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1,183 Carnival New Orleans Cruise Reviews

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7/15
We drove down to New Orleans from Canada....it was a long drive but we stopped along the way a few times in Nashville, ... Read more
Amazing getaway! Mschmidt1578
7/15
The ship was great. We booked an interior room and got upgraded to a window room which was awesome. The staff is ... Read more
7/15
My 25th cruise, my 6th with Carnival. Did a 3 day pre-cruise in the Big Easy at the newer AC Marriot. Great ... Read more
7/15
The Carnival Dream was a pleasant surprise. Although more than 8 years old, the ship is well maintained and brightly ... Read more
Let me first start by saying that this is my 6th cruise. I have gone on 2 Royal Caribbean, 1 Disney, and this was my ... Read more

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We were excited the Elation was sailing out of New Orleans because we prefer the Fantasy class ships. We booked in ... Read more
7/15
I have cruised six times now with Carnival. The ship is very dated, the food not near as good and just the overall vibe ... Read more
7/15
I want to first start this review by letting you know a little about myself and my previous experience cruising. I am ... Read more
So Much Fun! kylebcruiser
7/15
We booked the Elation with limited expectations based on reviews we read. We simply wanted to take a short cruise over ... Read more
A group of 7 of us cruised on the beautiful Carnival Dream to Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel. It was wonderful ... Read more

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I am posting this here in hopes that it will help others and also perhaps get the attention of Carnival supervisors. ... Read more
6/15
This was a our annual mid year family vacation. We love cruising and have only ever cruised with Carnival. That has ... Read more
6/15
Sailing on the Carnival Elation can be entertaining and fun as long as you understand that this is a base level cruise ... Read more
We took our 16-year-old grandson on the Dream, our first Carnival cruise, which sailed out of New Orleans on June 21. ... Read more
Carnival needs to really step it up with the food choices on the Dream. This ship needs the 2.0 upgrade ASAP. You pay ... Read more

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Awesome Cruise! momoftrk3
6/15
We just returned from our 5th cruise with Carnival (3rd on the Elation). It was by far the best one we have ever done. ... Read more
This was my families first cruise. There was nine of us total. My wife and I, our four kids (22,19,18,14), son-in-law ... Read more
My husband and i just got home from our awesome cruise on the carnival dream! Thank you Carnival for such top quality ... Read more
Hubby and I have sailed on this same ship and itinerary twice. I said I wouldn't do it again, but the second time was ... Read more
We sailed out of New Orleans Louisiana on May 31st to June 7th. getting through the embarkation process only took 25 ... Read more

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I was Sooooooooo excited to go on my first cruise:) And left disappointed and confused why this is all this rave about ... Read more
This was our sixth cruise on Carnival and must say we had some of the best service ever. Had my wife, 15 yr old ... Read more
5/15
This was our third cruise, first with Carnival. We were on a five night cruise on the Carnival Elation out of New ... Read more
Was really looking forward to getting away for a couple of days during the Memorial Day weekend and taking a cruise ... Read more
Along with my two sisters, and a good friend, I boarded the Carnival Dream for an all girl week. It has been about 10 ... Read more

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