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16,571 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews
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Tstamps5
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
Overall the aervice was really poor. . The entertainment on the ship was really poor. Carnival now barely cleans your stateroom. Our room was cleaned only once each day. Roo was dorty. The music on board was horrible. Live music in ... Read more
ang12us73
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We traveled with out two teens. We've been on two others with Carnival. Once on the Celebration and the other on Magic. Both were great this time we went on the Breeze. She's a beautiful ship. When we got to the port we had no ... Read more
shermanfoster44
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Good afternoon, My name is Sherman Foster. My stateroom was 4169. I travelled on Carnival-Pride from Sunday, 12/18 and returned on Monday, 12/26. I had a great vacation. It has been 20 years since I have been on a cruise. The dinner ... Read more
paba2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This cruise started on Sunday, December 18 and ended on Monday, December 26. Flew to San Juan from Orlando, FL and picked up by Carnival provided service. We (wife and I) were "faster to the fun" members, so getting on board ... Read more
KSutton23
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise for the itinerary which was very good, but the overall experience was less than stellar. I have cruised with Carnival several times so I was surprised by the experience. I commented to my wife that the Carnival ... Read more
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toothpicker
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
Our party of five, ranging in age from 10 to 72, had a wonderful Christmas Cruise on the Carnival Dream. From the time we pulled into the parking garage at the NOLA port until we boarded was under an hour and we felt it was well ... Read more
dietpepsi
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
2 forum posts
went with group on 13...did the caymans (expensive) and ocho rios, had a ball....the ship is beautiful for her age and clean. the food was an 8 out of 10...guys burgers is good but a heart attack waiting to happen...greasy. the singers are ... Read more
misterkevin
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
38 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
My second time this year on the Vista, we chose this itinerary as our first Christmas cruise and opportunity to enjoy the Havana area. Our ports included St. Maarten, San Juan, and Grand Turk. I was so amazed that so many of the crew ... Read more
curlyfry2012
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
I did this cruise reluctantly, last minute to help my son who was cruising for the first time at his request. I'll make this as brief as I can :/. (First, DO NOT DO SHIP EXCURSIONS. Do the homework and make your own arrangements. More on ... Read more
Kasmir
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
38 forum posts
My husband and I decided to go on the Fantasy out of Mobile, AL because it's only 3 1/2 hours from home. Travelled to Mobile the day before and stayed at a Quality Inn and Suites (don't do it!!). Called a taxi (wonderful cab driver, ... Read more
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tigtink
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
364 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
Loved the ship and the staff. Typical design - but very clean and pretty. Loved the Cucina del Capitan, the casino and dive in movies. Loved the serenity deck with lots of space - but wonder why does Carnival insist on putting a ... Read more
JodiMom2000
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the port and itinerary and price for a family of four. The Glory is an older ship that has had some upgrades such as Guy's Burger Joint, Blue Iguana Cantina, Red Frog Rum Bar and Blue Iguana Tequila Bar. ... Read more
Lubalicious
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
We got a great deal sailing on Vista this past December from Miami. We traveled with 3 boys ages 2, 3, & 4, our nephews ages 11 & 13, brother and sister in law, and grandma and grandpa. We all stayed in balcony rooms, on levels ... Read more
SwtCandi
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
The ship was clean and the cabins were nicer than we expected. We wish there would have been more shows during at-sea days, and that someone would do something about the chair hoggers. Every time we went up to the pool areas, the ... Read more
Love2Cruz2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
918 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Nice new ship, large, but crowds well handled and dispersed. Would not recommend Your Time dining due to wait during peak times. Crew is still learning, not as service friendly as other carnival ships due to inexperience. Cabin steward ... Read more
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mandtra
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I wanted to go on the newest carnival ship. getting on the ship was easy , getting to our room and out bags were waiting on us at 11:30am . first impression , was the ship looked dirty and not brand new . stains in the carpet and outside ... Read more
cruising kim 2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
really needed this get away for the hoildays , This was my first cruse i was so excited i was noy let down in any way , The staff was so amassing to me they went out of there way to make my trip the best it it couid be , The food was to ... Read more
darjensil
Member Since 2001
1 review
113 forum posts
15 helpful votes
It always amazes me when I read people's reviews of a cruise ship. Some of the things that people complain or are disappointed about are simply funny to me. Everyone has their own opinions and expectations for what a cruise should be and ... Read more
BillnJo
Member Since 2005
1 review
32 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
It seems that Carnival has built a big ship but understaffed it and did not allow any extra amenities. Still only 4 buffet lines and the dining room that we ate in only held 700 people and was a single story. When we spoke to the Maitre ... Read more
Mooshel5276
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
We loved our pre-Christmas cruise on the Carnival Glory. We drove to Miami from Virginia. It was my husband and I and our 15 and 16 year old kiddos. We arrived a little earlier then we expected so therefore we embarked earlier then we ... Read more
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cruiserpro16
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We are experienced cruisers and we chose this ship because we typically have fun on Carnival cruises. However, the Vista was a huge disappointment for the following reasons. 1) The anytime dining option has people go to the 5th deck, ... Read more
Cara620
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We are family of 5, mom , dad and 3 kids. We loved the Family Harbor, specifically the lounge with breakfast, etc. We were in room 2422 and did not have a problem with noise. There was a bang or 2 about 1-2x a day, but nothing that ... Read more
tomhanks
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Very unsatisfied with this cruise. As a frequent cruiser, and more specifically Carnival brand, this Cruise was far below expectations. As a part of the gold VIFP club, traveling on 7 Carnival ships in the past, this will be my last ... Read more
funinthsun
Member Since 2005
1 review
431 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I chose this ship because it is Carnivals newest in 4 years. I have not been on Carnival since our trip on the BREEZE when she was new, ( which we loved). We thought that this would be an enhancement of the Breeze, judging by the promos. ... Read more
LcMermaid
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was my 10th cruise, 8th with Carnival. Deck one, interior. Our routine is a few days of relaxation on the Serenity deck, viewing the main pool games/contests, comedy shows nightly, followed by casino and dancing. Listing our ... Read more
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