Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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3,645 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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dpal2208
Member Since 2001
1 review
424 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise as a get away and reunite cruise with old friends we haven't seen in a long time. Originally booked on the Valor and switched to Liberty. Sister ships and all basically the same except no Fun Hub. This was a ... Read more
wsm614
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
My husband and I traveled on the Magic with his two sisters and their husbands. We chose this cruise because one of the ports of call is Belize. Just being able to spend quality time with family made this cruise memorable. The ports of ... Read more
RickandRobin
Member Since 2013
1 review
17 forum posts
Only about 40 ft. longer and 18 ft. wider than Pride...yet with very similar public spaces, Magic has roughly 3 more decks full of cabins. Most everywhere...it felt crowded; the Pools...the Fitness Center...the Lounges...the Shows...the ... Read more
Vacapone
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
There were nine in my group and as usual we had a good time ( I mean we were cruising the Caribbean) and although we have cruised before on Carnival as well as Royal Caribbean this cruise was below expectations in a couple of areas. ... Read more
Fumes21
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise because of the locations that the ship was going, and that it was an eight-day cruise. Our cabin was on deck 10 in a Spa Balcony, but really didn't really use many of the Spa's facilities. We booked over six months ... Read more
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Safety Guy33
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I've cruised quite a few times on both Carnival and other cruise lines. This was the best cruise I have had. The food and service were extraordinary. From the time we entered the ship Carnival lived up to their claim of FUN cruise. ... Read more
SamuelK
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
The service was excellent as usual with all of our Carnival cruises.The food was also good.The only negative was the only route across the promenade deck was through a smoked filled casino....The fact that the weather was great made ... Read more
4serenity
Member Since 2013
1 review
173 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the ports. We love to cruise and see different islands. I'd have to say that we love visiting new places so we book for ports before we repeat a ship. We really don't go to any shows as we live by & ... Read more
psicruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
The staff collectively was the best of any ship I have been on (20+), from the waiters to bar service, to cruise director and staff. Unfortunately when the ship was redone a few years ago, they added too many cabins and sacrificed public ... Read more
vilmer80
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise as we were taking along first time cruisers. A three day was chosen so that if cruising wasn't their ideal vacation, the newbies weren't out too much time or money. We are Florida locals, so we didn't do anything in ... Read more
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Cruise Bruise
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I live in Florida and arrived in Port Canaveral the day of the cruise. Debarkation was quick and we were onboard in less than 5 minutes (priority boarding). This was the first time we have sailed on the Liberty. Our luggage took ... Read more
CruiseKittyFL
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
72 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sunshine Review - Sail Date January 29, 2017 5 days to Amber Cove and Grand Turk Departing from Port Canaveral People in group = 10 Previous cruises: Freedom, Valor, Liberty, Breeze, Ecstasy, & Legend. I had read many ... Read more
e.p.
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
280 forum posts
This was a GFWC Woman's Club (all of Florida) fundraiser for Hacienda Girls Ranch. Florida Fabulous Flamingo Flock... People would say oh, you're with that ladies group. Yep, that's was us, all 90+++ & a few husbands (10)... I ... Read more
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Desert Cruiser
Member Since 2001
1 review
24 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our first Carnival cruise. After all the bad press Carnival has received over the past few years we really weren't sure what to expect. Let me begin by saying the embarkation was stress-free and by far the smoothest we have ever ... Read more
DebiDebi
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Difficult finding enough activities to not be bored. Went to tons of TRIVIA GAMES daily, more than 9, just to have something to do. CONNECT FOUR board games, shuffleboard, foosball, bean bag toss offered in team competition (I can do ... Read more
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Sthrngrl66
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This cruise was the first cruise for me and my husband. It was a belated celebration of our 20th wedding anniversary and I'm glad we chose this cruise and especially glad we chose the excursions and cabin that we did. We didn't know ... Read more
crossmaa
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We did a back to back Eastern/Western Caribbean, The first week (Eastern) was not enjoyable. It felt like the ship was substantially understaffed. There were 45-90 minute waits for a table for any-time dining. This I felt was ... Read more
Musicnote56
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
Have been a frequent cruiser on Carnival and usually have had very good experiences. Carnival is not, nor does it pretend to be, an upscale or "luxury" line. You're on the fun ships, after all. What you will get is decent food, ... Read more
Rowdy Retiree
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The Northern Lights dining area service was not up to our normal expectations. Staff seemed overwhelmed at times and getting seating for a large group was near impossible. We waited hours that is correct more than an hour for a table ... Read more
kathiesue
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed January 2017
It was a cheap midwinter getaway to the Bahamas. It was our first time on Carnival. Carnival substituted ships about a month or so before the cruise and, reading the reviews of the Liberty, we had much trepidation, but we figured we could ... Read more
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cuppettmd
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
202 forum posts
21 helpful votes
I have been on eleven Carnival cruises, but all were on Fantasy Class ships.I booked the Valor just to try something different. We were switched to the Liberty because of propulsion problems. This caused some concerns as we had aft cabins ... Read more
ClearwaterFlorida
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
123 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
12 of us (over 55) get away every January just to play cards, catch up and enjoy being together. I saw all the mixed reviews and had little expectations for this cruise. Liberty is not a high class ship but it was fun! The food exceeded ... Read more
Dipsylee
Member Since 2002
7 reviews
144 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
248 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
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