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15,569 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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7,736
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2,135
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1,096
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rezalute@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We were with a group of 15 friends and family: some in our group have cruised many times, some only a couple and it was my first cruise. All of us agreed this cruise was one of our all-time favorite vacations. We traveled to Cocoa ... Read more
nohalo
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I was with a group of 22 men and women, but it was made up of several smaller groups. This was our(3 women) 25th annual girls trip, first time cruisers and we shared a balcony stateroom. We had enough room but I would not suggest more than ... Read more
bunnyette
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
494 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I booked this cruise in May as I really needed a relaxing vacation, there were some great prices and the Magic fit my schedule...needless to say I saw some reviews and became rather concerned. Would it be a noisy cruise with out of ... Read more
gpt realtor
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
While on the Carnival Magic we had excellent service in the Southern Lights Restaurant or dining room Poncholo, Ida and Johnathan were the best team I have ever experienced. They not only served, but they were so courteous and were ... Read more
DarrenLeeSisco
Member Since 2016
1 review
Well this is the third and last cruise I'll take with Carnival. My first cruise was on the Carnival Sensation. This was a decent cruise for a first timer. This set the bar for following cruises. The next cruise I took was on the ... Read more

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Port of Tampa
Member Since 2016
1 review
147 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Embarkation was great we had priority boarding and were on the ship within 10 minutes. We stayed in a Grand Suite and it was huge, lots of closets, drawers, three sinks, etc... Room Stewart was fantastic...somehow knew our schedule and had ... Read more
MidwesternCruiser2
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
638 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Sailed with my daughter and her family again (grandsons are 2 and 5 and this was their second cruise...lucky ducks!). Shorter cruises, usually with pre and post cruise stays work better with little ones; we'd never sailed from Tampa; ... Read more
ZCruiser1
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
20 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I have been cruising Carnival since 1994. We chose magic because we had never been on it, and it was going to Amber Cove where we had never been, nice, beautiful but pretty much like Gran Turk, San Juan not much to do if you been there ... Read more
rollingflintstone
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
The food on this ship was absolutely horrendous! I actually lost weight. I do not understand how every single meal that was prepared and served to us in the dining room could be so bad. I ended up having to eat at Guys Burger Bar or the ... Read more
klong7412@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Our room steward and our waiter were both exceptional. Most of the staff was very friendly and helpful but there was a couple that were not very knowledgeable about things; some told us shows were not going on when they were so we missed ... Read more

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Gardening Granna
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
Husband wanted to celebrate his birthday on a cruise, so he booked a voyage leaving on his happy day. Since we have taken 25+ cruises, my expectations were low for this venture. I was pleasantly surprised by efficiency, friendliness, ... Read more
Shawkes16
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Our first family cruise was roughly 10 years ago on the Fantasy. We had a great time on that trip. The kids were younger as was the ship. Fast forward 10 years with young adults, the ship is older, no upgrades, clean, but nothing new. The ... Read more
rinaalston@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Picked this Cruise based on the price and the ports smaller ship than what I'm used. Night Time Entertainment was only good because we had two comedians on the ship every night and they made it worthwhile the evening dining room food was ... Read more
aretwo
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Port was close driving distance, just wanted to take a quick jaunt. We were a little tentative with all the poor reviews. But were pleasantly surprised. Our cabin was great, and our steward was always available. We enjoyed the onboard ... Read more
GoItaly2011
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of a great experience we had on a CARNIVAL cruise many years ago and because of the price. We have been on several cruises; some on Mega Ships and some on smaller Ships. We prefer cruising on the smaller ... Read more

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ledelstein
Member Since 2015
1 review
75 forum posts
We decided to sail on the Dream out of NO because it is within driving distance from our home. We were looking forward to going to the Bahamas and Key West since we had never been and also anticipating spending a day in New orleans before ... Read more
Lina2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
14 forum posts
This was our 2nd Family Vacation with Carnival cruise. We love it!!! We drove from Toronto to Buffalo and stayed at Super 8 for a night and off the next morning to Fort Lauderdale. The embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly. We ... Read more
ATX_CRUISER
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 forum posts
This was our first cruise and we were not disappointed. We had a great time and met some wonderful people. The staff were always very helpful and considerate. Our cabin steward was wonderful. He was a big reason our experience was so ... Read more
saphirez44
Member Since 2011
1 review
20 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this cruise because we had not been to the Keys yet. We have cruise many times in the past but typically to the Caribbean. The course was altered due to weather. I understand that, but they knew prior to departure, and should ... Read more
CruiserMV
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was our first time sailing with Carnival and we were more than pleasantly surprised. Everything about this ship, the itinerary, the crew, the food, the rooms were outstanding. I read several CC reviews about the Carnival Breeze ... Read more

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taylorlacina@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because the port of embarkation and the ports we were SUPPOSED to go to. There was a tropical storm over the Bahamas and Florida. So, Carnival ended up changing the itinerary to Cozumel, Costa Maya, and Mahogany Bay. ... Read more
Smitherapjj
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Amenities offered on the ship was the main reason why we picked this ship. We were very excited for this trip, it had been 13 years since we sailed with Carnival, but have cruised over 9 other times on RCCL and NCL in between. Our ... Read more
alexkeaton24@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
we originally were suppose to go to the Bahamas on this cruise, but a tropical storm hitting the Bahamas at the time of the cruise meant out schedules were going to get changed. Once we boarded they gave us an itinerary of the new ports ... Read more
JJCJLH
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
29 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Carnival Conquest was a nice treat this past week. We were on her once before right after her 2.0 upgrade and really enjoyed her then. This trip was not as nice as that one was, but it was still nice. We checked in with faster to ... Read more
PaulaFloyd
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
10 helpful votes
I loved this ship, I thought she was clean and spacious. After you get used to the decor, the ship is very beautiful. The food (except the buffet) was great. I love to et breakfast and dinner in the main dining rooms. The servers were ... Read more

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