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14,949 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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2,003
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1,015
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waltersship
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
39 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise was within driving distance from our home. The ship is really nice . was newly refurbished and had a lot of up dates. We opted for the obstructed balcony room and it was really nice, we were in between 2 life boats so we could ... Read more
Debhelen
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 helpful votes
Wanted to show our sibling, 8 of them Cozumel . We love Cozumel. We know carnival lines are know for young party crowds but we wanted a getaway to Cozumel and didn't want to cruise for 7 days. We got to window check on time. We had to ... Read more
bead_dazzled
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
48 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We sailed on the Carnival Liberty out of Galveston departing on May 2nd. The ship was late to arrive into port due to mechanical issues. That should have been our first clue that this trip would be a disaster. Embarkation was a bit ... Read more
michealwhitesr@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Wow!!!!! Our very first cruise and we had a great time from the boarding until the disembarkation. The Cruise Director Cory was awesome and we made it a point to be where ever he was to party with him. Our balcony stateroom was ... Read more
Lindajoy44
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
My first cruise and my early birthday present. I hear everyone talking about how nice some crusies are but this dream was like a nightmare. First of all, our rooms where not ready so we had to wait. Second of all the steward was lazy. He ... Read more

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sailing away with u
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We had Faster to the fun and was in our room in no time. We stayed in 10275 our daughters stayed in 10277 on the Lido deck. We were able to open the connecting dividers on the deck, it was great. The cruise was wonderful, islands and ... Read more
St Aug Terry
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We originally tried to do this Southern Caribbean cruise in Sept, 2015, however, the first port was our last, as the engine room of the carnival Liberty caught fire and the cruise was over. Carnival flew most passengers home and refunded ... Read more
KadeyLane5
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our very first cruise so we were not sure what to expect. We chose the cruise for it's destinations and for the fact that we would be on shore all day. i must say we had a fantastic time. The staff were excellent right from our ... Read more
Mamalato5
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Until now I have been a HUGE cruise fan, and a Carnival Gold VIFP but they've just cut back so much I don't recommend for families any more. They've cut out the cute chocolate on your pillow, they want $2 for a tea bag, the sushi bar is ... Read more
fitoldguyinspeedo
Member Since 2015
1 review
87 forum posts
8 helpful votes
May 1st 2016 Sailing from San Juan - First off let me state we're not full time cruisers like some so this will be short. This is our second cruise in nine years with the last being on the Glory out of Port Canaveral in 2007. Cruising ... Read more

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kimde
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This is our 5th cruise on Carnival. This is also our last cruise on Carnival. The ports were great. The people who hosted the excursions were great. The crew of the ship and the service, not so much. In fact, things started going ... Read more
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NatalieHindley0407
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We went on the Carnival Splendor to Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel on a 6 night/7day cruise. I booked a balcony cabin for 4 people - 2 adults, 2 children. As expected, the cabin was small. However, I did not expect the outdated, tacky ... Read more
Freddygirl17
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Went on this cruise with my two sisters and it was something we looked forward to for a year. One of my sisters had never cruised before so it was exciting to watch her reaction to everything. We chose the Eastern Caribbean as we liked ... Read more
Cricket551
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
112 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I will start by saying this was my 4th cruise with Carnival. This is my 3rd on a Fantasy Class ship, the other was Valor in 08. We love the Fantasy class for the smaller size and less crowded feeling! On this Trip there were 4 of ... Read more
adamsacres
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our second cruise. Our first cruise was on the Carnival Magic. I enjoyed this cruise much much more because it was smaller. No elevator wait times, whereas the Magic was ALWAYS crowded at the elevators. I'm talking elbow to ... Read more

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justmegem
Member Since 2008
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We choose this cruise (our first Carnival) for both the value and to visit new ports (Amber Cove and Grand Turk). The cleanliness, pool area, adult area, entertainment (trivia and live music fantastic), cabin size, steward service, etc ... Read more
cruiser@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My husband and I chose this cruise for his birthday. We were not sure what to expect in La Romana. Fortunately, we chose a quiet excursion to Catalina Island Beach. What a wonderful, relaxing day. The beach is beautiful!!! We did not ... Read more
EPhS289
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the timing (to coincide with our anniversary) and for the ports - we have wanted to visit Curacao and Aruba for some time. Overall it was a great cruise that I would repeat anytime! We drove to Ft. Lauderdale ... Read more
JGKHEK
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We wanted to go back to Belize for the VIP Tour of the Zoo and this week in May was the best value. The weather was outstanding, the seas were like glass. and the experience at the Zoo was a once in a lifetime experience. The Zoo trip ... Read more
nexttimeclub
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
91 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I had a good time. Ship made ports on time, no breakdowns. 4 scuba dives, USS Kittiwake & 3 reefs. Now for one post review wonders; no app for the ice bucket. Asked an received, (no problem). Old ship, would know that before ... Read more

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cowboyjohn
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
2 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I've been on several Carnival cruises and this one was one of the best. My expectations weren't that high I must admit. I had read some negative reviews and I thought that the ship being older and smaller would greatly affect my ... Read more
dgeanette
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I have to say I really disappointed right from the beginning of this cruise. If you can at all please avoid going out of Charleston. From the time we arrived in the parking lot to the time we got to our room it took over 3 hours. Getting ... Read more
slybear
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
713 forum posts
3 helpful votes
If anyone says there is nothing to do on a cruise they have never cruised the Triumph. We did a back to back for 9 days and never got bored. The staff is wonderful from Matey the Cruise Director to Nolito our steward. Our wait staff in ... Read more
beanierose
Member Since 2004
1 review
43 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The ship was nice could have used a little more TLC. The cabins had some issues like the beds too worn out and the pillows. Bathroom doors not locking. In the middle of the nite you wake up and the cabin is warm. We called during the day ... Read more
greyx4
Member Since 2012
1 review
53 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Cruised from Charleston SC. We had FTTF and embarkation was a breeze. Best $ ever spent. The ship is one of the smallest in the fleet as well as one of the oldest, but it was really nice. The rooms were nice and all areas were clean ... Read more

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