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1,028 Disney Family Cruise Reviews

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makersnseven
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
This was my first ever cruise. Family of 4 (kids 2 and 6). Embarkation: Not too bad, but we were very rushed. Our time to get on the ship was close to 2 pm which I think was the latest group time assigned. That left almost no time to ... Read more
Floridatrasplant
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
Just got home after spending 3 nights onboard the Disney Dream. Our group of 13 had an infant, children, teenagers, parents, grandparents and married couple without children. Our first Disney cruise was mostly positive. The value for money ... Read more
6ishere
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was our third cruise for our family of 6 (4 boys, 4,9,10 & 12) with the DCL, but our first on the Magic. We have been on the Wonder and Fantasy in the past. We had adjoining veranda rooms on deck 6 which gave us plenty of space in ... Read more
dpmason
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We loved our cruise on the Disney Magic. Our stateroom with a verandah was a good size for a family of four, and the hospitality staff that kept the stateroom clean was amazing (twice a day refresher). The food onboard was above average ... Read more
yosi
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
the ship was fanastic the shows was reallly good and reallly Invested invested a lot of thought about the shows was a restaurant cabanas while I liked because it Bofmh and Afsrlraot what you take varnish and I loved the restaurant Inimator ... Read more
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Malamaya7
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
75 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
It was our 15th Disney Cruise! Disney Dream is one of our favourite ships. We love the size and short convenient sailings as we are DVC members and visit WDW often! Land and Sea is a perfect combination for Disney lovers! Our cabin was ... Read more
virgecasas@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I chose this line because it's Disney ... need I say more? Well, let me start by saying that I LOVE DISNEY, LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT so it pains me to write this review. My family and I just arrived from our Caribbean Cruise on the ... Read more
Pamela36
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We visited Orlando Disney parks before the cruise. We have always found them to be clean and entertaining, and pricy. The higher cost is worth it to me to enter a park/ship that is clean, family friendly and well maintained, keeps the ... Read more
hobbydad
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Our 5th cruise with Disney, daughters 6 and 9-- and all was perfect, as it is every time! Previously, we were on the Fantasy its inaugural year (2012); the Wonder to Alaska; and two trips on the Dream. On this voyage, we went to Tortola, ... Read more
crismaree2@msn.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
As a gift for my 50th birthday my family took me on the Disney cruise. This was my first-ever cruise and I did not know what to expect. The Dream was spotless, the rooms were immaculate and the staff was over the top attentive. The shows ... Read more

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ThePac
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Bottom line: Too many people, too many lowlifes, and the rooms/food just aren't worth the money they are charging. Like most other things, it doesn't live up to the hype. Booked a 4 day cruise on the Dream to celebrate my Daughter's ... Read more
seannnr
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
71 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Let’s get the gang back together! My wife and I and our two boys re-upped for another Disney cruise in the Eastern Caribbean for another vacation with our close friends and their two boys. Last August we tested the waters on a ... Read more
Cruisewith3
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was our first Disney cruise and it was faultless! We travelled with our 6 year old and he didn't want to leave, we booked onboard for our next one. I consider myself quite picky when it comes to holidays and ever expectation was ... Read more
bertsoto
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
i have been on a few cruises before Disney cruise, but i did not expect the ease that would come with it. Pre-check in gave me a time for me to check in to the port. the line was long but not insane. the most i waited in line was about ... Read more
Fab5cruisers
Member Since 2016
1 review
I have always wanted to go on a Disney cruise with my family before my kids get "too old for Disney" and combined with my wish for them to see Europe and without my having to pack and unpack every day, this was going to be my ... Read more

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gwmort@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
We switched to this cruise when Disney changed the itinerary of the 12 night cruise to remove Greece and Turkey. This cruise allowed us more time to tour on our own and in our opinion adequately explored the same area as the new 12 night ... Read more
itsyourbiz
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
My son TJ, Missy, TJ, Jr. and Ms. Taylor recommended this cruise! Flew From Pittsburgh International to Atlanta, GA. Atlanta to Orlando. Delta Airlines. Stayed at Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport. Next day Transportation to Port ... Read more
PGW66
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This cruise was incredible from embarkation to disembarkation. Our extended family group of 14 (ranging in age from 4 to 74) enjoyed every moment of the week we spent on this ship. There was always something to do for everyone -- from ... Read more
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queen trudy
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 helpful votes
I took my three grand children (ages 6,5 & 2) on the Dream for three days. I Loved the smooth check in process. thought the ship was very clean, loved the private island, I did not get off the ship in Nassau and that was a great time ... Read more
Reading Dave
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
First time cruiser and really impressed with the experience. Traveled as a family of four and the standard and attention to detail of the ship was excellent. Great on-board, and off ship shore, activities that suited all ages in our party. ... Read more

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msidescooter
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
19 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We took this Alaskan cruise on the Disney Wonder as our honeymoon. In order to make things as simple as possible with the wedding planning going on at the same time, we choose to book airfare and the pre-night hotel with Disney. While the ... Read more
renata18
Member Since 2012
1 review
41 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We chose DCL because we were traveling with children. It was our first Disney cruise, and we were not disappointed. As it turned out, we loved everything about the ship. From the entertainment, which was excellent, to the food, ... Read more
jbrummond
Member Since 2016
1 review
27 helpful votes
My family of 5 just finished up a four night cruise on the Disney Dream. Going into the cruise, I was nervous the crowds would be unmanageable because it is in the middle of Summer vacation for most U.S.A. schools. While there were times ... Read more
r8chelb
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We arrived in Copenhagen 2 days before our cruise and had a chance to get acclimated to the time change, do a city tour and enjoy Tivoli Gardens. It was our second visit to Copenhagen and it was absolutely delightful. We visited the ... Read more
heidipertschi@cox.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was our first Disney cruise and first cruise ever for our 9 and 6-year-old daughters. We booked over 15 months ahead of time so we could get one of the aft extended balcony cabins. So we were very excited about the trip with much ... Read more

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