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475 Carnival Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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Phantazma1988
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I had a wonderful time on this ship, the whole crew was very friendly including Housekeeping. There was no dissatisfaction for me the whole cruise. I love Karaoke and the two people who hosted it were two women named Kelsey & Maggie, ... Read more
Jamazay89
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
I went on this cruise with my best friend. It was my first time "cruising". The embarkation and disembarkation were disasters. It was very unorganized. There should of been staff or signs on each floor level giving directions or ... Read more
jidibrai
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
49 forum posts
This ship needs a major overhaul! The theme is so outdated and the decor bordered on tacky. Clashing carpets, walls, colors and decorations and the ceilings were really low. I tried the adult hot tub near the rear of the ship and was ... Read more
e.p.
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
280 forum posts
This was a GFWC Woman's Club (all of Florida) fundraiser for Hacienda Girls Ranch. Florida Fabulous Flamingo Flock... People would say oh, you're with that ladies group. Yep, that's was us, all 90+++ & a few husbands (10)... I ... Read more
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Ratdoggie
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
129 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our second "cousins cruise" on Carnival. This time there were 6 of us ladies, ages 49-65 with two cruise newbies. Since the Miracle was just returning from Hawaii, this was a 6 day cruise on the Mexican Riviera. After ... Read more
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Rowdy Retiree
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The Northern Lights dining area service was not up to our normal expectations. Staff seemed overwhelmed at times and getting seating for a large group was near impossible. We waited hours that is correct more than an hour for a table ... Read more
thisisnotright
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
While this cruise/ship is not the most elegant, it certainly is a lot of value. Our cabin was quite adequate (an inside cabin) as we spend very little time in it. The food was quite good, especially in the dining ... Read more
DARRIAM12
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I almost a yearly cruiser along with at least 10 other friends/family for the last 6 years, but been cruising since 1996! This year we chose VISTA , because she was a new ship and we enjoy traveling with Carnival Cruises, and have most ... Read more
dilpuri
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We were a group of 20 family members. Joined group from canada, california and india. Very economical package with maximum fun with complete family. Would love to go on cruise every year, may be different locations. Whole show is well ... Read more
DiamondBill102
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
591 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Was excited to be trying a new ship. Embarkment out of Miami was great. Quick and efficient. Wasn't sure how I would like the new system with them leaving your sign and sail card in your mailbox but it seemed to work well. First thing ... Read more
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peanuthouse2017
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Cruised with friends. Entertainment on ship was GREAT. Particularly nightly presentations. Cast was exceptional. Piano Bar great and comedians. Dining was mediocre.Cabin was great. Dated and needs up dated carpet and curtains replaced, ... Read more
jodygirl73
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
My husband and I have been on five cruises together and each have been on a few before we met. Our last three cruises were all on Royal Caribbean ships with the last two being on the Oasis and Allure. Though we love the Royal Caribbean ... Read more
Pat.D
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
74 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
First lets start with the port of Miami staggered embarcation. I was scheduled between 11:30-12:00. I showed up at the port at 11:45, stood in line for 15 minutes outside and was inside the terminal for another 10 minutes before I made ... Read more
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charchars5245
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
My family and I decided to go on a Carnival cruise for my grandfathers' birthday since none of us had ever been on a cruise before and it sounded like something the kids would enjoy as much as the adults. And I've got to say... I am very ... Read more
alelexxis
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
$189 Per Person Special Offer with Free Room Upgrade & $50 On Board Credit. Room E101 is PERFECT close to everything Prefer Anytime Dinning which is 1 Floor Above Stateroom E101 Cheers Program $240 Per Person, Start Drinking ... Read more
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arollins9
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Overall, we had a great time on this cruise. The group was 4 adults in our late 20s. For two, it was their first cruise and I thought this ship was a good introduction to cruising Cabin: We stayed in a grand suite and it was plenty of ... Read more
momconch
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We had a group of 25 family members. Ranging in age from 6 to 66. The majority being teens and young adults. Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly. We were all very happy with that. The ship itself was in nice condition ... Read more
rosiefraz
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the dates and ports to visit. We always try to visit at least 1 new port every time we cruise. We had a group of 7 this time, most of us in our 50's, one 75 and 1 was 19 (our son). We had a blast and were ... Read more
mbennett
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We booked this cruise as the most affordable option over the Holidays. Having sailed Disney and RC previously, was not sure what to expect with Carnival. We ended up having a fantastic time and will definitely sail Carnival again. Ship and ... Read more
Abter1
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
9 member family & neighbors had a good time, but not because of ship and crew. I was surprised how much the food was obviously rationed. Lido buffet only open for short periods of time, and often out of basic food. Sandwich and ... Read more
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zippywilliam
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
42 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I chose this cruise mostly because it fit into my very short Christmas break this year. I am a teacher and I have a 14 year old who is also in school. We also have never been to Belize so we pick this cruise. This is my 5th Carnival ... Read more
paba2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This cruise started on Sunday, December 18 and ended on Monday, December 26. Flew to San Juan from Orlando, FL and picked up by Carnival provided service. We (wife and I) were "faster to the fun" members, so getting on board ... Read more
misterkevin
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
39 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My second time this year on the Vista, we chose this itinerary as our first Christmas cruise and opportunity to enjoy the Havana area. Our ports included St. Maarten, San Juan, and Grand Turk. I was so amazed that so many of the crew ... Read more
smile from the North
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had grandparents and a teenager and a 3 years old. Everyone had a good time. Both Joko and Aminade provided good room service. when I called (cabin 6364), Joko will answer it right away and provide help immediately. My mom (cabin ... Read more
cahicks37
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was a ladies trip and my first time taking a cruise. I had a great time. We had a balcony room and I spent most of my mornings and late evening sitting there. It was very peaceful, especially whenever I wanted to find a quiet place to ... Read more
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