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15,590 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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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
ledelstein
Member Since 2015
1 review
78 forum posts
2 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes
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

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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
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

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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
11 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
kristant1
Member Since 2011
1 review
90 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Couldn't get a drink server in the casino. I chased them down, told them where I was sitting, and they still didn't come my way. Lines too long to get into the late shows for the comedians, had to make due with the earlier PG shows. ... Read more
ABQrobin
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
901 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Fantastic ship, Crew, and itinerary. We have been to Cozumel before, but wanted to go to Progreso to see more Mayan ruins and this itinerary was the only one that would accomplish that. We also needed to go out of Galveston as our son, ... Read more

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nycruise1
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
45 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
It always amazes me how people are able to write such detailed reviews, but I can provide general thoughts and impressions. This was my 14th cruise and 10th on Carnival so I have some basis for comparison. First, this ship even though ... Read more
uncfuddy1@comcast.net
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 forum posts
15 helpful votes
8/27 to 9/3/2016 I thought the Carnival magic was one of our best cruises. I have read a lot of reviews, and Carnival must have 2 Magic ships because the reviews are total wrong. The ship is really nice. The cruise director Dr.E is off ... Read more
marcic72
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
My husband and I have not taken a cruise in 16 years (mediocre trip on RCL). We usually do an all inclusive family vacation every year in the Caribbean and decided to give a cruise another try. We took our two kids, ages 10 and 8. I ... Read more
Sinbad51
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Worst experience ever! This is the first cruise I've taken with my boyfriend, and the last cruise we'll ever take with Carnival. My boyfriend has several health issues, including cancer, seizures, diabetes, right side weakness, the list ... Read more
TXSACruisin
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our first cruise, celebrating our 25th anniversary. I did a lot of research and found good things and bad things. We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our cruise. We chose a cabin with a balcony and it was great. Mali ... Read more

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jgregw42
Member Since 2010
1 review
213 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
This was our 2nd cruise on the Triumph out of New Orleans. They have made good upgrades since our first cruise onboard in February, 2010. We wanted a cruise to celebrate our 47th anniversary and chose this one. Our cabin steward Armon ... Read more
qosmo8
Member Since 2007
1 review
128 forum posts
Sailed August 2016
This is my 12th cruise and at 1st I thought it was just me but wow, I could have just copied and pasted the negatives that others have already touched on. 1. The kids omg, they were everywhere including serenity. They were loud, ... Read more
JC1957
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We picked the Sunshine because friends of ours wanted to do their first cruise out of New York and as a school worker, had to go in the summer! We usually pick the off-season for our cruises. We are Platinum on Carnival and have cruised ... Read more
#1Happy66
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
ship was way to crowded. Food was very good. Service people were very friendly. Way to many kids. There should have been a curfew for kids under 16. Kids ran around in packs at two, three in the morning up and down hallways. Very noisey. ... Read more
loves2cruise7454
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
have been on 5 cruises this was 2nd time for the carnival and Im just so very disappointed in the whole experience, to begin with the lay out of this ship is terrible you have to go through a very smoky casino to get to dinner the ship is ... Read more

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