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506 Carnival Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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Barbiegator
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
1,262 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We booked this cruise as we like Carnival and wanted to see Little Big Town in concert.Wow, what a show they put on. Worth $50 ticket and would love to see them again sometime.I stood in line 1 hour and ahalf before doors opened 45 minutes ... Read more
sideshow015
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
The trip was great, the service was excellent. There were a few items that were brought to my eye. Tables in the on deck aft quarter, always felt sticky to my touch. Crumbs and dried up Ketchup was noted on more than one occasion. (always ... Read more
Matlily
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
575 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
We are in our early 50's we go out a lot at home and also work, so when we cruise we like to relax we cruised with 2 other couple that are our friends at home. We all had booked faster to the fun which was great we were thru embarkation ... Read more
Tampa8
Member Since 2014
1 review
144 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I was between three and four stars (circles lol) We have cruised to the ports on this cruise before but like both of them. In addition wanted to see Jay Leno. Trying to get good tickets in the Ct Casino where he appears at times isn't easy ... Read more
dweber16
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise due to the itineraries and so glad we did. We travelled with 2 of our closest friends for my 50th. 8 days of nothing but FUN!!! The staff was simply amazing and always accommodating! The ports of call where amazing! ... Read more
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Highway911
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We have been Carnival cruisers for years and have enjoyed their cruises. This is the first time we went on the 3-Day Ensenada cruise. The boarding process was great and went quickly, however, I was surprised that you couldn’t carry ... Read more
Redecruise
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Group of friends and relatives. we had a blast on the ship! The service was excellent, the drinks were good. We decided not to do the Cheers program due to being cut off at 15 drinks in 24 hrs (others cancelled theirs). We checked with ... Read more
weluvtwotravel
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
I was very excited to experience all of the new features on the Vista,however, this was not to be. Let's face it. It is big! That being said, I had a blast. And I would do it again. Embarkation was a breeze. Flew in to Miami, checked-in ... Read more
Lizard~N~Grits
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed April 2017
This cruise was taken based upon a group vote of various cruise lines and itineraries. We had a group of 46 on board, embarkation was fairly quick and smooth. Staff was friendly and helpful. We had an interior cabin on deck just below pool ... Read more
mld1950
Member Since 2008
1 review
1,379 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
Date, price and ship. This was my 9th cruise on Carnival but never on the Dream. The ship was great, loved the new choices for lunch and dinner. Just wish the BBq places open more hours. It is only open on sea days from noon till 230. So ... Read more
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TravelingFedora
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
The ship is laid out well. Highly recommend the spa pkg - enjoyed the heated tile beds and steam rooms. Food was very good. We sampled the following food venues: Tandoor, buffet, Pig & Anchor, pizza, Guys Burgers, dining room ... Read more
katiebird19
Member Since 2017
1 review
27 helpful votes
I've now been on 5 cruises, with this Carnival Conquest being the 5th. I have done two with Princess and two with Royal Caribbean, and those will most likely be the two that I stick with. Let me start off this review by saying that in ... Read more
lesro67
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
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
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tribbs1
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
370 forum posts
5 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
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
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
Good-Cruiser
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
2 forum posts
13 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
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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
11 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
soccermom825
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
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
9 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
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