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3,471 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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firefighterman
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
25 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We booked for the first time a guarantee balcony which was taking a chance in getting a good location. Oh to get that cabin number check in online 2-3 days before your departure. The embarkation was pretty slow for us and that was a first ... Read more
kyleej89
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
I have always enjoyed cruising with Carnival but this last trip has me questioning my loyalty to them. It appears that Carnival changed their standard of "house keeping" of their boats. Our Stateroom was a balcony room and we ... Read more
Tigeress297
Member Since 2006
1 review
164 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We cruise to be able to get away from everything and not have the phone ringing constantly, so in that aspect the cruise was excellent. However we just had the feeling during this cruise that Carnival was trying to cut so many costs ... Read more
b_ikemire@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We just got back from 4 day cruise to Bahamas out of Port Canaveral on the Victory. We had a WONDERFUL vacation. I must say was a little nervous about sailing on the victory reading so many negative comments on different forums. I am not ... Read more
Lieutenant
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
It was a wonderful relaxing cruise. Embarkation was smooth. The security line took the most time and that wasn't bad. We had an Aft extended cabin on the Empress deck plenty of room for two people great views. Our room Stewart kept on top ... Read more
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diannafl
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Boarding at Port Canaveral was fast and efficient. Staff was friendly and made us feel welcome. Once on the ship we found chaos with the luggage. The luggage was parked in the elevator waiting area and all of the elevators in that ... Read more
rclccc
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
This was our very 1st cruise. We arrived the day before and went to Kennedy Space center. (it was wonderful) Then we went to our hotel. We stayed at the Cocoa Beach Suites. Wonderful staff and very helpful. Rooms were comfortable, could ... Read more
pinksugar
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
41 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
First off....Priority is the only way to go! We booked a Ocean Suite and of course we are Gold Card holders so we loved that we got the Priority! It was myself, my husband and our daughter (7 years old). We arrived at the port at around ... Read more
Kisma1
Member Since 2007
1 review
220 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We haven't cruised with Carnival in quite a while and decided to give it another try. We were unable to arrive a day or so before so we arrived the day of embarkation (using Cortran Shuttle service from the airport to the port) and it ... Read more
acardinrnbsn
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because of the waterpark activities for our 9 year old daughter, and the ports of call, Mexico, Isla Roaton, and Belize. The dining room was great, we only went 3 times and the food was delicious. We did breakfast ... Read more
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honeychile
Member Since 2010
8 reviews
127 forum posts
4 helpful votes
SUMMARY: This was a good cruise -- we made all our ports, weather was tolerable, excursions were memorable, food was good, and cabin was fine. This was my 10th cruise, the 7th on Carnival. I sailed with my sister, both of us in our ... Read more
SpaceCoastPirate
Member Since 2014
1 review
24 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were on this cruise because my wife got a casino offer that made an 8 night cruise too good to pass up and that we really liked the itinerary. The ship was recently in dry dock so the public spaces looked fresh and the ship was ... Read more
Carolinakeepsakes
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
23 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My sister and I chose this cruise because of the value and the great itinerary. We found the ship to be clean and well attended, our room was also clean with comfy bedding, and the food was good in both the buffet and dining, with varied ... Read more
seashell64
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
376 forum posts
Sailed September 2016
This was a great cruise for us; we were part of a large group. This was my 7th cruise; all our cruises have been on Carnival; Fantasy Class, Sensation and Conquest Class. There seem to be a lot of mixed opinions on this ship. We found ... Read more
MACUQUI58
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
105 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
The ship was very clean. The food was excellent and so was the Server Team. My cabin Stewart Randall was great he always kept our room cleaned and refreshed. We had YTD and it was very easy to get a table. We also had breakfast every ... Read more
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megjusmar517
Member Since 2016
1 review
Carnival was amazing on Embarkation and Disembarkation!! Very quick and speedy process! However this Ship needs to be dry docked and redone! Very worn, terrible filteration system!! If you want to smell like a stale ash tray please cruise ... Read more
Shiparoo
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
As we live in Florida Port Canaveral is a good port to sail from for us. This was a five night getaway vacation to enjoy a break. We certainly noticed the cut backs since our last Carnival cruise, mostly in two areas, the food and ... Read more
MrRyansDad
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this particular cruise because we also wanted to visit Kennedy Space Center which is nearby. My 16 year old son and I went on the cruise together. We stayed in Cabin 8427 and could not have asked for a better experience! ... Read more
Aliciat35
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This ship SUCKS. Levels one and two smelled like poop. The air wasn't cold in our room and my family caught a cold the whole week we were on board. Only a few elevators were working at times it was faster just to take the stairs. There ... Read more
rezalute@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We were with a group of 15 friends and family: some in our group have cruised many times, some only a couple and it was my first cruise. All of us agreed this cruise was one of our all-time favorite vacations. We traveled to Cocoa ... Read more
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bunnyette
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
576 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I booked this cruise in May as I really needed a relaxing vacation, there were some great prices and the Magic fit my schedule...needless to say I saw some reviews and became rather concerned. Would it be a noisy cruise with out of ... Read more
gpt realtor
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
While on the Carnival Magic we had excellent service in the Southern Lights Restaurant or dining room Poncholo, Ida and Johnathan were the best team I have ever experienced. They not only served, but they were so courteous and were ... Read more
ZCruiser1
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
20 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I have been cruising Carnival since 1994. We chose magic because we had never been on it, and it was going to Amber Cove where we had never been, nice, beautiful but pretty much like Gran Turk, San Juan not much to do if you been there ... Read more
ANILOPITA
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We were very excited to go on our family cruise (4 generations) and booked with carnival victory out of port canaveral, our experience at the port of embarkation was poor, because their computer system was down and this situation delayed ... Read more
ladyjoy
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 helpful votes
We typically sail on other cruiselines but thought we'd give Carnival a try based on recommendations from co-workers and friends. We were looking for a short family get-away before our kids (17,13, 6) returned to school. NEVER did we ... Read more
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