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150 Carnival Mobile Cruise Reviews
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23
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redmud
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We booked this cruise when the Port of Mobile opened back up because it's a relatively short drive for us. The Fantasy is an older ship, but has been refurbished. Our stateroom was very nice, the bed was very comfortable. The crew was ... Read more
bike1964
Member Since 2006
1 review
1,798 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We (wife and I ...middle 50's) picked this cruise for a quick cheap getaway and that's exactly what we got. No frills...no conversation with the cruise staff...no smiles. Its been 3 years since our last Carnival cruise and things seems ... Read more
EJtheCruznQueen
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We are a group of 3 couples that have cruised extensively over the last 12 years. We wanted to experience a New Year's Eve Cruise. This inexpensive 5 day cruise out of the newly reopened Port of Mobile seemed just the ticket. We had ... Read more
amberjj123
Member Since 2011
1 review
43 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
We choose this cruise because it was New Years a cruise. Or CD was Mikey. He was Awesome, He made sure everyone had a good time. The excursion that we had planned through Carnival was canceled, so we went on one through a private tour. ... Read more
wisemanwashington
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Some of our friends had recommended Carnival because of the price. We just returned on New Years eve from a cruise to Mexico on the Fantasy. We have been on two other cruise lines and this one rates at the bottom. There were a couple main ... Read more
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cruisefan33
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first cruise on the Fantasy, but our 16th cruise overall. I love the small boats. They have they same number of eating places with about half as many people to feed. I will start with embarkation. We were on the boat ... Read more
ellisonson
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise as it was a central departure port for our family of eleven. We had previously sailed on the Carnival Fantasy in 2006 so we expected some wear and tear on the ship. After reading port reviews of Mobile, we were very ... Read more
vinay2543
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Took the Christmas cruise from Mobile, AL. First time cruiser, but felt the ship has seen better days. It wasn't in the top notch shape, as paint was peeling at places in the Cabin, Rubber Insulation at windows was coming off and bathroom ... Read more
Kasmir
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
38 forum posts
My husband and I decided to go on the Fantasy out of Mobile, AL because it's only 3 1/2 hours from home. Travelled to Mobile the day before and stayed at a Quality Inn and Suites (don't do it!!). Called a taxi (wonderful cab driver, ... Read more
darjensil
Member Since 2001
1 review
113 forum posts
15 helpful votes
It always amazes me when I read people's reviews of a cruise ship. Some of the things that people complain or are disappointed about are simply funny to me. Everyone has their own opinions and expectations for what a cruise should be and ... Read more
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kfales789
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
My Wife and I just returned from a very enjoyable 5 night cruise on the Carnival Fantasy. I will break down from embarkation to disembarkation how are trip went. Embarkation----Went very smooth, we got to the cruise port at our assigned ... Read more
Aura_Red
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I chose this cruise because I wanted to take my mother on a quick vacation during the holidays, since she has never been and have cruised 4 times in my life (once as a child) and thoroughly enjoyed all of them until this one. Mobile was a ... Read more
LeisaBrown
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
The weather did not cooperate with us on our trip Dec. 8-12 but we enjoyed our first-ever cruise. The ship was pretty rocky and disturbed my equilibrium but overall it was a good trip. The food at the buffet could use some improvement - ... Read more
Englsh1
Member Since 2009
1 review
5 helpful votes
My best friend's daughter found a cruise going out of Mobile for a wonderful price. My sisters and I decided to go. I have been on several cruises with Carnival, but the one on the Fantasy out of Mobile was by far the best! My sister is ... Read more
Bamagirl_gina
Member Since 2011
1 review
292 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Booked around midnight the day before departure. Didn't arrive early since we had late check in but lines were very long and very slow. Had to take inside room due to last night, never had one before but it was fine. Met room steward and ... Read more
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njbeliveau
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because we had not gone out of Mobile yet and it fit our schedule perfectly. As platinum level cruisers on Carnival we seldom deviate and look forward to becoming Diamond. Embarkation was smoothe and easy our room ... Read more
Audi74
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Planned this cruise with a group, totaling four cabins. We all booked on the lowest deck to accommodate a few on a tight budget. The day before we went to Mobile, three of the four cabins were called to offer upgrades at a very minimal ... Read more
Robin_S
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was the maiden voyage for the Fantasy out of Mobile, AL, first time since 2011. They have a lot to learn about organization at the terminal, getting people checked in. I'm going again in January 2017 on the same trip, unfortunately, ... Read more
medicmiami
Member Since 2013
1 review
11 forum posts
Sailed on the Victory on Nov 21st to the Western Caribbean with stops in Key West and Conzumel, Mexico. Prior to booking this trip I was a bit skeptic as Victory is almost 13 years old. So I read many reviews until finally deciding to give ... Read more
flyboi757
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
Pre-embarkation was a bit rough, Plain signs in Mobile - tips not required, although we do tip I was a bit taken back by the porter that looked at the money I gave him and the number of bags like it wasn't enough. Food was nothing to ... Read more
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Fam5w/teens
Member Since 2011
1 review
Our 3 kids (ages 12-14) absolutely loved Circle C on our recent cruise on Carnival Elation. They made new friends and counted down the minutes until Circle C events began. Although the events were structured, there were short intervals of ... Read more
chubear
Member Since 2011
1 review
Sailed October 2011
I was disappointed on my Carnival Elation cruise taken last week (10/11). I've only been on 5 other cruises, some with Carnival, and did not appreciate having a buffet employee dole out my bacon alotment each morning (2 slices)- the only ... Read more
mrsjbm
Member Since 2008
1 review
1,727 forum post
After a 7 hour drive to Mobile Alabama, from Nashville Tn, we arrived at the Port Terminal around 11:30am for Embarkation. Found the Cruise Line Parking Signs very helpful that were posted on the route in! After a long process to get on ... Read more
kentuckyluckyguy
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
426 forum posts
First, it's a shame Carnival is leaving Mobile! It is such an easy place to get around and everyone is so friendly there. Hopefully someone else will move a ship there and the city can continue to show its friendly southern hospitality. ... Read more
ugagal07
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
232 forum posts
Sailed September 2011
We are two cruisers in our mid/late 20's from GA. This was our 9th Carnival cruise. This was our first, and now only, time leaving out of Mobile. We parked at the Convention Center, walked 5 minutes, and saved enough for several ... Read more
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