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749 Carnival San Juan Cruise Reviews

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Musicnel
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
345 forum posts
6 helpful votes
The main reason for choosing this cruise was the length and itinerary. What we ended up finding were some nice upgrades to the Glory and fresh activities which included the long lost midnight buffet. If your vacation experience must ... Read more
grpm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was our first cruise with Carnival. We went on this one because of all the islands they stopped at. We have cruised with R.C., NCL, Holland, and Princess other years, and this was poor to all of them!! Embarkation was quick and ... Read more
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snowyowl57
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our third cruise and third with Carnival and we chose it because we hadn't been to most of the stops- only repeat stop was St Maarten. Our stops were St Croix, St Maarten, Dominica, Grenada, Bonaire, Aruba and Caracao. We love ... Read more
mumike46
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have cruised with Carnival about 8 times before, once with P&O and once with MSC. Glory is an older ship and this is reflected in her appearance, many areas are streaked with rust and our balcony was particularly bad! The ... Read more
zedster79
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was the seventh cruise for my wife and I and our sixth with Carnival. We traveled with two other couples (one couple were first time cruisers and the other couple had been on a Princess cruise). We are all in our mid to late 30's. We ... Read more

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Beach&Snorkel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was my first cruise and it was a fun time! The ship Liberty was clean and staff were very accommodating. The only issue was the stateroom a/c did not cool correctly - about 12 degrees off from the neighboring stateroom; staff brought ... Read more
tmt3698
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
61 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Hi Everyone, I just arrived back home after an amazing cruise on the Carnival Liberty. I'll write this review for you and try to give some insider tips. I flew into San Juan the day before, I was going to take the Segway tour for $95 ... Read more
emptyhoff
Member Since 2011
1 review
58 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We flew to San Juan a day early and stayed at the Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel. It was very convenient - right across the street from the port. We checked out of our hotel, walked across the street and we were on the ship within 15 ... Read more
mom2tcdx2
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
2,206 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
This was our 9th Carnival cruise and was really wonderful. We flew in a day early to San Juan for this journeys cruise. We stayed at the Hotel Milano located in Old San Juan, nice price, excellent location. Headed out to the ship around ... Read more
Kdrama Cruiser
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
22 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We turned Gold on this sailing, and proud of it... this would make our 4th Caribbean cruise and we found it active and enjoyable but different. We arrived Saturday, the night before, and stayed at a local hotel Coral by the Sea. The hotel ... Read more

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barahona44
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our second cruise and first on Carnival.We sailed out of San Juan, taking a taxi from the airport hotel just as embarkation was beginning. This part was a breeze, we were in our stateroom about 30 minutes after arrival. ... Read more
vinandpam
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
My wife and I have taken several cruises,we have cruised 4 times on Carnival.This cruise disappointed from the start.We paid for VIP and still found ourselves waiting on lines.I guess the expression you get what you pay for holds true ... Read more
bbills10
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Stayed one night prior to cruise in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the El Canario Lagoon hotel. It was a budget hotel and worth the price. Nice, clean, no frills hotel. We embarked on 1/17/16 at 10pm for a 7-night cruise with stops in St. ... Read more
anjo2
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I read some of the other reviews and cannot believe we were on the same cruise. While the other reviewers were unhappy, we had a very good experience. We have taken numerous cruises on Royal Carribean, Norwegian, Holland America, and ... Read more
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phillyron
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I totally believe you get what you pay for. Being avid and seasoned cruisers (19+ times on Royal, Celebrity, Norwegian, Princess, Holland America), this has to be the worse cruise overall that my wife and I have ever been on! Our choice ... Read more

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cherrus
Member Since 2015
1 review
17 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and two kids, 22 and 19. Were on Carnival Liberty out of Puerto Rico. The last cruise time we cruised was about 18 years ago on Carnival for my sister's wedding and we had almost the same itinerary. Prior to that, my husband ... Read more
dfwhgsfan
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
124 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
This was my DW and my 4th cruise and 3rd with Carnival. My wife picked this cruise because of the itinerary and I'm glad she did, as we thoroughly enjoyed all of the ports! We did learn some valuable lessons on this trip. We were ... Read more
nlee1879
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
This was my second cruise and it was a party of 8 of us from Virginia. We reserved 4 cabins (an inside, ocean view, balcony and a handicapped inside cabin) We planned this cruise 6 months in advance and embarked out of San Juan, PR and ... Read more
Nubus
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Our second cruise and first on Carnival. Liberty is in perfect condition with all the options we could ask for as a couple. Short lines to everything but the Mongolian Wok. Zipped through embarkation (we arrived at 4 pm) and all port days ... Read more
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MJacob
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We have cruised several times on Carnival, but this is our first cruise on Liberty and from San Juan. We stayed couple nights in San Juan before boarding the ship and we had great time touring and eating in old San Juan. Embarkation ... Read more

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falcon1961
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Starting back when this ship was called the Destiny, this is our third time sailing on the same vessel. I have to admit that this time I was not overly impressed. We missed the opportunity to book "Faster to the Fun", but were ... Read more
fishingfreak
Member Since 2011
1 review
32 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
The Journeys cruise itinerary was good. Nice to go to some islands we had never been to. Overall an average cruise with Carnival. Food was good but not great. Guy's burgers were very good. The buffet was lacking on some days but good on ... Read more
Cap'nLou
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We took the 10-day Journeys cruise from San Juan to Port Canaveral on December 9. We selected this cruise specifically for the Journeys itinerary and added on-board activities, which for the most part were a nice addition. Embarkation ... Read more
Tampamatchmaker
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
I really enjoyed this ship. Boarding was easy in San Juan, the room was ready when we arrived (usually you have to wait hours), luggage came before dinner. The staff friendly and welcoming. I love the variety of restaurants, from Guy's ... Read more
figgins
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
My wife and I sailed on the Carnival Sunshine with 3 other couples out of Puerto Rico December 9. We flew in the day before and boarded around 1 p.m. There were no lines and it was the fastest boarding we have experienced in the 12 ... Read more

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