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5,373 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,587
Very Good
1,284
Average
792
Poor
370
Terrible
184
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First-Time Cruisers
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1,234
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Senior Cruises
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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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04/15
This is our thrid try with Carnival and it will be our last. I'll try and focus on pros and cons but I wont hold any ... Read more
Never done a cruise and generally wouldn’t consider it but had 13 yr old, wanted some adult rest and to go to a ... Read more
The best thing about Sensation is the exceptional service. Waiters in the Ecstasy Dining Room were wonderful and the ... Read more
Disappointing Greg Heness
04/15
The cruise was cheap until we boarded the ship. My wife and I have had many cruises in Europe and unfortunately i am ... Read more
04/15
Had originally been booked on a different ship but carnival repositioned our ship and we got put on the splendor. ... Read more

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Fantastic macioci15@aol.com
04/15
This cruise was started as a graduation gift for my 18 year old granddaughter. Grew into a combined family and friend ... Read more
On Board Review B.K Azzab
04/15
The cruise was great with plenty of selections to pick from ashore. Our cabin steward was a thorough gentleman, very ... Read more
We are first time cruisers (mom, dad, 3 teens 15,13,13) who thoroughly enjoyed our spring break trip on the Magic. It ... Read more
04/15
We just got off the Splendor after a 7 day Western Carribean cruise. Overall it was a great trip! I really can't say I ... Read more
I want to say that the crew was terrific as we have experienced on our past Carnival cruises. Ralph Valente who is our ... Read more

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