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cb1968
Member Since 2006
19 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My wife and I were looking for a Caribbean cruise that went out of a different embarkation port than Ft Lauderdale and one that wasn’t too expensive so we could take her sister also. This cruise seemed to fit the bill just nicely. ... Read more
Larry6905
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
We traveled on the Dream with our daughter, son-in-law and 2 grand children ages 10 and 7. I have cancer and have made a effort this last 6 months to make lasting memories for my kids and grandkids. This time we had spa rooms. We liked ... Read more
kurtlinda
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
85 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
My wife and I cruised with five other couples and had a blast! To get the negative out of the way, the ONLY issue we had was the hot tubs consistently being closed and the staff not having a consistent explanation about it. The two ... Read more
CruiseWoods
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
This will be our last cruise with Carnival. The Triumph is simply falling apart. While laying out deck the ship blew hot oil out of the smokestack onto sunbathers. The crew had to help everyone clean themselves and then shut down the ... Read more
Pun812
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Carnival Triumph-Room-Left From New Orleans-Room 1042-2 people (my wife and myself) The ship was nice considering all it's been through. The only issues we had with the ships condition were the enamel peeling on the wood on our balcony ... Read more
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swhight
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
7 forum posts
This was a spur-of-the-moment, gotta-get-away cruise, so we didn't plurge on the cabin, just took an inside cabin on Deck 1 (Riviera). Embarkation was smooth, cabin was ready at 1:30, but we had to ask for things like hand soap, wine ... Read more
dhull773
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Have cruise over 20 times with Carnival. This is my first negative review of any ship. Embarkation and debarkation in NOLA smooth as always. Ship was not clean and rotten odors throughout in passageways and public restrooms. Crew staff ... Read more
danahardy1
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I have to say, this cruise was better than I was expecting is some ways and worse then I was expecting in different ways. As a first time cruiser I was pleased by the cleanliness of the ship and the great service! The food was always fresh ... Read more
Hot Momma Brew
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Chose Carnival Cruise based upon itinerary, ports of call & lower price. Boarding process is a bit chaotic unless you have VIP early entry (which we did). Ship was beautiful; staff was helpful/friendly. Cloud 9 Spa Suite was ... Read more
ladydi123
Member Since 2011
1 review
26 forum posts
3 helpful votes
my husband wanted to do New Orleans and I was interested in all the ports. Embarkation was quick for us. On the ship by 12:00. It was two hrs late leaving so bad for the casino goers. We had an inside cabin 8206. Very quiet even though ... Read more
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boehle
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We had a great time. Yes the ship is old but the updates were very well done, the ship is tastefully decorated. There are still some updates that need to be done but that did not take away from our cruise. The food is very good with many ... Read more
Point Scoring Husband
Member Since 2017
1 review
18 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. This was our first cruising experience. The price was right, taking into consideration all the hidden charges.We flew in the night before and stayed at the Embassy Suites Conference ... Read more
Canthackit
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
12 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our 6th cruise, all with Carnival. This was the only 5 day we have done and it really was a last minute cruise for us. We made the reservations through an on-line travel agency about 5 weeks before the sailing date. I didn't ... Read more
draggonsgate
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
10 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Embarkation/Debarkation. Seamless as usual with FTTF. 15 minutes from curb to cabin. Debarkation was very organized and fairly quick. Ship. The Dream is beautiful. Kind of hard to figure why she's going into drydock. Fairly easy to ... Read more
Travelyorkie
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
31 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Ok, so first. I just want to say, regardless of anything else, I definitely had a great time! It's hard not to have fun when you're on a cruise and I've been on a lot. However, the ship itself needs to be dry docked and completely ... Read more
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Lpnwen
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I was asked by my daughter to go on this cruise to help watch my eleven month old granddaughter while they were attending meetings. This cruise was their yearly business retreat. I have sailed with RC and princess ;I didn't expect ... Read more
Offroad2006
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
You can tell the ship is in need of an upgrade the interior is dated and several areas show a lot of wear from age. It should be remodeled or replaced. The lighting in the cabins was okay. We had quite a bit of storage. The sink in our ... Read more
Kattzeyes
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
My friend booked this cruise to celebrate my 50th birthday and it was fantastic! The ship was nice, our interior rooms larger than expected and very clean and comfortable. The food from the buffet was only so-so but very good in the sit ... Read more
TiffHeck
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our 13th cruise and I would have to say, much like other reviewers have already mentioned there were noticeable, albeit small cut-backs on board the Carnival Dream but all in all it was still a great cruise. Embarkation was a ... Read more
cjp835
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was my wife and I's 4th cruise on Carnival and it generally met our expectations, but I have a few comments for other cruisers to consider: Embark/Disembark: - In general, travel to and from the port was pretty easy. We hit ... Read more
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slopez1501
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Every two years our family and friends book a 4 or 5 day cruise. (80+people) We all meet around the pool for sailing. The layout had the people all smashed together, we could not get to bars easy because everyone was hanging out in both ... Read more
Gary A K
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our 2nd cruise. Our kids are all grown now, so my wife and I have started to plan 1 cruise per year as our vacation. Last year (Nov 2015) we took a Princess cruise to the Caribbean and were very impressed. Some comparisons with ... Read more
jeffpooler
Member Since 2013
1 review
16 helpful votes
This was my 13th Carnival Cruise and the Dream didn't disappoint!! We flew into New Orleans two days prior so we can do some sightseeing as we've never been there before.. We stayed at the OMNI New Orleans French quarter and ... Read more
Nottingham cruiser
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I am not sure why people criticise this cruise ship, we have been on Disney, Royal Carribean, Princess, Costa, MSC, NCL and Holland America and the ship compares favourably against all of these with the exception of Holland America which ... Read more
christopher
Member Since 2000
1 review
211 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Overall it was a great cruise, we had a great waiter Gusti in the Scarlet Lower Dining room table 525. The Maitra D was very nice also. Food was good. I miss the table clothes on casual nights, the water glasses sweat and drip all over ... Read more
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