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1,355 Carnival New Orleans Cruise Reviews

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Bettypie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my third cruise with carnival first time on the Triumph and the last my reasons. 1- shower head broken the water was trickling out of the shower head which caused us to have to shower two days in the spa very inconvenient. ... Read more
spotdog32
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
235 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 14th cruise on Carnival on by far it was the best, the crew very nice very polite. We took family with and this was their first cruise ever, and from the looks on the faces they had a good time. As for the wife and myself our ... Read more
laurettem985
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I have sailed many times and most have been good. This by far was one of the worst. I will never sail Carnival again. The food was terrible in some cases inedible. The buffet area very unclean. The cabin was hot. We complained (we had ... Read more
rangerdog
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
1,659 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Carnival Dream Review - June 5-12, 2016 - just returned Before I start the review, let me say that after 18 cruises, this was BY FAR the absolute BEST cruise we've had....the CD/staff/entertainment/casino/customer service, etc on the ... Read more
VALJEROME
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our second trip on the dream as we sailed last april. my husband and 2 children( ages 10 and 13) were together on the 9th floor. this year we booked a balcony which was awesome, and we will never not have a balcony again. The ... Read more

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IAkrs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Had been on Pride last year, this trip on Dream the staff didn't seem as helpful or friendly. The nightly entertainment was sub par, the production and costumes were so bad it was insulting. The service in the main dining room was slow ... Read more
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CRUZIN MOM 50
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We decided to cruz on the Dream because we loved our experience summer of 2015. So we decided to cruise on the Dream two years in a row. But this year wasn't the same as our first experience. Rooms: There were two days our rooms were ... Read more
indychristine
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
294 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We are a childless couple (when cruising) and have always sailed without children. Even so we have sailed on DCL 7 times and a few others once. Then there is Carnival! We began sailing CCL in 2014 on The Sunshine. We loved it. I was happy ... Read more
kball86
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
This cruise was amazing. There was always something to do. The employees of Carnival were absolutely amazing and friendly. They wanted to make sure we got the best care. Our wait staff in the London Dining room were the absolute BEST. ... Read more
Txredneck52
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We Had an amazing trip aboard the Carnival Dream. There were ups and downs, and good and bad points but overall we cant really complain about anything. Embarkation: we purchased the faster to the fun package, personally we thought it ... Read more

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mccabeab
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was my 5th cruise and my husband's 6th. By far, the Carnival Dream was our favorite ship! We had an interior state room and for the 2 of us it was perfect. There was plenty of closet space, the bathroom was the perfect layout and the ... Read more
ms1337
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our first cruise, and we were also celebrating our honeymoon. I'm glad we picked the Dream! It's a massive ship with lots to do! Service: The service was excellent - the staff is polite and eager to help. They remember your ... Read more
codyperry24
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The food on the triumph wasn't the greatest. I remember one night having to give up on a piece of roasted duck. I say this to lead you into the following; the people and experiences were amazing. Every single person on the ship was, ... Read more
tilghna
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Pros: The Triumph is ok for the value. We had a good time (not great). Carnival staff was very courteous as always, and the cruise director made sure that it was a fun experience. The wait staff was wonderful, and our steward made sure ... Read more
Lindajoy44
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
My first cruise and my early birthday present. I hear everyone talking about how nice some crusies are but this dream was like a nightmare. First of all, our rooms where not ready so we had to wait. Second of all the steward was lazy. He ... Read more

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sailing away with u
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We had Faster to the fun and was in our room in no time. We stayed in 10275 our daughters stayed in 10277 on the Lido deck. We were able to open the connecting dividers on the deck, it was great. The cruise was wonderful, islands and ... Read more
kimde
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 helpful votes
This is our 5th cruise on Carnival. This is also our last cruise on Carnival. The ports were great. The people who hosted the excursions were great. The crew of the ship and the service, not so much. In fact, things started going ... Read more
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slybear
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
715 forum posts
8 helpful votes
If anyone says there is nothing to do on a cruise they have never cruised the Triumph. We did a back to back for 9 days and never got bored. The staff is wonderful from Matey the Cruise Director to Nolito our steward. Our wait staff in ... Read more
BEACHTAYLORS
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
105 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Had a rough start to this cruise experience, but not with Carnival. The Port of New Orleans parking garage was full at 1 pm. We paid full price and was led via car caravan to an open parking lot blocks from the terminal. Try pulling ... Read more
mrw323
Member Since 2010
1 review
40 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Took 3 friends on this cruise to celebrate a cancer remission. I was nervous once I read some reviews but we were happy with the cruise. The food and entertainment were both better than we expected. We did not eat on lido deck but it ... Read more

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TeresaEd
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We have cruised 6 times with 5 times on Carnival. We chose this cruise on the Carnival Dream for out family reunion which was a Big mistake. The new assigned boarding times was a disaster and had to stand in a very small area in the heat ... Read more
Sghoward70
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Let me starts with stating we have been on 12 cruises, so this was not our first cruise. Our previous cruise was on the Caribean Princess which was very disappointing. We sailed the Dream 2 years ago and found the ship in great shape. The ... Read more
Evillynn1971
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
This was a group cruise planned for 2 yrs with close to 30 people traveling together. I have been on multiple cruise lines and am a repeat cruiser to Carnival. This was my first time leaving out of New Orleans. The luggage drop off at ... Read more
stephkd
Member Since 2016
1 review
30 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our first cruise. We chose this ship because we live in New Orleans. We chose this particular cruise because it included a stop in Jamaica. We had a check in time of 10-10:30. We got downtown around 9:45, but by the time we ... Read more
rubyjpi
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
38 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We were booking for a group of 100 people so wanted to get something that was not too long and found this. From the time we arrived at the port we were treated so well. Checking in was really easy in New Orleans. (I have been to a lot ... Read more

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