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66 Carnival Gay & Lesbian Cruise Reviews

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toricig
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
Us: First time cruising, middle aged couple. Get ready to stand in a huge line for everything! I expected more luxury and relaxation. As others have mentioned, the ship needs an overhaul, it's outdated and smelly. The decks and pools were ... Read more
Dalewood
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
This was my first cruise since the '70s, so I really did not know what to expect. We were exhausted the first night between flying into Fort Lauderdale, a somewhat tiring boarding process, and our luggage not to our rooms until about 6:00 ... Read more
waynebrk
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
I normally cruise for at least a week and have sailed Carnival only once before. This was 6 years ago on a different ship. First the positives: the length and convenience of the cruise (I live 2 hours from port) turned out to be perfect ... Read more
smcb66
Member Since 2011
1 review
27 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are seasoned travelers, this was my 10th cruise (4th on Carnival) and my partner's 11th cruise (5th on Carnival), and we traveled with my partner's disabled sister. When we booked the cruise, we didn't realize that debarkation day was ... Read more
bushmouse
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my 11th Carnival cruise. My last cruise on the Conquest in Oct of 2013 raised my expectations. I was excited to sail on the Sunshine and experience all of the Funship 2.0 enhancements, the Serenity area, and to experience the ... Read more

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dawalker05
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2014
This my 7th cruise and my first with Carnival Cruise Lines. Over the years I wanted to try Carnival however my travel agent strongly objected and stated that I would hate it. Well, I no longer use that travel agent and had a wonderful ... Read more
lanski
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Upon debarkation, our luggage was handled very poorly. We had bought a $50 bottle of tequila from Puerto Vallarta and had it bubble wrapped and taped and was put in our luggage. We wanted to debark by taking our own ... Read more
JBoudreaux
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My family and I were very pleased with our cruise on the Carnival Valor. I was continuously amazed by the amount of great customer service we received by ship crew members. It made a positive impact on my overall experience when I would ... Read more
MikeGinnyMD
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
I will note that our cruise was an Atlantis cruise (a gay cruise charter) and so I am unable to review certain elements that were provided by Atlantis, rather than Carnival. Embarcation: We paid for the "Faster to the Fun" upgrade and ... Read more
Dougie2
Member Since 2011
1 review
76 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Enjoyed another successful Carnival Cruise, this time on the DREAM. The ocean view cabin was spacious and very nice but I am not used to being on the 2nd DECK and at the very back of the ship! The motors are very loud when entering into or ... Read more

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floridageek
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
Overall a mediocre experience however I will be fair in my review. Boarding the Sensation was a breeze. We carried our own luggage on board and our room was ready immediately which was a nice surprise. Room was a fair size, clean, and met ... Read more
Fltravelman
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We sailed on the August 3 sailing of the Carnival Dream to the Western Caribbean. We parked at an off site parking at Port Canaveral and the process went smoothly. It was Park, Cruise and I would recommend them. They were cheap and ... Read more
cggurl
Member Since 2012
1 review
79 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2013
I must start by stating the positives far outweigh the negatives on Carnival's Conquest. We had a great time!! I haven't cruised before basically because it felt to me in an earlier part in my life that I was too untraditional to ... Read more
Chris711SF
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise ever and we will definitely do it again after a very nice trip on the Glory. We were in a Grand Suite, and the room was one of the two big highlights of the cruise. Although the decor is dated, the room was ... Read more
562medic
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2012
It's not my intent to knock the cruise down by any means, as I did not have an unpleasant time on it, quite to the contrary, notwithstanding the room size which was disappointing. A room the same size and configuration as the Grand Suite ... Read more

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t8te
Member Since 2009
1 review
421 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2012
Okay, so maybe the disappointment wasn't "miraculous" but it was disappointing. I've been on 2 previous Carnival cruises, and this is our first "Grand Suite" (though we did a smaller suite on another ship). That was our first ... Read more
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gtrnr
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was a 7 day Western Caribbean cruise from Port Canaveral to 4 ports - Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, and Costa Maya. For a Carnival ship it was overall a pleasant surprise. Food choices were excellent the entire cruise. For breakfast ... Read more
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Motley Cruise
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is a good bargain for a family or entry-level cruiser. However, do not expect to pay Holiday Inn prices and get a Ritz-Carlton experience. If you know what to expect, you can have a good time. PROS: Good value. Loved the spa ... Read more
kyle3309
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2011
This is my second cruise, both of which have been on Carnival. Not all things were perfect on this cruise, but a lot of fun was had. After seven days at sea and countless activities, I can't begin to detail everything here; however, I ... Read more
Darshan1
Member Since 2009
12 reviews
24 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Magic should, theoretically, provide more fun things to do than a smaller ship because there should be tons more space. Well, no. A lot of that free space is taken up by many more cabins and two more "premium" restaurants for a total ... Read more

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OK Rancher
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
96 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2011
I had been on a number of cruises before but had never traveled with Carnival. I guess I still had their old "party-ship" reputation in my head. Still, wanting a balcony for my other half, I went with Carnival due to price. Any hesitations ... Read more
JennN
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
509 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We cruised for the first time on the Carnival Dream in December 2010 and really enjoyed everything from the ship to the food to the entertainment but not so much the ports. Armed with more knowledge, we decided to book our second cruise, ... Read more
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Lido Ladies 2
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2011
Food: amazing! There's something for everyone. The dinners in the Golden Pearl were fantastic! Our server wasn't the friendliest but not a big deal to us. Everyone in our party ordered something different and we were always pleased. A sure ... Read more
Cruiseman616
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2011
Liked: 1) price 2) ports of call 3) vast majority of crew were very friendly 4) very clean 5) sauna and steam room Disliked 1) embarkation was a long nightmare, three times as long as on previous cruise from NYC 2) "my time dining" ... Read more
RickPie
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
77 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2011
After reading several negative reviews about the Magic, I must say I am stunned and amazed at what people will complain about. I suppose you just can't make everyone happy, no matter how hard you try. We sailed on the Carnival Magic in ... Read more

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