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395 Carnival Charleston Cruise Reviews

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85
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60
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38
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Unfortunately I do have to write a negative review, based on the fact that our cruise experience was really a ... Read more
Not disappointed! AESONRISA
03/15
Our first cruise on Carnival was not disappointing. We have been loyal RCCL cruisers for many years, but wanted to ... Read more
Carnival's oldest and smallest ship. Writing about your miserable experience here would be like booking a Bed & ... Read more
03/15
After reading so many negative reviews I almost regretted booking this trip. However I am now so glad I did and realize ... Read more
WORST CRUISE EVER russn2635
02/15
On December 27 our family boarded the carnival fantasy for a new years cruise. This was about my 8 time on the fantasy ... Read more
02/15
The main problem with Carnival's Fantasy is that it thinks it's 1975. The entertainment was music and comedians mired ... Read more
02/15
The Carnival Fantasy was a wonderful introduction to cruising. I found a dirt cheap last minute fare for my husband and ... Read more
My boyfriend and I took this cruise on January 23, 2015. This was our second cruise together, and our first one on a ... Read more
02/15
First time out of Charleston SC. The embarkation process was smooth, and we were able to go straight onto the ship. No ... Read more
01/15
Spent some preliminary time in Charleston and enjoyed the culinary tour (the one that started at the south end ... Read more
I just got off the Carnival Fantasy yesterday. I have been on 17 cruises and I have been on this cruise out of ... Read more
Worse Cruise Ever Sandy6739
01/15
I booked this cruise in October 2013.. My brother-in-law was celebrating his 50th birthday on New's Years Day and ... Read more
Embarkation / Debarkation - Highly recommend Port of Charleston. Never had a better experience getting on and off the ... Read more
I want to try to follow some sort of order in this review so I will follow the guidelines; Background Information: ... Read more
My Background: Over 30+ cruises - All major lines. Positive about the industry. A bad day on the ship is better than a ... Read more
Not rated
12/14
I have been on 8 cruises, including RCCL Oasis of the Seas, Freedom of the seas, Norwegian and some other carnival/RCCL ... Read more
12/14
I have cruised many times on various lines, RCL, Celebrity, Princess. This was my first Carnival cruise. It will most ... Read more
12/14
Ship was late because of fog so boarding was 2 hours late and set sail was 1 hour late. Ship was cold because ship has ... Read more
Fun on the Fantasy Pink flamingo52
12/14
This is our second time on the Carnival Fantasy. We originally went on this cruise as we can drive to Charleston which ... Read more
We sailed on Thanksgiving with my parents (79 and 77) my sister and her husband (58 and 71), and husband and I (both ... Read more
Going into this cruise, I have to admit I had very low expectations. I had cruised the previous Thanksgiving on the ... Read more
Cruise Burnout peachycruiser
12/14
This was our eighth cruise, having previously cruised on Carnival (2), Royal Caribbean(2), Holland America(2), and ... Read more
12/14
The new Cruise Director Jacques De Lange, who took over for Risa Barnes recently is doing an excellent job! He is ... Read more
12/14
We sailed from Charleston October 26 2014. My 31st Carnival cruise, 6th this year. My wife and I prefer the Fantasy ... Read more
12/14
My name is Duane my family and I have sailed on 6 cruises, 5 on Carnival, we traveled from North Carolina to Charleston ... Read more

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