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3,171 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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vilmer80
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We chose this cruise for a quick getaway with family. The ship was showing her age, considering some very outdated décor and rust. The signature whale fin funnel needed some serious cleaning. Embarkation was a little slow let to ... Read more
UKGIRL13
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 5th Cruise with Carnival - 2nd time on the Victory (1st time was 6 years ago) - just the 2 of us this time - no kids to worry about. We did Faster 2 the Fun, we have found this to be worth the $50 - you get priority boarding, ... Read more
Lem_On_Ade
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I had a great time on the cruise, but how could you not have a great time being in the Caribbean on vacation. The ship however, I did not love. This was my 4th cruise, all with Carnival, but 1st on the Sunshine. Embarkation was a bit ... Read more
Bstand7435@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
One of the most disturbing and stressful trips ever on a carnival cruise. Invited a friend that cruises on another line. It took me 3-4 years to get her to travel on Carnival with me. I have been going with her on another. We both have ... Read more
bigcity57
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
44 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we hadn't been to the Dominican Republic and Grand Turk. We live in Florida and drove to the port. Enbarkation was a snap. We arived at the port at 11 am and was having lunch at the fFish & Chips restaurant ... Read more

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kacate57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This boat was recommended by a friend and dining food and service was very good. Friendly staff and great service. The staff work their tails off and hope they get paid well. We gave extra tips at the end of the cruise. The only concern ... Read more
mrscods
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My husband had a Carnival Premier Cruise, a casino offer and we chose the 8 day on the Carnival Sunshine for April 8th was offered from Port Canaveral. We have been on this ship before and the dining options and the Serenity Deck are ... Read more
yerpointis
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My 9th and my wife's 16th cruise. We chose the Sunshine this time for the itinerary, Aruba, Curacao and Grand Turk. We thought the stateroom was a little smaller than previous ships. Stateroom cleanliness was good. We had a very nice ... Read more
natashawill1127@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
They say cruises are what you make it....So we made this one was amazing! From the organization, to the energy, the activities, the food and all around amazing personality and high energy of the cruise director, Chris a.k.a ... Read more
UmbrellaDave
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I can't say enough about the crew. They worked hard, very friendly, to make our cruise enjoyable. Cruise director worked to keep,things hopping. That is the good side. Bad side is that this ship already needs an overhaul even since it ... Read more

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ehg2001
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We were a family of 5 - two adults, 2 kids (6 & 7), and a grandparent. We booked this specific cruise primarily because we loved Half Moon Cay so much the first time, and we had been on 3 previous Carnival cruises. We understand that ... Read more
Sinabun
Member Since 2014
1 review
28 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We had the best experience on the Valor! The crew, the food, the ship... Everything was wonderful! After a rough start (9 pm boarding with a 1:30 am sail away), due to an emergency on the sailing prior to ours, we had a great experience. ... Read more
HelgaBean
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
5 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We left out of Port Canaveral on the Carnival Valor on April 2. We did not sail until 2 am due to a medical emergency on the cruise before us. We stayed in a balcony room on Deck 6. We were very disappointed to learn that our ... Read more
jetset655
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
50 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
There was a minor setback at the start of our cruise for a medical emergency at Grand Turk. The ship was delayed for several hours and we were not able to board until after 9pm. We also had a minor snafu in that hubby's passport was ... Read more
shelli0502
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Me and my husband and 17 year old son just got back from our cruise. It seems that every cruise I go on I am less and less impressed. The ship is older and it shows. Alot of corrosion and rust all over even the pool. There were alot of ... Read more

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ubeenpunkd
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
13 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for 3 reasons: 1) We love Carnival Cruise Lines; 2) A ship we haven't been on yet and 3) It was over our daughter's spring break schedule for school. We flew the morning of from Virginia to Orlando airport and ... Read more
oldbag40
Member Since 2014
1 review
63 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I have been cruising for some time and this was the worst ship, and cruise I have ever been on. I was so looking forward to this cruise. I took my grandkids, and three of my teenage neices with me. It was all of their first cruises. ... Read more
threetrips
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
1,003 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
I took my daughter and two granddaughters (ages 7 & 10) for an 8 day cruise on the Sunshine in March. We're frequent cruisers but it was our first time on this ship. The layout is similar to other Carnival ships. Our cabin was on ... Read more
lmutzl@valbridge.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This is our fourth cruise and third carnival. Traveled with my family of 4 plus sis family of 3. Stayed in Coco Beach for a day. Its a nice place. Embankment was the easiest I've ever experienced. We had a suite and payed for our ... Read more
CRUISEJUNKIESNC
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
7 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We traveled with our 3 kids and niece, ages 14-16. Ship was completely booked. Overall we had a great trip. The weather was excellent and we loved all 3 stops, Aruba, Curacao and Grand Turk. This was our 8th cruise with Carnival in the ... Read more

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rb80
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
My wife, adult daughter and I sailed on the Carnival Sunshine March 26 to April 3, 2016. We have been on numerous Carnival cruises and know what to expect. As usual, the Sunshine was very well maintained, Carnival really has this ... Read more
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amcruise12
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My Carnival Victory cruise over the Easter Weekend was a mixture of good and bad. The good included a spacious cabin, generally tasty food at the buffet, a nice aft pool area, and the staff in general. The bad included the cramped and ... Read more
MVoelker
Member Since 2003
1 review
125 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was my seventh cruise with Carnival and my second trip on the Victory, We bought the FTTF and we were able to board as soon as we arrived at the ship. We flew into Orlando on the same day and used a private car to deliver us ... Read more
primepretty
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My family of three always go away ay spring break to get away from the tourist to become a tourist. That being said we are prepared for the price increase for travel during that time. I don't know why but last year it occurred to me to try ... Read more
momRNof3boys
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
From embarkation to debarkation, this cruise was great! Getting on the ship was such a breeze. We didn't wait long and we were on board. The weather was a little cooler than we would have liked on the first day and the sea day. Our shore ... Read more

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