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1,346 Carnival New Orleans Cruise Reviews

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kball86
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 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
4 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
mccabeab
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
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
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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

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tilghna
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
5 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
sailing away with u
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
3 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
19 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
713 forum posts
4 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

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BEACHTAYLORS
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
105 forum posts
7 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
3 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
TeresaEd
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 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
8 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
12 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

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stephkd
Member Since 2016
1 review
30 forum posts
15 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
6 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
lovermonkey
Member Since 2010
1 review
501 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I liked my cruise but you could tell there were some changes to staff and service. For the most part everything was ok. For one thing, I had the Faster to the fun. So our luggage was supposed to be there before we got to the room. It ... Read more
annielee50
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise as a last minute choice. We wanted to get away for a few days to rest and relax and this was available and reasonably priced. The staff were excellent, absolutely amazing. We had a table at the back of the dining ... Read more
haleysmom2003
Member Since 2012
1 review
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My family and I always have lots of fun on carnival cruises! Excellent dining service and cabin cleaning staff..they always go out of their way to help. Their staff are a step above the rest. Winfredo, Joel and Erfen made eating a joy in ... Read more

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djcynt
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
I felt the need to leave a review about this cruise because there are quite a few things that seems to have changed with Carnival cruise lines and I figured someone needed to say something. My hubby and I decided to take this particular ... Read more
house_elf
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Just returned from a 7-day Western Caribbean cruise aboard the Carnival Dream, sailed out of New Orleans. Our party included myself and my husband (both 28), our 2-year-old daughter, and my parents (my mom just retired and this was our ... Read more
Da Captain
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our 2nd time on the Dream, with the first being last year. They changed the menu this year and for us it wasn't for the better. you have the standard pizza & ice cream that you can't go wrong and the Salad buffet gave plenty ... Read more
kadams45
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
went on a 7 day cruise to celebrate my 60 birthday, our 30 wedding ann, and a family vacation, here is a list of my problems 1. problems getting my room key to work right took us over 3x going to guest services to get the problems fix ... Read more
kg4pit
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
301 forum posts
4 helpful votes
DH and I took this cruise to celebrate his semi-retirement. We drove down on Thursday and stayed at LaQuinta in Slidell then got up Friday morning to head to the port. EMBARKATION: it went fairly smoothly. Wasn't impressed with the ... Read more

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