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3,222 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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HelgaBean
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
5 forum posts
20 helpful votes
We left out of Port Canaveral on the Carnival Valor on April 2. We did not sail until 2 am due to a medical emergency on the cruise before us. We stayed in a balcony room on Deck 6. We were very disappointed to learn that our ... Read more
jetset655
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
50 forum posts
9 helpful votes
There was a minor setback at the start of our cruise for a medical emergency at Grand Turk. The ship was delayed for several hours and we were not able to board until after 9pm. We also had a minor snafu in that hubby's passport was ... Read more
shelli0502
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Me and my husband and 17 year old son just got back from our cruise. It seems that every cruise I go on I am less and less impressed. The ship is older and it shows. Alot of corrosion and rust all over even the pool. There were alot of ... Read more
ubeenpunkd
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
13 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for 3 reasons: 1) We love Carnival Cruise Lines; 2) A ship we haven't been on yet and 3) It was over our daughter's spring break schedule for school. We flew the morning of from Virginia to Orlando airport and ... Read more
oldbag40
Member Since 2014
1 review
63 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I have been cruising for some time and this was the worst ship, and cruise I have ever been on. I was so looking forward to this cruise. I took my grandkids, and three of my teenage neices with me. It was all of their first cruises. ... Read more

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threetrips
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
1,018 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I took my daughter and two granddaughters (ages 7 & 10) for an 8 day cruise on the Sunshine in March. We're frequent cruisers but it was our first time on this ship. The layout is similar to other Carnival ships. Our cabin was on ... Read more
lmutzl@valbridge.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This is our fourth cruise and third carnival. Traveled with my family of 4 plus sis family of 3. Stayed in Coco Beach for a day. Its a nice place. Embankment was the easiest I've ever experienced. We had a suite and payed for our ... Read more
CRUISEJUNKIESNC
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
7 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We traveled with our 3 kids and niece, ages 14-16. Ship was completely booked. Overall we had a great trip. The weather was excellent and we loved all 3 stops, Aruba, Curacao and Grand Turk. This was our 8th cruise with Carnival in the ... Read more
rb80
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
My wife, adult daughter and I sailed on the Carnival Sunshine March 26 to April 3, 2016. We have been on numerous Carnival cruises and know what to expect. As usual, the Sunshine was very well maintained, Carnival really has this ... Read more
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amcruise12
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My Carnival Victory cruise over the Easter Weekend was a mixture of good and bad. The good included a spacious cabin, generally tasty food at the buffet, a nice aft pool area, and the staff in general. The bad included the cramped and ... Read more

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MVoelker
Member Since 2003
1 review
125 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was my seventh cruise with Carnival and my second trip on the Victory, We bought the FTTF and we were able to board as soon as we arrived at the ship. We flew into Orlando on the same day and used a private car to deliver us ... Read more
Bookwizerd
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
This cruise was so much fun. We chose this cruise because we were taking friends who were cruise virgins. Our rooms were upgraded to Junior Suites and we had the balconies connected for more space. The only downside was our snorkeling ... Read more
primepretty
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My family of three always go away ay spring break to get away from the tourist to become a tourist. That being said we are prepared for the price increase for travel during that time. I don't know why but last year it occurred to me to try ... Read more
momRNof3boys
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
From embarkation to debarkation, this cruise was great! Getting on the ship was such a breeze. We didn't wait long and we were on board. The weather was a little cooler than we would have liked on the first day and the sea day. Our shore ... Read more
GBpedsRN4life
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
5 helpful votes
First, I must say, this cruise was a deal (price) considering the awesome ports we visited: St. Marten, St. Kitts, Puerto Rico, and Grand Turk. So considering I paid a bargain price, I feel I received what I paid for. She is a pretty ... Read more

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lidomiddeck
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Embarkation was excellent, on board within 30 minutes of arrival. The room was in excellent shape and to our surprise we had a refrigerator in the room, all of the comments suggested this was not the case on the sunshine so we brought ... Read more
tlehman
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was my first cruise ever and I have a fear of water and boats. Overall I have to say Carnival Sunshine did a really good job. The room was better than I thought and the crew was awesome. Every time we left the room, we came ... Read more
cloakingbee2001
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
If you would like to waste your money, get stuck with a- several- day nightmare and be played with their heartless games, then take this cruise!!! It was our first cruise ship to Bahamas. We chose this cruise - Carnival Victory, since ... Read more
GrammyG11x
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers. We chose this cruise as a family so our grandkids could experience cruising for the first time. It was a choice of economy, as we have only done Carnival one other time. There were some good and some not so ... Read more
iowa3cruisers
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
19 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was our first cruise, so we chose a short 4 day cruise to get a feel for it. We normally vacation at resorts. Check-in was not as long as anticipated. We arrived at the ship at 12:30 and were in our room by 1:30. We found our ... Read more

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katter24
Member Since 2006
1 review
29 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Embarkation was a breeze....all of 10 minutes....food at the lido was mostly good...there is always something you can find to eat that you like. The rooms were ready by 130 and were clean. We met our steward that first night and and he ... Read more
wwfd275
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We previously sailed on this vessel when it was the Destiny and had a great cruise. Since the makeover to Sunshine, many of the features of the Destiny that appealed to us are gone. The ship was fully booked. There were insufficient staff ... Read more
farmerjeff
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
to summarize: there were some really good things, but few and far between. biggest beef was with service and our rooms (6342 and 6340) that were falling apart, they didn't do much about it. Clean ship, rooms were pretty tight, we had ... Read more
kfamily5
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
After reading reviews we were worried that this cruise would be a disappointment. We had a great experience. We haven't sailed with Carnival for 7 years and our last two cruises were on Disney ships. The staff aboard the Sunshine were ... Read more
roberts_nanna
Member Since 2014
1 review
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
I didn't care for the decor of the ship at all! Lots of Gold, paintings were ugly, valor...I get it now...presidents, flags, etc... but didn't care for it. We were seated at dinner with another single mom and her 14 y/o daughter and ... Read more

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