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1,590 Carnival Romantic Cruise Reviews

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374
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CruiseWoods
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
Carnival has continually made cutbacks and no longer offers a good vacation for a good price. Carnival has lost a loyal customer who grew up cruising with their family. The Carnival Sunshine is a rust bucket. It truly is rusting and ... Read more
binbon
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
My Husband and I stayed at the Hilton on Cocoa Beach and choose the park and cruise package with one night stay. It was great being right on the beach. Embarkation went very smooth as it was last time we went to that port. The ship was ... Read more
FITFABULOUSFORTY8
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My partner & I cruised on the Elation from Jacksonville, FL on 4/23-28 and I must say I had an AMAZING time! I read 100's of reviews before we left as this was to be my very 1st cruise and I'm grateful that I'm the type of person that ... Read more
tapickne
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We had an overall wonderful vacation! Our breakfasts and dinners were fantastic every day because of our wait staff. Headwaiter Michael, Team Waiter Made, Asst Team Waiter Jayson, and Team Bar Waiter Patrick were super and treated us like ... Read more
Teegoeins2015
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I picked this cruise because it sailed on my husband's birthday and was coming out of Cape Canaveral. Getting through the port was easy and we were signed in and on the ship in less than 1/2 hour. Deck #9 (Lido deck) was where the main ... Read more

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pansarah1
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
My husband and I booked this cruise somewhat last minute. We had been booked on the 4/23 sailing on the Magic for a year for the Eastern Carib. but added this as a fun Mom and Dad getaway before the kids joined us on 4/23. We were, ... Read more
Shipbeaux
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Veteran Cruiser – Honest Review In summary: the Carnival Magic is a really nice ship. She is huge (130K tons) which is a departure from the older and smaller ships that normally take the 3 or 4 day Bahamas run from Port ... Read more
mrsjoey
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
108 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We picked this cruise because we like to sail for our anniversary that is in April. And we live in Texas and it is very easy to drive to Galveston. We have done all our cruises out of Galveston. I have taken 5 RCCL, 1 Princess, 6 ... Read more
Tropicalvacay
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Embarkation was a breeze, disembarkation was a breeze. Did not have FTTF, and it still was very organized, and we did not wait long at all to embark or disembark. We choose to have the cruise line take our luggage the night before, so we ... Read more
UKGIRL13
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our 5th Cruise with Carnival - 2nd time on the Victory (1st time was 6 years ago) - just the 2 of us this time - no kids to worry about. We did Faster 2 the Fun, we have found this to be worth the $50 - you get priority boarding, ... Read more

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Ariscitacruising
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
April 16-April 24, 2016- My husband and I were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary and chose this cruise on the itinerary and price. This was our 9th cruise with Carnival and Carnival did not let us down. We enjoyed every moment. ... Read more
d0rin31978
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose the splendor for our Honeymoons and we feel we made the perfect choice! We loved our steward Tedhi on Spa level 11 he was the best! very nice and was there in a blink! Nalya from the Ukraine that worked in the bar on level ... Read more
GeneTree
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We were looking for a fast escape from our hum-drum life (going stir crazy) and had friends already on this cruise so booked at the last minute. There were only a few balcony cabins available a week prior to sailing so I booked one and ... Read more
Daydr3@mer365
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
From some of the reviews I read, I was very worried that the ship was going to be a huge disappointment. It was just the opposite. It only took about 30 minutes to board, and our stateroom was ready as soon as we got on the ship, at 1:30. ... Read more
GamecockFan58
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I'll preface this by saying this was our first cruise. It was a belated 30th anniversary present from my husband. Living in Charleston, not needed to travel was a definite plus. With that being said, the embarkation was a challenge but ... Read more

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Abbydew
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This cabin has very little noise, I was a bit surprised by this as I noticed the deck below us was the casino and clubs. The only time it was a bit loud was when the announcing from below was happening and it this was a very short period ... Read more
Bostongirl417
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Being our 3rd cruise with carnival this was our absolute favorite. Walking in right away you could tell the ship was brand new and very clean. Crew staff, food and activities were all excellent! Food varies from blue iguana burritos and ... Read more
kg4pit
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
301 forum posts
3 helpful votes
DH and I took this cruise to celebrate his semi-retirement. We drove down on Thursday and stayed at LaQuinta in Slidell then got up Friday morning to head to the port. EMBARKATION: it went fairly smoothly. Wasn't impressed with the ... Read more
christa.nazzy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We left long beach, CA. the night before we stayed at the Doubletree Maya Hotel! AWESOME! free shuttle to and from cruise port! Don't get to the port early.... You have to sit outside and wait.. it was a rainy cold morning and we were ... Read more
Tufstuf71
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
The three night cruise is worth it to get away from work and the craziness of life. Not much entertainment during the day, so if the weather is good you're fine during the day to hang out by the pool. Unfortunately if the weather is not ... Read more

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cruzlovermich75
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was my 4th cruise with Carnival and we have always had a great vacation. I am not impressed with this ship, bigger is not always better. I was unaware when I booked this cruise that it was spring break and there was going to be 1000 ... Read more
TorOntCruiser
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
146 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My wife and I had been balcony cruisers but with the Canadian dollar tanking we elected for an eight day cruise with an interior cabin. From the time we embarked to the moment we stepped off of the ship we were thoroughly impressed ... Read more
Sinabun
Member Since 2014
1 review
28 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had the best experience on the Valor! The crew, the food, the ship... Everything was wonderful! After a rough start (9 pm boarding with a 1:30 am sail away), due to an emergency on the sailing prior to ours, we had a great experience. ... Read more
LoLa_in_GA
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
508 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We are a couple in our early 50s. Adult children, so we sailed alone. :-) I selected this ship because of the itinerary. We are not new to cruising; this is my 5th (4 on Carnival) and my husband's 4th (3rd on Carnival). ... Read more
sanguinepromises
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
To begin, my husband and I planned our cruise for our first anniversary and my birthday, which are just a day apart. We are far from being wealthy, but took along the $400 we had gotten together for travel expenses. After all, I had been ... Read more

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