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1,677 Carnival New Orleans Cruise Reviews
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KWM527
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We were interested in taking a cruise to Mexico for our honeymoon and Carnival seemed to be the only cruise going there on the dates we wanted. The only other cruise we've ever been on was Celebrity Solstice and I thought every cruise ... Read more
AnAppleInParadise
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
15 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise fit into our schedule. My friend and I decided to cruise. I've cruised on Carnival and Norwegian in the past. Balcony cabin. The ship does show some age in some areas; rust in public restrooms, etc. Other areas looked very ... Read more
Suke542
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We've been on Carnival cruises in the past and they have upped their game! Service was very good. Food has gotten better. Shore excursions were very fun, well organized, very informative and priced appropriately. I found the spa ... Read more
camwaltz
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Overall the cruise was good to great. A few things could have been better but the whole experience was very enjoyable. The main reason for this review is the SPA and its importance to sanity. People cruise for many reasons. Some want ... Read more
Alwis
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The duration and the port were the main reasons we chose this cruise. The experience was great throughout the ship. From the entertainment and the activities to the dining options and staff, everything was very well executed. Our head ... Read more
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cfhoward1
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
My family (wife, daughter, son-in-law & granddaughter) went on a five-day cruise with some friends. The cruise started off ok. The first day was at sea, which is normal. The restaurants had long lines to get food. The line for ... Read more
julielynch
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We planned this cruise as a trip for our immediate and a few extended family/friends to celebrate our 25th anniversary and a 50th birthday (total group of 8). We chose based on price and itinerary due to some tight scheduling for one of ... Read more
branbecca
Member Since 2008
1 review
21 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was my disabled sons first cruise so we did something with port that was drivable and affordable. He loved it. Our balcony cabin was alright. The crew couldn't have been nicer. Unfortunately, the shows sound was too loud for him ... Read more
CRUISING574
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our first balcony room and we will now only travel in a balcony room. It was well worth the money. We were able to have the partitions removed and enjoyed our group as a whole. The staff, as always, was a step above. Making ... Read more
allimc2001
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
I didn't enjoy this cruise quite as much as my last one on the Carnival Freedom that I took with my mother. Part of it may have been the company since I went on this one with my husband who is kind of standoffish (this was his first ... Read more
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Toby2283
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Since my boyfriend and I live in New Orleans, it was a no-brainer to take a cruise on the Carnival Dream. We did not bring kids, but there were many on this cruise. It was a real mixture of age ranges and races on the ship, which was ... Read more
ohlatx
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We were part of an alumni group (Geaux Cajuns) that cruised the Carnival Dream on May 14-21, 2017. We upgraded to a 6th floor balcony room which proved to be a good move. The room and bed were comfortable. The balcony was private as you ... Read more
Sandytrailmix
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was leaving New Orleans which my husband's hometown and our favorite city to visit. So this was a 2 for 1 vacation. This was his first cruise and my second. We were a little nervous about getting on the ... Read more
Cruise8248
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
I chose this cruise as a first time cruise experience. My boyfriend and I went to get away and it was the perfect time for a trip due to our work and my graduation time. The cruise was horrible. I kept trying to tell myself that it was ... Read more
brookie0428
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Despite some of the negative reviews of this cruise, my friends and I had the best time!!! We had perfect weather and everything was run very smoothly on board! The ship, despite its age, was very nice and kept very clean by the ... Read more
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CimW
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
365 forum posts
On this cruise was myself, my mom and my sister. We had a really good time on the ship, spent a lot of time in the casino. Embarkation went pretty smooth. We arrived about 10:30 and was surprised at how full the parking garage was, ... Read more
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haggie
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This cruise was selected because the port of embarkation (New Orleans). Carnival is the cruise line currently embarking from NO. The positives: Guy Fieri's Pig N Anchor Guy Feiri's Burger Joint Blue Iguana Cantina Pizzeria ... Read more
MrDnBmore
Member Since 2014
1 review
11 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Embarking in New Orleans was a bit slow but certainly organized. We had to sit for almost an hour before boarding started. I was in the Platinum group so I checked in around 10 am and was not on board until noon. The ship could use a ... Read more
Fitzziegirl
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our third time cruising with Carnival and probably our last. Embarkation was fine no issues the room was ready on time and always cleaned daily. The ship is old and dated but that wasn't an issue for us as we were outside all ... Read more
atlantagal66
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
22 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This was a cruise that I planned to do something different. I wanted to try another port and New Orleans was recommended by a friend. This cruise went to some of the ports I wanted us to go to that we had not done before. Jamaica and ... Read more
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Jeannette70
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
At 70 years of age, my daughter thought it was time for me to go on a cruise! It was my first time and not knowing what to expect, I was both pleasantly surprised and happy! I went down the water slide, played bingo, ate beautifully ... Read more
rachelbly77
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I will start this review out by saying that it was our second time on the Carnival Triumph. I previously cruised on the Triumph in April of 2009. We wanted a little get away to relax and be pampered. About a week after booking the ... Read more
WoodyStang
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
11 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Chose this cruise due to proximity of ships port. Embarkation was a welcome experience as we had not sailed since 2009. Love the time slot method of getting on the ship. Crew was as good as any of the 5 cruises we have been on. We ... Read more
CarribeantravelCielo
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
We just returned this past week from a 5 day Western cruise with Carnival Triumph out of New Orleans (Monday-Saturday). We've cruised many times on Carnival and other cruise lines, we always come back to Carnival for the fun atmosphere, ... Read more
Bbqsauce
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was our first cruise and I was very happy! I realize that this is a lower priced cruise than some of the larger ships but I was pleasantly surprised. The drinks were great, the staff was so nice and always working and I loved the ... Read more
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