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1,204 Carnival New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews

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alaskalu0720
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was by far the worst cruise I have ever taken. It started off bad and ended bad. First of all, I just getting to the ship on October 4th was a hassle. Months and weeks before the cruise, Carnival stated in their emails to plan on ... Read more
NiceBob7
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was our second cruise on the Splendor this year we when on the vehicle back in August to the Carb (see my review on that) Getting there was a horror as NYC had bike race outside closing down the West Side Highway and took us extra ... Read more
potters2308
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Hopefully our telling this critic review will be helpful to others .. We are just getting back from our trip on Carnival Splendor 7 days from NY to Canada/New England date of our trip 10/04/15 to 10/11/15 .. We booked spa cabin ... Read more
queenoftwdw
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Overall the cruise was wonderful---I have always enjoyed reading all the reviews and after 27 Carnival cruises i guess it's time to start speaking up!!! Went on the Splendor 10/4 Canada cruise The ship Splendor is one of those ..you ... Read more
Clamshell
Member Since 2004
1 review
105 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Splendor cruise ranked right down near the bottom of my nearly 40 cruises. I'll not blame Carnival for the 'rocking and rolling' caused by weather, they have no control over that. The staterooms were kept clean by the overly ... Read more

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awdcruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We loved all the staff we came in contact with, everyone had smiles on their faces! You could tell each of them really loved what they did! They made it fun! We were disappointed in the quality of the ship, the condition it was in, ... Read more
busyone
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
41 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We planned this cruise for more than a year to celebrate our retirement so we were really looking forward to it. I wish I could rate it better for the sake of the outstanding crew, but it was a bit of a disappointment. Not everything was ... Read more
Ohio gran
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Well, let's start with the good: food was mediocre, dining room service was excellent when they remembered what we ordered, the casino.....ok so that's about it. Now the bad: there were more canes, wheelchairs and walkers than in a nursing ... Read more
gomgar38
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I had been on the Carnival Legend twice 2003 and 2004. I didn't find the Splendor to be as outdated and worn as some of the reviews I read on this site. Embarkation was very smooth and went pretty fast. We were on the ship be about 1:15. ... Read more
TorontoFireFighter
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My wife (Cunard-1, Carnival-3 cruises) and I (Cunard-1, Carnival-2 cruises) are 44 and 47 and we sailed without the kids for our 10th anniversary celebration. We drove to New York from the Toronto, Canada area and found cheap ($10 a day) ... Read more

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sueelward
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
What is this obsession with fun? And why do Carnival think that loud pop music, gambling and smoking constitute fun? And what is a fun shop? It's just a shop! Perhaps it is just cultural thing because we were Brits on an American ... Read more
laura8951
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my fourth cruise and my second experience with Carnival (previously cruised with them in 2009). I made my choice based on New England/Canadian itinerary and positive reviews I read about the ship. Overall, it was an enjoyable ... Read more
1lucanohk1
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My wife and I are frequent cruisers and this is our second voyage on the Carnival Splendor and our twelfth cruise with Carnival which makes us VIFP with Platinum status. As such, embarkation was a breeze and our stateroom was ready for us ... Read more
JEB0114
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We booked a cruise on Splendor after enjoying a trip on Pride. Splendor is quite a bit larger, and the ship moves easily through the water, with little motion. But the overall experience was nowhere near as good as Pride. Food was just ... Read more
haka888
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This will have been about our 15th cruise. We have sailed various cruise lines, Carnival being our most frequent. Embarkation was quick and efficient. Lunch in the Lido was the usual. My issues begin with the Cruise Director. He made the ... Read more

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Steady Shaikh
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Carnival Splendor was sold to us as a "party ship"! Two comments: 1. It was definitely NOT a party ship. (We are not spring chickens but the majority of the passengers on board had difficulty keeping up) 2. "Hurry ... Read more
MsTabbyKats
Member Since 2008
1 review
2,001 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We were on the 7 day Splendor to Canada/New England from NYC. This was our third time on the ship Embarkation was very fast. We got to the port about 11:20 and were walking on the ship at 11:45. Self assist disembarkation was also ... Read more
LOU
Member Since 2000
3 reviews
68 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and i just returned from our 25th cruise. This one was aboard the carnival splendor. Although not all of our cruises have been with carnival, we have noticed so many changes over the years. All of these changes seemed to have ... Read more
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alaininger
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was my first real cruise on a large ship. It was enjoyable, I am glad I went. What was best: 1) The accommodation were fine, although we had just a medium-priced cabin. The cabin steward Gede was especially pleasant and ... Read more
mdhaugh
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
91 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Having been on numerous cruises on HAL, Celebrity, and NCL, this was the first time for me on Carnival. I had the opportunity to join some friends who had already booked this cruise, so got a fairly good deal on a spa balcony and my mom ... Read more

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first2travel
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
48 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
A small group of five was extremely disappointed with Carnival. The adage that you get what you pay for seems to be correct in our experience. We have traveled with RC, HA, and our favorite Norwegian. This cruise was our eighth. For ... Read more
br00klynn
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
47 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I've cruised multiple times on Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Norwegian cruise lines. This sailing was my wedding cruise, so I traveled this same ship ten months earlier for the repositioning cruise in order to assess if we wanted to ... Read more
maggie4444
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We have never been on a cruise before as I thought we would be bored, I was so wrong. We had a wonderful time on the Carnival Splendour. The cabins are spotless and the staff were indeed splendid. The entertainment was good and there ... Read more
CarnivalCruiserfromNJ
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This trip was so relaxing. I traveled with my boyfriend. We started the trip by using Faster to Fun. This allowed us to embark as soon as we got to the pier at 11:00 am and to get into our cabin immediately. This was nice because we had ... Read more
Crusin Rocks
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Hi! I just came back from this 9 day 8 night Bahamas cruise!! I had a fantabulouos time on the splendid splendor!! I enjoyed the 4 sea days and the 24 hour pizza station. At night, when the big screen movie is on, (Lido) you can get FREE ... Read more

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