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5,383 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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2,589
Very Good
1,286
Average
797
Poor
371
Terrible
184
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Disappointing 5clocksomewhere
04/15
This was our first cruise and probably our last on Carnival. Room was as expected small but clean, the bathroom had an ... Read more
This was my 6th cruise since I discovered cruising 3 years ago but first time with carnival and I am reluctant to say ... Read more
04/15
Our cabin was on deck nine just under "The Gathering", (the place where you ate is you didn't want to dine in ... Read more
Cruise to Paradise maggiepelle
04/15
We went to St. Maarten, St. Kitts, San Juan Puerto Rico and Grand Turk. Cruise director Mike Peck and assistant ... Read more
The Magic Moments harlingencruiser
04/15
Overall the cruise was very good. I have seen some changes in some minor services that I was used to missing. You now ... Read more

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04/15
Our expectations were low given the legend of Ensenada booze cruises. I'm happy to report the cruise was better than ... Read more
04/15
This is my 4th cruise (3rd on Carnival first on the Conquest). It was the most disappointed I have been with service on ... Read more
We chose this cruise because of the ports that we visited. The food in the main dining room was very good. Having ... Read more
Disappointed Mare749
04/15
We have sailed with Carnival several times, but this will probably be the last time for us. The service just isn't ... Read more
Cruisin' with Kids Randifaye
04/15
I have actually taken this exact cruise twice now! I love the Carnival Pride. This was the first time we took our kids ... Read more

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04/15
I have been on 15 cruises with Carnival, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean combined. I have never had such a horrible ... Read more
Sunshine raindancer9562
04/15
Cruised many times with Carnival and love this company. Boat was booked and crowded. Stayed in a balcony room for the ... Read more
Trice the Magic Raven Days
04/15
Note: This is the most negative review I have ever written. Normally my reviews are either very positive or balanced ... Read more
This was my family's first cruise with Carnival and overall we had a good time. I'll start with the parts we enjoyed. ... Read more
04/15
Sunshine review I read A LOT of reviews about the Sunshine before boarding and I must admit, it made me a little ... Read more

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This was our 2nd cruise with Carnival. We will definitely be back! Our group ranged in age from 2 to 74. We all had a ... Read more
Carnival was great! Carolannmaier
04/15
Had a very good time and everything worked out well. My husband needed wheel chair assistance to get on and off of ship ... Read more
04/15
The Carnival Elation is a good ship even though it is a smaller one. This was my 6th cruise, my 3rd on Carnival. I ... Read more
Our sailing on the Pride exceeded almost every expectation. Travel to port: We used Carnival travel service. At $25 ... Read more
I just got off the Magic after a wonderful 7 night cruise out of Galveston with my BFF, and we had the time of our ... Read more

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We cruised to Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, and Costa Maya on the Carnival Sunshine. I would first like to say that the crew ... Read more
Party Central tlindgren
04/15
Read the reviews and was a little worried. Relax, the ship is fine. We had a pretty good time. Here are the highs: ... Read more
I took my daughter on this cruise originally planned for her graduation, but the reason changed to celebrating her ... Read more
04/15
Expected Better from Carnival . I have been on Princess Cruises several times before AAA++ and wanted to try a ... Read more
My wife and daughter and husband with my granddaughter decided to try Carnival Conquest for spring break. We set sail ... Read more

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