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490 Carnival Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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lesro67
Member Since 2017
1 review
I sailed on the 3/9/17 cruise to Nassau. It was a 3 day cruise that left from Port Canaveral. I am 25f and went with a group of 7 other women for my best friend's bachelorette party. Almost all of us have been on multiple Carnival ... Read more
ScubaSu
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Chose this cruise because of where it was going and the ports of call, the dates and where is was sailing out of. The ship was recently redone so I figured it can't be too beaten up or worn out. I was disappointed with how hard it was to ... Read more
mallory1522
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was my second cruise with carnival. The kids club was fantastic and we loved each individual that was within the kids club. Our cruise started off with what was suppose to be a stop in Key West, but due to winds we could not stop. ... Read more
tribbs1
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
365 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I have sailed Carnival in the pas (Valor, Conquest, Freedom), but have graduated to a more premium line now that I do not cruise with small children. But, when the Carnival Live announcement came out and I saw Tim McGraw was going to do a ... Read more
69cruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first cruise and we chose Carnival because of the price and that it covered our birthdays. Our trip started well with the shuttle from the airport it was easy to use,( they found us) quick and our luggage was well taken care ... Read more
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Good-Cruiser
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
My family and I sailed on the Carnival Liberty out of Port Canaveral and returned this morning so I thought I'd write a review before the details become too fuzzy-wuzzy and, yes, he was a bald bear. Anyway, we started out arriving at ... Read more
Mrsh81980
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
This was my 10th cruise, third time with Carnival; cruised with RCCL over 10 years ago. Traveling with high school classmates! Explored port city before and after cruise, Miami. Embarkation went smoothly. Debarkation in Miami was slow ... Read more
mscruisegirl
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Went with friend group & had a great time~! Service - OUTSTANDING! Scarlett Main dining Room - It was like the "old" days of cruising when your server remembered your name and your drink preference. With all of the ... Read more
BB Huey
Member Since 2015
1 review
30 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have been on 1/2 of Carnival's fleet, from Paradise to Breeze, all shapes and sizes. This ship is awkward. The option to retract the roof ruins the 11th floor view. You can't see the Lido pool area due to the drive mechanism. Random ... Read more
Mizgoldie
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I had the hub app and within 8 seconds of it turning too "zero" we were headed up the escalators, getting photos done and walking the gangway to the ship! Very accurate I'd say! Pinch me was my favourite line for 3 days, I ... Read more
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soccermom825
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
Curacao and Aruba were the selling points of choosing this cruise. 3 adult couples embarked effortlessly. We only had to wait about an hour and a half arriving way before boarding began due to flight schedule. Crew was friendly and cabin ... Read more
Phantazma1988
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
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
7 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
1 helpful vote
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
4 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
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
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
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
Cherokeewriter
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed January 2017
We went on a scrapbooking themed cruise on the Fantasy, leaving from Mobile. The ship was delayed coming in 27 hours due to weather and we left 27 hours late. We were promised a full day of cruising refund but we found out the hard way ... 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
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dilpuri
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 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
7 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
peanuthouse2017
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
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
10 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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