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49 Carnival Venice Cruise Reviews

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Inza
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 helpful votes
. Brand new big ship Carnival Vista, first sailing. Nice itinerary, some countries we didn't visit before. Fair price. Vista disembarked from Trieste. Some challenge to get from Venice airport to Trieste.There is trains and buses but ... Read more
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mr meldrew
Member Since 2016
1 review
59 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
monkey bars
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
9 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Without re-writing most of the other reviews of this ship and itinerary I will restate the highlights and low points of this cruise. Highlights: every single port. Low points: the ship - air conditioning issues, room service over an hour ... Read more
jfemme
Member Since 2012
1 review
68 forum posts
SHIP: Everything looks new and clean. With the exception of the vents and cabins (more on that later) SERVICE: Guest services desk was fantastic, we went there a couple of times and they were nice and efficient. Room steward was top ... Read more
satex
Member Since 2008
1 review
3,171 forum posts
Sailed October 2013
Pro's: This itinerary was amazing with 10 ports in the first 12 days. The staff was some of the best I have had in 37 Carnival cruises. The decor is bright and much more appealing them most other ships. The new Lido deck layout with the ... Read more
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SummitGuilford
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 forum posts
Sailed October 2013
My husband and I just finished the 12 day Mediterranean cruise on the Carnival Sunshine...( sailing sate was 10-21). All in all, we had a wonderful time. As usual the staff and crew were absolutely wonderful. The ports are simply amazing!! ... Read more
heymilton
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
I have sailed Carnival over 13 times. I am 47 years old and have 5 kids that are platinum on Carnival as well. I am very easy going, and not to picky, My wife and I left the kids at home on this one and tried out the Sunshine. Mainly it ... Read more
kennbrandt
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
Sailed September 2013
I'm a five time cruiser. This was the best cruise of all five. It was a little port heavy, but I got to see a lot for the money and time. The best part of the ship was the small laundry room. Of course, it was busy while at sea, but it ... Read more
dwstutt
Member Since 2013
1 review
Travelled on the ship when it was the Destiny, five years ago. Terrific refurbishment in all of the public spaces. Very nice decor. Pros: Itinerary; Venice and Sicily were my faves. Very intensive itinerary has something for everyone. ... Read more
bobpell
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
160 forum posts
Sailed September 2013
This titillating riposte deals in facts not supposition or innuendos. We are a Canuck couple in our mid sixties. As I tend to ramble most information will be in point form. We sailed on the Sept. 6 Venice to Barcelona route. Temperatures ... Read more

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kennbrandt
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
Sailed September 2013
The trips started out great. We arrived in Venice and made it to the ship without any major complaint. They were a little disorganized with the bags at the airport, but I think that was part of a language/cultural barrier. Once at the port ... Read more
cruisin63
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
318 forum posts
Sailed September 2013
We left St. Louis on Fri. Sept. 6th, and arrived in Venice on Sat.,at 9 a.m. and proceeded to our mainland hotel, the Marco Polo in Mestre, where our room was already waiting for us. We had arranged for the hotel shuttle to pick us up at ... Read more
edinburgh58
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
12 forum posts
This was my first "Carnival" cruise. My first cruise was in 1969 and I have not kept score of the number Must admit I selected it due to dates and price, I have travelled on cargo ships, ocean lines, cruise-ferries, deck passenger on a ... Read more
happydays1999
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed July 2013
well we chose carnival because we could not get a deal to go on royal caribbean this summer and we found a good deal to go on this 12ngt crusie on the sunshine we sailed on the cavnival destiny 6 years ago so when we heard it had a 150 ... Read more
heatherbelle
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
774 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have only previously cruised with Disney so my expectations of Carnival were set somewhat low, considering this cruise was around $3000 cheaper than a similar cruise with DCL in the Med in a similar cabin. I was travelling with my 14 ... Read more

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jsparents
Member Since 2013
1 review
90 forum posts
A brief introduction. This was our fourth cruise for my wife and I, both 37. We have previously cruised on Disney, Princess, and RCI. This was our first time on Carnival. Choose this cruise for the itinerary, price and ship. We flew on ... Read more
Wendylet
Member Since 2009
1 review
80 forum posts
This cruise was a 12 night Venice to Barcelona itinerary. My husband and I had already been to several of the ports but we were anxious to enjoy them with our daughters before they are off and married with little ones of their own. ... Read more
khein905
Member Since 2012
1 review
18 forum posts
Sailed July 2013
This was our fourth Carnival cruise and our third European (the first two were on Celebrity and RCCL) and I have to say that all though the ship had great points and the itinerary was nice we won't be going on Crnial again and I would like ... Read more
darkstartron
Member Since 2014
1 review
My husband and I sailed on this ship for our Honeymoon last year and were very disappointed with it. It had recently been redone so we thought it would be nice, but this is what our experience was like; We had a table for two, squeezed in ... Read more
vbachmut
Member Since 2013
1 review
SUMMARY:  Overall we really enjoyed this 12-night cruise around the Mediterranean. Given we were most interested in the ports of call we did not really spend all that much time on the ship and did not extensively use the entertainment ... Read more

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she devil
Member Since 2013
1 review
We took a 12 day Mediterranean Cruise with Carnival on the Carnival Sunshine newly refurbished cruise ship June 2013, we flew into Venice where we boarded the ship which went smoothly enough, bags delivered to our cabin before we got to it ... Read more
putertutor
Member Since 2008
1 review
31 forum posts
Pros 1. We were picked up from the dock where the water taxi left us 2. Good cabin steward 3. They served lobster on the first formal night (which was not done on our previous Mediterranean cruise) 4. Lobster, Chateaubriand and prime ... Read more
jasonk485
Member Since 2013
1 review
The Carnival Sunshine was a thought in my mind since I first saw it on carnival.com. We booked immediately and we were on the fourth sailing! Lets start with the good, and get to the not so good in a bit. Good: The ship was amazing! Such ... Read more
rabaroo
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
65 forum posts
So excited to be booked on one of the first sailings of the new Carnival Sunshine. Have just disembarked in Barcelona having been on the 16/6-28/6 Venice to Barcelona cruise so sharing my views The good: 1) the itinerary of this cruise ... Read more
selenite12
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed May 2013
We boarded Carnival Legend on May 4th 2013, sailed on 5th May. To say we were welcomed and treated with the best hospitality by all the crew, from the cabin steward through to the amazing dining room staff is an understatement. Our ... Read more

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