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1,789 Carnival Romantic Cruise Reviews

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chanlynng
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We booked this cruise several months in advance, and splurged on both airfare and the room by upgrading. We upgraded our room to the Spa Balcony Suite and chose the one at the front of the boat 14206- we were told it was bigger, and the ... Read more
whitelimo
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
This was my and my wife's second cruise ever, both this year! The first was on the Emerald Princess, so it was interesting to see the different focus of different lines. Princess is a lot more traditional and old-school - even their ships ... Read more
Chefaleslie
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
The food was good, to very good. You need to know what you like to eat. The buffet was lacking at times and we thought that the food could have been left out longer but the MDR was good. Not all the food was perfect but it was all good. My ... Read more
Thor2045
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our first cruise. We chose the eastern Caribbean on recommendation from friends who are seasoned cruisers. Overall, our trip was fantastic! We took a couple of days to explore the Port Canaveral area and found it to be a quite ... Read more
corybru3
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
My Fiance and I booked this cruise about 8 months in advance for our Honeymoon in September. We got a great deal at only about $650/person for an 2F Oceanview room. Embarkation out of Port Canaveral went smoothly although traffic was a bit ... Read more

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ncfuncpl
Member Since 2013
1 review
140 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
We went back to back. 9/17 was much better than the week before. The staff acted like they were all in training. My husband is a smoker. I am not. The Ecstasy has limited smoking to a small area on deck 11 and the casino bar on deck ... Read more
firefighterman
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
23 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
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
Kaybee517
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We won a "free" cruise trip through a raffle and booked our first cruise with Carnival Fantasy to the Bahamas. Our trip set sail Friday and returned monday. Overall we had a good experience as first time cruisers. No sea ... Read more
kyleej89
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
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
sxb230e0
Member Since 2012
1 review
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We primarily chose this cruise because the itinerary was amazing and so was the price. We loved the Vista and everything was very well done! The staff was very friendly and pleasant and helpful, the food was very good in quality, variety ... Read more

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dowdy.p@hotmail.co.uk
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
me & my wife went for 10 nights around the med on 13/9/16 till 23/9/16 this ship is all about money 4 cans of beer cost £31 joke there was a 24% tax on everything you brought even if you brought a can of pop which on the pop can ... Read more
James Mepham
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Had a great cruse 20 years ago. We always wanted to do it again. BIG MISTAKE!!!!!!! Paid extra for a balcony cabin on deck 9. We had 8 out of 10 nights without sleep. Buffet area is directly above the cabins as is the main pool area ... Read more
Billings11
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
long time Carnival cruisers (platinum) but at $6k for this cruise (plus airfare and hotels) we were fairly underwhelmed with the new ship Dinner in the two main dining rooms were a disappointment - unlike even other cruise ship e've ... Read more
Cphilips
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Took this cruise for my honeymoon, my husband and I loved it. The boat is big so I am sure we didn't get to see everything. The service was awesome and the food is equally as good. The bar drinks were very good and bartenders were usually ... Read more
stit60
Member Since 2008
1 review
14 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I chose this cruise as a gift for my hubby's 60th birthday. He loved it! While we enjoyed the cruise overall, there were a few flies in the ointment you might say. First oops was, they got our boarding pass pictures mixed up with someone ... Read more

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limeyosu
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We cruised the Magic last year, so when the Breeze traded out the Magic the choice was clear! the ship is identical as the ships are sister's, but the Breeze is 2 years newer than the Magic. Well the nice thing about traveling on the same ... Read more
Big Tim 4
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We just got back from our cruise to the Caribbean. We were on the Conquest by Carnival. Prior to our sailing, I reviewed the latest reviews not only about the ship but also cruise line. I have to tell you that none of what I experienced ... Read more
sparty72
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
After seeing some reviews on this ship we were a little hesitant to book this cruise. In the end, we trusted our experience with previous Carnival cruises and went for it, and we were glad we did! It could not have been any better. The ... Read more
Gravey3
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We booked this cruise for our honeymoon, and we expected it to be fun, but the negative overshadowed the positives on this trip. We carried our own luggage on, and used the only available elevator to get to deck 12. We waited while other ... Read more
cortcase
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
21 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Hi there! Thanks for reading my review. Brevity is not my strong suit, so if you just want the bottom line, here it is: This ship is showing its age, but the service, entertainment and food (mostly) make up for it. If you like lots of ... Read more

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Hopjones
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had a family gathering of 12 people and one baby. The food was great. and Denton in the dinning room along with his partners greeted us each night and remembered our names. The excursions was great too. It was the first cruise for ... Read more
laura boggs
Member Since 2007
1 review
26 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We enjoyed this cruise more than any other. Brian Bradley was the best comedian and the entertainment was broadway quality. So empressed! Our time was so hard to plan because there was so many things to choose from. We loved the bands ... Read more
gailr5555@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We were celebrating our 40th anniversary. I am in a wheelchair and was worried about being able to get around, no problems there. People were so nice and considerate. We didn't move around so much, as to stay out of people's way. When we ... Read more
Cltphotog
Member Since 2016
1 review
I picked the Carnival Ecstacy cruise ship due the location of the departure being in Charleston SC and the price of just over $400 per person wasn't hard a difficult choice to make. The check in process wasn't to bad compared to the ... Read more
mail4geetanjali@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise and we loved it. Embarkation went pretty smoothly and we did not have to wait for long. The ship was beautiful and clean.The luggage was delivered to the room before 5 pm. Our room steward Rick was great. The ... Read more

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