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543 Carnival Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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mattsharley2000
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
22 forum posts
18 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of its port calls, and previous experiences with Carnival. The ship is fantastic, well designed and build. We live overseas so we had a bit of culture shock being around so many fellow Americans again. Loud, ... Read more
mattsharley2000
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
22 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of its port calls, and previous experiences with Carnival. The ship is fantastic, well designed and build. We live overseas so we had a bit of culture shock being around so many fellow Americans again. Loud, ... Read more
Lv2bmovin
Member Since 2014
1 review
16 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I think there were too many glitches to rate this any higher. We did expect the ship to have issues since it was the maiden voyage,,, however some were unexcusable. We had hot water only the first two days, and it was very hard to get ... Read more
mr meldrew
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
47 helpful votes
embarkation was a chaotic; late sailing need 3 tugs to get out of the port. Needed arms like Popeyes to open cabin and balcony doors. Balcony door has to be shut at all times or alarm sounds. Cruise with the balcony door open is a ... Read more
rexdillinger
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
15 forum posts
72 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Mid-cruise report from the Carnival Vista. We have now been cruising this new ship for 7 days and I thought I would give you my observations about the ship up to this point. Things I like…Great water park and slides. This ... Read more

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wdlanglois
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
24 forum posts
31 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I booked this inaugural sailing of the Carnival Vista in December 2015. Used Carnival to book the airfare which ended up being very cost effective. They also allowed me to fly in to Venice Italy two days in advance and also allowed for ... Read more
gail shoults
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Find another boat, any other. Been on about 7 other cruises, this is the worst for the following reasons. : The mattresses are less comfortable than army cots : The spa amenities are the poorest I have seen on any ... Read more
thunderfrompa
Member Since 2012
1 review
111 forum posts
0 helpful votes
san juan grab your drinks suntan lotions, oh they do not have the goodie box in the bathrooms anymore ! cvs right down street after you check in! saint Thomas day 1 beaches or shopping Barbados we booked cool runnings catamatran swim ... Read more
eatranman
Member Since 2013
1 review
127 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
First lets preface this review with: This is only our second cruise and the first was to Alaska on Princess. The port and boarding: The port was well set up as we were able to be drop right at the Carnival desk. We used First to the Fun ... Read more
CowtownCruiserUSA
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The wife finally talked me into taking a cruise and I'm glad she did. I insisted on a balcony room and she was glad I did. The ship is very nice and there is plenty to do and see, but I spent most of my time aboard in the casino. Most of ... Read more

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trgraham12
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
My father-in-law (83) and I (61) took our second "old fart" cruise to the Western Carib in early November 2014. We flew into Miami the day before and wandered around S Beach the evening before. The beach was having a 24 hour fashion show ... Read more
misterkevin
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
33 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
I was skeptical to take another cruise out of Galveston with Carnival. My last cruise on the Ecstasy was five nights with stops in Progreso and Cozumel in June of 2008. On that cruise, I had an obstructed ocean view and felt like a ... Read more
cincinnati_born
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
25 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We recently sailed on the Carnival Valor...and had very high expectations since we love to snorkel and this cruise was very port intensive. The ship is showing its age....a rehab is really necessary. Not that there was anything wrong with ... Read more
dcikon2
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
744 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Carnival Freedom Pros • Guys’ Burger and the Blue Iguana Café – great additions • Friendly staff • Spacious balcony cabin • Ice cream machines are open 24 hours • Serenity Deck for adults ... Read more
cap18
Member Since 2013
1 review
21 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
We booked this cruise for our honeymoon. Everything was wonderful. This was one of the last Mediterranean cruises for the Sunshine before it relocated to the Caribbean. Our favorite on-board activities: 88 Piano Bar The steakhouse was ... Read more
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Leepam
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
23 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Prior to departure I was a bit disheartened to read all the unfavorable reviews the Sunshine had received since its launch earlier in the year. My expectations were not high when we flew to Barcelona. I was excited about the itinerary not ... Read more
monkey bars
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Without re-writing most of the other reviews of this ship and itinerary I will restate the highlights and low points of this cruise. Highlights: every single port. Low points: the ship - air conditioning issues, room service over an hour ... Read more
jfemme
Member Since 2012
1 review
68 forum posts
0 helpful votes
SHIP: Everything looks new and clean. With the exception of the vents and cabins (more on that later) SERVICE: Guest services desk was fantastic, we went there a couple of times and they were nice and efficient. Room steward was top ... Read more
satex
Member Since 2008
1 review
3,167 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
Pro's: This itinerary was amazing with 10 ports in the first 12 days. The staff was some of the best I have had in 37 Carnival cruises. The decor is bright and much more appealing them most other ships. The new Lido deck layout with the ... Read more
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jlmilne
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
our party of eight had all cruised before but each one of us would not pick carnival again. The sunshine just didnt have that wow factor, its motto seemed to be "get them on, get them spending, and get them off again." Some things we liked ... Read more

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SummitGuilford
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
My husband and I just finished the 12 day Mediterranean cruise on the Carnival Sunshine...( sailing sate was 10-21). All in all, we had a wonderful time. As usual the staff and crew were absolutely wonderful. The ports are simply amazing!! ... Read more
heymilton
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have sailed Carnival over 13 times. I am 47 years old and have 5 kids that are platinum on Carnival as well. I am very easy going, and not to picky, My wife and I left the kids at home on this one and tried out the Sunshine. Mainly it ... Read more
gristy1962
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Let me start by saying I usually take negative reviews with pinch of salt. We are pretty easy going people. But we were very disappointed with Carnival. Don't get me wrong, we had a great holiday but this was in spite of Carnival not ... Read more
ellericho
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Chose this cruise mainly for the ports and a good experience with Carnival Spirit last year as well as good value. After refurbishment Sunshine didn't get off to a good start with early cruises not getting the best feedback so had major ... Read more
Eggberts
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
For those booked on the Carnival Sunshine when it arrives in the Caribbean you are in for a treat! We recently returned from the 9 night Western Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona to Venice, calling at Marseille, Livorno, Civitavecchia, ... Read more

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