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1,589 Carnival Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews

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Yankee kayaker
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I've sailed on the Sensation twice, the Valor, the Glory, and the Pride. I've also sailed with Princess, Celebrity, and Norwegian. I must say that while a cruise vacation is still one of my favorite ways to unwind, this one had its share ... Read more
tone12872
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
embarkation,was delayed a few hrs, disembarkation was very quick.The port was not crowded and easy to park and curbside drop off smooth.Ship was kept neat,but is dirty as in deep stains on seats in lido restaurant,outside windows very ... Read more
VeeeeeB
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
25 helpful votes
This was the 2nd Carnival cruise I have been on...and enjoyed it overall. My cabin was fine..with comfy beds and plenty of wardrobe space etc.Towels were changed each day ..and no complaints regarding cabin service . The food was ... Read more
cruiser@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My husband and I chose this cruise for his birthday. We were not sure what to expect in La Romana. Fortunately, we chose a quiet excursion to Catalina Island Beach. What a wonderful, relaxing day. The beach is beautiful!!! We did not ... Read more
EPhS289
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the timing (to coincide with our anniversary) and for the ports - we have wanted to visit Curacao and Aruba for some time. Overall it was a great cruise that I would repeat anytime! We drove to Ft. Lauderdale ... Read more

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cbm184
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Let's start with my stay down in Fort Lauderdale the night before the trip. I traveled with 4 other friends, all in our 30's. We wanted to keep the cost of a hotel room economical, so we decided to try the Red Carpet Inn. I had read ... Read more
Clawman
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
7 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This was cruise #9 for my wife and I. We cruised 7 with Carnival and 2 with RCL. This was our least favorite of all our cruises. We felt Carnival's cut backs are very evident during the cruise which has negatively impacted the services ... Read more
Clipper59
Member Since 2010
1 review
29 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The crew members were great.especially Richelle our room steward. Our room was always clean the towel animals were great. Francisco and Garrard in the Monet dinning room were excellent and there sense of humor kept saying us laughing. ... Read more
Ariscitacruising
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
0 forum posts
24 helpful votes
April 16-April 24, 2016- My husband and I were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary and chose this cruise on the itinerary and price. This was our 9th cruise with Carnival and Carnival did not let us down. We enjoyed every moment. ... Read more
linga
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
98 forum posts
20 helpful votes
We had a wonderful cruise aboard the Conquest! We've sailed Carnival, Norwegian, Royal and Princess, mostly with carnival. This was one of our best ever cruises! The staff and service was fantastic. Our Room steward provided ... Read more
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Davzel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The ship itself is great and we had good time! But overall was slightly disappointed, the victory was a much more fun ship with Way NICER PEOPLE! Guest and staff! This cruise had a very bullyish crowd that made it very unwelcoming and ... Read more
TorOntCruiser
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
146 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My wife and I had been balcony cruisers but with the Canadian dollar tanking we elected for an eight day cruise with an interior cabin. From the time we embarked to the moment we stepped off of the ship we were thoroughly impressed ... Read more
LoLa_in_GA
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
508 forum posts
20 helpful votes
We are a couple in our early 50s. Adult children, so we sailed alone. :-) I selected this ship because of the itinerary. We are not new to cruising; this is my 5th (4 on Carnival) and my husband's 4th (3rd on Carnival). ... Read more
bkm30102
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The ship itself was okay. The destinations were fantastic! I choose to this ship based on the itinerary and the dates for my children during Spring Break. It has been 15 years since my last cruise so I was so looking forward to this ... Read more
bocaholody@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I selected this cruise for family that had ever been on a ship before and also because of specific dates. Worst experience ever and I travel a lot. From poor service, to the outdated decor to mold and rust in the bathrooms. Not sure how ... Read more

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carolyndw
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Family of four, two teenage boys. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary -Turks and Caicos, Amber Cove, Half Moon Cay. We love pools and beaches, relaxing at port. Embarkation went smooth. I read lots of complaints before I ... Read more
Beach_gal
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
226 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarkation- Not the most organized. People were standing around everywhere crowding around the roped off area. Once embarkation began, it was very smooth, Ship - Beautiful ship, almost identical to Liberty and Freedom. We enjoyed the ... Read more
rick018
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
I was on the 3/19 Carnival Cruise to the Southern Caribbean. The first 3 days we could occasionally smell a sewer aroma in our room and throughout the ship. Tues night I ate dinner at 6pm (veal), had terrible heartburn by 10pm, and by 1am ... Read more
dhernan81
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
24 forum posts
16 helpful votes
We are a family of four that enjoys cruising, we have sailed on many different ships from RCCL to NCL to Princess and Celebrity but mostly have sailed Carnival. This itinerary was the reason we choose this ship for our springbreak week. ... Read more
looloo12917
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I chose this cruise to celebrate my 30th birthday with 2 of my girlfriends. We had a blast! But, I will warn you, this ship was wild. We didn't realize that it was spring break when we booked this cruise...and man was it spring break! This ... Read more

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pacses
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My husband and I traveled from Singapore to USA for a 2-month long vacation which included road trips and cruises. From Singapore, we flew to Atlanta and took a 7-day road trip south which ended in Fort Lauderdale where we took 2 cruises - ... Read more
Vettebuf
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
2,897 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I just came back from my 24th and BEST Carnival cruise. The ship left from Fort Lauderdale. We went to Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel. The Conquest is definitely a Fun Ship and I made lots of new friends! We loved CJ Jones in the ... Read more
Mr.Blender
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Oh how the mighty have fallen. Utilized the offsite company Park & Fly just outside the port. The shuttle picked us up right at our vehicle and the driver assisted with the luggage. They must use a special entrance since we ... Read more
wbby
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
To start first day at the muster station for everyone on board I told the officers I have a bad knee and that standing in one place on metal floor puts my knee out , after being there for around 20 minutes I told the office that I can't ... Read more
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coopcomgrp@aol.com
Member Since 2009
11 reviews
2 forum posts
30 helpful votes
Just back from an 8 day cruise on the Carnival Conquest. What a disappointment! I’ll start with some not so happy reports. This is the oldest ship in the Conquest Class and was just refurbished in 2012. I heard it was suppose to go ... Read more

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