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4,996 Carnival Miami Cruise Reviews
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momconch
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
We had a group of 25 family members. Ranging in age from 6 to 66. The majority being teens and young adults. Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly. We were all very happy with that. The ship itself was in nice condition ... Read more
Cork-dork
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
65 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My family (DW, DD, father, and stepmother) booked adjoining interior cabins on the Sensation for a 5 night cruise to Half Moon Cay, Freeport, and Nassau. DD is a first-time cruiser (she's 4. We'll forgive her), while DW and I have been on ... Read more
pgcally
Member Since 2017
1 review
We booked this cruise in Jan 16 so had been looking forward to it all year. Embarkation was ok, we had to wait about an hour but once we got going we were on quite quickly. Our sail and sign cards were waiting in our postbox outside our ... Read more
middlesoundmom
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
We have been on many Carnival Cruises and love their boats and service. That being said this is the worst cruise we had ever been on. It was like they cut down on everything to save money. The AC on the boat hardly worked especially in our ... Read more
Skiing82
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We cruised on the Vista with my parents (70 yrs) and two little kids (3 and 5). We had an overall great time on this beautiful new ship. We've sailed before kids on Princess and RCCL, and this ship by far had the best food. We stayed in ... Read more
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switcath
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
The whole trip was amazing. Our room steward was great, the staff was friendly, knowledgeable and kind. Our wait staff (anytime dining) Ariel and team were GREAT!! they were wonderful with my 10 and 7 year old girls. We have one ... Read more
fsunoles20
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed three weeks ago
I have to admit at first I was not ecstatic about going on Carnival. But when it came time to book a New Year's cruise for my wife and 2 kids the itinerary and price where hard to pass up so we figured why not. I must say I was ... Read more
Jlaricos
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
Been on 3 previous cruises because my girlfriend and I like the amount of travel to cost. Over crowded boat, so get ready for lines everywhere. Staff is not trained in service or etiquette except for a few (Alchemy Bar). Food is ... Read more
dritter27
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
First of all, we love carnival. We are platinum. I have about 35 cruises with them and am loyal.. but this boat was hot! I was sweating like crazy everywhere and our cabin was even hotter. I did not have them come to check it out, my ... Read more
appaloosaflo
Member Since 2017
1 review
This cruise was perfect! The weather was sunny all the time, smooth sailing! The food in buffet was always good, we had chosen eat when you want in the evening. It was terrific! The shows were way beyond what I thought they would ... Read more
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Larrynlinda
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My wife & I. Are diamond carnival cruisers (47) & took our son , daughter in law , & grandson for a New Years cruise. We paid more than average for the newest ship & got less. Less service for one ....the dinning room ... Read more
lglory
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
I have cruised before with Carnival and other cruise lines. Cons: - I feel our before cruises have been better than this because dining. They don't offer much variety of meats and salads at main dining every night. - We never had ... Read more
ekellyf
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Our flight was delayed getting in to Miami and we called Carnival to notify them. As a result, they were ready for us when we arrived which was a relief! It was a 40th anniversary trip that left on Dec. 26. We visited four ports ... Read more
ablood
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise as a getaway between Christmas and New Years. We have cruised on Carnival, almost all ships, Celebrity, Royal C, many times, Disney and Costa. I agree with a previous review, I need to defend the Victory. Carnival ... Read more
jmtzen
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We sailed from December 26th to January 3rd, 2017. The route was Turk Caicos, La Romana, Aruba and Curazao. This was fine. But: 1- Poor meal variety 2- No a great quality of shows 3- The new year's eve was boring. The music ... Read more
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64redhorse
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was the first cruise I had ever been on. Let me start by telling you I had to pay double because I was a single cruiser, so I paid $1800.00, I had room #6221 on Level 6. The room was adequate with a balcony, however, I was only ... Read more
Abter1
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
9 member family & neighbors had a good time, but not because of ship and crew. I was surprised how much the food was obviously rationed. Lido buffet only open for short periods of time, and often out of basic food. Sandwich and ... Read more
TXRN1966
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
The boat is huge and makes it difficult to get around. The layout is confusing, even after using the Carnival HUB. We had difficulties with customer service. My husband had 8 trips to their counter and still they did not get the charges ... Read more
Beautiful_Star80
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Let me start off by saying this is my first time (and probably last time) on a Carnival boat. I felt like a sardine; everywhere you turn there was a line for this, a line for that. Random hours for things that weren't posted clearly; ... Read more
sunshinesmilin
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
My best friend's family was cruising and they had an extra bed available, so I figured I had to fill it and check out the Carnival experience! I've cruised with Royal Carribbean, Norwegian, and Holland America, but this was my first ... Read more
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aotten01
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I've been on 3 different cruise lines and 9 cruises - we have learned that the newer ships offer the best in new entertainment and cleanliness - so we opted for the Vista. The Carnival Valor had been our favorite followed closely by RC's ... Read more
cnowak1964
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Embarkation/Disembarkation both were a breeze. We arrived and since we had booked a suite, had priority. Our cabin was ready by 12;30 as promised. Predrag our Cabin attendant was spectacular. He met us as we entered our cabin, and ... Read more
jayinstyle
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Listening to cruise director and comedy club manger was like the movie Ground Hog Day. Both repeat, repeat, repeat , etc to the point of annoyance. I also don' feel the "fun staff" who lead the activities was diverse enough ... Read more
dmarie13
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We just wanted a 3 night cruise over Christmas, as we are snowbirds in FL anyway. This is our 3rd time on Victory in the last 4 years, not on purpose, BTW. We always get a balcony room, so we can enjoy peace and quiet. We really enjoyed ... Read more
MomofKipper1956
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose the ship solely based on dates, length, itinerary, departure port. This ship was our only choice, we have friends who have sailed on Carnival (as had I in 1991) so off we went. In fairness, before my comments below, fellow ... Read more
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