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3,216 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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AnB1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
First let me say that I wanted to contact Carnival before writing this review because sometimes there are unknown circumstances that can affect any given situation. I wanted to give them the opportunity to rebut, but there is no way on ... Read more
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Denise1983
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Stay away! Victory is very dirty, we had an injury on half moon cay on the aquatic play park due to poor maint. Infirmary was not open during the advertised hours. Employees referred to themselves as slave labor, couldn't even find a clean ... Read more
mswildeye
Member Since 2013
1 review
91 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of price and it was close to home. We sailed on the Valor last year and liked the ship. We were very pleased with the upgrades. Enjoyed Guy's Burger Bar and the Blue Iguana Cantina. While we were unable ... Read more
Katriamp
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was my 48th cruise. I absolutely love Carnival, but this was only the 3rd trip out of Port Canaveral for the Magic, coming from Galveston. They have some work to do. Attitude seemed poor from about 30% of staff. Lack of attention ... Read more
mcdiver
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We enjoyed our cruise. We had not cruised for 2 years and found some of the changes to be good. We appreciated being able to change our dining time to Anytime. We had a great room steward named Gede. Our room was always quickly made ... Read more

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KRaeMacD
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Things of note: Ship-- Plenty of elevators never a long wait. Kept Clean and neat and didn't feel too crowed except right around the main pool. Cabin-- good size and accommodated 3 adults nicely. Would not recommend 4 adults in cabin as ... Read more
Michaelene
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We booked this for the Journey concert, but still were looking forward to the cruise. Never did Carnival before & my husband says never again, sigh. . Mainly... it says fun ship, translate: loud & no quiet comfortable places to ... Read more
teriugogirl@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was my first cruise so nothing else to compare it to, but it was an amazing trip! Pulling into the harbor at Nassau and seeing that beautiful blue water took my breath away. Went to Atlantis on Discover Tour of the aquariums and it ... Read more
FOREVERTRAVELER
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Placed us (2 Senior Citizens next to 4 rooms filled with loud obnoxious Grads. Slammed their doors and ran through the halls. Had too call security twice. Nothing accomplished and they did not offer to change our cabin. I asked one of the ... Read more
JGKHEK
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We wanted to go back to Belize for the VIP Tour of the Zoo and this week in May was the best value. The weather was outstanding, the seas were like glass. and the experience at the Zoo was a once in a lifetime experience. The Zoo trip ... Read more

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beanierose
Member Since 2004
1 review
43 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The ship was nice could have used a little more TLC. The cabins had some issues like the beds too worn out and the pillows. Bathroom doors not locking. In the middle of the nite you wake up and the cabin is warm. We called during the day ... Read more
doberwoman
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
88 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was a family cruise - my husband and myself (in our 50's), son (29), daughter, son-in-law (26) and two grandchildren aged 3 and 9 months. We flew out of Buffalo the day before to Orlando and stayed at the Comfort Inn & Suites ... Read more
Michellemitchell1968
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise only because my parents were going. I was served shards of glass in a coke in the dining room and nobody at Carnival gave a care in the world about it. The adults were ill mannered pushing and shoving for food in the ... Read more
kangycarpy
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
147 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The cruise fitted in with the timing of our holiday in USA and was during our time in Florida. Our OV cabin on deck 1 was clean and comfortable and close enough to the lifts for convenience but far enough away for noise reduction. The ... Read more
JWGrayson
Member Since 2012
1 review
2,752 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I am only writing this brief review as I am blown away at the bad reviews for this ship! The was our 24th Carnival cruise with a total of 225 days. I'll admit that my expectations were not very high, due to things I'd read. We enjoyed the ... Read more

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V1ct0r
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I am a longstanding VIFP Club member but this ship was the worse I have seen. The suite 1233 had the wallpaper pealing and the desk laminate was peeling also. The small analog TV was to small and distorted to watch. These items were fixed ... Read more
nyis
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1 forum post
21 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My hubby, 8 year old daughter, 12 year old son and I sailed on the Carnival Sunshine on April 24, 2016 for our 5 night cruise to their private island, nassau bahamas and Freeport Bahamas. It was NYC spring break. My background, I have ... Read more
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CruiseWoods
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Carnival has continually made cutbacks and no longer offers a good vacation for a good price. Carnival has lost a loyal customer who grew up cruising with their family. The Carnival Sunshine is a rust bucket. It truly is rusting and ... Read more
binbon
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
My Husband and I stayed at the Hilton on Cocoa Beach and choose the park and cruise package with one night stay. It was great being right on the beach. Embarkation went very smooth as it was last time we went to that port. The ship was ... Read more
Flamingo15
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
In a nutshell, this was a really nice cruise - food, cleanliness, service, FUN; I don't know what it is people complain about, maybe I'm just lucky and continue to get good cruises on Carnival. The only reason I give this 4 out of 5 is ... Read more

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nursejess04@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I just returned from my 4th Carnival cruise. This was, however, my first time on the Sunshine. I was not impressed. The other ships I have sailed on were the Fascination, Elation, both in 2015, and several years back, the Celebration. To ... Read more
georgiacat
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
109 forum posts
15 helpful votes
This was the first Carnival cruise for my husband and myself. We have cruised primarily with Princess and last with Royal Caribbean. We are 65 and went on this cruise with friends and relatives. We drove to Cocoa Beach, FL and stayed ... Read more
pansarah1
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
12 helpful votes
First off, we were on the sailing prior to this as back to back cruisers. BUT - our kids were joining us so we had to disembark to get them through check in. In doing this, the Carnival check in staff literally had no idea what to do with ... Read more
Josephross2000
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our first time on Carnival Magic. We cruised on the Carnival Breeze last year and both ships are near mirror images of each other with the exception of the decor. Overall we were happy with our cruise. The food was average in ... Read more
Reggiegirl
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
I chose this cruise to see the Magic and experience it. The ship is Beautiful. Embarkation was very smooth. Disembarkation was a nightmare. It took 2 hours priority for disembarkation. No organization. Cabin was good. Service level by ... Read more

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