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797 Carnival San Juan Cruise Reviews
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travlinround
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2016
Valentine and Birthday! We were on the Liberty in 2014 and loved it. We didn't plan on having the same cruise director but was an Awesome surprise! Love Corey Rogers!! First, embarkation is way too easy! Landed in SJU and was 15 min to ... Read more
napoleonmetelus
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The taxi ride from the airport to the pier was posted at $19. Taxi driver said it was 24. He didnt have any change and I only had 20's. He took 20 but was upset that he didnt get the extra 4 dollars. My Wife and I flew in the same day as ... Read more
meadowhs
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Carnival is at the bottom of the barrel of cruise companies now. This is our fifth cruise (2 on Carnival, 2 on Royal Caribbean). Food: omelettes were mushy, fish was very soggy; chicken was dry. Main Dining Room: Food was good, but ... Read more
marklc
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
1) Boat: overall the Liberty shows signs of wear. The big screen up on the deck should be replaced as it is extremely pixelated. The Liberty feels a bit dated. 2) Room. I was in room 1059.The rug is worn and is a tripping hazard. it ... Read more
Countrygirl331
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Let me start by saying that this was our 3rd cruise on the Liberty, our first going out of San Juan. We went down a day early and totally enjoyed our time in San Juan. Lots of great sights to see. On embarkation day, our ship was ... Read more
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fambamcruisers
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We are first time cruisers with 3 young children (ages 10,6 and 2) from Toronto Canada. We took a direct flight to San Juan Puerto Rico (3h 45min) to SJU. The airport displayed signs clearly for us to pick up our baggage and proceed to the ... Read more
TORQ
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
121 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have been on the Liberty 3 times, and have done these Southern ports of call 3 times as well. We did not stay at a hotel the day before, with the ship leaving at 10pm. However do to the SUPERBOWL we left at 11pm so people could watch ... Read more
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gopher47
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
Sailed February 2016
We flew into San Juan the day before we sailed, and stayed at the Sheraton in Old San Juan. This was our 10th cruise and second with Carnival. We arrived at the port at approximately 12:00 noon. There was a slight problem clearing the ... Read more
NitaBcruising
Member Since 2002
1 review
23,692 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I hadn't cruised Carnival for 6 years. I think their older ships were hard to navigate, plus kind of neon gaudy. Also, the 7 night and shorter cruises have too many kids and drinking young adults. This time I went with a friend, there were ... Read more
happychippy
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
300 forum posts
1 helpful vote
As a wife and mother, most of the time I'm cruising with one of the kids, or all of the family, every now and then I get to go on a cruise on my own. This was one of those weeks where I am going alone. I booked the Carnival Fascination ... Read more
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Rantman
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 helpful votes
This was our 6th cruise, 4th with Carnival. We booked this cruise because of the value and the ports of call and for the most part the cruise exceeded our expectations. However... The boutique hotel on Calle Fortaleza in OSJ was small ... Read more
LeeRB
Member Since 2014
1 review
307 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I considered myself a somewhat seasoned cruiser having been cruising since 2001, logging 20 cruises in that time; and in the process achieving Platinum status on RCL, Princess and Carnival. I say somewhat seasoned because I know many ... Read more
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Musicnel
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
345 forum posts
7 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
11 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
3 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
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mumike46
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 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
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
Beach&Snorkel
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 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
60 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
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mom2tcdx2
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
2,507 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
3 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
barahona44
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 forum post
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
3 helpful votes
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
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
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