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22,961 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
11,228
Very Good
5,238
Average
3,119
Poor
1,647
Terrible
854
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Family Cruises
6,262
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
1,705
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
1,550
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
587
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Carnival Legend

80% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (37 sailings)
Alaska (17 sailings)
Hawaii (4 sailings)
gailthomson
My Husband and I last cruised 20 years ago , this time we ...
sdragice
This was only the second cruise we've been on having been ...

Carnival Miracle

80% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (49 sailings)
Hawaii (3 sailings)
kats626
We had been to Hawaii before and know how beautiful it is, ...
Hurricane11
This was my first trip to Hawaii and it certainly lived up ...

Carnival Liberty

79% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (98 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (25 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (6 sailings)
Cruise to Nowhere (1 sailings)
Kdrama Cruiser
We turned Gold on this sailing, and proud of it... this ...
barahona44
This was our second cruise and first on Carnival.We sailed ...

Carnival Valor

79% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (65 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (30 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (30 sailings)
Western Caribbean (13 sailings)
Kenney04
We booked this cruise for our sons 21s birthday. It was ok ...
kmcnamara68
Carnival Valor / Port Canaveral Sailing 01/23/16 - ...

Carnival Freedom

79% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (53 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (11 sailings)
seacruiser717
I have been on 39 nine cruises and 13 have been with ...
soundgoddess702
This was my first time to cruise with Carnival. I had ...

Carnival Conquest

76% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (32 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Western Caribbean (15 sailings)
Bahamas (3 sailings)
patsully
I had wanted to email Carnival directly with my concerns, ...
Waterwitch
This was my 8th Carnival cruise, and I keep going on ...

Carnival Pride

76% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (36 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (29 sailings)
Western Caribbean (5 sailings)
Bermuda (3 sailings)
chrisv348
Let me start by saying that I didn’t have a bad time ...
Lihi45
My name is Lisa and I'm a cruise Addict my opinion may be ...

Carnival Elation

76% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (80 sailings)
Western Caribbean (18 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (2 sailings)
Rjadams615
After reading the reviews, I was really worried about this ...
firedread2000
My wife an I departed the Port of New Orleans on January ...

Carnival Glory

75% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (32 sailings)
Western Caribbean (32 sailings)
doncord
I wanted 14 days, so choose back to backs with a different ...
erikyoung1111
(Please forgive me for the horrible spelling and improper ...

Carnival Inspiration

75% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (127 sailings)
Thedeadhead
Okay for starters the food was horrible even in the dining ...
LakeLady777
Every now and then, and sometimes a bit more often than we ...

Carnival Spirit

75% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (89 sailings)
ozzyvonny
I’m an older experienced cruiser who took 3 young ...
ozzyvonny
Embarkation was a simple, quick process, with plenty of ...

Carnival Triumph

75% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (102 sailings)
Cruise to Nowhere (1 sailings)
Hpmg87a@aol.com
This was our first cruise on Carnival..to celebrate my ...
mutigerpaw
First let me say that 6 months prior to this trip, we ...

Carnival Victory

75% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (99 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (53 sailings)
Western Caribbean (37 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (5 sailings)
stacheman
First a little background. I have sailed Carnival many ...
Leer
My wife and I flew down to Miami from Minneapolis on ...

Carnival Fascination

75% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (109 sailings)
Bahamas (44 sailings)
Western Caribbean (23 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (2 sailings)
krempep
This was our 1st cruise as a family (all adults) centered ...
saharaga
Since our cruise left on a Monday, we decided to spend the ...

Carnival Destiny

74% Loved It
Stonefly
Wonderful cruise, 18 days of bliss. If you are unhappy on ...
dorawat
I had write this review and let everyone know that the last ...

Carnival Dream

73% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (60 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (7 sailings)
NitaBcruising
I hadn't cruised Carnival for 6 years. I think their older ...
phillyron
I totally believe you get what you pay for. Being avid and ...

Carnival Magic

73% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (55 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (40 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (2 sailings)
Bahamas (1 sailings)
k jackson
It's been a few years since I've cruised with Carnival and ...
Cheyennerus
We stayed at the Hampton Inn Hobby airport. Room was ...

Carnival Ecstasy

72% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (93 sailings)
Western Caribbean (11 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (5 sailings)
Bermuda (2 sailings)
faeriemom03
I read through so many reviews before my husband and I took ...
workatabank
At the last minute we decided to take a cruise for 4 ...

Carnival Fantasy

71% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (110 sailings)
Bahamas (61 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (3 sailings)
Cwilson045
So we booked this cruise because a group of friends out of ...
JLPSCanada
I was travelling with my husband and our teenage son. I ...

Carnival Imagination

71% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (131 sailings)
flcruiselovers
YES it can get very cold in Jan-Feb-Mar on the 4day Cat ...
NextCruisePlease
We enjoy starting the New Year with this short cruise. This ...

Carnival Breeze

71% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (51 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Caribbean (14 sailings)
rmartin369
Sorry, it's been months since I've been on the site. I ...
tlheintz
For all you who have read negative reviews about this ...

Carnival Sensation

70% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (59 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (31 sailings)
Bahamas (27 sailings)
90daybreak
My sister suggested I try Carnival because I prefer RCI so ...
collect47
Best parts: quick embarkation/debarkation. 5* 88 Keys ...

Carnival Paradise

69% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (96 sailings)
Bedrock58
Decided to try a shorter cruise and go back to Carnival. ...
Normlin
Our 9th cruise, 5th on Carnival. Out of Tampa in January ...

Carnival Splendor

68% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (41 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (27 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (14 sailings)
wisnir
This was my second cruise on Carnival, the first was a 15 ...
Cherlynn
This was our 2nd cruise on Splendor, so knew about the ...

Carnival Sunshine

61% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (28 sailings)
Bahamas (16 sailings)
Canada & New England (14 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (11 sailings)
Sashas
This was our 42nd cruise, 24th with Carnival. We are ...
Cruiser Rick1
I will leave out all the weather related issues because ...

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