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1,393 Carnival New Orleans Cruise Reviews

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Kdnggg
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
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
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
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
dambyrds
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
0 forum posts
4 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

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bhmaness
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
onthalevel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Don't waste your time boarding early, you will have to wait hours (like a hotel) to get on board, nor use checked baggage, it takes hours in most cases, till night before they are delivered during embarking. Debarking - do not think ... Read more
Admin
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
9,935 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was my 31st cruise. It was my 6th on Carnival and unfortunately not our best cruise. I still love the Carnival product and have two more Carnival cruises booked. This cruise missed the mark for us in a few areas but was an ... Read more
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baudoincruise
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 4th cruise, first on the Dream. Went on this cruise to help celebrate my sister n law wedding. Had a great time! First off I want to thank our deck server Edgar Rojas. He went over and beyond his duty to make sure our group ... Read more
Darniebelle
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I went on this cruise with a wedding party. The ship is smaller than most I've been on. The entertainment was fun. The food not so good. I did however like the taco and burrito station set up by the pool during the lunch hours. It didn't ... Read more

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EMH3kids
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
160 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I joined a group of 15 family members on the 4-day Triumph departure on June 30 out of New Orleans with two sea days and one day in Cozumel. My family was in one of the aft cabins on deck 8 (room 8432) with the larger balcony. This was our ... Read more
wearesoup
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our 1st cruise and we loved it. The staff were extremely helpful and very courteous. Every day after we got back from breakfast there was some sort of towel creature on our bed. If you want to really relax try a cruise, you ... Read more
duckiegirl13
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This is our 4th Carnival cruise, and possibly our last. It does not live up to the standards we have become used to when cruising Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. Since our honeymoon 10 years ago on Carnival, there have been way too many ... Read more
mrswells07
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We have been on many cruises before and wanted to try this because it was close to home and being that I am pregnant it would be easier for me. Having said that the boarding was a joke, as was parking, checking in with rude people. The ... Read more
Justmike33
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I'm a 52 yo male and this was my first ever cruise. We chose Carnival because we live near NOLA and we thought that a 5 night cruise to Cozumel and Progresso would be a good starter. My wife has been on two previous cruises and we traveled ... Read more

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adamsj87
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Let me start off by telling you, I have been on over 20 cruises and this was by far the most fun I've had on a ship. With that said, Carnival really needs to step it up. We were on the ship within 45 minutes of arriving at the terminal ... Read more
shmeeveydr
Member Since 2002
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise out of New Orleans because we don't have many options in Alabama. Mobile doesn't have a boat anymore. Jacksonville is also a nice port, but we have been on the Elation before and wanted a new adventure. The service ... Read more
Disappointed57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise based on recommendations of friends who have used Carnival out of other ports and raved about their service. We chose New Orleans for convenience. Embarkation was very well organized and went very smooth. We ... Read more
gailmiller54
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Embarkation was disorganized and took a long time. You signed up for a boarding time, but the line was so long, and no one knew where to go if it was your boarding time. I was told to go to one line, so half of our group went through, ... Read more
bigboicruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We went on the cruise to try to get our love back but I ended up getting food poisioning from the blacken mahi mahi and was confined to my room until Tuesday I finally get a chance to go out with my wife and walk into the hall and smell ... Read more

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Jlw12
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I have sailed carnival in the past many times and always had a great time this trip was far from great,the second day at sea the captain was on the intercom every five to ten minutes saying there was smoke in the engine room but everything ... Read more
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bgreenwell88
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was my 3rd cruise with carnival. 1st time however on the Triumph. I've always had a great experience with Carnival. However this cruise did not meet my expectations. My family made the most of it, but the main difference here was ... Read more
she8416132
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 7th Carnival cruise and 10th total cruise. We had a good time. We were traveling with a group of 10 total. Some were first time cruisers and some were experienced cruisers. The cruise was my daughter and son-in-law's ... Read more
juanr@phillipslaw.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this particular cruise because we wanted to see Jamaica, Grand Cayman and top it off with a visit to Tulum. We were also excited to sail out of New Orleans and cruise on the Mississippi River. We were late leaving port but that ... Read more
Donna445
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This cruise was the absolute BEST cruise I have been on. It was a family and friends cruise with 13 people. We had a FABULOUS time. My room was a cove balcony on the Dream. I loved it. We choose early dining and each night my meal was ... Read more

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