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1,416 Carnival New Orleans Cruise Reviews

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tonysmuzik
Member Since 2015
1 review
20 forum posts
We had a group of 18 family members including 11 first timers. It was a little hectic getting 5 cabins together but we were all on the same deck with an elevator between the two groups it worked out well as the elevator became our meeting ... Read more
KW2017
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was an annual family vacation. My husband and I have 4 children and we are always looking for a good time with good value. This seemed like a great option for us. There was a lot for the kids to do. My husband and I are a middle ... Read more
trvlwithkids
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
We were in cabin 2242 which was an extended ocean view room with "2 bathrooms" 1 is the standard cruise ship bathroom with small shower. The second has a 3/4 size tub with shower and sink. Standing room in there is enough to ... Read more
kbursmith@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our cabin had a balcony & we really enjoyed the view during the cruise. The beds & sheets were very comfortable & my son said the bunk was too. The ship was like the other Carnival ships we have been on, not much different ... Read more
dmdoit
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The Carnival Triumph did not disappoint! After many negative reviews, I have decided your cruise is what you make of it. We went intending to have a great time, and we did! The ship looks in great condition. Here and there it shows its ... Read more

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#DutchessCruiseCrazy
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our first time visiting New Orleans, we went down a day ahead of time which I strongly recommend. We also stayed the day after the cruise because it is a beautiful town. We stayed at the Hampton Inn across from the Convention Center. Free ... Read more
nwskeptic
Member Since 2016
1 review
We're Gold members of Carnival's VIFP club, so we've sailed quite a few times before and had realistic expectations as to what to expect. Overall, I am glad I took this cruise and the ports were amazing - as well as most of the staff. That ... Read more
Megan H
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My family of 10 .. me, my parents, 3 adult children, son in law, 2 brothers and nephew (ages 9 thru 73) choose this cruise because of the itinerary and because New Orleans is a really neat place to cruise out of. We flew in from Arizona, ... Read more
shelbyr2010
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
The staff on the Triumph were not very friendly. One of the photographers actually told me that one of my photos was blurry because "I didn't step forward"...The services was poor and I think that was because the workers were ... Read more
Pookiefish
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our grandson's 6th birthday; we got a really good price and have sailed Carnival 4 times before. We were interested to explore the larger Carnival Dream. It really is a large ship but the layout makes it seem ... Read more

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bama2ky
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
3rd Carnival cruise. Instead of 2x a day service as we had on our previous cruises, we were told we had to select either morning or night, ice buckets were not standard. The dining room was never completely full, it took 30-45 minutes to ... Read more
txtiger78
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
My husband and I and two of our friends decided to sail out of New Orleans on Carnival Dream, after having experienced a similar itinerary via Carnival Magic out of Galveston in March of 2015 - Our experience was, for the most part, ... Read more
Riebr@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We wanted an adventure for our 14 year old grandson's birthday. We had a great time with him and found this is to be a great experience for him. We personally would not do this cruise as it was too crowded and lines were too long. The ... Read more
Crusin Crew
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose the cruise mainly because it went out of New Orleans which was close to our location. It was our first cruise so we weren't sure what to expect. The embarkation process went smooth. Our room was ready when we arrived on the ... Read more
bamagirldonna
Member Since 2013
1 review
56 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I choose this cruise because it fit the time frame we had available and New Orleans is an easy drive or Amtrak trip from my hometown. Overall, it was a great trip. The embarkation process was very smooth and we were onboard quickly. We ... Read more

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dalewis2
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
I have cruised with carnival over 10 times in the past 7 years. I took a few on the Elation and Fantasy. I cruised once on the Sunshine and the Dream. This will be my second AND LAST cruise on the Triumph. We had problems the first ... Read more
dnick878
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I took this cruise with my wife and 12 year old daughter, this was my !4th cruise (carnival, princess, Norwegian). We drove in from Texas the day prior and stayed at the doubletree, New Orleans. We parked at the official port parking for ... Read more
cruizer20161965
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Club O2 was not "open" most of the cruise, so the teenagers had to sit in the stairwell or common areas to play card games and visit.....Mongolian Grill was supposed to be open to be open until 3:30 but one side closed much ... Read more
Kdnggg
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Well there is a reason Meds are prescribed and Jace the tour director needs to take as prescribed. Everything out of his mouth was at full speed Charlie Brown teacher talk. A little Ritalin would help the guests perhaps understand what ... Read more
NACL
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Embarkation and disembarkation went rather smoothly. The dining was excellent and the servers were very attentive. The comedy club was outstanding and the food overall was great. Really enjoyed all of the ports and shore excursions. Got a ... Read more
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moloves2cruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Cruisers: Myself and two girlfriends. I was the only veteran cruiser of the group. We chose the Carnival Dream for the reasons that the itinerary was just what we were looking for and it departed from NOLA, which was a day's drive from ... Read more
maldenmusic
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
4,155 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was my 10th Carnival cruise and 2nd on the Triumph. We arrived in New Orleans the night before to walk dogs at Villalobos Rescue Center where they film the TV show "Pitbulls & Parolees." Embarkation was fairly smooth. We ... Read more
dambyrds
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
13 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Do not feed into the negative feedback about the Carnival Triumph. This ship is very nice (similar to Freedom if you have sailed on her). The carpet was new, everything was very clean. The temperature in our Oceanview cabin on the Main ... Read more
Trenda Starr
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We had a family of 26 members. Most of us enjoyed parts of cruise. It was actually just too hot to enjoy anything. The air conditioning wasn't cool enough inside some cabins. Some were too cold. This wasn't a cruise for taking children ... Read more
bhmaness
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
My wife & I chose to take our teenage son on this family cruise out of New Orleans. We had a very smooth boarding process. We settled in quickly & enjoyed the ship immediately. The staff was amazing-- totally dedicated & ... Read more

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