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373 Carnival Group and Theme Cruise Reviews

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jhoecannon
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We had a great time... the staff was all very friendly... and, the food was great! Our dinner staff headed by Danilo and his team was super. And our breakfast every day at Imagination was excellent and one of the best breakfast we ever ... Read more
Suzie2672
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is the second Carival cruise to Hawaii with the twelve day itinerary. My first experience aboard the Spirit was an magical adventure. Unfortunately, I didn't get the same experience as last time. This voyage lacked a variety of ... Read more
CruiseCM1
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We were 1st time cruisers and didn't know what to expect. We had a blast! Mat the cruise director was a lot of fun (and Canadian too) while Floyd one of our waiters at dinner was so welcoming we couldn't wait to see him and share our day's ... Read more
emjayde123
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
34 helpful votes
I thought I'd take the time to write a decent review of the carnival cruise (spirit) liner considering I struggled so hard to find one before our trip. All communication with carnival was efficient prior to our trip and we were well ... Read more
sbarn013
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Ship Pros: Having been on an older, non-refurbished Carnival ship (Victory, in 2011), I was happy to see that the Breeze had a new, less tacky design. Different areas of the ship had fun and appropriate theming, such as the Piano Bar, ... Read more

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apollobeach
Member Since 2009
11 reviews
1,256 forum post
16 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Just returned from a 4-night sailing on The Paradise. Wondered throughout the trip why so many do not like this ship. Embarkation was totally without any problems. Once on board the ship impressed time-and-again as to the cleanliness; ... Read more
aschippang
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
97 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was actually two cruises back to back. The first being 11 days from New Orleans to San Juan and the second being 10 days from San Juan to Jacksonville, Fl. Upon reaching Jacksonville, we have now sailed 15 times with Carnival. We ... Read more
marksully6@bigpond.com.au
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Room service A1 (faultless), Food A1 the variety is exceptional Breakfast, Lunch & Diner ( pizza is 24 hr), Service on Board A1 Faultless :-), Entertainment Brilliant Although they could use more Australian music Acts, Staff on board ... Read more
lidomiddeck
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Embarkation was excellent, on board within 30 minutes of arrival. The room was in excellent shape and to our surprise we had a refrigerator in the room, all of the comments suggested this was not the case on the sunshine so we brought ... Read more
wsm614
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was our first time sailing on Carnival and we loved it! We had heard negative reviews but we were pleasantly surprised. The crew was friendly and helpful. We had no issues arriving or leaving the ship. Our cabin was clean and ... Read more

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DarlingD
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
We had a group of 11 on the March 7th cruise on Carnival Triumph with a total of 5 rooms, two on deck 2 and three on deck 6. We were stopped on day one to ask if we needed anything and to see if we wanted turn down services, etc. We ... Read more
Dusk2DawnLA
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
24 helpful votes
This was my first Carnival cruise but I have been on six (6) other cruises. I have never had the experience on any other cruise before. My friends and I decided we wanted to go on a cruise. All together there were eight of us; four of ... Read more
Yank&Brit
Member Since 2011
1 review
9 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I would first like to say that I was excited and curious because of all the negative reviews of the Sunshine. We chose her specifically for the itinerary since our party of four had a combined wish to see Aruba and Grand Turk and for the ... Read more
GrammaPatti
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
2 forum posts
13 helpful votes
What a wonderful 7 days we had on board the Carnival Splendor. Six female friends all celebrating our 70th birthday so right there you know that we would have a great time. But to be specific, here are the highlights: 1. Kevin the ... Read more
dp9672002
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Upon boarding the ship, it took over 6 hours to receive our luggage only to find that every item had been removed in their search for alcohol (2 of our bags had been checked by TSA). No respect for personal property or an effort to keep ... Read more

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CUJO5150
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
642 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We like cruising out of San Juan. It's real easy to get on the ship and the Old Town section is right across the street from the pier if you want to check out San Juan after dropping off the luggage. If you have priority boarding ... Read more
Misfitg
Member Since 2010
1 review
9 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We live in Dallas, so we drove down Friday and stayed at the Super 8 in La Marque for the night. Old but clean. Saturday morning we drove to an off site enclosed parking lot that shuttles to the pier. Sorry, I can't remember the name even ... Read more
shehackva
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Maybe we are spoiled with Disney cruises--the good food, CLEAN ship, great entertainment. A group of us adults (ranging in age from 40's-70's)took this cruise as a test drive for some of our family members who haven't cruised. If you are ... Read more
XanaXand
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
63 helpful votes
We have cruised 20 times since my wife and I got together. She has been on even more than that. This was our 7th Carnival cruise, but I guarantee you it will be our last. We were so excited about this boat. It was recently refurbished ... Read more
micmcelroy18
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Im so used to royal Caribbean and i saw so many negative reviews for carnival breeze. So i was scared to even try, but the price was right so i went ahead and booked it. It was me, my fiance and my son who is 8 years old. This cruise was ... Read more

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msgvas61
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
If you are a slow patient person then this ship is for you. Breakfast at 7AM, really I'm up at six and waiting. Not enough loungers, because there is no room for anymore. On day 2 I could not find a chair to sit on. People would get the ... Read more
cruisingisforme
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
322 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
It has been 30 years since I last sailed Carnival but I wouldn't leave it that long again. We really enjoyed ourselves. There were all ages on this ship. Young and old. We had a balcony cabin. Room was good and the bed comfy. Shower was ... Read more
Robrod2
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Generally I do not write reviews that comment about the short comings on a trip but this one can not go without comment. Embarkation: The cruise got started with several problems. First problems was the sign-in that was done in the ... Read more
BJzink
Member Since 2000
7 reviews
241 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We had not sailed on Carnival for about 6 years, and had left from the port in San Diego. Now they embark all their west coast departures (except Alaska) from Long Beach. The embarkation procedure was really terrible. The registration ... Read more
Cwilson045
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
So we booked this cruise because a group of friends out of Charleston invited us to go on a cruise vacation with them. It has been years since we sailed with Carnival because we primarily sail Royal Caribbean. In fact, we just completed a ... Read more

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