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5,383 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,589
Very Good
1,286
Average
797
Poor
371
Terrible
184
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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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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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