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3,646 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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Sherilynn3
Member Since 2017
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was my second Carnival cruise, but the first for my husband and kids. I was very discouraged after the switch from Valor to Liberty, and the bad Liberty reviews didn't help at all. Every week I would visit different sites hoping to ... Read more
Cheryl A
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
Sailed three weeks ago
Family vacation, had adjoining rooms with family, our cabin steward was inattentive, did not even know his name throughout the whole cruise. Turn down service only happened once and with a two year old, this was necessary. Dinners turned ... Read more
hvanness331
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise for the dates mainly, 3 families, 10 of us (6 adults, 4 kids) for Spring Break. Adults ages 40-50, kids ages 10-13. Embarkation was fairly speedy. We chose the 12:30 time slot. You're in this building being ... Read more
Van Houten Family
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our family's first cruise and we sailed with my parents and my brother's family (group of 10, total). Ship was easy to navigate and overall very good. We were in Cabin 1236. Clean room - clean ship overall. Food was good, but ... Read more
ElGrande
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 forum posts
32 helpful votes
My wife and I aren't "frequent" cruisers per se, but we have been on four now, so we have some frame-of-reference. Are we 'button-wearing, battle-hardened Platinum members"? No, but we've been around the block enough to know ... Read more
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lesro67
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I sailed on the 3/9/17 cruise to Nassau. It was a 3 day cruise that left from Port Canaveral. I am 25f and went with a group of 7 other women for my best friend's bachelorette party. Almost all of us have been on multiple Carnival ... Read more
Cruise Queene 55
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my first cruise in the US. We paid 299 each for a balcony room. The room was huge compared to my cruise on Princess. There was a long bench built into the wall, and plenty of storage place. My one complaint about the room is that ... Read more
jensplace
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 forum posts
This was the very first cruise for both my 17 year old son and I. He has moderate autism spectrum disorder and global developmental delays, so I was very anxious about our trip. We chose the 5 day cruise out of Galveston for our first one ... Read more
ScubaSu
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Chose this cruise because of where it was going and the ports of call, the dates and where is was sailing out of. The ship was recently redone so I figured it can't be too beaten up or worn out. I was disappointed with how hard it was to ... Read more
cgriff11
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Took Sunshine to Aruba, Curacao and Grand Turk March 4-12. Had read several reviews of varying experiences but have to say overall Sunshine ship and crew are good. The ship has lots of activities and good food. I have been on many cruise ... Read more
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Snoopybabe2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
We chose this cruise because the itinerary was awesome with the ports.Rooms were clean and kept up every night, Food could have been better on the buffet for lunch and dinner. Not to many choices and everything seemed the same ole same ... Read more
tlsearay
Member Since 2002
1 review
92 forum posts
This was a 3 night Carnival Live cruise with a Tim McGraw concert. I wasn't sure if I would be disappointed in such a short cruise and it not being on a Dream class ship, but it turned out to be close to perfect. This is the first ... Read more
JusBeachn
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We took this cruise because of the Tim McGraw concert series. There's nothing really fancy about the ship itself. Our cabin was an inside cabin which is pretty much like any other ship in their fleet. The pool area was nicer than others ... Read more
Aerobro
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The boat really does not have that many fun things to do, pretty much only the casino. The pools are small, the food in the dining room was AWFUL, we ate there the first night and it took a total of 2 hours. It took forever to get anything ... Read more
tribbs1
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
370 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I have sailed Carnival in the pas (Valor, Conquest, Freedom), but have graduated to a more premium line now that I do not cruise with small children. But, when the Carnival Live announcement came out and I saw Tim McGraw was going to do a ... Read more
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QMC(SW)
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We (my wife and I) took a short cruise on the Carnival Liberty to the Bahamas, which was fairly relaxing. Outwardly, the cruise was like most of the others we have taken, but apparently, Carnival has enthusiastically joined the world of ... Read more
Good-Cruiser
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
My family and I sailed on the Carnival Liberty out of Port Canaveral and returned this morning so I thought I'd write a review before the details become too fuzzy-wuzzy and, yes, he was a bald bear. Anyway, we started out arriving at ... Read more
Libra Breeze
Member Since 2015
1 review
22 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was our 3rd cruise with Carnival.We have previously sailed on the Glory & Conquest. This time we sailed on the Magic. 2-25-17 Overall very happy with what this ship had to offer. Only drawback our balcony stateroom 9309 ... Read more
SOMBRERO6
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
727 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
See cabin review below....6205, not enjoyable at all!... WORST CABIN EVER! Do not book this for the so-called Balcony....far to windy to use it! Dining, we were very happy with the food. The Pig and Anchor was good. Guys Burgers ... Read more
galaxrex
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
36 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We cruised late February on an Eastern Carribean itinerary on the Magic. Fog delayed docking by several hours but Carnival handled it well, even though we received the delay email when we were almost there. My wife and I both agreed that ... Read more
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KCinBAMA
Member Since 2013
1 review
97 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was our 10th cruise (7th with Carnival) and our first to embark out of Port Canaveral. We stayed in Kissimmee (Orlando), the night before and had a great time. The drive to the port should have been better planned by me the next ... Read more
jfangman124
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was our second cruise. Both on Carnival. I'll admit, I was a little nervous about being on the Sunshine after some of the reviews I read. But after our cruise, I have to say it was overall a very good cruise and the ship was better ... Read more
lancaster48
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We heard a lot about the revamped Destiny, now called the Sunshine but were totally disappointed. To make room for more passengers, the shops, Casino, rooms and pool area were small. There was not enough room on deck, including the ... Read more
OrlandoFamily
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
I am a relatively new cruiser and this was my third cruise in the past 2 years. The first two were on Royal Caribbean (Freedom and Enchantment). I am a relatively conservative middle-age professional and was warned that Carnival can be a ... Read more
ANGlady
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
177 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was my 11th cruise with Carnival. I brought a close friend on this trip, and it was her very first cruise. We were just looking to relax with some drinks by the pool and enjoy each other's company as we don't live close to each ... Read more
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