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5,466 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,614
Very Good
1,306
Average
811
Poor
385
Terrible
194
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05/15
I have been on many different Carnival and Disney ships, and to walk into the atrium and see the big shiny Sun, I knew ... Read more
05/15
The ship is clean, the staff are fantastic and food was delicious! This was my family vacation and our first cruise. We ... Read more
This was my 16 cruise on Carnival, second time on the Valor. I went Platinum three cruises ago. Each year my husband, ... Read more
This was Dad's 1st cruise. We chose this particular cruise as we could drive to port & not have to deal with air ... Read more
05/15
This was a first cruise for our family - 40 something parents, 3 kids ages 13,10, and 5. We had 2 adjoining rooms on ... Read more

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05/15
Food = nothing but greasy hamburgers and saggy pizzas to eat between 2:30 and 6:00 PM (right when you are hungry). This ... Read more
05/15
We was on the Breeze on April 19-25. I traveled with my wife and kids of 15 and 17. We are from Puerto Rico and our ... Read more
This was my second time on the Freedom and fifth cruise on Carnival in the last 10 years. This was my first experience ... Read more
First Cruise, Last Cruise OrangeCountyCruiser
05/15
Shabby rooms. Poor housekeeping. Needs remodeling. It's the "Motel 6 of the 7 Seas". Went to Cabo and Puerto ... Read more
Our cruise date was April 19, 2015. Our group consisted of two couples in their early thirties and one in their ... Read more

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First cruise will definitely be our last which is unfortunate because it was enjoyable to see man different places in ... Read more
Better than expected! VACARITraveler
05/15
My wife and I signed up for this cruise because her mother and two of her friends from the Orlando area were going. My ... Read more
05/15
My family and I are Gold VIFP Members. If you have sailed on several Carnival Cruise Lines, you know that we're right ... Read more
This was our 11th cruise on Carnival and our first on the Liberty. We have also cruised with Royal Caribbean, ... Read more
This classic Carnival weekend cruise is a good value for a weekend away, on a budget. The ship is older, but well ... Read more

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The Worst Cruise varguello0
05/15
If I write everything about this horrible cruise it will never end so only a few of the terrible things that happen and ... Read more
This was our first cruise, and our first on Victory. A family of six, and we had adjoining rooms, on the Main deck. ... Read more
First the good :) 1-The Balcony was WAY worth it... The room was a great size even for a family of 4. The kids ... Read more
A Good Value but Lacking Roger@acc2.com
04/15
The price was great for a 7 day cruise. But the dining room fare was the same as the buffett for the most part. The ... Read more
The Western Caribbean trip aboard the Splendor was great. We could not dock at Rotan due to weather, which was a bummer ... Read more

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My husband, parents, and I just returned from a 7-night cruise on the Dream. We went to Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and ... Read more
04/15
We very much looked forward to this cruise and it lived up to our hopes and then took flight! My spouse and I have ... Read more
Service Jinnylou
04/15
We have taken this cruise to Mexico via Catalina 3 times on different ships each time. The Inspiration was the worst ... Read more
04/15
We are family of 4 platinum cruisers traveling over our spring break. We arrived in Charleston the night before the ... Read more
This was our first carnival cruise and it will be our last! It was down right terrible. I have a child with a peanut ... Read more

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