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687 Carnival Senior Cruise Reviews

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garardo
Member Since 2001
5 reviews
722 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I am in my early 60’s and have cruised so many times I have lost count. My niece is in her mid-20s and this is her second cruise. I am a 50 year veteran of the hospitality industry, an Italian trained chef and a certified sommelier. ... Read more
barjoem
Member Since 2002
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Our 9th Carnival cruise and we have always been satisfied but this time things were a little different....the food was mediocre and NO lobster. Always had lobster regardless of length of cruise. The ship is clean, personnel friendly, the ... Read more
jnjconrad313@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
Love Carnival ... fun cruises even for two old 'fogies'! Our third trip to Alaska and we never tire of the beauty. The weather was great on the first cruise after the winter months (70 during the day ... 45 in the evenings.) Food and ... Read more
pwn_zor
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
TERRIBLE TERRIBLE TERRIBLE Worst Cruise I have ever been on! I am going to start with the end. The billing: I roomed with 2 other guests and our bills were completely wrong. By $120. We noticed this after we were already off the ... Read more
rc_chick
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was a different experience and a new boat for us. I certainly learned the hard way about using gift cards to fund my sign and sail pass. Bare with me through the rant. I was short on cash this trip-and unlike the previous sailing ... Read more

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Leo Price
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
1 forum post
35 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Chose cruise because the VISTA was a new ship and believed it would be an uplifting experience. Had cruised with Carnival twice before and both times it was great. Cruised on the Breeze across the Atlantic ocean. Cruise was probably the ... Read more
Juffer
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
My travel agent suggested this cruise as I was going alone. We went to many ports thro-out the Mediterranean .i had booked trips off ship independently and had no problems but Carnival had more a choice which I would have preferred, ... Read more
David Hogg
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
24/5/2016 Just got back from the Carnival Spirit Fiji trip, Isle of Pines, Mystery island, Suva,Port Danarau, Noumea. The best holiday we have ever had. The level of crew professionalism and service is first class, the food and ... Read more
Hurleys4UT1
Member Since 2006
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We love Carnival. Great service and great food. So many places to sit. Never without a chair. We always get a balcony to enjoy the quite beauty of the sea. The staff went out of their way to welcome us. Also let me say that the ... Read more
richinaspen
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Another memorable trip with Carnival. This places us in the "gold" category with thirty-plus days on the water over a period of 25 years , and Carnival still can deliver a terrific experience. The embarkation effort was a bit ... Read more

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jhoecannon
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We had a great time... the staff was all very friendly... and, the food was great! Our dinner staff headed by Danilo and his team was super. And our breakfast every day at Imagination was excellent and one of the best breakfast we ever ... Read more
L Jasik
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
My sister had used carnival cruise line before. She said that we needed to go on a cruise together taking our mom for mother's day. We left Galveston Texas on May 7, 2016 to go to Cozumel then to Progresso Mexico. Once on board we were ... Read more
efhilliard@bigpond.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We went on this cruise mainly to see if our first impressions of the Carnival Spirit from last year were the same and I'm pleased to say that,if anything, we loved the cruise, the ship, even better this time. The only criticism we have ... Read more
Mighty Joe
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
From Trieste, Italy to Barcelona, Spain. Over all, the Vista is arguably quite beautiful though not the most elegant ship, plainly decorated in certain areas but very well in certain areas. It is unlike the other gaudy Carnival ships. ... Read more
mr meldrew
Member Since 2016
1 review
61 helpful votes
embarkation was a chaotic; late sailing need 3 tugs to get out of the port. Needed arms like Popeyes to open cabin and balcony doors. Balcony door has to be shut at all times or alarm sounds. Cruise with the balcony door open is a ... Read more

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FOREVERTRAVELER
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Placed us (2 Senior Citizens next to 4 rooms filled with loud obnoxious Grads. Slammed their doors and ran through the halls. Had too call security twice. Nothing accomplished and they did not offer to change our cabin. I asked one of the ... Read more
nodoe1110
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
We spent the night in Miami prior to boarding our cruise. The embarkation process was very smooth. They had a specific check in time. We were a little late, but since it was past our time, we were able to go right in. The ship was very ... Read more
Hjdavis
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We choose this cruise because the port of Tampa is a 1 1/2 hours drive from home. We have cruised several times. This was the worse. Room was tattered and ragged. No ice bucket, room service menu, no blow dryer no mini fridge. Room ... Read more
Wazza1950
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
17 helpful votes
I was initially hesitant at booking a cruise on a ship noted for young families. I can honestly say it was one of the best cruises I have ever done. The children were well controlled until the last night when they started to run about but ... Read more
georgiacat
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
149 forum posts
21 helpful votes
This was the first Carnival cruise for my husband and myself. We have cruised primarily with Princess and last with Royal Caribbean. We are 65 and went on this cruise with friends and relatives. We drove to Cocoa Beach, FL and stayed ... Read more

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Bstand7435@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 helpful votes
One of the most disturbing and stressful trips ever on a carnival cruise. Invited a friend that cruises on another line. It took me 3-4 years to get her to travel on Carnival with me. I have been going with her on another. We both have ... Read more
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
2 forum posts
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

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