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477 Carnival Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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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
Robsolo
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was the fifth cruise with Carnival for my wife and myself. First time on the Triumph with a total group of ten. The boat itself looks great for its age. You have to understand that the ocean and salt are very unforgiving, so the ... Read more
hanlonm
Member Since 2008
1 review
233 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our first time on Carnival. We enjoyed the ship. I was there for a conference and my wife enjoyed some down time during the day. The suite we were in was very nice. Layout worked well. We only did one shore excursion with the ... Read more
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2much2due
Member Since 2009
1 review
22 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I love the Pride. This was my 5th cruise. However I noticed that some of the perks are no more. Examples are not all cabins get the robes (you can have them upon request) but not every room has them any longer. The complimentary ... Read more
gryall
Member Since 2013
1 review
28 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This is our 10th cruise all with Carnival. We went on the Vista On November 27th and had a great time. The new embarkation process was great after security check we were on the ship in about 15 minutes. The ship has that new feel to it. I ... Read more
Hairychestrunerup
Member Since 2016
1 review
Never been there before and the ship was suppose to be docked for 3 days ,. carnival estascy , cabin was noise from engines , away from couples we were traveling with ,not what we had ask for . Dining was also not what we requested due to ... Read more
Trvlr37
Member Since 2001
13 reviews
2,581 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have sailed Carnival a few times and we wanted to try Splendor for her thermal suite/t-pool. I am happy to say that we completely enjoyed the Thermal Suite in the spa - temperature was probably a little too warm for me, but my ... Read more
jerry2457
Member Since 2010
1 review
143 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I take a cruise around Halloween with a large group of singles via a company that specializes in this type of trip. I had never been to New Orleans and a few tips there: taxi or Uber is fastest but also most expensive so use the airport ... Read more
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kristylee2
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our first Halloween Cruise. I loved being able to dress in costume and not be the only adult. Some of the costumes were questionable but there were a lot of great ones. The ship didn't seem to crowded even with 4000 people. ... Read more
RbrownDtaylor
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our sixth cruise with a Group we cruise with picked this ship. The food was ok, except for the food and service in the point steakhouse it was excellent, guys burgers was great. Monet dining service was slow sometimes took 2 hours ... Read more
klbreezer
Member Since 2011
1 review
47 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. The cruise was a celebration of multiple anniversaries and a graduation; there was a total of 14 in our group. We are experienced cruisers, many of us are gold level VIFP. We were quite ... Read more
Harrie$
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We left Sydney in great spirits and all of us were all looking to a great time together.( We traveled with 7 adults and 1 grand child) We weren't to be disappointed as we got on board, the staff was so friendly and very helpful we felt ... Read more
Steve Lang
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We've been cruising mostly Carnival the last 17 years. I feel we get the most bang for our buck and the treatment we get is awesome. We recently sailed with another couple (from the Czech Republic) on the new Vista through the ... Read more
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Downpayment
Member Since 2013
1 review
102 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We set sail on the Victory! We wanted to celebrate 2 special birthdays. What a great time and the staff helped make it extra special. Our 16 yr old totally enjoyed himself. He enjoyed himself at the teen center (said he was not going ... Read more
Heni Pewhairangi
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed October 2016
We, a group of 22, were all first time cruisers and we absolutely loved it! We didn't know what to expect so we were all a tad nervous. However, Carnival and it's staff made it a trip of a lifetime. Embarkation - if you don't ... Read more
tennmimi
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We went on this cruise with some of my Red Hat Sisters. We with several others are mildly handicapped and included one in a wheelchair all the time. This was the first time we had sailed with the new embarkation where you select your time. ... Read more
davch
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Fun is the Fun Cruise Line. It's been many years since I've sailed on a Carnival Fun Ship. I've cruised a few times on other lines and established a family during the interim. This time I sailed with DW, 10 year old DD, and 1.5 year old ... Read more
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wfibekfjqb
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
The ship is fairly large, there is so much to explore (on your own). The cabins aren't very spacious but are decent. The colors are very outdated. The beds are comfortable. The are many dining options, changing every day, the food is very ... Read more
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R Petersen
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We took the 3-day trip from Long Beach to Ensenada. We had an awesome experience and the entire weekend was just one long party. We got to pre-board for the wedding making it very easy, then a beautiful wedding/reception that was followed ... Read more
phillipmarshall
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Who Cruised : My Fiancee, Myself, My mother, My sister, and 4 friends. Cruise Purpose : Wedding and Honeymoon Cruise Dates : 9/24/2016 - 10/1/2016 Departure Port : Port Canaveral Ship : Carnival Magic The Wedding ... Read more
tammynoahpark@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our 7th Carnival cruise. There has been a group of about 8 couples who have been trying to make this an every 2 year trip. My husband and I have made it a little more often with some or all from the group. We really noticed the ... Read more
FannyT
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise in a line dance group same as we did 7 years ago on Carnival Triumph. However, this Carnival Sunshine Fun ship is a boring one. NO disco, NO private dancing time at sea days..Carnival dancing lessons was short and ... Read more
Sirknight
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
218 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Got a great rate when we booked this cruise.....after the week...it may be a while before we sail Carnival again...just way too many drunks! I enjoy a cocktail or 3, but when people get on board and spend the entire week drunk, it's just ... Read more
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