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23,599 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
11,168
Very Good
5,453
Average
3,311
Poor
1,774
Terrible
919
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Family Cruises
6,670
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
1,719
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
1,694
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
657
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Carnival Legend

80% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (30 sailings)
Alaska (25 sailings)
Hawaii (6 sailings)
mpeterpan
We had a reunion scheduled in Seattle, so we decided to ...
traveler108
My husband and I completed our Alaska cruise on the ...

Carnival Miracle

79% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (65 sailings)
Hawaii (5 sailings)
Cuyjetonboard
Travel agent recommended it. I am not likely to ever sail ...
Amf1pe@sbcglobal.net
We were pleasantly surprised by this cruise! Service was ...

Carnival Liberty

78% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (133 sailings)
frazier1950
This was a sister cruise for the three of us. This was my ...
arlenevelezdiaz
Hello again. I posted a review a week ago ("a no no ...

Carnival Freedom

78% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (79 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (15 sailings)
wecruisetogethersince2012
We chose Carnival because we had sailed with them before. ...
lordbaron
We haven't been on Carnival in over 10 years, we used to ...

Carnival Valor

78% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (163 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (5 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (2 sailings)
miataman19
Experienced cruiser and WAS not a big Carnival fan. I ...
repodude
This was my 10th cruise. My in-laws are platinum members ...

Carnival Pride

76% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (40 sailings)
Bahamas (37 sailings)
Western Caribbean (5 sailings)
Bermuda (5 sailings)
kleon2691@gmail.com
The ship itself was nice, but looking rather old. The ...
moonfairybaby
The Room This was our first cruise, we traveled with our ...

Carnival Glory

75% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (45 sailings)
Western Caribbean (45 sailings)
ccpdblue
We had taken this cruise several years ago and had such a ...
coloradomouse
We are frequent cruisers and have cruised on most cruise ...

Carnival Inspiration

75% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (183 sailings)
Kenwsf
The worst, most inedible food I have ever tried to eat. ...
CrabbyMe
Needed a quick getaway after a tough school year for a ...

Carnival Spirit

75% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (66 sailings)
lungalonga
My wife and I were looking forward to this cruise ( our ...
mosolo
This was the first cruise that we had done as a family of 2 ...

Carnival Conquest

75% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (51 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (22 sailings)
Western Caribbean (15 sailings)
Bahamas (9 sailings)
Crites
We have cruised numerous times and chose these ports at the ...
mst235
This was a last minute cruise. We wanted to go out of ...

Carnival Fascination

74% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (180 sailings)
bobjps
We planned a family cruise for our 5 adult children, their ...
pur24karet
I Suggest You Find Another Ship or company that sails to ...

Carnival Elation

74% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (137 sailings)
Bayonex
After reading many bad and some good reviews of this ship ...
rewster cogburn
To be honest I was looking for a larger ship since our ...

Carnival Victory

74% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (110 sailings)
Western Caribbean (71 sailings)
dicksond
Just returned from a 3 day cruise to the Bahamas. This was ...
cruisinterps
First things first. You don't take a three night Carnival ...

Carnival Triumph

74% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (135 sailings)
dambyrds
Do not feed into the negative feedback about the Carnival ...
Trenda Starr
We had a family of 26 members. Most of us enjoyed parts of ...

Carnival Dream

72% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (80 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (10 sailings)
dnick878
I took this cruise with my wife and 12 year old daughter, ...
cruizer20161965
Club O2 was not "open" most of the cruise, so the ...

Carnival Magic

71% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (53 sailings)
Western Caribbean (35 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (4 sailings)
crb6689
This was our 14th Carnival cruise. Service was good but not ...
lovethebeach1
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We like to ...

Carnival Breeze

70% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (78 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Rebels
Balcony Cabin 7466 aft Balcony. Yikes Hot AC needs ...
Jakeshunny
The Carnival Breeze is a lovely ship with a terrific staff. ...

Carnival Ecstasy

70% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (115 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (8 sailings)
Bermuda (1 sailings)
J.T.O.
If anyone ever wants to take a sensationally epic cruise ...
aburr
We had an amazing time being pampered on the Carnival ...

Carnival Imagination

70% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (178 sailings)
Hilary P Jones
Easy cost effective get away from Los Angeles. The room ...
walker777
This was the only cruise line that did a short trip in ...

Carnival Fantasy

69% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (123 sailings)
Bahamas (19 sailings)
jkelynch
Carnival Fantasy- 4 night to Key West and Cozumel This ...
winkooz
I have been on the fantasy 4 times prior to this cruise we ...

Carnival Sensation

69% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (85 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (43 sailings)
Bahamas (4 sailings)
likeitornot777@yahoo.com
We went on a family trip in June. There was 15 of us and ...
maddox_sonya@yahoo.com
First time on a Carnival cruise and maybe it was this ship ...

Carnival Splendor

68% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (35 sailings)
Western Caribbean (26 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (14 sailings)
Bahamas (1 sailings)
carl.becks@gmail.com
In general a funny cruise with good entertainment.Cabin ...
lovetocruisejakedeb
Everything on the cruise was awesome. The staff except for ...

Carnival Paradise

67% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (136 sailings)
Judges
My first cruise. The ship was clean,but the food in the ...
alambrose1@gmail.com
Chose this cruise because the port is only 30 mins from ...

Carnival Vista

63% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (37 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (26 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (14 sailings)
Europe (8 sailings)
spanner44
We choose Carnival as they had a new ship and it was ...
annabellemia
We embarked the ship at 4pm therefore it was seamless, we ...

Carnival Sunshine

58% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (42 sailings)
Bahamas (18 sailings)
Canada & New England (16 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (13 sailings)
Deedee40
We choose the cruise because we never been to carnival ...
Sail Happy
My cruise on the Sunshine was my 23rd with Carnival and by ...

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