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14,968 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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1,017
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Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
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
7 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 April 2016
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
cowboyjohn
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
2 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
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

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dgeanette
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
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
4 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
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
cbm184
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Let's start with my stay down in Fort Lauderdale the night before the trip. I traveled with 4 other friends, all in our 30's. We wanted to keep the cost of a hotel room economical, so we decided to try the Red Carpet Inn. I had read ... Read more

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BEACHTAYLORS
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
105 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Had a rough start to this cruise experience, but not with Carnival. The Port of New Orleans parking garage was full at 1 pm. We paid full price and was led via car caravan to an open parking lot blocks from the terminal. Try pulling ... Read more
mrw323
Member Since 2010
1 review
40 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Took 3 friends on this cruise to celebrate a cancer remission. I was nervous once I read some reviews but we were happy with the cruise. The food and entertainment were both better than we expected. We did not eat on lido deck but it ... Read more
doberwoman
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
88 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was a family cruise - my husband and myself (in our 50's), son (29), daughter, son-in-law (26) and two grandchildren aged 3 and 9 months. We flew out of Buffalo the day before to Orlando and stayed at the Comfort Inn & Suites ... Read more
tchoney
Member Since 2005
1 review
14 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Arrived in Charleston and was advised by security to drop off our luggage and come back out of the port to park for an hour. Upon re-entry we were told because we had Faster to the fun, we had priority boarding and should proceed to lane ... Read more
B325883
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Went with large group, first and last trip on Carnival. Entertainment subpar and hoe-hum. Comedians NOT funny and sometimes inappropriate. Dance and singing shows not great. Food was just OK. They have no specialty ... Read more

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Linn52
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My husband and I sailed Carnival Fantasy last year and had a wonderful time. We chose to depart from Charleston as it is only about 4 hours away. When we got to the dock, we had to wait for almost an hour until we could get our car into ... Read more
PCMAINTTEAM
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
610 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
It was the only cruise that fit when we could get off work. We selected to try this cruise as we have been to both Grand Cayman and Cozumel before. The ship is very small and we was disappointed that the fun ship 2.0 hadn't been implicated ... Read more
Hjdavis
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We choose this cruise because the port of Tampa is a 1 1/2 hours drive from home. We have cruised several times. This was the worse. Room was tattered and ragged. No ice bucket, room service menu, no blow dryer no mini fridge. Room ... Read more
ober134
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
34 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We choose this cruise because the dates coincided with our work/vacation schedules, and included Half Moon Cay which is just beautiful. We were a bit reluctant based on ship class, age of ship, and some recent negative reviews. However, we ... Read more
Michellemitchell1968
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We chose this cruise only because my parents were going. I was served shards of glass in a coke in the dining room and nobody at Carnival gave a care in the world about it. The adults were ill mannered pushing and shoving for food in the ... Read more

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tphitman
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
87 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Took the 4-night out of Galveston on the Liberty. This was the 38th Carnival cruise for my wife and myself. We flew from Atlanta to Houston early on Thursday and had a car pick us up and take us to the Galveston cruise terminal. Easy. ... Read more
joy2549
Member Since 2009
1 review
369 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was a gift from our children for our 50 anniversery.we loved the carnival paradise,we were on 7 floor very close where got on and off .the only thing we could here singing from the lounge but we just laughed you can't have everything ... Read more
Ty9091
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Although the ship appeared slightly outdated compared to many of the newer ships in the Carnival fleet, it had all the necessities that we expected. The ocean view cabin with a king bed was clean and adequate size for my wife and I. ... Read more
CruiseCM1
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We were 1st time cruisers and didn't know what to expect. We had a blast! Mat the cruise director was a lot of fun (and Canadian too) while Floyd one of our waiters at dinner was so welcoming we couldn't wait to see him and share our day's ... Read more
AHUEY2
Member Since 2012
1 review
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This is my 5th cruise with Carnival but my first on the Sensation. I've also sailed on the Victory, Glory, Fantasy, and Inspiration, The Sensation was a slight disappointment. Before I talk about the con's let me mention the pros. First, ... Read more

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