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178 Carnival Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews

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bluejays29
Member Since 2007
1 review
440 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
This trip was booked over a year and a half ago as a present for my husbands 50th birthday. Once we booked the cruise family and friends decided to join us and we eventually ended up with 12 people. From our very first phone call to ... Read more
KirklandCruisers
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
24 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
This was our second Carnival Cruise and one of more than a dozen we have taken in recent years. We've found that each ship and cruise has its pro's and con's related to dEcor, destinations and operation. That held true with the Splendor. ... Read more
AD5ZA
Member Since 2007
1 review
110 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
Arrived Rome just prior to noon on the day of sailing greeted by storm clouds and rain showers. Embarkation procedure was fast and efficient. The weather did change however. It got worse! Outright downpours that would have made Noah a ... Read more
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J&C
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
We had a truly amazing experience onboard the Carnival Freedom last month when my wife & I did a 12 day cruise around Italy & the western Med. We still haven't decided which we loved better, the cruise itself or the wonderful ... Read more
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carnivalman
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
141 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
Embarkation was faster than a speeding bullet. It does help getting to port early before the buses coming from the airport. Stayed in Rome for a few days prior to sailing and shared a shuttle with the couple we were travelling with. ... Read more

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heathpete
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
I'll start out by saying that we had a great holiday, don't regret taking the cruise for a moment and would happily do it again. Just a short note for any other shift workers out there, be sure to double check everything if you are ... Read more
Cruzn & Snuzn
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I were on the October 17th Mediterranean Cruise on the Splendor. Since we are fortunate enough to get so much great advice and information from Cruise Critic, we wanted to share our two cents on our experience. We have ... Read more
thegoodwitch
Member Since 2006
1 review
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
Background: 4th cruise, 3rd on Carnival. Flew into Venice. We took the ACTV bus to the main Plaza Roma; from there we walked to our hotel that was near the train station, there is a new bridge that makes the walk short. Hotel Abbazia ... Read more
chessybear
Member Since 2007
1 review
1,091 forum post
0 helpful votes
I am writing this review, as I have had invaluable advise and help on CC. We are 3 Kiwi's who were on our first trip to Europe, we had already been travelling overland for 2.5 weeks when we boarded Splendor. Training out from Termini ... Read more
3Kiwiflyers
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
Having cruised before but never with Carnival, we had high expectations of the cruiseline and were completely let down. We were travelling with our toddler son from half way round the world and chose this cruiseline because of the ... Read more

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Soccerfan
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
782 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
Hi, Just got off the Splendor in Rome yesterday. Had a great cruise with 15 of our friends. (By the way, for those people who may chose to take a little drink onboard, they had no problem with this. Some people took bags full of beer, ... Read more
angel
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2008
Traveled with my husband and child. The ship decor was to busy and pink. Not elegant, we did not feel we were in a GRAND ship or a new one TOO BUSY. The SHIP not spotless everywhere. I don't know if anyone else noticed but the ... Read more
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longwayfromoz
Member Since 2008
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a 12 day cruise out of Rome and embarkation was fairly easy since i had entered most of the information online as requested, and we arrived late afternoon. We had 5 days in Rome previous to the cruise, had a great time so were a ... Read more
sam73
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
960 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2008
We arrived in Rome on Sept.23 same day as the cruise. We got off the plane at 6:30 a.m. Went through customs, got our luggage. By 9:00 we were on a bus to The Vatican. We did the Holy Rome Tour offered by Carnival.It was good, but we were ... Read more
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Ajyacht
Member Since 2008
1 review
22 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our first day in Rome. We stayed at the Visconti hotel which was close to everything. As long as everything is loads and loads of walking. We visited the Trevi fountain, and other main sites in Rome. Dinner that night was at Alla ... Read more

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grammy3sc
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband, parents and I flew in to Rome via Charlotte,Detroit, Amsterdam on Northwest/KLM airlines. Sister airlines but KLM was the best, no complaints there. Very attentive to passenger needs. Every flight on time. We stayed 3 nights ... Read more
piekalo
Member Since 2008
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2008
We and another couple chose the 9/23 sailing of the Splendor to celebrate our wedding anniversaries. (It was our 25th & their 30th.) The ship - I must say that there was too much pink. As others have said, very "Miami Beach" / "Art ... Read more
dj127
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
1,679 forum post
0 helpful votes
We stayed at the Hotel Visconti prior to our cruise. The buses are not able to go down the streets where the hotel is located therefore, you have to walk approximately 3 blocks to the hotel. This is difficult for the elderly or anyone with ... Read more
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carcruiser
Member Since 2008
1 review
394 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2008
We have been back from our Carnival Freedom cruise of the Western Med for 1 week. And what a great trip it was. We arrived in Rome 2 days early and stayed at Residenza Cellini near Termini Station. I have nothing but good things to say ... Read more

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Tim L
Member Since 2001
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Hotel Mozart, Rome, for 3 nights, then Carnival Freedom 14 August, 2008 This cruise, our 3rd Mediterranean voyage, in successive years, was for me, my wife Rosy and 16 yr old son, Luke. We left home at 20.30 on Sunday for the 2 hr ... Read more
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mandiedesign
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2008
Highlights of the trip: -Excellent service -Food was always good, sometimes very good, though very rich. I eat pretty healthy at home, and got a little tired of greasy eggs in the morning. -Cabin was comfortable, and very roomy. Balcony ... Read more
nana
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We are a group of 10 that just returned from a 12-Day Mediterranean Cruise. What an incredible trip, with memories that will last a lifetime. We flew into Rome one day early and had made arrangements through www.driverinrome.com to meet ... Read more
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gelateria
Member Since 2008
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2008
Great company, fantastic private tours, superb cabins, perfect itinerary, sunny skies ... what more could you ask for? Three families were celebrating the high school graduation of their sons who had spent 4 years together on their high ... Read more
Jag500
6 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2008
Our flights from Heathrow were fine and whilst waiting at Rome airport was a bit tedious, and checking in at the terminal could have been quicker, with the amount of people waiting to board it all went pretty smoothly. This was our first ... Read more

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