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5,125 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,503
Very Good
1,218
Average
741
Poor
343
Terrible
172
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Wife and I realized a cruise goal to visit the "Saints" with this cruise. And this itinerary met our goal very well. ... Read more
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Our first cruise was on the Valor, our second cruise was on the Dream and last year and the year before was on the ... Read more
01/15
We took our first "family" cruise last week out of Miami - and it was great! Six of us had separate but nearby rooms on ... Read more
First cruise sonshine1978
01/15
as a first time cruiser, we enjoyed it very much!! the people onboard are so helpful with everything...the Elation is ... Read more
Bargain Cruise tomatoboy
01/15
For full disclosure, I've only cruised 4 times in the past 6 years and three of them have been with Carnival. Perhaps ... Read more

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Pros and cons Kaczka77
01/15
This was my first cruise , and ....It really depends what you want. I am a person who wants to relax and enjoy beach, ... Read more
This was our 11th cruise, and we enjoyed the cruise. We are a family of 4 with a 12 year old and 14 year old. The ship ... Read more
I was VERY worried after booking our cruise. I read many scathing reviews of Carnival Miracle. Prior to departing my ... Read more
01/15
This was our first bad cruise through Carnival. The negativity is directly related to the ship. The ship is crowded. ... Read more
01/15
We stayed at the Hampton Inn at Jacksonville Airport, it was very nice and convenient to the port. The breakfast is ... Read more

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01/15
Travelled with 2 other families, initial impression was a little dissapointing after travelling on the Carnival Spirit ... Read more
My family of four (husband and two twenty-something boys) wanted an inexpensive, short-ish Caribbean cruise. We were ... Read more
We unfortunately did not get to enjoy all of the Carnival Liberty on our New Year's Eve cruise. This was NOT Carnival's ... Read more
Wedding Cruise gardenofe7477
01/15
my over all opinion on this cruise and ship is that it is very, very good. on day 1 embarkation we decided to use The ... Read more
Glorious Time fiveotony
01/15
My family and I have been cruising Carnival for years. This is my 2nd time on the Glory. Our group had 16 people. ... Read more

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01/15
It seemed as if we surprised the crew when we boarded the ship. seriously. there were so many issues that needed to be ... Read more
You know how they say that a day at sea is better than any day on land? I believed that until our January 10th, 2015 ... Read more
We are a family of four two kids age 17 and 19, this was our 6th cruise. Joining us on the cruise was my brothers ... Read more
01/15
We had taken this cruise 1-1/2 years before and had a phenomenal time, so we had to do it again. We repeated a lot of ... Read more
Worst cruise ever patriciaedwards
01/15
Pool and hot tubs were cold. Toilet overflowed twice and they tried denying it and leaving us in a stinky nasty room ... Read more

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Let me preface this review by saying that this was my 12th Carnival cruise, my DH’s 11th, and my girls’ 3rd ... Read more
Just returned from 5 day cruise on Triumph to Progreso and Cozumel. This is our 5th Cruise - all on Carnival. Traveled ... Read more
01/15
2nd timer cruiser, went with P&O once (Ocean view room). But this time we decided to go with Grand suite The room ... Read more
We Want to Go Again teriwinkle
01/15
My husband and I were joined on the Carnival Victory by our daughter, her husband, and three grandchildren in ... Read more
We did our 16th Carnival cruise last week on the Sunshine, leaving January 10th from Port Canaveral. We were sadly not ... Read more

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