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3,579 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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Dipsylee
Member Since 2002
7 reviews
143 forum posts
This was the first time experiencing a back to back cruise. We did the following 5 night cruise as well. We loved doing the back to back! Will definitely do that again. We took Carnival's shuttle from the Orlando airport and when we ... Read more
msladybuggg
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
My family of 6 ( me 38, husband 38, son 17, daughter 12, mother 65 and her husband 60) flew into Orlando Florida the night before and stayed at the Titusville Comfort inn with shuttle service from Stylus. The hotel was more of a motel and ... Read more
trueblue91652747
Member Since 2012
1 review
247 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
This was our second time on Sunshine so we were looking forward to boarding and getting settled. We booked very close to the cruise so we were not able to take advantage of FTTF as we usually do so we took our time getting to the port. We ... Read more
JohnnyTravel
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
11 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was not my choice, but I did escort a small group. The ship has been refurbished and much of it is great.. but it still shows the age. Our cabin was decent, no refrigerator and I found out that you need to request ice in your room ... Read more
kgms74
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the length, cost, and it was visiting ports we hadn't been to before. We hadn't cruised with Carnival before but it seemed to still be family friendly. We were traveling with Grandma and our 3 kids ages ... Read more
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Luvnlyfagain
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
57 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We cruised with my family of three and two friends. Being from the Midwest, we flew into Melbourne, FL the night before. MLB is relatively small and very easy to navigate. The five of us spent the night at the Hilton Rialto, Melbourne, ... Read more
rmatslu
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
My wife and I 5th cruise and 3rd on Carnival. This is an older boat that was renovated but it is very well maintained. There were 12 of us traveling in total. I had a room with my wife and 3 boys and the room was very conveniently set up ... Read more
sbacon
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The staff were wonderful, Very friendly and helpful. We had a blast. Great drinks, food and the experience on the ship with all the activities were great. Our Cruise Director "Emma" made everything more fun. The kids (even the ... Read more
mmoschel
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We had 13 people travel on this cruise in 2017. Overall, we had a blast. The Good: The ship was clean, there were many activities to enjoy during the day including an obstacle course, putt-putt, full-size basketball court, 2 pools, ... Read more
janiebanie
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was my 12th cruise on Carnival and this ship was just a let down. We could not get wash clothes or towels second day, therefor we did not make it to Elegant night. Phone was broken, this took a few days to get resolved. We stayed ... Read more
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jodygirl73
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
My husband and I have been on five cruises together and each have been on a few before we met. Our last three cruises were all on Royal Caribbean ships with the last two being on the Oasis and Allure. Though we love the Royal Caribbean ... Read more
sdpd
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I never sailed on Carnival so I thought I would give it a try. Was not happy. First off I had read a recent review and the complaints were the windows being so dirty you couldn't see out of them and a sewage smell in the ship. yes I did ... Read more
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odojoe
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
25 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it was a good deal for a balcony cabin. We had always wondered about those huge balconies aft of some cruise ships and we were able to book the aft most starboard cabin. We had a balcony with 3 lounge chairs and ... Read more
cofgren
Member Since 2002
1 review
335 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
My wife and I have now been on 26 cruises. I read many reviews on the Liberty while researching this past cruise. And I would have to say that most were extremely negative and very harsh. I was getting concerned on this except that I knew ... Read more
CalliopeKel
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was my second cruise. I read a lot of reviews prior to my cruise and so many of them were very negative, I did not encounter any negative experiences whatsoever. The food was abundant and of good quality. Dining in the Gold Olympian ... Read more
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sweet midwest
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Tea time is a great experience. So if you haven't tried this you should just once and see if you like it . The port was easy to get to. The embarkation and disembarkation was easy and smooth. The room service was hard to find I think they ... Read more
whatwendysaid
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We flew to Florida and spent one night before we went to the ship. Our hotel was ok but we later found out from another long time cruiser that we paid about 300.00 more than we should have for transportation. Lesson learned on how to do ... Read more
penguinusa
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Let me start by saying we've cruised on the Sunshine before, right after the 2.0 upgrade, so we knew what to expect: An overcrowded ship that handles rough seas very poorly yet also has Carnival's most up to date restaurants, shops and ... Read more
Thirdof09
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Ship rocked and vibrated more than our last cruise ship but not bad. No storms but a bit windy. Food and pools are mostly on deck 9 which gets crowded. The cabin was on deck 1 - not recommended due to constant engine noise. Dining room: ... Read more
jjennings1990
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
I have never been out of the country and me and my sister had talked about experiencing a cruise for years now . From excitable teenagers dreaming of getting away to becoming wonder-seeking adults we now hd the funds too and thanks to a ... Read more
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bcoris
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Chose this as a "wonder what it is like now" cruise because the Bahamas was our first ever cruise many years ago - i.e.40. Chose Carnival because it went to both Freeport and Nassau and was relatively inexpensive. This was first ... Read more
Nursejohn
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
First time on Carnival and probably the last. Previous cruises on Holland America and NCL but decided on Carnival due to friends opinions and availability of 5 nights to Bahamas. Part of the disappointment was not fault of Carnival; ... Read more
pilotmanchee
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Carnival is hard to beat when it comes to cost. Cruising on Disney, Royal Caribbean and Carnival in the past I though I knew what to expect when it came to this short getaway. Don't get me wrong we had a good time but I fear to keep cost ... Read more
gurupat
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
12 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I wanted to take a few minutes and get some thoughts and comments on paper about our cruise on MAGIC. On the negative side I can only think of “one” issue my wife and had for the entire cruise….the constant bouncing, ... Read more
kaylawisniewski
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was my first cruise, so I don't have anything to compare to but I had a great time. I traveled with my mom and my grandma, who took me to celebrate my college graduation. This was my grandma's 6th cruise but mine and my mom's first. ... Read more
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