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5,013 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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2,446
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1,201
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723
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332
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Crew Apathy, Low Morale mitchellrichard
11/14
I sailed on the Sensation in the late 90s on the first 7 night, and Carnival, cruise I ever took. Since then I have ... Read more
This review will be as objective as possible without describing whether I was felt happy or displeased of the different ... Read more
Embarkation was a little unorganized compared to past cruises. Apparently some crew staff thought the ship was boarding ... Read more
11/14
This was my very first cruise, so I went into it with an open mind. The family members that I traveled with had all ... Read more
We had an awesome trip !! Yes, the Sunshine is laid out in a very disorganized way seems to me, but we soon found our ... Read more

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11/14
As a family of 4 we took our first ever cruise on the Carnival Spirit last August 2013. We had a great time and thought ... Read more
Fabulous - Sep 27 travlinround
11/14
We loved it. Stayed at Country inn and suites and did the park and stay. Embarkation was easy and fast as usual. ... Read more
11/14
My first cruise and I was tentative. Reading some of the reviews I wasn't sure whether it would be for me.  ... Read more
Our cruising family prefers the Pride over other ships. We prefer the smaller size ships as the service seems to be ... Read more
11/14
In October we sailed the Legend from Sydney on a 10 night family cruise. Earlier this year we cruised on the Celebrity ... Read more

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Fun Times on the Magic PacificMountain2012
11/14
We vacationed on the so called "Ebola Cruise". No news here with that, Carnival handled everything perfectly. We are a ... Read more
11/14
Love love love the Sunshine....the dining rooms are so pretty. The adults only area is huge and has its own pool ... Read more
sunnyldavis
11/14
This is our 3rd time on this particular cruise and for the price, the cruise is great. We stayed in U98 cabin and I ... Read more
Not rated
11/14
Carnival Fantasy vs. Carnival Fascination, Port Charleston vs. Port Jacksonville, Little Stirrup Key vs. Half Moon ... Read more
The ship is very elaborately decorated and the staff are wonderfully well mannered and efficient, and the service and ... Read more

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My trip started out with priority booking that was unexpected but came along with our suite. The NOLA port was one of ... Read more
Sailed on the Carnival Sunshine this past week. The food at the buffet line was barely enough to sustain life due to a ... Read more
This was our first cruise on the Liberty, and our first cruise ever. We are now addicted! My wife, two young children, ... Read more
11/14
If you are looking for luxury caribbean cruising Carnival Valour isnt for you. The ship is in need of a refit as it is ... Read more
CARNIVAL GLORY TrishePat
11/14
1. Comedy Club the best thing going on the ship. 2. No table cloths on dining room tables except on formal nights. 3. ... Read more

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11/14
We embarked in Sydney with our daughter and husband and two kids. A very smooth embarkation process (better organised ... Read more
This was our second cruise, our first being on the Paradise last year. Paradise was wonderful and Fascination was a ... Read more
Disappointed Hi Hat Crazie
11/14
Let me start off by saying ALL THE PORTS WERE AMAZING...... The ship well could use some updating but was ok.... ... Read more
Listen up folks. I am a long time cruiser and did cruise with Carnival one previous time. This trip was 8 nights out of ... Read more
Carnival Spirit alycat444
11/14
After having a gut wrenching experience with our Sea Princess New Zealand cruise being cancelled on 29 September this ... Read more

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