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20,309 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
10,477
Very Good
4,456
Average
2,541
Poor
1,296
Terrible
683
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1,179
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Carnival Miracle

81% Loved It
skiserf
After reading many reviews lambasting Carnival for their ...
1athomeinthewest
Very much looking forward to this cruise but unfortunately ...

Carnival Freedom

79% Loved It
ravnone
We had a great time on the cruise ship and it was an ...
rju713
We embarked on January 10th for our 8 night cruise on the ...

Carnival Valor

79% Loved It
HORDOSR
Regarding the islands - Puerto Rico and St. Thomas and St. ...
luv2travlafar
We had taken this cruise 1-1/2 years before and had a ...

Carnival Legend

79% Loved It
Jnomchong
Our son and daughter in law gave my husband and I our ...
Suitee Pie
Staff were very pleasant and professional. Embarkation was ...

Carnival Liberty

79% Loved It
Dittos
We unfortunately did not get to enjoy all of the Carnival ...
TravelDude29
Embarkation went very smooth, used Park and Cruise for 54. ...

Carnival Conquest

78% Loved It
jdlccw7913
This was our first time going on a cruise. I have to admit ...
jesslsm
We sailed on the Carnival Conquest December 2014 over ...

Carnival Glory

75% Loved It
fiveotony
My family and I have been cruising Carnival for years. This ...
seashinesunshine
We are a family of four two kids age 17 and 19, this was ...

Carnival Inspiration

74% Loved It
Beach_gal
I gotta admit - I came on this cruise with very low ...
ifishmo
Sailed the Inspiration as a getaway for my wife and I as we ...

Carnival Elation

74% Loved It
MamaFuzz
My family of four (husband and two twenty-something boys) ...
cruzzza
Let me preface this review by saying that this was my 12th ...

Carnival Triumph

73% Loved It
Wardogcoach
Just returned from 5 day cruise on Triumph to Progreso and ...
CowtownCruiserUSA
The wife finally talked me into taking a cruise and I'm ...

Carnival Pride

73% Loved It
tropically
It seemed as if we surprised the crew when we boarded the ...
Dave & Mel
On 18 January we returned from our 44th cruise, this one on ...

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 Magic

72% Loved It
QfamCruiser
This was our 3rd Carnival cruise. Some of it was great, ...
Collster
My partner and I had a great time on our 7 day cruise out ...

Carnival Fascination

72% Loved It
emg2003
My husband and I spent a fun New Year’s Eve aboard ...
ckn521999
Our first cruise with Carnival and we are already planning ...

Carnival Victory

72% Loved It
teriwinkle
My husband and I were joined on the Carnival Victory by our ...
Travelyorkie
I'll be fairly brief and to the point. This was cruise #21 ...

Carnival Dream

72% Loved It
Retired Frenchie
We just got back from a trip on the Carnival Dream. After ...
YouGoAngel
This was my 9th cruise and was by far the best. I gathered ...

Carnival Ecstasy

72% Loved It
jsteck92
Shorty after we set sail on the Carnival Ecstasy, I was ...
Travelenfool
We purchased this cruise as Christmas gifts for our family. ...

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
fandssullivan
My husband and I LOVED our cruise on The Breeze. The ship ...
Sunshinegirl5
My husband and I sailed on the Carnival Breeze and had some ...

Carnival Fantasy

70% Loved It
deeder84
Embarkation / Debarkation - Highly recommend Port of ...
faycruise
I want to try to follow some sort of order in this review ...

Carnival Imagination

68% Loved It
dmich87
My husband and I booked this cruise relatively last minute, ...
SoCal Flyer
A 4-day "New Year's" cruise on the Imagination out of Long ...

Carnival Splendor

68% Loved It
vanderdo
Just got back from a 7 Day Eastern on the Splendor. I ...
seagoers
My husband and I and daughter and son-in-law went on this ...

Carnival Sensation

67% Loved It
brett_and_ciel
This was our first cruise... we wanted to escape for New ...
Royal1836
After all of the negative reviews, we came on the ship ...

Carnival Paradise

66% Loved It
Lisa30126
This is my first attempt after 9 cruises to actually write ...
gardenofe7477
my over all opinion on this cruise and ship is that it is ...

Carnival Sunshine

61% Loved It
jtheisen
We took our 6th cruise, first time on Carnival, we chose ...
primadonut
You know how they say that a day at sea is better than any ...

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