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3,581 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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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
KatCorbs
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This is our 3rd cruise and 2nd cruise in 2 years on a carnival ship with our extended family of 10 (8 adults and 2 four year olds.) Last year we cruised on the Victory and this year on the Magic. The Magic is much more updated than the ... Read more
MightyMouton
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
13 helpful votes
My wife and I have cruised more than a dozen times over the past 8 years - mostly Carnival, but a few Norwegian as well-, so I would say we are seasoned cruisers. We appreciate little extra amenities, but, sadly, are bothered when we feel ... Read more
jaxlady101
Member Since 2013
1 review
39 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I chose this cruise i order to travel with a group of friends and the price was good. The day of embarkation by !:30 - 2:00 on Lido Market they were out of water glasses, Reg coffee and the hot food was cold. There were drink machines ... Read more
rmayfielr
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
we went with friends who had picked this particular cruise had a great time and want to thank several of the staff : drinkman Roger , head waiter for our table,Nick ,waiters I Putu, and cabin steward Putu. Special thanks to cruise ... Read more
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lilprincessmarg
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We originally booked on the valor and they changed the ship on us and put on on the LIberty They separated my family by putting them on deck 1 and us on deck 6. After numerous calls they did the right thing and upgraded them to a ... Read more
allygiff
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The overall cruise was nice - but the poor quality of the food overshadowed the entire time. Grossly overcooked meat and fish, about the driest chicken I've ever tasted and bland unimaginative sides. Apple pie that was more like jello ... Read more
JoCus007
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose the Carnival Sunshine because it was a reasonably priced ship sailing on the days we wanted. We left New Year's Eve out of Port Canaveral and had the best New Year's Eve ever!!! We took our 3 kids and went went two other families ... Read more
ForestF
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We had never expected to take a cruise, but when a family friend invited us to join them on the cruise, and to be witness to their daughter's Bat Mitzvah on St. Thomas, we agreed to go. So 4 of us (2 adults in our 40s and 2 teens) went. We ... Read more
bellacruiser3352
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
14 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Let me start by saying we are very experienced cruisers, we are Platinum with Carnival and have sailed on Disney and Royal Caribbean as well . We have never been on the Magic and can never agree on anything for New years so this was the ... Read more
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daredneck
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
31 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Carnival Sunshine December 31, 2016-December 8, 2017 Room 8330, Aft Balcony Stateroom Steward, Gordoue Started our travels on December 20th Traveling for 11 days takes a toll on a person. Spent sail away on our balcony. Sushi ... Read more
Dollster
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
If you like noise, chaos and lines this is the cruise for you. Very disappointed in this huge over crowded ship. Noisy everyehere. Lines for everything. Two singers every night in atruim that were so loud it was difficult to communicate ... Read more
rosiefraz
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the dates and ports to visit. We always try to visit at least 1 new port every time we cruise. We had a group of 7 this time, most of us in our 50's, one 75 and 1 was 19 (our son). We had a blast and were ... Read more
cutie23
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Cruising with Carnival over the New Years holiday was filled with celebration. We were welcomed to the lido deck with a cold glass of champagne during the boarding process. Carnival knows how to bring in the new year right! All hats, ... Read more
NicoleW
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I am really unsure why there are so many bad reviews of this cruise. Before going on the cruise, I was very worried that it was going to be like all these reviews state, but it wasn't! PROS: -Dinner every night was absolutely ... Read more
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NPRGiant 2016
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
This cruise fit our schedule perfectly for our 30th wedding anniversary - and we weren't disappointed. The captain himself did our vows renewal, even at the very hour we were married 30 years ago. The photographer who captured the event ... Read more
sseanickels
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
It was about what I expected for the price - I'd consider Carnival as a low-mid line. It was during Christmas break, so there were a LOT of kids on our cruise (too many for my liking, but they can't do anything about that). Sometimes I ... Read more
zippywilliam
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
42 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I chose this cruise mostly because it fit into my very short Christmas break this year. I am a teacher and I have a 14 year old who is also in school. We also have never been to Belize so we pick this cruise. This is my 5th Carnival ... Read more
New_808_Cruiser
Member Since 2013
1 review
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was a nice ship. clean and modern looking. Food was normal cruise ship fare. Servers were good. Entertainment staff was very good! three different shows in a week all very well performed!! Cruise director was not my favorite. He ... Read more
Jacket1
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
I had heard all the rumors about Carnival, and they are regretfully true. If you have cruised another line, you will probably be disappointed. The good: 1. The spa was very nice and never crowded. The private access to the gym, ... Read more
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cogenthought
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
My family and I (4 adults) have been bitten by the cruise bug, and wanted to do something a little different for Christmas. This was our third cruise, all with Carnival, as we had an excellent time on our previous two (the Paradise, which ... Read more
Goldheart
Member Since 2008
1 review
39 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I chose this particular cruise to enable us to join some friends for Christmas. We had 3 cabins on the Veranda deck. Because we booked late the only way we could be together / adjacent was near the rear. We were originally booked on ... Read more
cherry dl
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
4th carnival cruise ,one man entertainment food was iffy didnt compaire to previous cruises the ship was nice a little smaller than others and a bit crowded the cabins were nice the same size as other ships we have been on. only dined ... Read more
jhk515
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
16 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I'm a little torn on the rating. This was our first cruise with CCL, and our second overall (first one with NCL). So, can only compare the two. CCL is definitely more cost-effective, hands down. BUT, there's a constant upsell/marketing ... Read more
Indian River Guy
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Cruised as it was a Christmas Cruise for 8 days returning on 12/26. Sailed Sunshine two years ago to Mexico and loved it! This is still a nice ship that has been remodeled nicely. About three thousand people which for us is a great ... Read more
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