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4,709 Carnival Miami Cruise Reviews

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poflcruzr
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
14 forum posts
Since we were on the Conquest before, we felt like we knew this ship since it's the same class. Had a balcony cabin, 8323, and to us, it was a perfect location. Close to everything. Just 3 decks down, you are right at the coffee bar - ... Read more
Kaybee517
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We won a "free" cruise trip through a raffle and booked our first cruise with Carnival Fantasy to the Bahamas. Our trip set sail Friday and returned monday. Overall we had a good experience as first time cruisers. No sea ... Read more
KingKai
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Ship- they allowed ppl to board ship at 12:30 pm...rooms not available until 1:30 pm, all machines were down and not operating, food was just getting ready and no organization what so ever. They, staff, appeared to be very unprepared for ... Read more
murrayjohnd
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Cons 1 Window sill crack and missing bolts holding window in. There was paint on the outside of the window. 2 Bathroom sink crack. Surprised it held water. 3 Stateroom A/C no thermostat only option was on (When it worked). 4 ... Read more
cortcase
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
21 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Hi there! Thanks for reading my review. Brevity is not my strong suit, so if you just want the bottom line, here it is: This ship is showing its age, but the service, entertainment and food (mostly) make up for it. If you like lots of ... Read more

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ferrcad
Member Since 2009
1 review
10 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We picked the cruise based on the travel location... Once on the ship you could see that it was a little run down in places even though it had been through a refresh three years earlier. Would not recommend this ship to anyone for a ... Read more
dansteeler
Member Since 2011
1 review
20 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Where to begin? This is our 6th cruise with Carnival and I've always been happy....not this time! Our last cruise with them was 5 years ago so maybe it's just the way things are now with Carnival or maybe it was just this ship, who ... Read more
Harlene79
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The best of this cruise is the housekeeping service.the ship is old and no entertaiment options.the food is like a chinesse buffet and the pool very very small For many persons.I didnt like it. I dont recomend this cruise .I felt so ... Read more
SMSACE6
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
5,966 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I cruised solo, which is the norm for me now, and overall it was a good cruise with some hiccups, that affected my experience. Due to painful back and hip issues, I now mostly stay on board the ship during port days, so there will be no ... Read more
dshinall
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was our 14th cruise and Splendor was AWESOME. What a great ship. Those who are complaining must be hard to please. Service was amazing!!! Food was very good, like always. The shows were great and the ship is extremely clean. We ... Read more

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lori_leanne2000@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I had an 8C balcony Cabin (7396) alone for this cruise, but I was not on the ship alone. I was traveling with my sister and her family. First, I'd like to comment on Embarkation. We flew into Miami on the morning of the cruise. We ... Read more
Shawkes16
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Our first family cruise was roughly 10 years ago on the Fantasy. We had a great time on that trip. The kids were younger as was the ship. Fast forward 10 years with young adults, the ship is older, no upgrades, clean, but nothing new. The ... Read more
rinaalston@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Picked this Cruise based on the price and the ports smaller ship than what I'm used. Night Time Entertainment was only good because we had two comedians on the ship every night and they made it worthwhile the evening dining room food was ... Read more
PaulaFloyd
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I loved this ship, I thought she was clean and spacious. After you get used to the decor, the ship is very beautiful. The food (except the buffet) was great. I love to et breakfast and dinner in the main dining rooms. The servers were ... Read more
kristant1
Member Since 2011
1 review
90 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Couldn't get a drink server in the casino. I chased them down, told them where I was sitting, and they still didn't come my way. Lines too long to get into the late shows for the comedians, had to make due with the earlier PG shows. ... Read more

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nycruise1
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
45 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
It always amazes me how people are able to write such detailed reviews, but I can provide general thoughts and impressions. This was my 14th cruise and 10th on Carnival so I have some basis for comparison. First, this ship even though ... Read more
ambitiousgirl
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
My Family and I decided to have a family cruise this year for our annual family vacation. Would I ever participate in a Carnival Cruise again? NO!. Was it worth the money we spent? Yes! First of all, the food that they serve during ... Read more
Vwilkin122
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I was traveling with a friend whose group was celebrating a family reunion so I had no choice in the cruise line. The service on the ship was very good. The food lines could have been a bit shorter but not unbearable. The food in the ... Read more
MisterTee
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
We planned this cruise as a family reunion of sorts for my wife's side of the family and ended up having 21 of us ranging in age from 68 to 4! There were cousins that hadn't seen each other in 30-40 years, except thru Facebook. It was ... Read more
greenenvy
Member Since 2008
1 review
41 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was my 3rd Carnival Cruise and first on the Carnival Glory. I went on the cruise with family members but stayed alone in the cabin. Miami: Stayed the evening before embarkation at the Hampton Inn Brickell. Checked in online and ... Read more

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pistachio
Member Since 2006
1 review
519 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this cruise because of the availability in the time frame that we wanted, and its' reasonable cost. We felt that it was a good value for the price we paid. Overall, the service was very good. Food and entertainment was very good ... Read more
Roly_T
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We did this same itinerary last winter on the Carnival Fantasy out of Charleston, and although the Sensation is basically the same ship, Sensation provided far better service, and overall experience than the Fantasy. We chose this ... Read more
gena172123
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
As a first time cruiser, I had an amazing time. Embarkation was smooth and easy. Registering online helped a lot. There was a lot of traffic in the Port of Miami, but not many signs giving you directions, so plan to loop in a few circles. ... Read more
NYEDEN30
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise because of the price during the time of booking and becasue of the water slides which I knew my 6 year old would enjoy . Cons: It is a small ship outdated. The pool is very tiny and over crowded, its salt water ... Read more
adriagna12
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was our first experience and it was perfect. The service is outstanding. Thanks to Mary from the Guest Service, Claudia from the Room Service and Dewi from the housekeeping service. We went to Nassau, Bahamas and to Half Moon Cay( ... Read more

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