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16,030 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews
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4949ashley
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This cruise was 4 nights and our only stop was Cozumel. I went on this same cruise last year. We ate all our meals in the dining room and really didn't think the food was that good. It wasn't terrible but it certainly wasn't great. We ... Read more
mistereman1
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
We chose the cruise because of the itinerary and we wanted to stay on Puerto Rico for a week afterwards. The taxi from the airport to the ship was only $25 for two persons with 4 bags. We had to wait a few extra minutes to get a driver ... Read more
Trvlr37
Member Since 2001
13 reviews
2,581 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have sailed Carnival a few times and we wanted to try Splendor for her thermal suite/t-pool. I am happy to say that we completely enjoyed the Thermal Suite in the spa - temperature was probably a little too warm for me, but my ... Read more
jerry2457
Member Since 2010
1 review
143 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I take a cruise around Halloween with a large group of singles via a company that specializes in this type of trip. I had never been to New Orleans and a few tips there: taxi or Uber is fastest but also most expensive so use the airport ... Read more
stevec4418
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
This was a group cruise. The embarkation port (New Orleans) is not equipped to accommodate cruise ships in excess of 2,000 passengers. There are no separate or expedited check-in for Platinum or diamond guests in New Orleans. The trip down ... Read more
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slybear
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
717 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
Halloween on the Carnival Dream is always a great time. Scarlett Dining room crew were wonderful, food delicious, service great. Cruise director Jase also good. Interior room on lido was convenient and cool with great 1x day morning ... Read more
DOTTIESKIP
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The Splendor was great. Beautiful ship, very clean. Balcony room was very spacious, with lots of storage. Bed was more comfy than ours at home. Room steward was the best we have ever had, and went above and beyond to make it our home away ... Read more
RStacy
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
We chose to go on the Breeze because it was the new ship and in the same class as the Carnival Magic we had sailed on before. Reservations went great and even upgraded just a couple of days before we left port. Upon arrival to the ship it ... Read more
tei1997
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
This was my 1st cruise and even though the Fascination is an older ship, I really enjoyed it. We has dinner in the Sensation Dining Room (Your Time) every night and our waiter, Ramesh, and his staff were great. The ports were terrific ... Read more
brandy4598
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
401 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My husband and I have been on a lot of different Carnival ships - from small to large, old to new. However, this was our first time cruising out of Galveston. Ship: The Breeze itself is a nice ship. We stayed in a spa balcony cabin ... Read more
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j5taylor70
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
My wife and I surpassed the 100 cruise day mark on this cruise, and are Platinum members with Carnival. For the last few years every time we have cruised Carnival they have discontinued small things that separate the top of the line ... Read more
qz889l
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our 3rd cruise with Carnival. Our first in 2010 was awesome. The last two have seen a steady decline in food and service. The dining room menu is uninspired, with good service, but warm to cold servings. The food tasted ... Read more
Gailie girl
Member Since 2015
1 review
25 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
liked the itinerary, departure port and date. Lovely staff, energetic cruise director. Food was good. It was kind of a bummer that there were nights that multiple great entrees were offered on the same night-like prime rib and ... Read more
moore.christian95
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
First Off, I want to say I've went and read some reviews about the same cruise I sailed on, and I absolutely hate that my fellow cruisers did not seem to have the same experience that I did. I travel a good bit, so here is something to ... Read more
RbrownDtaylor
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our sixth cruise with a Group we cruise with picked this ship. The food was ok, except for the food and service in the point steakhouse it was excellent, guys burgers was great. Monet dining service was slow sometimes took 2 hours ... Read more
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mduffy1834
Member Since 2001
7 reviews
346 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Just got back from an 8-nighter on the Conquest. This was our 6th cruise with Carnival; second on the Conquest. My review will concentrate on the good, bad, and just plain crazy for various categories. Embarkation/Debarkation: Not ... Read more
BrezQ
Member Since 2011
1 review
97 forum posts
The ship is definitely an older one, but kept up very well, it's going in to be upgraded in the fall of 2017, so I'm sure it will be brought up-to-date then, but ut was still a fun ship! Our cabin was typical, great stewardess (Richel, I ... Read more
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Stumbler001
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 helpful votes
We love Galveston. This was our 32nd cruise, 16th Carnival cruise, (Platinum) ,..and my first review. Carnival has never disappointed us. Sure at times some CCL employee may not have been at the top of their game...but it has been ... Read more
rosy00
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
my group of 4 middle aged couples loved this cruise, the service was impeccable and the cruise director, Rev. Dr E a young black male that was the funniest director of all my 8 cruises. The cabins were larger than other ships and very ... Read more
CarolinaGirl2010
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
38 forum posts
We did enjoy our get away, but Carnival Magic was not as good as our previous 4 Carnival cruises on the Fantasy, Dream, and Liberty. It started out with us having to go to Guest Services just to get our cabin floor swept, since it had not ... Read more
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jlmcbrien
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My mom and I chose the Magic in hopes that it would offer more than Carnival cruises out of Tampa (smaller ships that can get under the bridge from the Port of Tampa). We previously cruised on the Carnival Paradise, a ship half the size of ... Read more
rb80
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
7 helpful votes
My wife and I cruised on the Carnival Sensation October 29 through November 3rd. It was a five day cruise out of Miami with ports of call being Grand Cayman and Ocho Rios, Jamaica. This was our 8th cruise with Carnival. This is a ... Read more
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Midgiedawn2
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
I went on the cruise with a group. My group was good but Carnival was lacking. Even with the large group I came with (approx. 180 people) we kept getting bumped from our reserved space for things like stupid art actions. I can garuntee ... Read more
terri1962
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
10 helpful votes
hello fellow cruisers unfortunately thanks to the tridump i am officialy a former sailer. Really dont no where to begin, my lovely wife and i planned our 33rd wedding anniversary on the triumph 5 day halloween cozumel to progresso mexico. ... Read more
mzliza3
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
24 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first Carnival cruise in many years and our first cruise after devastating health problems, so I was a bit apprehensive about taking this cruise. We usually sail with Royal Caribbean, but our last experience aboard the ... Read more
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