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1,771 Carnival Tampa Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
1,044
Very Good
392
Average
179
Poor
80
Terrible
43
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Embarkation was pretty easy. We had a balcony room, was spacious enough and kept very clean by steward. We had a room ... Read more
02/15
This was my first time on Carnival and on a smaller ship. I was very under whelmed, but it could be the right ship for ... Read more
Decent Seagrava
02/15
Older and smaller ship, but spacious staterooms. Service was not as good as on other ships. When we went to lunch after ... Read more
I thought the boarding process and embarkation in Tampa was pretty good. We really loved the new restaurants; Guys ... Read more
3 Generations sailorgal28
02/15
I took my daughter and grand daughter on the 5 day cruise out of Tampa. We were celebrating my daughters 28th birthday. ... Read more
Carnival Pride - Be Warned StPeteCruiser5400
02/15
I traveled with my sister, her husband and my daughter. We have all cruised before on Carnival ships. 1. Do not stay ... Read more
We've cruised a total of 5 times, this being our 4th with Carnival. Our second time out of Tampa, also the second on a ... Read more
I am generally not one to write reviews but I read so many negative reviews about the Pride, specifically the crew that ... Read more
Unimpressive bonniebryan1@hotmail.com
02/15
1st time to book with Carnival, was really looking forward to this cruise and every aspect of it was terrible from the ... Read more
After an exceptional cruise on the Carnival Sensation in 2012, we bought along our 23 year old daughter and her partner ... Read more
Is a family vacation really a vacation? Aboard the Carnival Pride it actually is! My husband and I have been on several ... Read more
02/15
This was our 2nd Carnival cruise. My husband and I do at least one cruise a year and decided to try Carnival one more ... Read more
02/15
Booked this cruise as a last minute, really need to get away trip. We've been on the Pride over 10 years ago so knew ... Read more
Recently returned from a 7 night cruise to the Western Caribbean. This was our 9th cruise, and the 4th on a Carnival ... Read more
I apologize in advance for the long review! This was my 2nd cruise ever, and my 2nd time cruising on the Paradise in a ... Read more
01/15
We were looking for a fun, quick, and relatively cheap cruise out of Tampa to start the new year, and that's exactly ... Read more
Pride 1-4-15 hagges
01/15
Long time CC reader and finally doing a review. Will keep it short and specific. Our family of four was on this ... Read more
Pride - Perfect R&R Kdrama Cruiser
01/15
Flew in the day and took the city bus for $2 a head into downtown Tampa where the hotel we were staying with sent there ... Read more
A bit less than awesome PTCDOGWALKERS
01/15
Having done cruises on Holland America and Royal Caribbean, this one was a bit less than expected. The embarkation was ... Read more
Not rated
01/15
This was our 9th cruise, 8 on Carnival, first on the Pride. Sometime when I read previous reviews, I wonder if we all ... Read more
01/15
Was aboard the paradise from Tampa to Cozamel and back to Tampa FL in Jan 2015. Compared to other cruises we have been ... Read more
Worst cruise ever patriciaedwards
01/15
Pool and hot tubs were cold. Toilet overflowed twice and they tried denying it and leaving us in a stinky nasty room ... Read more
Not rated
01/15
Never have we seen so many inebriated people on a ship. That special Drink pass is creating more alcoholics. What, only ... Read more
Ship needs some updating kathom@ctc.net
01/15
I have been on so many cruises, I cannot remember how many, 50+. Mostly Carnival. This was a very nice cruise. The ship ... Read more
Epicurean nightmare trvlingsalsman
01/15
Having only traveled on one other cruise line for several trips, this was my first experience from someone other than ... Read more

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