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1,734 Carnival Romantic Cruise Reviews

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catattack57
Member Since 2016
1 review
Just back from a 7 day trip to Grand Turk, Half Moon cay, and Freeport, Bahamas. Baltimore terminal was fine, quick unloading of luggage, short wait to board. We have sailed on the Pride previously, so weren't expecting to be wowed when ... Read more
gharcar
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed two weeks ago
I scheduled this trip for our 30 year anniversary. I think it is time carnival retires this ship. The crew does it's best to keep you having fun and comfortable, great job, but the ship is way too old. There was rust in the bathrooms, ... Read more
map92
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
44 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise for 2 reasons, 1, We wanted to visit Charleston and 2, we wanted to go to Half Moon Cay. Both were great! Can't say the same for the ship. Its old, made LOTS of noises, and smelled bad in the bathroom the whole time. ... Read more
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Roly_T
Member Since 2016
1 review
We did this same itinerary last winter on the Carnival Fantasy out of Charleston, and although the Sensation is basically the same ship, Sensation provided far better service, and overall experience than the Fantasy. We chose this ... Read more
cruisinpack2
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This is a short review of our cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy out of Charleston SC 8/20/2016 – 8/25/2016. I have read many reviews on this older ship, but do not agree with some of the negative comments. The Ecstasy was clean and ... Read more

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demo1998
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Carnival Vista is only a few months old, its pristine, the workers are constantly working on the ship doing a great job of keeping the ship clean, the cleaners do a grand job & should be applauded. I do agree as my husband said to me ... Read more
marlborotazlady
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
With this being our first cruise we were a little skeptical due to reviews that we read but once we finished with the check in, going through security, and boarded the ship we noticed 2 things 1. The ship was beautiful even if it was out ... Read more
laurel.finch7@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My husband and I sailed on the Victory to Freeport and Nassau from August 14th – 18th, and we had an amazing time! It was my fifth cruise, fourth with Carnival, and my husband’s first cruise. He was already talking about our ... Read more
cbbutler3042@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
This was mine and DH's first cruise, and we couldn't have had a nicer time. The only reason for the 4 out of 5 was due to the food, which I'll get to in a minute. We embarked out of Baltimore, because we live in the state, about an hour ... Read more
tempocontour
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
Just got back from a beautiful 8 day cruise off of Splendor (Aug 13 - 21, 2016). Splendor is very typical with other Carnival ships like Liberty and Legend down on the deck where the casino, clubs, piano bar is located. The ships ... Read more

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Nat_03
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
First off, the cruise itself was brilliant. Good service, good rooms (which by the way, only have ONE electrical output) and great entertainment. There was always some type of event going and the servers were great, especially Rio, Thomas ... Read more
TXPandaBear
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
The buffet was very crowded when the dinig room wasn't open. There was not enough seating. I think if they added Guy's Burgers and Blue Iguana grills! This would relieve the buffet crowd. We enjoyed these venues on the Carnival Breeze ... Read more
sailnoob77
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Just got back from the Carnival Sunshine..what a fantastic ship! I enjoyed every aspect of it..the shows, the food, the service, the drinks. We walked to the shows 15 minutes early and we never had a problem getting a seat. The water ... Read more
floydrounds@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We had an overall good time on the Elation. This was me and my wife’s first cruise. It started out rough because Carnival misplaced my extremely large suitcase in someone else’s on the first day. We arrived on the ship at ... Read more
Errick
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My wife and I celebrated our up and coming 20th anniversary and we enjoyed the cruise overall. The food was fresh especially the fruit which we love to eat. It had something for everybody including those with children, (our children are ... Read more

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pbulmer43@hotmail.co.uk
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I will keep this short and sweet. The Carnival vista is an excellent ship which has been designed very well with something for everyone. Embarkation was fast, smooth and efficient. The cabin was large and kept spotlessly clean. ... Read more
shelbyr2010
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The staff on the Triumph were not very friendly. One of the photographers actually told me that one of my photos was blurry because "I didn't step forward"...The services was poor and I think that was because the workers were ... Read more
WanderingTheWorld
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I are both in our 30's and love to travel. We often plan our own trips and transportation, but sometimes we just want to relax and take a cruise. We enjoyed our time on the Carnival Imagination. Long Beach: We arrived ... Read more
Travellingourmet
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
Our second trip on the Spirit, first was three years ago. She has had a refit since then and has new eating options. Main atrium, dining and theatre are still the same. Embarkation was painful as always and things weren't helped by a ... Read more
Eimand Louise
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Fun aboard, newest sky ride, music and shows. excellent service from crew, all lovely music from classic to salsa, for children fantastic. Red Frog bar excellent beer and entertamaint, Good food in Lido restaurant and Dinnig room. ... Read more

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Tommyjoe99
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
12 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose this cruise because of the great value that we get from CCL. We are VIFP and enjoy the expeditious embark/disembark procedures. We were on this ship several years ago when it was fairly new. The 2.0 upgrade that it has ... Read more
Duxy
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We were attending a wedding and were able to board early for it. Our steward made a huge effort to ready our rooms to change into our wedding clothes. Room was nicely cleaned and well taken care of for us during the entire trip. My ... Read more
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Bkmeye
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we were pretty impressed. All of the crew were so nice, the food was good and our cabin was very clean. The bed was so comfortable! Casino isn't worth wasting your money, machines are super tight. The ... Read more
powccb
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We had a nice time on this cruise. The ship, although smaller than the Magic and some of the other larger ones used for 7 day cruises, was very nice and clean. The nighttime shows were good, but the male lead singer left a lot to be ... Read more
Riebr@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We wanted an adventure for our 14 year old grandson's birthday. We had a great time with him and found this is to be a great experience for him. We personally would not do this cruise as it was too crowded and lines were too long. The ... Read more

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