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666 Carnival Senior Cruise Reviews

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GeneTree
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
14 helpful votes
We were looking for a fast escape from our hum-drum life (going stir crazy) and had friends already on this cruise so booked at the last minute. There were only a few balcony cabins available a week prior to sailing so I booked one and ... Read more
Suzygeo
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
We are two Carnival gold status grannie cruisers and love embarking out of Galveston for Texas convenience. We signed in for a Cruise Critic meeting, however it apparently never happened, or at least we found no notice of it. Back ... Read more
celtic1950
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
36 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This ship has hits and misses. They shows were great. The staff the first night was lacking. But the next day things went from poor to perfect! I don't know if everyone had a rough day the first night or what. Robert, our head waiter, was ... Read more
Davzel
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
The ship itself is great and we had good time! But overall was slightly disappointed, the victory was a much more fun ship with Way NICER PEOPLE! Guest and staff! This cruise had a very bullyish crowd that made it very unwelcoming and ... Read more
Donniluv
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to visit ports of call we'd not visited before. We had a good tour in Amber Cove, DR. We took a cable car ride up the mountain plus a city tour. We booked with Marysol Tours. Highly recommend. In San Juan we took the ... Read more

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kacate57
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This boat was recommended by a friend and dining food and service was very good. Friendly staff and great service. The staff work their tails off and hope they get paid well. We gave extra tips at the end of the cruise. The only concern ... Read more
mrscods
Member Since 2014
1 review
13 helpful votes
My husband had a Carnival Premier Cruise, a casino offer and we chose the 8 day on the Carnival Sunshine for April 8th was offered from Port Canaveral. We have been on this ship before and the dining options and the Serenity Deck are ... Read more
apollobeach
Member Since 2009
11 reviews
1,264 forum post
20 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Just returned from a 4-night sailing on The Paradise. Wondered throughout the trip why so many do not like this ship. Embarkation was totally without any problems. Once on board the ship impressed time-and-again as to the cleanliness; ... Read more
KARINAKAYPA@GMAIL.COM
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
the general service in the ship was bad, the waitress were not friendly at all, in fact we were only once to the restaurant because of that, the rest of the days we preferred go to the regular buffet, nobody in the ship knows nothing you ... Read more
Cruise Tomorrow
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Look, cruising is a blast. I mean great beds, service and food, entertainment all around. Overall, a great deal, but a few negatives can put a cast over the experience. I'll get to those, but the nice thing about this cruise is the ... Read more

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ran5512@centurylink.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Wanted to go on another Western Caribbean cruise in the early Spring. Chose the Conquest. Older ship. This was our 7 cruise on Carnival and have had many perks which we enjoyed. This cruise...no perks. Asked for early dinning for a table ... Read more
getupgo
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
489 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We are a very fit 73 and 66 year old married couple. We live in Clearwater five miles from the beach where we go regularly to walk, picnic and sunset watch. Yes, we do applaud setsets. We have cruised with Royal in the past but have ... Read more
gdarland
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
My wife and I have been on over 20 cruises on a variety of cruise lines. Never before have I ever been offered such garbage that was being disguised as food. The buffet was scattered over an area so large that by the time you were able to ... Read more
Ladyinflight
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
45 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
72 yo female taking a third cruise on Carnival. Had not been on Carnival in years. First two cruises were 4 days Drove to PC that morning as I only live approx. 35 mins away. Parked in near by cruise parking business. Valor did ... 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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SOMBRERO6
Member Since 2008
1 review
710 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We flew into FLL and used the Carnival transfer to the port, only because we flew in the same day as departure. We were off our plane by 11:00 AM and were on the ship, luggage in cabin and eating lunch on the Lido by 1:00 PM. The Muster ... Read more
marco1tx
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We are Platinum level Carnival cruisers so we've been doing this for a while - and I'm beginning to be irritated by the cuts to the level of service on Carnival to keep the prices at rock bottom. So if you're looking for a low price ... Read more
Canadian Explorers
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
First time on the Sunshine. Departure from Port Canaveral which is a very modern terminal with easy access. Boarding was quick and easy although they did confiscate our bottled water from our carry on. Despite what Carnival lists as ... Read more
Cakelady2000
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Carnival Ecstasy is showing her age. She is in need a some updates, but all in all she's a great ship. The crew was fantastic! Our every need and desire was met and we were treated like special guest all the time. The ... Read more
SamuelK
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was only our second cruise and they were 32 years apart. Great value, we enjoyed the shows the comedians the food even though they charge extra now for lobster...The weather was a bit cool and we only got sun on the last day. The ... Read more

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gpusateri
Member Since 2016
1 review
41 helpful votes
Wow, we were so excited for this Cruise. It was our first. I took my husband for his 50th birthday and my mother-in-law for her 80th birthday. We booked JR. Suites with a balcony. V-5, V-7, and V9. All of which are directly under the ... 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
Louverwindows
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
28 helpful votes
Just returned from 9 nights on Carnival Spirit to New Caledonia. Travelled with 12 others aged 13,16,18,21,22, 50, 52, 56, 57, 61, 63, 80 and 83 including one disabled wheel chair young adult. It was the best family holiday for all ... Read more
cruisingisforme
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
322 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
It has been 30 years since I last sailed Carnival but I wouldn't leave it that long again. We really enjoyed ourselves. There were all ages on this ship. Young and old. We had a balcony cabin. Room was good and the bed comfy. Shower was ... Read more
ozzyvonny
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
80 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Embarkation was a simple, quick process, with plenty of helpful staff to look after us. I'm elderly, and took my 3 grandsons, aged 4, 7, and 9 on a 5 night cruise. Our stateroom was cosy but cramped for 4 people. For a longer cruise ... Read more

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