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6,265 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,817
Very Good
1,549
Average
1,000
Poor
489
Terrible
254
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1,552
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Dammielle
1 Review
Member Since 2016
1) Our stateroom sat DIRECTLY above Club O2. We were not aware of this when we booked. Music was EXTREMELY loud at ... Read more
Gravedigger
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
62 Forum Posts
Just off the Victory on Saturday. This was our 19th cruise. We take a winter cruise with our two daughters and grandson ... Read more
Marie83
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
Ww had an Ocean Suite and the extra bathroom space was worth the extra money when having 3 people in cabin. No cabin ... Read more
DePaivaHolmes
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I just returned home from my recent 3 night cruise on the Sensation to Nassau Bahamas. Keep in mind this was my first ... Read more
jess_boardwalk
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I am shocked that people actually consider a cruise a vacation. From start to finish, the whole thing was stressful. ... Read more

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Jimmy English
1 Review
Member Since 2016
A family fun cruise, on a family fun cruise ship, that was not actually that much family fun. The Carnival Sensation ... Read more
sentrydriver
6 Reviews
Member Since 2006
33 Forum Posts
My wife and I are in our mid-fifties and work demanding jobs with little time off. This was our eighth cruise and our ... Read more
FreebirdVT
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I believe that if you look for the good on a cruise, most times you will have a good time. We have been on 3 other ... Read more
MACCA -Adelaide Hills SA
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
Loved the our first ever cruise 2.5 years ago on Carnival Spirit & after finding out about the 44 million dollar ... Read more
Purple68
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My children and I decided to take the cruise during the Christmas holiday in place of more clothes, video games, tech ... Read more

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rq27606
4 Reviews
Member Since 2014
Carnival sunshine, the ship The embarkation process was acceptable. However the center elevators were sequestered ... Read more
Serggo6
6 Reviews
Member Since 2013
43 Forum Posts
After a totally miserable experience on RCI in Greece, it was good to get back on Carnival. Yes the Sensation is an ... Read more
mrsmacaus
1 Review
Member Since 2015
13 Forum Posts
This was our 2nd cruise, our first being on Celebrity Infinity in Alaska. I found Carnival nowehere near as nice as ... Read more
NeedToVacation
5 Reviews
Member Since 2011
26 Forum Posts
We flew in to Ft.Lauderdale the morning of the cruise, rented a van around noon, and drove to Miami. Stopped for lunch ... Read more
kazol2005
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Never again we are cruising on Fascination. Service is terrible, you won't see staff smiling, we spoke with a few ... Read more

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txhawk36
1 Review
Member Since 2008
35 Forum Posts
I think this is my first review of a cruise on this forum. I have cruised 3 times previously, and this cruise was the ... Read more
Monstar
1 Review
Member Since 2016
After reading the passengers complaints today in the Melbourne papers 21/1/2016 regarding the Carnival Spirit,it did ... Read more
NextCruisePlease
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
145 Forum Posts
We enjoy starting the New Year with this short cruise. This year it was Jan 10-14. We have sailed aboard sister ships ... Read more
cruisemom67
1 Review
Member Since 2013
24 Forum Posts
We arrived at Galveston around 10:45, and d.h dropped us off and went to park. We breezed through security and ... Read more
mitsyate
7 Reviews
Member Since 2012
46 Forum Posts
Have cruised many times, but this was one cruise that I was not looking forward to doing. We had chosen this cruise to ... Read more

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CruzMom91
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This year I decided to spend Christmas on the cruise ship with my youngest 2 boys. My best friend and her family joined ... Read more
SerendipityCruiser111
1 Review
Member Since 2016
My son (7 yo), mother (early 60’s) and I (36) cruised on the Carnival Breeze January 10-16, Western Caribbean ... Read more
lgossen
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I knew when I booked this cruise that we probably would have to look past the décor, and we did. There was ... Read more
robunnie
1 Review
Member Since 2016
My wife has been trying for 10 years to get me on a cruise ship. I have always been reluctant because I've always been ... Read more
Poppy42
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
59 Forum Posts
We had last cruised Carnival on the Dream in November 2013. It was so bad that we hadn't cruised Carnival since. We ... Read more

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