small children. Having cruised with ... Read more
NB3
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
The Ship: In our experience Carnival does a great job keeping their ships clean and well maintained. I am sure maintaining a ship for 3,000+ passengers is no small task but the crew does this every week with incredible efficiency. The ... Read more
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paisleypantts
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Embarkation was a breeze, we were lucky to be the first people in line, no problem at all but some of the workers was getting confused about the sail & sign cards, but other than it was ok. Debarkation, however was a slow process but ... Read more
cpshaye
Member Since 2015
1 review
138 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We went on this cruise as a "bonus" We had fun, entertainment was good, food was OK. Public rooms were small. Hard to watch entertainment in atrium because few places to sit. much of the trivia was on the promenade, right next ... Read more
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