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3,585 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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ICount4U
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We booked our over Christmas cruise on Carnival because the dates suited our schedules. This was our first time on Carnival and we were not disappointed. Embarkation at Port Canaveral went smoothly, we parked in the terminal parking deck ... Read more
tigtink
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
364 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
Loved the ship and the staff. Typical design - but very clean and pretty. Loved the Cucina del Capitan, the casino and dive in movies. Loved the serenity deck with lots of space - but wonder why does Carnival insist on putting a ... Read more
luis72
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
My husband and i decided to bring my 8 years old son on a cruise we booked 11 month ago with Carnival Valor 2 weeks before sailing we get a e-mail saying there was a ship changed to Liberty we wore suppose to sail dec 15 at 4pm and board ... Read more
ajking95
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
The cruise left a bad taste in my mouth before we were even on the boat. The ship was switched from the Valor to the Liberty about a month or so before the cruise was set to sail. It changed our embarkation time from early afternoon to ... Read more
dderevensky
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
For my daughter's 7th birthday we decided to go on a cruise. She has never gone on a cruise before and this will be my fifth. We booked a 3 day cruise on Carnival Valor out of Port Canaveral. A couple months after booking, I get an ... Read more
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JeranEm
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I sail regulary on carnival cruiselines and today i can honestly say this was my worst cruise ever. I sailed on the Carnival Liberty out of Port Canaveral Fl. to Nassau Bahama's, which was originally suppose to be the Carnival ... Read more
CRICKET07
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
3 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Well we are seasoned cruisers that have taken cruises on several cruise lines Carnival among them.... I will start with that the Cabin 7347 Balcony was good, clean what you can expect lots of storage...no real issues...The Valor itself was ... Read more
sme
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
226 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise in 5 years and were looking forward to some new ports - Aruba and Bonaire. We usually cruise Carnival and this cruise met and exceed most expectations. First the ship. I read a lot of bad reviews on the ... Read more
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Janet McClung
Member Since 2016
1 review
Second time on the Sunshine. Our first time on it was its Inaugural sail. Looked forward to booking it again. Great ship! Great staff in every department. After several trips to Grand Turk we still love it! Aruba... good. First time ... Read more
bchubchub
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2016
The first three days of the cruise was bad due to the weather not the captain. I was in the room on those days. They need to put fridges in the rooms because some people have medicines that need to be in the fridge. They also need to ... Read more
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Debbie Diane
Member Since 2005
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We traveled with my grandson and his family (boys 6 & 11) their first cruise. They enjoyed all the water activities and the sports area. For myself I found the the food mediocre. Guys Burgers and Pig and Anchor were good. They enjoyed ... Read more
iahawkize
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
1,075 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
You're going to get a "Debbie Downer" every now and then as they want to sound important and be noticed , but I am DEFINITELY on the other end of the spectrum. This was my 8th Carnival Cruise and by far the best. I was group ... Read more
Mom+Dad
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
This is the first time cruise experience with my family and friends. We are family with 2 kids. All of us enjoyed it very well. Boarding: Super fast. Well coordinated. Lunch was waiting for us as soon as we boarded Staff: Very ... Read more
BenjiRodney
Member Since 2010
13 reviews
3,807 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This would be my 15th and I would say best cruise on Carnival yet. Only issue on the cruise were the very rude people when it came to trying to get an elevator. They didn't care how long you were waiting, if they wanted or in front of you ... Read more
CRUISERMOMX3
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
296 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
Great cruise on the Valor with a few exceptions. I have been on more than a dozen cruises and I can say without a doubt, that even a bad cruise beats being at work, lol!! This was meant to be a relaxing get away during the crunch of the ... Read more
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Vincegfan2
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
Very enjoyable cruise with friends. Third cruise on Carnival for me and 5th cruise over all. The ship itself was very nice. There were too many people at the Lido buffet for breakfast so ate in the dining room for breakfast and that was ... Read more
DonMac451
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
I really like sailing on a large ship on the ocean. Okay, I haven't hit really bad weather yet, but I enjoy the sky, the wind, the ocean life, the birds, and I like watching my fellow passengers. The nearly unlimited variety of things to ... Read more
Msflaire
Member Since 2016
1 review
I enjoy cruising and have cruised many of Carnival's lines and I have to say while this was not my favorite, it was still a pretty great ship. I loved the serenity deck and wished I spent more time up there. I got around to going up on ... Read more
Bwk31525
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
14 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My wife and I planned this seven-day cruise on the Carnival Sunshine out of Port Canaveral for over a year, right down to the excursions. We went in early December so it was a mostly grown-ups cruise with a few children onboard. We ... Read more
beachlife3454
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This is my 5th Carnival Cruise and the 3rd time on this itinerary-1st time on the Magic. I have previously been on the Sunshine, Breeze, Dream and Valor all for week long cruises. Not only would I recommend this cruise and ship, I plan on ... Read more
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Lollipop's Mom
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
565 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Cruisers: Mom, 44, Daughter, 20 Cruise History - 5 on Disney, 2 Princess, 1 NCL, 1 Carnival (12 years ago) Cruiser types: Relaxation! De-stressing, Non-Smokers,Balcony cabin a must, beach goers, not hard partiers or drinkers, but my ... Read more
gunnytammy
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We drove to Port Canaveral a day early and stayed at The Sleep Inn, they allowed us to park our car during the cruise and transported us both ways to and from the port. Excellent service got us off to a great start. The Check in folks at ... Read more
TravelingFedora
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I have cruised the Sunshine previously with a friend for a seminar. When I got home I raved about it so much, this time went with my hubby and a group we put together. Everyone had rave reviews. Food was fantastic, Alchemy Bar lots of ... Read more
drlepard
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2016
We have been on two other cruise lines, and there certainly better options out there. The food was sub par at best. The best options where for breakfast. Problem with that was at one time or another there was no coffee. We felt that the ... Read more
LSauls7537
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
514 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We loved the Destiny, so finally had a chance to book the Sunshine. We booked 18 mos ago because I wanted an aft wrap. We had cabin 5430. We didn't know with the remodel that the "wrap" was missing. Oh well, not a big deal. ... Read more
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