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5,348 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,582
Very Good
1,273
Average
788
Poor
366
Terrible
183
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1,225
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Senior Cruises
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04/15
We sailed with 10 people less than the Coast Guard allowed body count. All staterooms booked. We had a great time and ... Read more
I had very low expectations going into my cruise, as after all, it is only Carnivsl. I had a lot more fun than I ... Read more
While the experience was average, the staff for the most part looked moderately miserable. There's nothing worse than ... Read more
The ship was nice even though it had not been upgraded recently. Pretty much looked like all the other Carnival ships ... Read more
04/15
this was my families second cruise after sailing on the spirit this time last year and enjoyed the experience so much ... Read more

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Another Great Cruise Stacicruise
04/15
This was the second time my family took an Easter Cruise. We dined at Anytime Dining and my wait staff, Lailani's ... Read more
This is my 3rd cruise, and my 2nd with Carnival (though that one was 20 years ago). We sailed on the Triumph on a 5 ... Read more
Great Time at Sea cholland@devonhealth.com
04/15
We just got back from an awesome cruise to Grand Turks and Half Moon Cay and Freeport. The weather was outstanding. ... Read more
04/15
We're RCCL diamond members.....this was our 27th cruise. We have avoided Carnival like the plague.....we went on the ... Read more
We have cruised with Carnival before(8 cruises no complaints), in fact our daughter was even married on the Valor. This ... Read more

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Cruise Crash and Burn Mammasquirrel
04/15
Just stepped off of the Carnival Dream after a 7 day cruise to Key West, and the Bahamas. I gave an "Average" ... Read more
04/15
We went on a 6 night cruise and traveled as a family of 7 people. This was my 4th cruise. It was Spring Break and so ... Read more
This was our 7 cruise on Carnival and the first on the Sunshine. Port Canaveral is a wonderful port and have gone out ... Read more
04/15
I saved for a year and planned an epic vacation journey for me and my family aboard the carnival breeze, we were on an ... Read more
We went on the Breeze April 2013, then Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas April 2014, and then back to the Breeze for ... Read more

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A fun 6 night cruise capitaleno31
04/15
Had a great time on the Conquest, 7th Carnival cruise since 2011. Purchased the faster to the fun to avoid the lines. ... Read more
04/15
Jacksonville port is easy to get to, especially from NC. Straight down I 95. It took us about 5.5 hours. Not too bad ... Read more
First let me say, "Well done Carnaval Sunshine". You far exceeded my expectations. *Loading process was ... Read more
04/15
We had a good time on our trip, ports were great and fun. We took a different shore excursion at every port. The main ... Read more
04/15
We just returned from our second trip on the Carnival Dream (the first time out of New Orleans). This was my 8th ... Read more

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Way Overcrowded Erikacastro732
04/15
Modern. Clean. Fun. However... Way too crowded. Not enough Buffet stations to handle the masses. Quality of food, ... Read more
We had a great time on Carnival Victory! We were on the first sailing after drydock (4/4/15). It's an older ship, but ... Read more
04/15
This was our second cruise, but it had been 10 years since our last one. We weren't sure what to expect as some of the ... Read more
First off, the carnival dream is a beautiful ship! I had recently cruised on her sistership the carnival magic and am a ... Read more
Just got back from a ten day cruise on the Carnival Spirit. Sydney – South Pacific – Sydney sailed March ... Read more

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