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1,766 Carnival Romantic Cruise Reviews

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Duxy
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 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
natty007
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Wow! We tied the knot this year on the Fascination and must I say we were not disappointed. The day was perfect. They made us feel welcomed and my goodness everything came out the way we wanted. The quality of the photos... ... Read more
powccb
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 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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skloeckener
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
This was our 4th 7-day cruise and our first with Carnival and the port of San Juan. We purchased the Faster To The Fun package and were in our room within 15 minutes of getting to the port! We also purchased the transfer from the airport ... Read more
Jema-Liam
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The ship was clean, the staff was friendly and attentive. Our interior cabin was comfortable and well kept. The girls (12 and 16) enjoyed their respective clubs, which gave my husband and I time alone. We all loved dinning at the Fantasy ... Read more
Boatrightcruises
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Overall this was a good cruise. Boat was older which we knew before we left for the port but overall we didn't have very much to complain about with the ship other than the pool being drained when we first got on for some maintenance. ... Read more
under1love@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Victory Cruise Ship, Port Canaveral, Florida really let me down! I got married on the ship and my wedding was amazing but what ensued upon cruising was terrible. 1) They were doing major work on the lido deck ... Read more
dicksond
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Just returned from a 3 day cruise to the Bahamas. This was my 5th cruise, all with Carnival. I cruised each year from 2005-2008. My travel plans and family circumstance took me to other places: local beaches, Mexico, Jamaica, etc. This ... Read more

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Purple phantom
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
16 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have been sailing Carnival since 2008 but left Carnival for two years after having a very bad cruise aboard the Splendor and refusing to ever sail on her again. The Sunshine is a nice ship. I read a lot about it being crowded but ... Read more
tl12356
Member Since 2014
1 review
20 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Great trip......Embarkation went pretty smooth, always to excited to notice anything wrong at that time. Deck 8 Balcony cabin was very comfortable with fantastic service, thanks Jenifer.... Marketplace- Buffet food.....not bad but ... Read more
lovcruzin
Member Since 2007
1 review
14 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We have been on 18 cruises including the Mediterranean and in my opinion the Alaskan cruise was the very best. My opinion of our trip is as follows: We left out of Seattle and spent one night there prior to the cruise. We ate at ... Read more
Patsyw
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We loved our cruise. The ship was beautiful and the men and women did everything in the world to make our trip wonderful. Ira was our room steward and he made us feel so welcome and special. Our waiter and bus boy were great. Joselito ... Read more
Juslaugh
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
The cruise was great. The ship was nice and the staff was friendly, however they were very overworked on our trip. Because we went when school was out, the ship was filled to capacity. The staff just seemed stretched thin and overworked. ... Read more

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kids1stcruise
Member Since 2006
1 review
786 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I chose this cruise because no airfare or hotel was needed. Price for my husband and I was great and leaving from Baltimore is very convenient. I liked staggered checkin mainly because as we went to the lido for lunch I noticed the ... Read more
Kdnggg
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Well there is a reason Meds are prescribed and Jace the tour director needs to take as prescribed. Everything out of his mouth was at full speed Charlie Brown teacher talk. A little Ritalin would help the guests perhaps understand what ... Read more
wecruisetogethersince2012
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
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
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
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
11 helpful votes
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

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lovetocruisejakedeb
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
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
3 helpful votes
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
angoracruiser
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
4 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
10 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
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
5 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

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