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alexis.owens1
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I chose this cruise for the Port and I am so glad we did. We were able to visit WDW for a couple of days before heading to the port. We stayed conceirge level (room 12014) and it was SO worth it. The lounge was wonderful! The snacks ... Read more
picturethemagic
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We have been on previous Disney Cruises, and this trip did not disappoint. We traveled during Hurricane Matthew. While DCL was not responsible for the beautiful weather we had, the captain and his staff were responsible for the ... Read more
siouxb125
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
Sailed September 2016
We were on the DVC member's cruise, so this was not your average trip. This older ship has been re-habbed & is in great shape, including updates to 1 dining room and to the outdoor children's pool area. We travel without children and ... Read more
makersnseven
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
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
Pamela36
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 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
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McMurtreyFam
Member Since 2016
1 review
42 helpful votes
The Great This may take a while. There were so many great things to mention. Disney is great with details. From the "Mickey" shaped face for my daughters ketchup, to the Disney themed menu each night, they really do a great ... Read more
lbom
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
59 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as we have always wanted to go to the Fjords and with this being a special "Frozen"-themed cruise to Norway, we couldn't resist! The challenge in researching the cruise was that there was very little ... Read more
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Rachoo78
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was by far the best cruise we've EVER been on! Disney sure does know how to do a cruise! My husband and I took our 2 kids ages 5 and 9 and we traveled with 15 other family members as a mini family reunion. Disney made us feel so ... Read more
TallyJim
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My wife and I choose to cruise again this month after most spring breaks and before the summer crush. The weather the first night caused some rough seas, but it was great the rest of the cruise. We had a nice day in Nassau, not too hot ... Read more
ramblinwreck73
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
63 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Please do not believe Disney's advertising, these are not cruises for adults without children. My wife and I have taken over 50 cruises of 7 days and longer over the last 35 years and have enjoyed cruising over much of the world. This is ... Read more
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ecuadork
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
What a great week we had! This is a perfect cruise for families - First, the service is impeccable- we lover our chambermaid and our two waiters who made sure to note our preferences and foresee our needs. Examples: our toddler has ... Read more
jillrkaplan
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sanitation was nothing compared to Royal Caribbean or Norwegian. As annoying as those ships can be with constantly forcing you to wash your hands. On the Disney cruise the had wipes everywhere but only gave you a whip into the ... Read more
Gilora
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
I am writing this at MCO, having just debarked from the 1/23/16 Fantasy sailing. This was our second cruise on the Fantasy and having had such a great time on our first cruise I was concerned that this cruise would not meet our high ... Read more
LRG23
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
My family went on our very first cruise ever on the Fantasy (Halloween on the High Seas)!!! It was absolutely amazing!! The ship was immaculate!!! Our cabin size was perfect for a family of four (category 7A). The Service was great!! ... Read more
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gorilla1964
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
We love Disney and it was are first cruise so we decided to try Disney. We picked a 3 night cruise with a Halloween theme. The Disney Dream was an awesome ship with much do and it was always clean. The entertainment was excellent , the ... Read more
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Jerry Hall
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Let me start by saying that I am an avid Disney fanatic. I go to Disneyland, Disney World, or a Disney Cruise once or twice a year for the past 20 years, and it seems that as the years progress, my experience keeps getting worse. October ... Read more
Ruppert
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My husband and I both agree the Ship is beautiful the cast members very friendly and helpful. Getting on and off the ship very organized. our main disappointed was in the quality and quantity of our meals. The salad bar consisted of ... Read more
browneyedgirl011
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Booked August 2014 for the Fantasy sailing Sept 5, 2015. Decided to keep it a secret from the kids, ages 7, 8 and 12 at time of sailing. Great...I can keep a secret for a year...right?? Found out a couple of months before the cruise ... Read more
Jeff75kim
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise and our family had a terrific time on the Disney Magic. The ship is 17 years old and the condition and cleanliness of the ship was impeccable. The staff was just what I expected from the Disney family, fun, ... Read more
ArtNSoul
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2015
Just returned from our MLK weekend cruise to Nassau, Bahamas and Castaway Cay on the Disney Dream. I've been on several cruise lines, but this has been my first (but not last) Disney cruise. I'm a travel agent, so I had a fairly large ... Read more
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DisneyDiana
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
This was our third time sailing aboard the Disney Dream and our first cruise as Gold Castaway Club Members. We chose a Concierge-level stateroom as we were also celebrating our wedding during our stop in Nassau! If I could afford to ... Read more
MISSAMAY97
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
I am not sure what cruise line some of these other people went on. This was our 4th cruise and every one of them have been nothing short of phenomenal! This cruise was just my 16 yr old daughter and myself. I have been a single mom since ... Read more
JaseScott76
Member Since 2011
1 review
76 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We were skeptical about booking a Disney Cruise as we have no kids. But we heard about the amazing service and true Disney feel of the ships so we took a chance and rolled the dice..... AND MAN WE HIT THE JACKPOT! Embarkation- Probably ... Read more
Silver_Lining
Member Since 2013
1 review
Our priority was Disney; the Caribbean was merely context. While we loved reliving our childhoods, though, we spent every day in gratitude for the warm sun. We booked our cruise through The Magic for Less Travel, and our travel agent, ... Read more
CruiseDad5188
Member Since 2013
1 review
My family and I just got back on a cruise on the Disney Dream to the Bahamas, and our feelings are, safe to say, mixed. On the cruise was myself and my wife, our 3 year old daughter, and my mother in law. The cruise was a 5-day, 4-night ... Read more
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