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15,384 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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1,072
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LeesaMT
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 forum posts
Sailed July 2016
I have been on the Pride several times. It is a beautiful ship and the crew works very hard to maintain it. The embarkation and disembarkation were very smooth. I actually prefer the revised embarkation/disembarkation location over the ... Read more
giglet
Member Since 2002
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
As in life, you have people that live in the moment, choose to be happy and try to be flexible when things are not going as planned. The others, are usually grumpsters no matter how far above and beyond the call of duty someone goes to ... Read more
kristin's mom
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
120 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was my 4th time on the Pride. For the first time we had staggered times to check in. Things went fairly well. When we arrived just outside the port it was just after 10:50. It took over 30 minutes to get inside the gates to turn in ... Read more
Riebr@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We wanted an adventure for our 14 year old grandson's birthday. We had a great time with him and found this is to be a great experience for him. We personally would not do this cruise as it was too crowded and lines were too long. The ... Read more
skloeckener
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was our 4th 7-day cruise and our first with Carnival and the port of San Juan. We purchased the Faster To The Fun package and were in our room within 15 minutes of getting to the port! We also purchased the transfer from the airport ... Read more

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cruiseenthusiastic2
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Having cruised many times, this was my first Carnival cruise. I chose Carnival because of my grandchildren (11 & 9), thinking they would enjoy it. It was their first cruise and even they weren't particularly impressed. The decor of ... Read more
cruisinggirls
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to explore the islands of the eastern Caribbean. Last year we had a great experience on the Carnival Breeze visiting the southern Caribbean and so decided to book with Carnival again. Although the islands were ... Read more
Crusin Crew
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose the cruise mainly because it went out of New Orleans which was close to our location. It was our first cruise so we weren't sure what to expect. The embarkation process went smooth. Our room was ready when we arrived on the ... Read more
CARNIVALCRUISE3
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
222 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I always sail out of Miami since I live 30 minutes away from the port. I always cruise with my mother and nephew, but they couldn't make it this time. I got to port at 11:00, and was on the ship at 11:30. This has been the earliest ... Read more
Mmj326
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The ship was extremely nice. What I love about carnival is the cabins they have for a family of 5. They make great use of a small space and put 2 showers in these family rooms which is wonderful . The breakfast and lunch on the cruise was ... Read more

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astrofan4ever
Member Since 2007
1 review
84 forum posts
6 helpful votes
There was 8 total in our group, it was a college graduation/birthday celebration cruise. We all flew in from Houston, Dallas and Austin the same day as the cruise. used the carnival transportation, yes it is more expensive than hiring our ... Read more
PACSAdmPIA
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
36 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Girls trip on the Conquest was great. The ship was in nice shape for her age. It was clean and we loved the artwork on the ceilings, even in the elevators. We had an aft cabin (7449) it was spacious and we had plenty of storage for 3 adult ... Read more
jakesmom1972
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was my 3rd cruise with Carnival. This was the best one yet! We always choose Carnival because it's affordable and fun! This boat is amazing! So much to do, so much to eat, so much sun to soak up! Embarkation and disembarkation were ... Read more
Steveanaruss
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
21 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Let me start by saying that this was our first Carnival cruise in about 4 years. We took a break from Carnival and sailed on NCL and RCL a few times during that period. We mainly went back to Carnival because of the itinerary of this ship, ... Read more
moniquetravels
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
My family and I chose to cruise on Carnival Magic because I wanted to see what the ship was about and how it was improved since being renovated. The remodeling the ship was beyond what I expected it to be. The embarkation and ... Read more

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bamagirldonna
Member Since 2013
1 review
56 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I choose this cruise because it fit the time frame we had available and New Orleans is an easy drive or Amtrak trip from my hometown. Overall, it was a great trip. The embarkation process was very smooth and we were onboard quickly. We ... Read more
Dee and Bee
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We planned a family cruise for 15 people for over 1 year. We were not disappointed! Maitre 'd, Jurga, was wonderful to us and got us a wonderful table. Forget about the male maitre'd. He was awful. Can't even bother with his name! We ... Read more
Boatrightcruises
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Overall this was a good cruise. Boat was older which we knew before we left for the port but overall we didn't have very much to complain about with the ship other than the pool being drained when we first got on for some maintenance. ... Read more
dalewis2
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
I have cruised with carnival over 10 times in the past 7 years. I took a few on the Elation and Fantasy. I cruised once on the Sunshine and the Dream. This will be my second AND LAST cruise on the Triumph. We had problems the first ... Read more
Purple phantom
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
16 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have been sailing Carnival since 2008 but left Carnival for two years after having a very bad cruise aboard the Splendor and refusing to ever sail on her again. The Sunshine is a nice ship. I read a lot about it being crowded but ... Read more

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DesertRat01
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
29 helpful votes
Fresh off the boat! I wanted to get a review in while I still remembered all the various details of our cruse on board the Carnival Magic, 7 day Eastern Caribbean cruise out of Port Canaveral to the Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, ... Read more
GodzillaMVP
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Hello Lovely (in my cutest British accent). That's Emma, the cruise director. She and her Fun Squad are amazing and thoroughly entertaining! This was my family's first Carnival Sunshine cruise and we were pleasantly surprised by how much ... Read more
Sgroi135
Member Since 2011
1 review
115 forum posts
11 helpful votes
July 20-28, 2016 I traveled with my wife and 2 daughters (13 and 10). This is my children's 2nd cruise and my 5th (3 on Carnival, 1 on Royal Caribbean) We arrived at the terminal at about 10:15 am. I like to arrive early to beat ... Read more
tl12356
Member Since 2014
1 review
20 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Great trip......Embarkation went pretty smooth, always to excited to notice anything wrong at that time. Deck 8 Balcony cabin was very comfortable with fantastic service, thanks Jenifer.... Marketplace- Buffet food.....not bad but ... Read more
dnick878
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I took this cruise with my wife and 12 year old daughter, this was my !4th cruise (carnival, princess, Norwegian). We drove in from Texas the day prior and stayed at the doubletree, New Orleans. We parked at the official port parking for ... Read more

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