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1,693 Carnival Romantic Cruise Reviews

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829
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398
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242
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134
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61
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wecruisetogethersince2012
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We chose Carnival because we had sailed with them before. We were on the Carnival Freedom. We drove to Galveston and parked at the terminal. Be sure to prepay on line, you can save $5.00. We were on board by 1pm. Our ocean view room was ... Read more
Deedee40
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We choose the cruise because we never been to carnival before did norweign twice,, I'll say average because it was only two nights of entertainment meaning the shows, they were amazing thou but norweign gem had a show every night,,,,the ... Read more
bhmaness
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My wife & I chose to take our teenage son on this family cruise out of New Orleans. We had a very smooth boarding process. We settled in quickly & enjoyed the ship immediately. The staff was amazing-- totally dedicated & ... Read more
lovetocruisejakedeb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Everything on the cruise was awesome. The staff except for customer service were very friendly and always willing to help you and make your trip enjoyable. I have found this to be true on a couple of ships we have traveled on with carnival ... Read more
gotti1038
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Freedom Ship We sailed with a party of 39 people, this is my 7th cruise on Carnival, my third out of Galveston. This was by far the best cruise I have ever been on. That is including the Royal Caribbean cruises I have sailed. The ... Read more

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angoracruiser
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because the dates matched when we could travel. This cruise exceeded my expectations in most areas. Food: The food was exceptional. We did the Chef's Table experience, and it was truly memorable. We enjoyed meeting ... Read more
Mchelle2470
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Wanted to take a Mediterranean cruise all my life and was so looking forward to seeing all the historical landmarks the ports of call had to offer on this cruise. The Carnival Vista is an absolutely amazing ship but in my opinion too ... Read more
Mumpurple
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
This was our third cruise, but our first with Carnival. Good value on a lovely ship. Fantastic entertainment with the cruise director 'Jen' with the energy of the Energiser Bunny! Food was delicious and plentiful. We chose 'anytime ... Read more
Long neck 567
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Cruised Carnival in past.always a great experience. This cruise was the worst ever. Staff not friendly, food service awful, dining room waiters didn't even pour our water and were so frazzled forgot stuff. Food either undercooked or ... Read more
pur24karet
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I Suggest You Find Another Ship or company that sails to these ports! This ship is old and very broken down! After finally getting the time away to take a cruise. I was so excited. I had been wanting to do one for some time. Then, I ... Read more

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MJF0507
Member Since 2008
1 review
100 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Was looking forward to taking my adult family on a vacation. We have all cruised multiple times before and thought it would be a nice treat for our anniversary and as a precursor to my wife having knee surgery. With so many negative ... Read more
shmeeveydr
Member Since 2002
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise out of New Orleans because we don't have many options in Alabama. Mobile doesn't have a boat anymore. Jacksonville is also a nice port, but we have been on the Elation before and wanted a new adventure. The service ... Read more
Disappointed57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise based on recommendations of friends who have used Carnival out of other ports and raved about their service. We chose New Orleans for convenience. Embarkation was very well organized and went very smooth. We ... Read more
Newtx3
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My husband and I chose this cruise specifically because of the ports. Getting older in years (I turned 50, he turned 49, during the cruise) we decided to get some beach time in before we deemed ourselves too old to participate in water ... Read more
bigboicruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We went on the cruise to try to get our love back but I ended up getting food poisioning from the blacken mahi mahi and was confined to my room until Tuesday I finally get a chance to go out with my wife and walk into the hall and smell ... Read more

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sweetiebabe05
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We took this cruise for our honeymoon. My husband has sailed on Carnival many times before and swears by it. I have only sailed on Princess Cruise Lines and decided to give Carnival a chance because the crowd on a Princess cruise is ... Read more
dream2life
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our second time taking this cruise and we rate them both as excellent. The first was on my 50th birthday. This one was for my husband's son's wedding. The first cruise was on the Carnival Magic and this was the Carnival ... Read more
dancrr
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Just got back from a week on the Carnival Miracle sailing from Long Beach California to Puerto Vallarta for two days and Cabo San Lucas for one night. This is my 7th cruise, second on the Carnival Miracle. This was one of the best times ... Read more
lee savalle
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I liked the short itinerary, not too long nor too short for our first time sailing without the kids. We liked the idea of a long day at Nassau and going in June would ensure nice, warm weather. We found embarkation to be a breeze! We ... Read more
Bandman32
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My wife and I really enjoyed the ship but the service was really lacking. We purchased an Ocean Suite 7267 and really like the priority boarding. We liked all the port of calls and our excursions were great fun. Overall we found there ... Read more

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mrbrucepritchett
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My wife and I were looking for a nice vacation and booked this cruise kind of at the last minute. This is the first cruise we've taken by ourselves in many years (without kids) so that was nice and made it different than other cruises ... Read more
Eddie-1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We got an extended balcony cabin on the back of the ship, we were excited to spend a lot of time on the balcony, But! that didn't happen because it was just dead air & hot out there, the way it was designed there is absolutely no ... Read more
Southernfried4
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was our third cruise and the ports were by far the best. Each island (St. Thomas, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and St. Maarten) was unique in its differences with plenty of activities and great beaches. Unfortunately, the ship ... Read more
TRULYDETERMINED
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Carnival Cruise Itinerary and ship drew our interest for my husband birthday cruise. We spent three days in San Juan, Puerto Rico exploring the city before embarkation on Sunday afternoon that was smooth and efficient with accomodating ... Read more
soonerfan496
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
This was one of the best vacations my wife and I have ever been on. This was our first cruise...and won't be our last. There were just a couple of hiccups, but, overall it was amazing!! Carnival may be one of the cheaper lines, but the ... Read more

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