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3,369 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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Tigeress297
Member Since 2006
1 review
162 forum posts
We cruise to be able to get away from everything and not have the phone ringing constantly, so in that aspect the cruise was excellent. However we just had the feeling during this cruise that Carnival was trying to cut so many costs ... Read more
b_ikemire@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
We just got back from 4 day cruise to Bahamas out of Port Canaveral on the Victory. We had a WONDERFUL vacation. I must say was a little nervous about sailing on the victory reading so many negative comments on different forums. I am not ... Read more
pinksugar
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
41 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
First off....Priority is the only way to go! We booked a Ocean Suite and of course we are Gold Card holders so we loved that we got the Priority! It was myself, my husband and our daughter (7 years old). We arrived at the port at around ... Read more
Kisma1
Member Since 2007
1 review
216 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We haven't cruised with Carnival in quite a while and decided to give it another try. We were unable to arrive a day or so before so we arrived the day of embarkation (using Cortran Shuttle service from the airport to the port) and it ... Read more
acardinrnbsn
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise because of the waterpark activities for our 9 year old daughter, and the ports of call, Mexico, Isla Roaton, and Belize. The dining room was great, we only went 3 times and the food was delicious. We did breakfast ... Read more

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SpaceCoastPirate
Member Since 2014
1 review
22 forum posts
We were on this cruise because my wife got a casino offer that made an 8 night cruise too good to pass up and that we really liked the itinerary. The ship was recently in dry dock so the public spaces looked fresh and the ship was ... Read more
seashell64
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
376 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
This was a great cruise for us; we were part of a large group. This was my 7th cruise; all our cruises have been on Carnival; Fantasy Class, Sensation and Conquest Class. There seem to be a lot of mixed opinions on this ship. We found ... Read more
MACUQUI58
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
104 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
The ship was very clean. The food was excellent and so was the Server Team. My cabin Stewart Randall was great he always kept our room cleaned and refreshed. We had YTD and it was very easy to get a table. We also had breakfast every ... Read more
megjusmar517
Member Since 2016
1 review
Carnival was amazing on Embarkation and Disembarkation!! Very quick and speedy process! However this Ship needs to be dry docked and redone! Very worn, terrible filteration system!! If you want to smell like a stale ash tray please cruise ... Read more
Shiparoo
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
As we live in Florida Port Canaveral is a good port to sail from for us. This was a five night getaway vacation to enjoy a break. We certainly noticed the cut backs since our last Carnival cruise, mostly in two areas, the food and ... Read more

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MrRyansDad
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this particular cruise because we also wanted to visit Kennedy Space Center which is nearby. My 16 year old son and I went on the cruise together. We stayed in Cabin 8427 and could not have asked for a better experience! ... Read more
Aliciat35
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This ship SUCKS. Levels one and two smelled like poop. The air wasn't cold in our room and my family caught a cold the whole week we were on board. Only a few elevators were working at times it was faster just to take the stairs. There ... Read more
rezalute@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We were with a group of 15 friends and family: some in our group have cruised many times, some only a couple and it was my first cruise. All of us agreed this cruise was one of our all-time favorite vacations. We traveled to Cocoa ... Read more
bunnyette
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
493 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I booked this cruise in May as I really needed a relaxing vacation, there were some great prices and the Magic fit my schedule...needless to say I saw some reviews and became rather concerned. Would it be a noisy cruise with out of ... Read more
gpt realtor
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
While on the Carnival Magic we had excellent service in the Southern Lights Restaurant or dining room Poncholo, Ida and Johnathan were the best team I have ever experienced. They not only served, but they were so courteous and were ... Read more

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ZCruiser1
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
20 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I have been cruising Carnival since 1994. We chose magic because we had never been on it, and it was going to Amber Cove where we had never been, nice, beautiful but pretty much like Gran Turk, San Juan not much to do if you been there ... Read more
ladyjoy
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 helpful votes
We typically sail on other cruiselines but thought we'd give Carnival a try based on recommendations from co-workers and friends. We were looking for a short family get-away before our kids (17,13, 6) returned to school. NEVER did we ... Read more
AlaskaDragyn
Member Since 2006
1 review
28 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the size of the ship, one of the largest ships doing a short itinerary. The date we required happened to be the cheapest of the year. This was my 7th time on Carnival and i am now questioning my ... Read more
dst
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
10,194 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We were on this trip as an annual birthday celebration with friends. This ship is older, which we knew but we expected it to be clean - it is in need of a deep cleaning. Our balcony room and balcony were dirty - cigarette butts on balcony, ... Read more
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uncfuddy1@comcast.net
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 forum posts
14 helpful votes
8/27 to 9/3/2016 I thought the Carnival magic was one of our best cruises. I have read a lot of reviews, and Carnival must have 2 Magic ships because the reviews are total wrong. The ship is really nice. The cruise director Dr.E is off ... Read more

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marcic72
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
My husband and I have not taken a cruise in 16 years (mediocre trip on RCL). We usually do an all inclusive family vacation every year in the Caribbean and decided to give a cruise another try. We took our two kids, ages 10 and 8. I ... Read more
MisElainieous
Member Since 2011
1 review
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for 1) price of balcony room, 2) length of cruise, and 3) port. We booked online, without selecting a particular room, just a balcony. Was surprised when finally received our room number, it had an extended balcony ... Read more
missnancy1955
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
10 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
My husband and I were looking for a quick getaway as we live in Florida. Loved the Victory. We have sailed before with Carnival and usually sail on the Sensation but wanted a bigger ship this time. We were very pleased with everything. ... Read more
Firemedic10584
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We went on this cruise as a celebration for a group of us passing paramedic school. Boarding the ship went pretty smooth. Our interior cabin was pretty small, but expected. The crew members were all friendly and helpful. But, I found the ... Read more
fluffy82$
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This is a long review of the entire cruise out of Port Canaveral, FL. This was our 6th Carnival cruise & 1st vacation in nearly 2 years so we were really hoping for a good trip. We are seasoned cruisers with over 30 cruises on ... Read more

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