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5,082 Carnival Miami Cruise Reviews
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chris carriere
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We have cruised with Carnival now 8 times and choose the Vista as it was the newest and largest in the fleet. We did back to back so we were on the ship for 2 weeks and ended our trip Mar 5, 2017. Many changes that we needed to get use to. ... Read more
WrestlingMom2324
Member Since 2008
1 review
19 forum posts
8 helpful votes
After 8 cruises this was by far the best cruise director and best entertainment. The lines wer eno longer for food or comedy shows than when we were on smaller ships. Many deck chairs unused in places away from the pool areas. The staff ... Read more
Devil975j
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
I'll start by saying this was my ninth cruise in the past five years and sixth of which was with Carnival. Because of the new ship, this cruise was booked over a year and a half prior to sailing. I traveled with my parents and ... Read more
chica212
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
We stayed in Miami for a few days before boarding the ship and really enjoyed the Wynwood area. The embarkation was very smooth. However, once we boarded we saw construction crews and discovered that they were going to be working on ... Read more
Potter1234
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
61 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We take an annual February cruise since it is our son's winter break from school. This was our 5th carnival cruise and 8th overall. It was also our very worst cruise experience. This ship, was going into a two week dry dock after our ... Read more
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TammyCas
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Overall, our trip was average. Great weather, some decent ports, and had a good time mostly. Let me start with the positive - we found the platinum diningroom staff to be friendly and helpful. Our waiter learned our names on Day 1 and ... Read more
Cleaknp
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
We picked this cruise because it was leaving Miami Fl on the weekend of the International Boat Show, which we also wanted to attend. This was to be a celebration of our 20th Wedding Anniversary. The embarkation process was smooth and ... Read more
Millygirl
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
142 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We cruise about once a year and many of our cruises have been with Carnival. This cruise was a truly disappointing experience. We traveled with my parents so there were four of us in a Grand Suite. The room size and location was perfect ... Read more
pshortie265
Member Since 2010
1 review
41 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Embarkation: As the Victory’s cabins are getting a facelift, we (my mom and myself-I’m 29, you can do some approximate math on Mom) received the expected but disappointing email a few days in advance notifying us that our check ... Read more
missy73
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
13 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
My husband and I chose this cruise as we wanted to visit key west, whilst visiting Miami. I must admit, we had fairly low expectations . Having cruised 20+ times before, I had not expected the victory to live up to the premium cruise ... Read more
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Mrsh81980
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
This was my 10th cruise, third time with Carnival; cruised with RCCL over 10 years ago. Traveling with high school classmates! Explored port city before and after cruise, Miami. Embarkation went smoothly. Debarkation in Miami was slow ... Read more
Working 2 cruise again
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
109 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was the first cruise that my husband and I have taken that was just the two of us. We did not bring our kids or any friends along this time. We wanted to do this Itinerary because we are both certified scuba divers and wanted to dive ... Read more
Leer
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
175 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We choose this cruise because w/love the ports and it was also our first cruise on this ship. We flew from La Crosse, WI. to Miami on 2/11/17. We stayed the night before our cruise at the Embassy Suites Airport in Miami. We have stayed ... Read more
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cruise214
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Carnival check in at Miami airport was great, after we finished,we just took the shuttle to the port and went thru security. Around 1pm our cabin was ready, our Stewart was so friendly and knew us by name. We had a small issue with the ... Read more
BB Huey
Member Since 2015
1 review
30 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have been on 1/2 of Carnival's fleet, from Paradise to Breeze, all shapes and sizes. This ship is awkward. The option to retract the roof ruins the 11th floor view. You can't see the Lido pool area due to the drive mechanism. Random ... Read more
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doe326
Member Since 2008
1 review
894 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Chose this cruise because of the itinerary and wanted to sail on the Carnival Vista. Embarkation went smoothly. Liked having key cards at the mailbox by the cabin door. We had a Havana Suite. The room was spacious and divided between the ... Read more
Mizgoldie
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I had the hub app and within 8 seconds of it turning too "zero" we were headed up the escalators, getting photos done and walking the gangway to the ship! Very accurate I'd say! Pinch me was my favourite line for 3 days, I ... Read more
Maryb8
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We were a group of 8, 2 sets of grandparents, and a young family who have all sailed many times before with Carnival. The kids chose to sail on the newest ship. We were all on deck 1 in three different cabins. The ship is new and huge, but ... Read more
samblackmon
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
The ship was huge and awesome. The staff unbelievable and sweet. The food and drinks were well made and unlimited. Only trouble was that the ship was overbooked and there were lines for everything. The poor staff could not keep up with how ... Read more
Lugger11
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I'm sure the cruise business is a tough one, and they need to make a buck where they can, but this ship is in need of a month or two in drydock to deal with some issues. #1 on my list would be air quality. Everyone I talked to was ... Read more
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Ahoy2017
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Chose Carnival because we were taking our 2 grandkids ages 6 and 9. I made them go to kids camp. Then we had a hard time getting them to do anything else. They LOVED it. And they had told me that they were not going to go to camp. The ... Read more
Cruisers4530
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed February 2017
My son picked this for 4 couples since it was new. The public rooms casino, show room ect. were to small for the amount of people. Not a disabled friendly ship. Halls everything reduced to have more cabins. Ship was not very clean. ... Read more
ljwallace
Member Since 2017
1 review
18 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was a new ship and we used to love carnival. We have not been on a cruise for several years because we built a cabin in the mountains and were spending our vacations there for a while. We remembered how we ... Read more
Anonycruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Before I begin I should put in a disclaimer that I did not really care so much about what cruise I was sailing on this time as my main intent was to meet up with some very good friends we hadn't seen in a while and friends of whom had ... Read more
pipergran
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise because we wanted another short break and our experience on the Carnival Paradise cruise was great for a first cruise for my daughter and myself. We were however disappointed that robes were not provided in our cabin ... Read more
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