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57 Carnival Honolulu Cruise Reviews
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STBD mess
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
We chose this cruise for the embarkation port Honolulu and the ports we visited. The ship was repositioning and the time of year was perfect. It was very smooth sailing and the weather was very warm. We have never cruised Carnival Cruise ... Read more
Bisho
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We joined our immediate family on this trip as being in our 60s we thought it would be better for ourselves. First problem was it took 45minutes at the boarding office as the inefficent woman doing this deleted all our details. Five ... Read more
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suesheepsbum
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This is my 33rd cruise - first and last with Carnival. Husband, self and adult daughter chose this to have a peaceful, relaxing trip back to Sydney, rather than flying, which I loathe. Upon boarding the ship and looking around, my ... Read more
mrnmrsbunny
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted to go to Hawaii and cruise back home. Also that we could spend Australian Dollars on the ship. The crew were fabulous, always friendly. Food was good. Entertainment good. The crossing was mostly ... Read more
Foxflower50
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose Carnival Legend because it was a re-positioning cruise. We flew to Honolulu & visited Honolulu, Maui, Hilo, & Kauai, each for one day. The Legend then sailed to Vancouver Canada to start the summer Alaska cruise. It was ... Read more
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beans1946
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
The ship was very clean and well maintained with the exception of some leaky plumbing on deck five port-side. We chose the last balcony cabin because, it was the only stateroom available. We booked this cruise because of the turmoil in ... Read more
Born2birdie
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We flew to Honolulu from Seattle to cruise on the Carnival Legend.. The cruise was 11 days and the first 2 days we were to be docked in Honolulu. The itinerary showed the ship being there at 8:00 am on the first day. We were under the ... Read more
ruecatt
Member Since 2007
1 review
324 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I am giving this cruise a two star rating for two main reasons. One the food on board was bad. Normally when I cruise after having a meal in the main dining room I end the meal thinking wow, that was a great meal, I can't wait to see ... Read more
Suzie2672
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
2 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
Kruiser52
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed September 2015
We chose this cruise as we felt it would be a relaxing yet fun way to complete our two week holiday in Hawaii and we asked friends who had only cruised once before to join us. We have cruised 10+ times before and most of those cruises have ... Read more
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anzaccruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed September 2015
I chose this cruise because it was a great way of returning from Hawaii after exploring the "Big Island". Embarkation was swift with no hassles and we found our suite quite liveable. I had purchased a large suite (4273) as I ... Read more
KathDaz
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Embarkation was quick and well organised, loved our cabin with balcony on deck 8 just had to step outside and go up to deck 9 to the pool area, bar and spa, or jump in the lift to go down to the coffee shop on deck 2 for my morning cuppa. ... Read more
steveO53
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
A 19 day cruise ..a long time to be on a cruise ......the ship and staff and food was as god as the other cruises I have been on . ( p+o royal carribean ) . But most of the activities and entertainment was so so, if you like trivia ... Read more
Paulinewhite375
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
Fantastic cruise around the hawaiin Islands followed by 5 days at sea ending in Vancouver. Read previous reviews about carnival legend and agree with the comments about the decor being a bit over the top but on the whole an excellent ... Read more
deentonyo
Member Since 2013
1 review
100 forum posts
1 helpful vote
So Let me begin with a quick overview of ourselve. We do try to cruise once a year and have never been to Alaska or Hawai'i. Last year we did the Caribbean as well as Europe and that has been our geatest vacation thus far. I do hope this ... Read more
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Cookie125
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My husband and I took the 11 day, May 7th repositioning cruise around the Hawaiian Islands and then on to Vancouver. This was our 3rd cruise with Carnival and were excited that we had made the gold level. Our prior Carnival cruises were ... Read more
ss3437
Member Since 2001
1 review
36 forum posts
Sailed May 2015
We sailed with Carnival a number of times. Unfortunately the food quality and amenities deteriorated each time. Service are suffering too because the staff are overworked. This might be the last time we will set foot on a Carnival ship. ... Read more
flgranny
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
107 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
Let me start by saying that I have always been a Carnival fan, and started sailing on their ships 24 years ago. We have sailed on other cruise lines, and always end up coming back to Carnival. That being said, we are now seriously ... Read more
Dalzell
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
15 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
This was our third cruise sailing previously with Princess and MSC. We are an older couple and were a little bit worried about Carnival because of the large numbers of children that had been reported by previous cruisers, we were very ... Read more
Jimlo
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 forum post
Sailed October 2012
The Carnival Spirit embarked on a once in a lifetime cruise in the fall of 2012 so that the ship could become a permanent member of Carnival Australia's fleet. The cruise started in Alaska and ultimately ended in Sydney. A number of ... Read more
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Sailaway John
Member Since 2008
1 review
852 forum posts
First I will break the cruise down to two sections: GOOD and NOT SO GOOD (BAD) GOOD: Our cabin was great (7246 on Verandah Deck). It seemed to be roomier than the last Princess cruise we did and we also had an extended balcony. This ... Read more
PJOZ
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
163 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We cruised from Honolulu to Sydney via Tahiti. We have cruised before with RCCL and HAL and I have always wanted to do this itinerary. Three girls I worked with were keen so we all booked it along with our families. In all we were a group ... Read more
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swaters
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed September 2012
We've sailed on Princess, Rhapsody and some P&O cruises so I'm comparing the ship to them. Overall I wouldn't sail with Carnival again as they don't compete. We had 3 kids 16, 13,11. There always some good points and bad so I will explain ... Read more
weed1327
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
97 forum posts
I had never cruised with Carnival America before. It took quite a long time to board this ship, lots of elderly passengers having to wait in long lines to board the ship. I'm not used to having to give up my passport to a cruise company ... Read more
critie
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
8 forum posts
Sailed September 2012
Boarding in Honolulu was chaos,the staff did not seem to have any experience,luggage did not arrive at cabin till 1 hour after sailing [even though we were at the port 5 hours before sailing].The cruise director [Stu],had the personality ... Read more
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