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3,471 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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Rotorlow
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was a two family cruise which we planned as a budget alternative to longer and larger cruise. For my wife and I, we had never cruised with Carnival. For the first time, we drove to the port from home in TN. We stayed the night prior ... Read more
franl24fan
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
1,324 forum post
I have sailed on the previous Carnival 4 day cruise on the Sensation and the experience was night and day from the Valor. This was my third cruise on Carnival, I have done most of my cruises (25+ ) on Royal Caribbean. I just wanted a last ... Read more
ThienHo
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
It was our first cruise on Carnival. We chose Carnival this time for its best "value for money" rating. First, the embarkation was easy and quick. It took us about 15 minutes from the check-in terminal to our cabin. We got a ... Read more
sillysully11
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
3 forum posts
This was a new cruise for us as we had never been to the southern caribbean. We had anytime dinning and were thrilled with the service and wait staff lead by Alejandro and his team waiter Gede. If you are in the southern lights dinning ... Read more
O&P Cruiser
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
29 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I will keep my review short. The path we took to get to the southern Caribbean was extremely bumpy. I have been off the ship for three days and am still a little shaky. But that is the ONLY complaint I had. Food was fantastic. I ... Read more
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DenimOrchid
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise chose me. I won this cruise on my cruise last May, playing Wheel of Fortune. The Magic was clean and well kept. We ate at every food venue on board, and everything was good, no complaints. Our room was cleaned every ... Read more
secrets703
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We thought overall it was a very good cruise and well organized. Yes, there were some mis-cues, but once we straightened them out, the mis-cues were corrected and we carried on. I can tell you emphatically that those reviews that thought ... Read more
Jakemeister
Member Since 2015
1 review
17 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Carnival Valor is probably a great cruise ship for first time cruisers, but I'm not sure if it will impress people who aren't interested in the party atmosphere, have been on a cruise before, or sailed lines besides Carnival. There were ... Read more
pchoustontx
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
It was our honeymoon cruise and first thought when seeing the interior of the ship.. It looked like a casino interior with Americana that vomited everywhere. Gold painted eagles on every column in the elevator waiting areas, busts ... Read more
jnally74
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This is my 8th cruise (RCCL, NCL and Celebrity) but 1st with Carnival. I am not a picky person and believe a vacation is what you make it. I mean really how bad can it be right? Pretty bad. Let me start with the good because there ... Read more
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LISP
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
33 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We sailed on the Valor- needed a short cruise to see if my sister in law liked to cruise before she committed to sailing Alsaka this summer. Had been on the Valor before and was looking forward to returning to her. I have never sailed on ... Read more
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carolynspress47
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 helpful votes
We arrived at the port and got on the ship we went to the lido deck for lunch food was so-so if you like cafeteria food we went to our cabin we never met our room steward never introduced himself dinner in the dining room was good the ... Read more
rosy00
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
my group of 4 middle aged couples loved this cruise, the service was impeccable and the cruise director, Rev. Dr E a young black male that was the funniest director of all my 8 cruises. The cabins were larger than other ships and very ... Read more
CarolinaGirl2010
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
38 forum posts
We did enjoy our get away, but Carnival Magic was not as good as our previous 4 Carnival cruises on the Fantasy, Dream, and Liberty. It started out with us having to go to Guest Services just to get our cabin floor swept, since it had not ... Read more
josebetzy
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
My wife and I went on this cruise. This is our 17 cruise overall and with Carnival our 6th. Carnival at Port Canaveral is an excellent port. It is so easy to drive to. They are very efficient at boarding and disembarking. Incredibly ... Read more
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Booop!
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
My husband and I booked this cruise as a getaway for just the two of us away from our 4 teenage children. We are platinum members but have only departed from Port Canaveral once before. It was very easy to get to the port and ... Read more
daredneck
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
27 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Carnival conquest class ship, embarkation port canaveral florida. Beautiful day for cruising with friends and family. we started off by having bloody marys at the time out lounge. Ok it’s not only a drink it’s a meal. i ... Read more
richart1965
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our 14th cruise with Carnival, and was the most enjoyable. My bride of 50 years, and I were accompanied by our daughter, son-in-law and 6 year old granddaughter . Canaveral was the quickest and easiest boarding we have ... Read more
crusing48/51
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
938 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We booked this cruise over a year ago. Traveled with friends. The four of us drove down from North Carolina the day before the cruise and stayed at the Residence Inn. We had the stay, park, and cruise package. So convenient. It includes ... Read more
ronnmaryc
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise for two reasons, cost of 11 people and 5 cabins. Our last experience with Carnival in 2010 was extremely disappointing. We chose a park and ride which saved us almost half of on site parking. Embarkation was smooth ... Read more
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Lgarth
Member Since 2005
1 review
363 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We live in Central Florida, Port Canaveral is the only port we've cruised out of in 8 cruises. Embarkation is such a pleasant experience, as is disembarkation.... We sailed on the Carnival Victory for the 1st time. Past cruises were 4 ... Read more
SeasthedayNJ
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Disclaimer -- I haven't cruised with Carnival since 2010, so things have changed since then, in my opinion. We had an absolute blast cruising with friends for the 1st time! We sailed on Carnival Magic Oct 15-22 , 2016. 2 couples in our ... Read more
Ender005
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we were looking for a younger crowd, and we liked the destination ports since we had not visited those before. I've been on the Carnival Sensation and the Allure of the Seas prior to this cruise. Even ... Read more
DaveyB1962
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This cruise is good value for money and a great way to get a taste of the Bahamas. However, it came across as a budget cruise line with queues in the Lido buffet especially for breakfast, and slightly limited food options and poor ... Read more
Downpayment
Member Since 2013
1 review
102 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We set sail on the Victory! We wanted to celebrate 2 special birthdays. What a great time and the staff helped make it extra special. Our 16 yr old totally enjoyed himself. He enjoyed himself at the teen center (said he was not going ... Read more
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