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20,638 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
10,629
Very Good
4,525
Average
2,588
Poor
1,329
Terrible
697
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Family Cruises
5,210
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
1,359
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
1,197
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
474
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Carnival Miracle

81% Loved It
BK512
We booked this cruise as a much needed family vacation, and ...
Jx1957
I couldn't wait to get off this ship. It's not that I mind ...

Carnival Valor

79% Loved It
coldsteal
My wife and I are experienced cruisers (10+). We both ...
lsautism
This was my 8th Carnival cruise. Let's set aside how ...

Carnival Legend

79% Loved It
PRINCESS OZ
Seasoned cruises of more than 225 nights with several ...
willrmac
My wife and I have never been on a cruise ship before this, ...

Carnival Freedom

79% Loved It
doggyjogger@aol.com
This was our third cruise, but the first time with ...
JerryKaifetz
Carnival freedom is a beautiful ship with a recent remodel. ...

Carnival Liberty

79% Loved It
Lower Sackville
As always, cruise was great and sad when it was over. ...
flgrrl27
Embarkation: Used offsite parking at nearby hotel. There ...

Carnival Conquest

77% Loved It
lesandliz
We sailed on the Conquest, boarding was easy & quick. ...
abuys
I recently went on the Conquest with my family of 7. We ...

Carnival Glory

75% Loved It
Fernandes
Lets talk about the positive aspects of the cruise first. ...
jobeirne
Just returned from my 20th or so cruise (lost count ...

Carnival Inspiration

74% Loved It
VACATIONSAREMYLIFE
I read a few of the other reviews saying that the boat ...
EternalOptimist
This was a little adventure for two retired ladies who are ...

Carnival Elation

74% Loved It
datsands
Very disappointed in this cruise. Food was average at ...
Thanatos340
My better half and I took our first cruise on the Carnival ...

Carnival Triumph

73% Loved It
jsoccermom
We just got back from a great cruise on the Carnival ...
barnoner
We embarked at Galveston where everything went smoothly and ...

Carnival Pride

73% Loved It
senatorjm
Scheduled a somewhat last minute cruise (about 5 weeks). ...
exmaynard
We have been on Carnival cruises in the past but ...

Carnival Spirit

72% Loved It
Happy Time
2nd timer cruiser, went with P&O once (Ocean view ...
Krazykj17
In August 2014, my fiancé and I boarded Carnival ...

Carnival Fascination

72% Loved It
GeneDawnV
My wife, son and I just returned from a cruise on the ...
TheCruiseWench
I've been looking forward to writing this review for a ...

Carnival Magic

72% Loved It
buck3000
We have went on 10 cruises now and I guess the cruise ...
sunshinelolo
Last week was our family's first cruise. We have traveled ...

Carnival Dream

72% Loved It
19pamela68
This was a Mardi Gras cruise. Overall it was fantastic. ...
Cruise.addict
We have been on a lot of different ships, including a few ...

Carnival Victory

72% Loved It
newfguru
We just cruised on the carnival victory for 5 nights. ...
bbailey98
The safety muster was an absolute farce! Every other cruise ...

Carnival Ecstasy

72% Loved It
gerbilfur
My husband and I love cruises and have cruised many times ...
irishayes
This was my fifth overall cruise, and first on Carnival. ...

Carnival Destiny

70% 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 Breeze

70% Loved It
pdanko
I read review after review before booking our trip. I was ...
jeepchick444
This was my husband and my 16th cruise we left the bitter ...

Carnival Fantasy

69% Loved It
mrsrazz2003
After reading so many negative reviews I almost regretted ...
russn2635
On December 27 our family boarded the carnival fantasy for ...

Carnival Imagination

68% Loved It
LakeLady777
This was my 6th voyage on the Imagination, my hubby's 5th. ...
IndyViva
This was a "free trip" given by one of the "time share" ...

Carnival Splendor

68% Loved It
Glamgirls
Cabin 1026 was great. Yogi couldn't do enough for us. Room ...
Lennie0119
We are done with Carnival. Nothing new with this cruise ...

Carnival Sensation

67% Loved It
k.lloyd89
This was my second cruise with Carnival, first on the ...
britclark21
Hard to even know where to begin. Let's just say that I did ...

Carnival Paradise

66% Loved It
smelkie
This was my third time cruising on a Carnival Fantasy class ...
tsknoll
Was aboard the paradise from Tampa to Cozamel and back to ...

Carnival Sunshine

61% Loved It
asmodeon
This is going to be an odd review for me to write. I have ...
Waddy
My friend and I sailed the Sunshine February 7-15, 2015 and ...

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