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1,617 Carnival Romantic Cruise Reviews

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*happysailor*
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My husband and I were celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary. We traveled to Miami the day before and stayed at the Rodeway Inn on 826 which is right at the turnpike and I95 intersect. This hotel was less expensive than one closer to ... Read more
Springfarm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
26 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
There wasn't a great deal to do on the ship wished they sold some sort of books in the shops. The ship was full of children that ran the ship with no parents with them. I can not tell you the times I was almost ran into or over by these ... Read more
sarahjcapps@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This cruise had so many little and big things wrong with it I couldn't wait to be off the ship. Definitely not the ideal wedding anniversary. The boarding process is clunky and slow - I don't know if this is the port or the cruise ... Read more
dannyleebaker2@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Don't waste your hard-earned money, it's not worth it. It was really expensive, much more so than advertised. These guys charged $3.75 for water....Water!!! I was told the food was so great, but it all fell short, other than fine dining, ... Read more
Harleydaily
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We had great cruise,two neebies that had never sailed before,It took a lot of convenvencing to get my husband to try cruising and he is ready to go again now . One of our favorites - we both Highly recommend the Sunking Steak House. Food ... Read more

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Aprilreviews
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
20 helpful votes
When I laid down on the extremely hard bed the first night, I had to ask the steward how we could make it any softer. Needless to say, that was the start of a horrible cruise. Once the steward did what he could (which was add a blanket ... Read more
bnjschmautz@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We really enjoyed the trip through the Mexican Riviera. For the price the Miracle is really a great option. As many have said in several other blogs or reviews, the parking at the terminal will cost you $133.00 but very convenient and ... Read more
DeeDeeJoe
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Cruising since 1985 21 plus cruises. This one rates at the bottom of our list (there has always got to be one on the bottom and I guess this is the one without a doubt. Boarding was a snap (we had an Ocean Suite so we got ... Read more
Surfing4u
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My wife and I chose Carnival Fascination leaving from Jacksonville going to the Bahamas. A Little about us: We were Celebrating our 10 year anniversary, we are in our mid 30's, I work in the Entertainment Industry and have experience ... Read more
Justin1979
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Let me start out with I gave this cruise 4 star but really was more like 3.5 and I'll explain. My wife and decided to take short get away before our sons travel baseball season started. This marks our 8th carnival cruise and 10th ... Read more

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Tracy22
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
The rooms and ship were clean, the food was very good not as bad as some reviews had stated. Smoking was not anything out of control the ventilation is good and I hate second hand smoke and it is only near casino. The staff were so nice ... Read more
wsm614
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was our first time sailing on Carnival and we loved it! We had heard negative reviews but we were pleasantly surprised. The crew was friendly and helpful. We had no issues arriving or leaving the ship. Our cabin was clean and ... Read more
mcpomike
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Spent the night before the cruise aboard the Queen Mary which was right by the carnival terminal. On cruise day we rolled our luggage over to the area of embarkation. An extremely incompetent Carnival employee tried to ... Read more
dclarke_519@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I am extremely disappointed in the experience I had with Carnival Cruise Lines on the Breeze just a week ago. We initially checked in at the airport, paid for a round trip transfer to the ship and were on our way. When we get to the boat, ... Read more
Zuzana and Lorenco
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Me and my husband were on a cruise for the first time. Actually,we have worked for Carnival, me for 5 years, he for 8. It was a tough but the best experience ever. We have met on Fantasy and this was our 10th wedding anniversary cruise. ... Read more

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Jcurryflyfisher
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was my third cruise, all on Carnival. Last was on Magic out of Galveston last January. Same ports, Roatan, Belize, and Cozumel. Chose balcony cabin 8383. Starboard side. Ate in Crimson dining, steward was Louie. Had fttf this ... Read more
twoo0647
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Me and my husband have been on a couple of other cruises before but never with Carnival. We decided that we should try out this cruise to see how it compares to other cruise lines! The ship was smaller compared to other cruise lines and ... Read more
Lawgirls
Member Since 2004
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My husband and I have gone on about 10 or so cruises, so we’re seasoned cruisers. Getting on the Ship was delayed several hours because the ship needed to be cleaned due to the norovirus. The staff at the port handed out water and ... Read more
srp1419
Member Since 2012
1 review
35 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Checked into our Caenival Conquest cruise around 12:30pm, the lines were not bad at all. Was about 30 mins from start to us stepping foot onto the ship. I read many reviews of this port being disorganized however I did not experience ... Read more
RJPerque
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
15 helpful votes
First for this itinerary.....loved, loved, loved it!! Sure the boat is showing some signs of wear, who isn't and does it really stop you from having a great time!?!? Lots of fun, great service, enjoyed the food, booked all Carnival ... Read more

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TJxxx
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was our second cruise with Carnival. It took us less then an hour to embark from our arrival at the Baltimore terminal. We were up on the Lido deck sunning while waiting for the cruise to begin. Very relaxing. To say the least, we ... Read more
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suedon12003
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was NOT our first cruise by any means, however, it was our first Carnival cruise , and I can ASSURE you it will be our LAST Carnival cruise!!! The worst part is that it was our HONEYMOON, something that can never be re done!! ... Read more
Dave from Barrie
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
62 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Embarkation in Miami was very good we arrived at the port just before 11am and were on the ship at about 12.20pm.We travelled with 8 other people some were experienced cruisers.We were all shocked to see the last guests from the previous ... Read more
Terab85
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
418 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Traveling was myself, husband, both our grown daughters (21 & 23), and soon-to-be-son-in-law (26). Drove down from north of Atlanta and stayed at the Marriott Springhill Suites at the airport the night before we cruised. Had two rooms ... Read more
wannago2
Member Since 2007
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2016
I liked the covered dome as the last three days were cold. The covered area made it feel comfortable. The pizza pirate was very good and was a short wait most of the time. The black Pearl was very enjoyable. This was the first cruise we ... Read more

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