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23,893 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
11,249
Very Good
5,546
Average
3,373
Poor
1,801
Terrible
933
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Family Cruises
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First-Time Cruisers
1,719
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Senior Cruises
667
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Carnival Legend

79% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (30 sailings)
Alaska (21 sailings)
Hawaii (6 sailings)
Mntryswed
I booked this 40th dream vacation for myself well over a ...
allrural
I have been on about 3 dozen cruises. This is my first trip ...

Carnival Miracle

79% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (60 sailings)
Hawaii (5 sailings)
kheilmann
We just got off the Carnival Miracle for a 7-night cruise ...
dascherz
My family (mother, grandfather, and his girlfriend) took ...

Carnival Liberty

78% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (126 sailings)
mssmithtx
My wife and I mainly choose Carnival Liberty because of the ...
jemamc96
This is my fourth cruise with Carnival and my family's ...

Carnival Freedom

78% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (76 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (13 sailings)
revdavepett
First, the good - both the food and the hospitality were ...
mc02
The "Freedom" was an amazing ship. This was my ...

Carnival Valor

78% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (162 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (3 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (1 sailings)
jerrygfl
This was our 14th cruise 12 on Carnival. My wife and I have ...
T Clancey
This was our first time cruising and we all had a FABULOUS ...

Carnival Pride

76% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (37 sailings)
Bahamas (36 sailings)
Western Caribbean (5 sailings)
Bermuda (5 sailings)
HLR
Carnival Pride - August 14, 2016 – 7 nights It was ...
twtybrdy
We chose this cruise because of the proximity to our home. ...

Carnival Spirit

75% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (62 sailings)
Emily21
Wonderful service friendly staff with a smile always. ...
Cruisefantastic
Just come back from a 3 night taster cruise leaving Sydney. ...

Carnival Glory

75% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (43 sailings)
Western Caribbean (42 sailings)
Nat_03
First off, the cruise itself was brilliant. Good service, ...
nevadadon1
Worst cruise I've ever been on in 24 cruises. From the ...

Carnival Inspiration

75% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (175 sailings)
thanes
We took a cruise for the first time. We had a few friends ...
StanDahl
We took this cruise to Ensenada with our extended family, ...

Carnival Conquest

75% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (49 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (21 sailings)
Western Caribbean (14 sailings)
Bahamas (8 sailings)
Mima0622
First let me say my husband and I are Platinum members on ...
Errick
My wife and I celebrated our up and coming 20th anniversary ...

Carnival Fascination

74% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (173 sailings)
Tecnobob
Our first Carnival cruise, and happily surprised, as we ...
skloeckener
This was our 4th 7-day cruise and our first with Carnival ...

Carnival Elation

74% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (130 sailings)
marlborotazlady
With this being our first cruise we were a little skeptical ...
pcooper
My husband and I went on this 5 day cruise to Nassau and ...

Carnival Triumph

73% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (129 sailings)
ThePopeTn
The Cabin: Air conditioning only cool the room to 75 degree ...
tonysmuzik
We had a group of 18 family members including 11 first ...

Carnival Victory

73% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (102 sailings)
Western Caribbean (71 sailings)
missnancy1955
My husband and I were looking for a quick getaway as we ...
Firemedic10584
We went on this cruise as a celebration for a group of us ...

Carnival Dream

72% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (77 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (9 sailings)
KW2017
This was an annual family vacation. My husband and I have ...
trvlwithkids
We were in cabin 2242 which was an extended ocean view room ...

Carnival Magic

72% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (50 sailings)
Western Caribbean (33 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (4 sailings)
chow2412@aol.com
This was our 5th cruise..My favorite is Holland America..We ...
msdoolit
I want to start out by saying we had a great time with a ...

Carnival Breeze

70% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (75 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (11 sailings)
BrooksClan418
The food sucked, nothing special or extravagant at all. The ...
SMC1177@gmail.com
This was our 3rd time with Carnival and 5th time overall ...

Carnival Ecstasy

70% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (109 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (8 sailings)
Bermuda (1 sailings)
cruisinpack2
This is a short review of our cruise on the Carnival ...
simonluxmt
We chose this cruise as we had family visitors and wanted ...

Carnival Imagination

70% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (170 sailings)
rbuffing01@gmail.com
We've been watching this ship from our balcony for 4 years, ...
WanderingTheWorld
My husband and I are both in our 30's and love to travel. ...

Carnival Fantasy

69% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (122 sailings)
Bahamas (12 sailings)
gena172123
As a first time cruiser, I had an amazing time. Embarkation ...
NYEDEN30
I chose this cruise because of the price during the time of ...

Carnival Sensation

69% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (81 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (41 sailings)
Bahamas (4 sailings)
Hungry Traveler
This was a family cruise of sixteen people. Our cabin was ...
janicemholmes78@gmail.com
After going thru quite the ordeal just to get to our cruise ...

Carnival Splendor

67% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (34 sailings)
Western Caribbean (24 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Bahamas (1 sailings)
pjcag
We most always use Carnival. We liked the itinerary. So, it ...
DJW8385
My family and I stayed two days in Miami prior our cruise. ...

Carnival Paradise

66% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (130 sailings)
cathydavitt5@gmail.com
We chose this cruise based on the vacation dates we wanted ...
heatherstevens1006
I had been to both Cozumel and Grand Cayman before and ...

Carnival Vista

64% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (37 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (26 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (14 sailings)
Europe (5 sailings)
Gerardette
Looking a cruise and seen this in May and so the price was ...
steven3367
arrived at port around 11am had time of 11.30 was on board ...

Carnival Sunshine

58% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (38 sailings)
Bahamas (18 sailings)
Canada & New England (16 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (13 sailings)
jessiej
We chose this cruise because of the destinations it was ...
Gotti1985
6th cruise, 4th with carnival. i knew this ship was almost ...

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