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5,013 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,446
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1,201
Average
723
Poor
332
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An abyssmal experience floridaflyer2
12/14
The whole family was excited for our first 7-day cruise. Carnival has the embarkation/debarkation process down to a ... Read more
Great time seemomcruise
12/14
We really enjoyed our time on the Dream. The crew was probably the best I've dealt out of the seven cruises I've been ... Read more
12/14
As this was our 3rd Carnival cruise, it was by far the worst. The food in the MDR was no where near what we had on ... Read more
It's been 18+ years since my last cruise. This cruise was a surprise celebration for our daughter's 16th birthday. She ... Read more
12/14
This review is for our seven day cruise on the Carnival Miracle sailing round trip from Long Beach to Cabo, ... Read more

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We enjoyed our 7 day vacation on the Carnival Miracle to the Mexican Riviera. I will start with the many good aspects ... Read more
We just got back from our Thanksgiving Week cruise aboard the Carnival Sunshine and had an absolutely fantastic time! ... Read more
We decided to cruise Elation for my daughter's college graduation. I usually cruise Royal but this fit our dates and ... Read more
12/14
This was my first time on the Liberty, coming off a disappointing trip on the Carnival Dream. The Liberty is a pretty ... Read more
12/14
My name is Duane my family and I have sailed on 6 cruises, 5 on Carnival, we traveled from North Carolina to Charleston ... Read more

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11/14
This cruise sailed Nov 16-23 and went to St. Martin, Puerto Rico, and Grand Turk. There were three sea days. As usual ... Read more
This was our 4th cruise, our last 2 were on Disney and the one before that was on RCCL. This was our 1st Carnival ... Read more
1. On VIFP Party ... Carnival added the Gold Cruisers to this party. Must have been recently because on our cruise in ... Read more
First Let me say please be an adult and not a troll and post ignorant replies just because you may like Carnival. I am ... Read more
Aussie Legend 2infinity
11/14
Firstly, I will start off saying this is the best cruise I have been on. I have been on four different cruises with ... Read more

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Concert Cruise alligatorgirl
11/14
Did this cruise only because we are Trace Atkins fans. Had been a while since on a Carnival ship back when they said ... Read more
Cruised from New Orleans to Progreso and Cozumel on the Elation with my two sons who are in their 30's. We booked a ... Read more
Just returned from our 6 day Western Caribbean cruise on the Freedom. I will start with the positives, the embarkation ... Read more
EMBARKATION The only problem here was due to the recent Ebola scare and the checksheets that needed to be completed ... Read more
11/14
This was our 6th cruise and all have been with Carnival. We have heard so many stories from frustrated guests that have ... Read more

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We found a great last-minute price on the 4 night Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy. We had never cruised with ... Read more
We flew to Miami a day early and had a reservation at the Colony on Ocean Drive in South Beach, we stayed near here ... Read more
My husband and I enjoyed the cruise and especially the price and the convenience of Port Canaveral. Sunshine has been ... Read more
Pretty Good mudcatkevin
11/14
We started our cruise by arriving in Miami by air the day before our Monday Departure. We were embarking on a back to ... Read more
Best cruise EVER dambyrds
11/14
This is my 6th cruise with Carnival, and I have enjoyed all of my cruises. But this cruise is hands down the best ... Read more

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