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3,254 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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galaxieman63
Member Since 2012
1 review
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just of the 6/19/16 4 Day out of Port Canaveral. I have mixed feelings about the cruise. This is my third cruise with Carnival. The two prior were both 5 day cruises on the Fantasy when it was sailing out of Charleston. I loved both ... Read more
sweetiebabe05
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We took this cruise for our honeymoon. My husband has sailed on Carnival many times before and swears by it. I have only sailed on Princess Cruise Lines and decided to give Carnival a chance because the crowd on a Princess cruise is ... Read more
SRLEONARD13
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We decided to take a cruise to celebrate lots of birthdays, anniversaries, and milestones among three families. There were 16 of us traveling, ranging in age from 20-60, so we had both small and large group excursions at the four ports. ... Read more
Bandman32
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I really enjoyed the ship but the service was really lacking. We purchased an Ocean Suite 7267 and really like the priority boarding. We liked all the port of calls and our excursions were great fun. Overall we found there ... Read more
my two cents
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
This was my wife and my 10th cruise. 8 on RCCL and 2 on Carnival. We also had our 2 sons with us, ages 4 and 8. Overall, it was "good", but we will be reconsidering going on another Carnival cruise in the future IF we can find ... Read more

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Seminole88
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I sailed the Sunshine back in October, 2015 and was more than impressed with the ship, the service, everything about my cruise was fantastic. My husband and I decided to take my 16 yr old on his first cruise and booked it out of Pt ... Read more
tpfamily
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
The entertainment was limited. Nothing started for the adults until 9. The comedy club was not open for 2 nights in a row, so they were really crowded.....The piano bar is not worth even trying. It was the same style music throughout the ... Read more
mrbrucepritchett
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My wife and I were looking for a nice vacation and booked this cruise kind of at the last minute. This is the first cruise we've taken by ourselves in many years (without kids) so that was nice and made it different than other cruises ... Read more
Skipbinner
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
168 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Cabin did not have any of the usual bathroom shampoo, lotions etc. The personnel were more accommodating than the average ship The food in the MDR (Washingtons) wasn't really good, just medieocore; for example, the Prime Rib was 1/3 ... Read more
sitecer@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was the third cruise in recent years and by far our worst experience. The boat was over crowded and nearly impossible for handicapped personnel to access an elevator to move between decks particularly in conjunction with excursions, ... Read more

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Ajharris07
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I was a 1st time cruiser and the Carnival Victory did not disappoint!! Embarkation was very organized and went very smooth. The ship was beautiful and clean when we finally got on board. The staff ushered us to pool decks and had lunch ... Read more
Taytyiona
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this ship because the sail dates worked in our schedule. Demarcation was extremely smooth. We walked right on board. By 1:00 our room was ready and we where off to a great adventure. This was my husband's first cruise and he was ... Read more
apearsonpmp
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We drove to Port Canaveral and took advantage of the "Park and Cruise" at Radisson Resort by the Port hotel the night before. The shuttle took us right over the next morning and check in was quick and easy...we were able to ... Read more
2docsnowaiting
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We've cruised about 15 times total, with several lines (HAL, X, Carnival, RCI) and chose this wedding anniversary cruise for the 9 day duration (=more than 7), as well as the husband's favorite stop in St. Kitts. Embarkation - due to ... Read more
Rose2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
Just back from a 4-night cruise to the Bahamas with hubby, son, daughter-in-law, and two teenage grandsons. We had a great family vacation, and although I have been to the Bahamas several times, I enjoyed the beautiful water and the ... Read more

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lidoplease
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
1,139 forum post
29 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our 31st cruise. Four RC and the rest Carnival. We were excited to be going on the Magic. Embarkation was very easy. We drove to the port and arrived about 12:30 so the mad rush was over. We were on the ship in just a few ... Read more
Jona7
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Chose this cruise as dates fit into our grandchildren's track out from school and we wanted to see new places. Had Faster To Fun and highly recommend purchasing it if available. We breezed through check in and were able to board the ... Read more
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KSHII2
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
The "Magic" is a very large ship, but easy to get around. Very clean, well maintained. We had a great cabin (ocean view) with TWO windows and two bath areas. One had a TUB and was separate from the other. More closet space ... Read more
Angelnjorge
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was over our anniversary and a quick weekend getaway...The embarkation and debarkation process was efficient, the dining room staff was friendly. That's the only good thing we can say about this cruise. We ... Read more
Denise 1970
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We decided to go on this Cruise because we had a nice long holiday weekend. However, upon boarding the boat I knew we had made a mistake. The wait staff wasn't very friendly or helpful. The boat was old, dirty and had a sewer smell the ... Read more

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etnocaha
Member Since 2013
1 review
16 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Our family of 10 sailed on the Carnival Dream 18 months ago and had a great time--first time our family had all cruised together. Experience was so good we all wanted to do it again. We chose the Carnival Magic because it its similar to ... Read more
jordanaire
Member Since 2000
4 reviews
2,201 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My wife's cousin and her husband had never cruised before, so we invited them to join us on a 5-day Valor sailing to Amber Cove and Grand Turk. We were a little apprehensive at first because her cousin is claustrophobic and gets seasick on ... Read more
barjoem
Member Since 2002
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Our 9th Carnival cruise and we have always been satisfied but this time things were a little different....the food was mediocre and NO lobster. Always had lobster regardless of length of cruise. The ship is clean, personnel friendly, the ... Read more
twoforcruisin
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
78 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was just an awesome 8 day cruise from Port Canaveral to Bermuda. The ship was very clean and the crew was always seen everywhere around the ship keeping it clean. We had a balcony cabin on the Upper deck and it was a nice size with ... Read more
TravelingHatter
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Just returned from an awesome cruise to Bermuda on the Carnival Victory. This was my 11th cruise overall and my 6th cruise with Carnival. Firstly, nothing can top the Mediterranean Cruise I took in 2007 on the Carnival Freedom; which was ... Read more

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