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1,654 Carnival New Orleans Cruise Reviews
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brookie0428
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
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
MrDnBmore
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
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
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
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
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
Jeannette70
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
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rachelbly77
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
3 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
8 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
vegasmar10
Member Since 2005
1 review
1,274 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Pros: Friendly attentive service from all crew. Great cruise director, Chris, The Flying Scotsman, who was talented, energetic, and available to anyone who stopped him to talk or take pictures. A bit hard to understand until we got used ... Read more
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Dodie M Vaughn
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We had a wonderful cruise! Our cabin was perfect and our steward was outstanding! The only bad thing about the cruise was it is over already! I did not want to leave! The crew members were all very pleasant and extremely helpful. The ... Read more
Kiki G
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
I loved the ship, the customer service is very lacking, in all the Carnival Cruises I have been on this one was the least to be desired on the service end. Our cabin was clean; we never saw our cabin steward the first day until 10 p.m. ... Read more
gooferalso
Member Since 2008
1 review
45 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Choose this cruise because it was in driving distance for all passengers. The food in the Scarlett dining room was very good and the service was excellent. Felt like royalty. The condition of the cabin was deplorable. Dirty, and many ... Read more
conwakr
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
284 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I booked this cruise because I wanted to cruise out of New Orleans. I was a bit nervous as I wanted a laid back vacation and our last Carnival Cruise quite a few years ago was just too much loud rap music and heavy drinking. I was ... Read more
mld1950
Member Since 2008
1 review
1,379 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
Date, price and ship. This was my 9th cruise on Carnival but never on the Dream. The ship was great, loved the new choices for lunch and dinner. Just wish the BBq places open more hours. It is only open on sea days from noon till 230. So ... Read more
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vdelfoe
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I WAS VERY DISAPPOINTED!! Both of us are in our EARLY 60' s. unfortunately it was April Spring break and the ship was overrun with children and young adults. The adult only area is small but nice, need to have two pools and more umbrellas. ... Read more
Ronn452
Member Since 2002
7 reviews
491 forum posts
15 helpful votes
It was a last minute whim; a trip to the beach for a week or a cruise. Easy choice, the cruise! We cruised out of New Orleans to Cozumel, Belize, and Roatan. Embarkation was not too bad. We arrived about 11:30 am amongst a fairly heavy ... Read more
linderruth
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 forum posts
This was indeed a fun trip and the crew was amazing. Our grandkids had a great time. On the other hand, for the number of people, and especially kids, on board, the pools were way inadequate. They were far too small. The pools and sun ... Read more
tiffanyr1980
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
My family and I decided to take a cruise for my daughter's golden birthday. We are African-American and ranged in age from 15-40. I will keep my review short, but detailed. The ship was old. There was rust everywhere. The cabin was ... Read more
whitparish
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
April 2017: We chose to leave from New Orleans, LA. This is a wonderful port. We went to New Orleans a day early to see the town, it was amazing! The Embarkation and Disembarkation went great. All of the staff were very friendly. ... Read more
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s32144
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
This was my first cruise so I have nothing to compare it to, but overall it was a good experience. I went with my daughter and two teenage grandchildren. They met kids their age at the meet and greet for teens and have some new friends ... Read more
watkinskjw57
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Our friends wanted to see Mayan ruins but we had been there done that. This cruise combined with a visit to NOLA fit us perfectly. Embarkation was smooth as always, the ship was clean , the staff very friendly. Our stateroom was the ... Read more
roadrunnerms
Member Since 2009
1 review
9 helpful votes
We've cruised on the dream before, just not in a cabin on the front of the ship. Next time I'll be in the middle or aft. The overall cruise was good, but Carnival was a little off this time. This was probably due to the fact that the ... Read more
pacrat
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
175 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Did a five night cruise on the Triumph and had an excellent time. Did the Chef's Table, which was awesome. Had read several of the reviews about bad smell and how bad the ship state was in. I roamed the ship and yes the ship is a little ... Read more
Bunnygal
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
51 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
My cousin and our two mothers chose this particular cruise due to the ports proximity to my mother's house in Foley, Alabama and it being during spring break, when I'm off of work. I knew the ship was old, but was shocked that it was ... Read more
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