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4,704 Carnival Miami Cruise Reviews

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coloradomouse
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
17 helpful votes
We are frequent cruisers and have cruised on most cruise lines. We have avoided Carnival previously just based upon our observations at other ports. We chose this cruise because only Carnival and Holland go to Grand Turk and we wanted to ... Read more
winkooz
Member Since 2010
1 review
42 forum posts
17 helpful votes
I have been on the fantasy 4 times prior to this cruise we took july 4th. I knew the ship, knew the acitvities, etc, and we liked the ship, always cruising on carnival. Until now. Just got back this weekend. Wow. This cruise stunk. I am ... Read more
Caridad Garcia
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
The name of this line should be Carnival used to be. All the fun they make people believe they are going to experience is just like this ship, a fantasy. They provided almost no entertainment at all. The staff members were disinformed as ... Read more
felixz@bellsouth.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
I have been on many of Carnivale's ships on different cruises but this ship just doesn't cut it. There was one poorly powered outlet in our ENTIRE stateroom including the restroom. We didn't bring a hairdryer expecting one there and there ... Read more
lovetocruisejakedeb
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Everything on the cruise was awesome. The staff except for customer service were very friendly and always willing to help you and make your trip enjoyable. I have found this to be true on a couple of ships we have traveled on with carnival ... Read more

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Fitzmar
Member Since 2013
1 review
17 forum posts
20 helpful votes
This was our 5th family cruise with Carnival, and our 3rd Caribbean cruise. We decided on this cruise because it stopped in Aruba - it was a toss up as to whether we wanted to just spend a week in Aruba or stop there on a cruise. As we ... Read more
carmen_hollaway@yaoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the destinations/ports... which WERE amazing. The ship however was not. The Carnival Glory is outdated, rusted, dirty, smells, poorly maintained, lacks entertainment.. the list goes on. The cruise ... Read more
Awomanwithscents
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
First time cruising, this Ship allowed me to enjoy myself while the kids enjoyed themselves at Camp Carnival. There was an amazing choice in all of the buffet areas. The service, food and menus were also excellent in the Golden Pearl ... Read more
MJF0507
Member Since 2008
1 review
101 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Was looking forward to taking my adult family on a vacation. We have all cruised multiple times before and thought it would be a nice treat for our anniversary and as a precursor to my wife having knee surgery. With so many negative ... Read more
Tahoe diva
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
We took a cruise on the Carnival Fantasy for a family reunion. The length of the cruise for perfect for first time cruisers. The ship is older and you tell by the decor. The cabins are okay, the rooms could have been cleaner, I could see ... Read more

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Happy sailor from Indiana
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it fit into my time constraints. We are planning two others for next year, same ship, same terrific people. Thank you so, so much. From beginning to end everything was well orchestrated, but at an easy pace. ... Read more
drichar2
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I cruise at least once a year on carnival - - I do enjoy cruising with them on any ship. The cruise ship was nice and clean. I totally hate the pool and hot tubs - - to many people. It was my fault I choose a cruise when school was out ... Read more
likeitornot777@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
We went on a family trip in June. There was 15 of us and we stayed in 4 suites with the balcony's. The rooms were stunning and our housekeeper was AMAZING!!! His name was Lourd and I highly recommend him!!! The boat could use some ... Read more
maddox_sonya@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
First time on a Carnival cruise and maybe it was this ship in particular but I probably will not cruise on a Carnival ship again. This ship needs a major makeover. The decor is 70's to 80's at best. We have cruised on other ships ... Read more
Binks88
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 helpful votes
My husband and I decided to go on a cruise with our best friends. We chose the Splendor because of its itinerary and their spa. We were very hesitant to sail out of Miami but decided that it couldn't be that bad. We drove there from ... Read more

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e011845
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Chose because I had 6 previous wonderful cruises on Carnival. This 7th cruise was not wonderful. Dining room was chaotic. Never cleared table between courses . Food was not good. Two people in my party could not eat it. After the first ... Read more
4jaynki
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
26 helpful votes
After spending months reading reviews and blogs after booking our first cruise, I decided I would take time to write one for other first timers. After many years of taking vacations to Disney we decided to do something a little ... Read more
lee savalle
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I liked the short itinerary, not too long nor too short for our first time sailing without the kids. We liked the idea of a long day at Nassau and going in June would ensure nice, warm weather. We found embarkation to be a breeze! We ... Read more
2bush2
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Affordable cruise. The worst thing is the pool is horrible - tiny and people stuffed in shoulder to shoulder. Very unappealing I did not go near it. Same with hot tubs. Not sure how 2000ish people are expected to use the pool. Food in ... Read more
jamzmama4
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
29 helpful votes
We just got back from our Carnival Splendor cruise and it was great. It was our first time sailing on Carnvial and we were very pleased our experience. We are family of six - me, my husband and our four daugthers ages 17, 16, 11 and 9. We ... Read more

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queenoftwdw
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
3 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
30th cruise with Carnival and 5th on the Glory...ship was nice and in pretty good condition...needs a little updating which I understand is in the works for next year. Embarkation was fairly smooth--even though I am platinum level my ... Read more
sg1286
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
First cruise that i have ever been, but based on this experience i would never do it again. The Good: the embarkation and debarkation was organized and smooth. The service was very good, everyone was very attentive but i felt they ... Read more
SwanseaVillanReturns
Member Since 2016
1 review
53 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Maiden cruise for me and wifey celebrating our Silver Wedding Anniversary and what a choice !!!! Staff so friendly, food choice incredible and well presented, stateroom furnished to high spec. Wanted for nothing really. Embarkation ... Read more
cpowers0811@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
14 helpful votes
This is our third cruise with Carnival. I will say by far this was my favorite ship. We have sailed on the Carnival Dream and the Sunshine. The Sunshine was our least favorite. There were no seats to sit outside in the sun and it was ... Read more
Toryjake02
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our second cruise and first on Carnival. I was a little reluctant to book because of this ship being the oldest in the fleet. My wife and I were pleasantly surprised by the look and feel of this fantastic ship hence the name ... Read more

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