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23,553 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
11,153
Very Good
5,446
Average
3,302
Poor
1,765
Terrible
916
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Family Cruises
6,641
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
1,719
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
1,690
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
653
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Carnival Legend

80% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (30 sailings)
Alaska (26 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)
Amf1pe@sbcglobal.net
We were pleasantly surprised by this cruise! Service was ...
dancrr
Just got back from a week on the Carnival Miracle sailing ...

Carnival Liberty

78% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (134 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)
lordbaron
We haven't been on Carnival in over 10 years, we used to ...
Sea La Vie
This was my first cruise and it was so wonderful. I was sad ...

Carnival Valor

78% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (163 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (6 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (2 sailings)
ShinyV
Went with grandchildren...but the service was terrible ...
rtrittel
This cruise was selected due to date, port location and ...

Carnival Pride

76% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (40 sailings)
Bahamas (37 sailings)
Western Caribbean (5 sailings)
Bermuda (5 sailings)
cheriroth1@yahoo.com
I chose this cruise because it is a 50 minute drive from ...
evs65@verizon.net
We went on Carnival Pride with our our family and relatives ...

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 (185 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)
mosolo
This was the first cruise that we had done as a family of 2 ...
KarenPAstroliner
Fantastic value for money - we paid less for the cruise and ...

Carnival Conquest

75% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (51 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (22 sailings)
Western Caribbean (15 sailings)
Bahamas (9 sailings)
rirish1
chose Carnival for a July 2016 cruise to celebrate ...
pinkie60
This was a getaway for me because I'm a caregiver for my ...

Carnival Fascination

74% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (181 sailings)
pur24karet@frontier.com
I Suggest You Find Another Ship or company that sails to ...
justustwo826
This was my very first cruise vacation and I am not sure ...

Carnival Elation

74% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (138 sailings)
jmlahr
We chose this cruise line because of its price point and ...
Harry and Rosemary
My wife and I decided to take our first cruise this year. ...

Carnival Victory

74% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (111 sailings)
Western Caribbean (71 sailings)
cruisinterps
First things first. You don't take a three night Carnival ...
Dl1435@aol.com
This was my first cruise. I was very pleased with how ...

Carnival Triumph

74% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (136 sailings)
Trenda Starr
We had a family of 26 members. Most of us enjoyed parts of ...
bhmaness
My wife & I chose to take our teenage son on this ...

Carnival Dream

72% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (80 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (10 sailings)
baudoincruise
This was my 4th cruise, first on the Dream. Went on this ...
wearesoup
This was our 1st cruise and we loved it. The staff were ...

Carnival Magic

71% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (53 sailings)
Western Caribbean (35 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (4 sailings)
Adm. Cruz
This was our eighth cruise on Carnival. We were on a 7 day ...
DeweysGirl
We chose The Magic as it went to ports we had never been to ...

Carnival Breeze

70% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (78 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Jakeshunny
The Carnival Breeze is a lovely ship with a terrific staff. ...
SouthTexasOceanLover
This was our first cruise since our honeymoon 25 years ago, ...

Carnival Ecstasy

70% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (116 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (8 sailings)
Bermuda (1 sailings)
TBandKcruisin
Let me start by saying my wife and I love to cruise. Best ...
Jenniferd143
We had a great vacation on the Carnival Ecstasy ship to ...

Carnival Imagination

70% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (179 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 (124 sailings)
Bahamas (20 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 (5 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 (137 sailings)
alambrose1@gmail.com
Chose this cruise because the port is only 30 mins from ...
mjpiuro
We traveled out of Tampa because that is our home port and ...

Carnival Vista

65% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (37 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (26 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (14 sailings)
Europe (9 sailings)
jsiegeluf
We really enjoyed cruising the Mediterranean on the new ...
WilliamsF1
Our second cruise, the first being on P&O Ventura. ...

Carnival Sunshine

59% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (42 sailings)
Bahamas (18 sailings)
Canada & New England (17 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (13 sailings)
kcofone
only chose this cruise because wife's family booked and ...
phillyf
We wanted to cruise out of NY for the July 4th weekend and ...

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