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17,435 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews
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cpshaye
Member Since 2015
1 review
139 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We went on this cruise as a "bonus" We had fun, entertainment was good, food was OK. Public rooms were small. Hard to watch entertainment in atrium because few places to sit. much of the trivia was on the promenade, right next ... Read more
gtp1500
Member Since 2017
1 review
20 helpful votes
I read all the reviews for the Paradise and some were positive and some negative. Im a first timer cruiser with my two daughters.Boarding was no problem took about 35 minutes, room was ready by 1:30,The room and boat was clean.My room ... Read more
BrownEyedSue
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Embarkation and disembarkation were smooth. Upon meeting our room steward, he asked us if we wanted morning or evening room service. I prefer the morning and evening service Carnival used to provide. Our room was clean. Beds, ... Read more
bigbensf
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
NEVER AGAIN! May 15th -19th of this year (2017), My girlfriend and I decided to celebrate my birthday on Carnival, BUT, had a terrible experience on Carnival Victory. 1st, the stench of sewage was on every floor and lasted for the entire 4 ... Read more
cece9922
Member Since 2009
1 review
215 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We decided to go on the Sunshine because it was doing a Journeys cruise and who doesn't love extra days on vacation! The ship is very clean and well taken care of. I loved how new everything looked and the layout of the ship was so ... Read more
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Ian R. Harvey
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Carnival is fantastic. Embarkation and disembarkation couldn't have been handled any better. Complete organization. This ship was totally clean, the food was great. My wife and I along with my step-daughter and her husband were totally ... Read more
tooold
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
The dining and main part of the deck was too small for the volume of people. Dining was almost always crowded, deck area was filled to capacity. The water park area took up a large part of the deck, however, there were not many kids on ... Read more
gulliver34
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
118 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Pros: Live near Charleston and did not go to the Bahamas Embarkation and disembarkation was satisfactory Food was good and the dining room service was excellent especially Sunita Cabin steward's were ... Read more
Mermaid67
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We had faster to the fun, so we boarded early. The fun started immediately. The drinks were awesome, the food was great, the service was excellent. If you don't enjoy yourself...you just were not trying. The shows were so much fun from ... Read more
Cruzntosea
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The piano bar was my favorite and Clay was witty and hilarious and talented. All the guests and staff on the ship were friendly and engaging. I can't wait to book my next cruise. I loved the towel animals and even took the class to learn ... Read more
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lovermonkey
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
511 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
I have been on a few other Carnival Ships and I must say this was my least favorite. We were in cabin 8401 which I knew might be a bit loud. But I found it louder than I thought. It would sound as if people were walking in our cabin as ... Read more
sfr1967
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
First and foremost, the staff on the Carnival Fantasy was amazing. Everyone we interacted with was helpful, friendly, cheerful, and made our first cruise experience just that much better. The embarkation process was pretty smooth. It ... Read more
ddabusiness@gmail.com
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
We are gold status about 50 points on Carnival about the same on Royal Carribean, we have done a Norwegian, Princess and MSC specialty cruise. We had cabins 1334 & 1330 connecting outside cabins, ocean view no balcony 1st deck. ... Read more
mbrandt3
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was my second cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines. My first was back in 2008 on the Carnival Freedom. That trip exceeded our expectations and we had a great trip. The Carnival Vista is the Line's newest ship and their flagship. We arrived ... Read more
policekat
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our 3rd carnival cruise. The Breeze just being out of dry dock did. It live up to our expectations based on past cruises. We didn't get to board until about 1 1/2 hours after our scheduled time. There was an overwhelming smell of ... Read more
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Ib2man
Member Since 2005
1 review
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
The Breeze is one of Carnivals newest ship and nicest. She just came out of dry dock a few weeks before our cruise and she was in great shape. The New Guys Pig and Anchor was great, it is only open for lunch on sea days but is was some ... Read more
CRUISING574
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our first balcony room and we will now only travel in a balcony room. It was well worth the money. We were able to have the partitions removed and enjoyed our group as a whole. The staff, as always, was a step above. Making ... Read more
Tnkrbell423
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose the Vista because it is the newest Flagship in the Carnival Fleet. Although I missed the glass elevators in the Atrium, the LED Display is quite beautiful and the decor is chic and clean. I found the public areas where they held ... Read more
allimc2001
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
I didn't enjoy this cruise quite as much as my last one on the Carnival Freedom that I took with my mother. Part of it may have been the company since I went on this one with my husband who is kind of standoffish (this was his first ... Read more
mindyiswonderful
Member Since 2017
1 review
24 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our first cruise, so all I did before the cruise was research, research, and research some more. After reading so many negative reviews, I was a little worried, but walked into the ship with an open mind, and we were THRILLED with ... Read more
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Toby2283
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Since my boyfriend and I live in New Orleans, it was a no-brainer to take a cruise on the Carnival Dream. We did not bring kids, but there were many on this cruise. It was a real mixture of age ranges and races on the ship, which was ... Read more
toddwins
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
We knew the ship was old, but we chose this cruise for the fantastic itinerary. This was our 10th cruise; 2nd on Carnival. The itinerary proved so worth it. We loved every port. The ship, however, ranks very low, as did the overall ... Read more
ohlatx
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We were part of an alumni group (Geaux Cajuns) that cruised the Carnival Dream on May 14-21, 2017. We upgraded to a 6th floor balcony room which proved to be a good move. The room and bed were comfortable. The balcony was private as you ... Read more
Vblupo
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise ship because we wanted to be on the newest and largest Carnival ship. The staff was absolutely amazing throughout the 14 days that we were on-board. We had heard many negative things recently on the Carnival Facebook ... Read more
Glen220
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
This was my 6th Carnival cruise and I enjoyed all of them except this one. Although Carnival Vista is new and nicely decorated they have packed too many passengers onto the ship! We stood in line for everything!! Even an elevator ... Read more
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