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29 Disney Group and Theme Cruise Reviews

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TallyJim
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
42 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
ecuadork
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 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
0 forum posts
8 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
0 forum posts
3 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

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LRG23
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
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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Jerry Hall
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 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
0 forum posts
2 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
0 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
0 forum posts
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

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ArtNSoul
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
DisneyDiana
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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

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CruiseDad5188
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
sandinmyshoes
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
675 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My husband (38) and I (37) love going to Disney World and have read a lot about the Disney Cruise line ships and when they announced 4nt cruises out of Galveston we decided to give them a try. We are avid cruisers with 18 cruises on ... Read more
yokelridesagain
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
General: My family's second Disney cruise following an Alaska run last year. This time we went with an extended family group (7 adults, 7 children aged 9, 7, 4, 4, 2, 2 and 16 months) on the post Thanksgiving Western Caribbean itinerary. ... Read more
justluv2cruisewithhubby
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
696 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2012
This is our 10th cruise but first on Disney, overall I would rate the cruise a B+ there were many pros and few cons. I will highlight them in the review. We do not have kids and at first was concerned about all the children on board ... Read more
thegirlcanpack13
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I sailed on the Disney Dream as part of a group of 35 women (ages 26-60+). I spent the majority of my time with a group of about 10 that I was related to or friends of relatives. This trip was a "Girls Weekend Getaway". I'll admit that ... Read more

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coldflame
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
653 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Firstly I'd like to say that I'm _not_ a huge Disney fan, specially when it comes to pleasurable vacations. Oversold ("at capacity") parks, over-crowded hotels, huge lines everywhere, people yelling, children screaming, scorching heat and ... Read more
rsato
Member Since 2010
8 reviews
147 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I joined family members for a planned three generation cruise. We have both sailed to Alaska from our hometown of Seattle before on Holland America, but this was our first experience on a Disney ship. Staterooms - Well ... Read more
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bambilin
Member Since 2002
6 reviews
869 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2012
I rounded up my group of 43, friends and family, 19 kids and 24 adults, most of us from NY. Spent 2 days pre-cruise at WDW. Embarkation was an absolute breeze!! On board before 11:30, headed for lunch, then the pool. Many in our ... Read more
mrbubba
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Planning Disney makes it so easy to plan and pay for cruise. They even give great advice on port excursions. Embarkation I was so worried because our plane was late, but once we arrived at Port Canaveral it went so smoothly. They ... Read more
christians1215
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2012
I am a thirteen years old, and I have been a HUGE Disney fan ever since I was a little kid. I have also been to Walt Disney World ten times, and Disneyland once. Before my first Disney Cruise on the Disney Magic, I cruised on the Norwegian ... Read more

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