Disney Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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1,089 Disney Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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scw8047
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
My wife and I chose this cruise for our 20th Anniversary and we did not bring the kids so this review is more oriented toward adults. We arrived at the port via Disney bus after having spent one night prior at the Polynesian Village ... Read more
queen trudy
Member Since 2012
1 review
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
jbrummond
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 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
JNS594
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
3 night from Port Canaveral. Ship is sparkling clean. You never have to wait for any type of service; only true wait is for AquaDuck water slide. Level of service from crew is truly excellent. The Disney Dream is the Four Seasons on ... Read more
heidipertschi@cox.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 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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dsg1040
Member Since 2000
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Had my 7 year old for a 3 week visit to our home in Florida, wanted to break the vacation up. His first cruise. Thsi embarkation was only an hour and a half from my home. The embarkation was a little hectic, there were many lines open for ... Read more
Paigefour
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Ok, overall, we had a great family vacation. Ship was very clean and well maintained. However, as we had heard such great things about Disney cruises, we had high expectations. The character meet and greets and photos were great. My 2 ... Read more
Donfrmphilly
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
A totally great experience for children of all ages, Entertainment, Food and Service were all top notch. The staff could not be more accommodating and friendly. The cabins were large and well equipped and spotlessly clean . The dining ... Read more
mln082176@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
I cruised with my 10 year old son as a birthday gift for him. We had previously taken a Carnival cruise 5 years ago, and were told that we needed to make our next cruise a Disney Cruise. I know that a lot of people are put off initially ... Read more
DRABG
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
It is our 22nd cruise. This time we went with our children and grandchildren. Ship was outstanding. In my opinion, it was the best ship we cruised. Cabin was spacious, had separate bathroom and bathtub with sink in each room. It was very ... Read more
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jimbo7236
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Our kids are 10 & 8 years old and we figured it was time to do a Disney cruise before they were too old to appreciate the Disney characters. Overall the cruise on the Fantasy was very nice. The ship is beautiful and easy to get around: ... Read more
emptysky
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Disney knows how to do it right! The quality of service is amazing. I am not going to go in to a lot of detail about my cruise. I just want to point out that it is worth the extra money to be on this ship. The food was delicious and the ... Read more
Breezane
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
It was the most amazing g cruise experience I've ever had. The ship is gorgeous, the crew pleasant & friendly & the entire experience wonderful! Cleaning happened 24/7. Food was beyond good - especially in Palo....I can't begin ... Read more
Horizons1983
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my fifth cruise aboard the Disney Dream and tenth with Disney overall. I really have absolutely nothing bad to say...every one of them has been amazing. Other than the fact it was only three nights (which I normally never do!) I ... Read more
grest
Member Since 2005
1 review
371 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because we wanted to make memories with our daughter, her husband, and two grandchildren ages 5 and 7, and this seemed to be the perfect time. Just for reference, I've been on about a dozen cruises, but never on a ... Read more
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larry_kak
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
198 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I have three granddaughters that are huge princess fans. We have cruised with other lines for hundreds of nights but this was our first Disney cruise. I chose cabins on the concierge level. We had three ... Read more
papamikeinaz
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
There was 6 in our group so we got 2 cabins, one with a balcony and one inside cabin. They were across the hall from each other so visiting was easy and the balcony worked great for the kids to watch what happens as we pulled into and out ... Read more
CookeCity
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
14 helpful votes
We've been lucky enough to travel on several of the major cruise lines, and I have to say that the Disney cruises are the best we've had. This is the second Disney cruise, and it was just as nice as the first one. The ships are clean, ... Read more
Mumsie2u
Member Since 2009
10 reviews
14 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers (20 on Princess) and were asked by our son to do this Disney cruise with his family. I admit that I was skeptical and wondered how this cruise line would measure up with the Princess cruises we've done and ... Read more
Cool Ranch
Member Since 2015
1 review
12 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Wow had an amazing time on the Disney Dream . The service was outstanding and was the entertainment. The ship was booked and crowded but the adults areas where practically empty giving us our own quiet space on the deck. No fault to ... Read more

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djwalker82@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
My wife was graduating nursing school and my youngest had just turned 5 so we decided it was time for a big celebration. We decided to do Disney Dream over Royal Caribbean because we heard there was more for the kids with Disney. My son ... Read more
robinstrufe@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed May 2016
We chose the cruise because of the wonderful time the family, eleven of us in total, had on the Magic in the Mediterranean. The embarkation was alright but it seemed like the staff were pressured. The ship at a glance seemed nice. My wife ... Read more
rachelisabeth
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
My parents surprised my sister and I about this cruise. We thought we were just going to the beach for a couple of days before heading to Disneyworld. The port was right next to the beach we were so-called "going to". They took ... Read more
mom and dad miracle
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Absolutely magical - typical outstanding Disney quality and service - Read and prepare and you will not be disappointed - Silly to spend any amount of money on any vacation and not study and do your advance homework - Great shows and ... Read more
anaidhenriquez
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
we love Disney Dream, they think about all the details, ship its so beautiful, crew members did a great a job. They take care of any detail. The shows was the best, we have so much fun, the kids enjoy and loved it. there is a lot to ... Read more

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