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25,903 Carnival Cruise Reviews
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Excellent
11,675
Very Good
6,017
Average
3,734
Poor
2,046
Terrible
1,075
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Family Cruises
7,504
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
1,979
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
1,729
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
775
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Destinations
South Pacific (41 sailings)
Alaska (36 sailings)
Hawaii (8 sailings)
Carnival Legend
pargolfer19
Firstly, the ship's interior was far too cold. Cruising the ...
marina25
The cabin we were assigned was on the 8th floor right below ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (86 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (24 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (3 sailings)
Carnival Freedom
CrznRockster
We choose this cruise for two reasons: New Year's Eve and ...
Rachel66
We've been on 6+ other Carnival cruises, this by far very ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (63 sailings)
Mexico (41 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (3 sailings)
Hawaii (2 sailings)
Carnival Miracle
kittysnme
Just came back from the Mexican Riviera cruise on the ...
CrabbyMe
We have gone from balcony to junior suite to ocean suite. ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (175 sailings)
Carnival Valor
caro325
This was not my first rodeo and will definitely won't be ...
CatInTX
We assumed we were getting the same caliber ship and ...
Destinations
Bahamas (192 sailings)
Carnival Liberty
Thirdof09
Ship rocked and vibrated more than our last cruise ship but ...
jjennings1990
I have never been out of the country and me and my sister ...
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (58 sailings)
Bahamas (10 sailings)
Bermuda (6 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (3 sailings)
Carnival Pride
bijouhamham
This was our first cruise and we were a bit nervous but ...
rcclover1
Perfect vacation for our family with teens. Kids had fun ...
Destinations
South Pacific (82 sailings)
Asia (2 sailings)
Carnival Spirit
Salstarat
In 2001, my family thoroughly enjoyed an earlier cruise ...
Gusstar
We choose this cruise as it appeared that it would have ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (56 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (55 sailings)
Carnival Glory
switcath
The whole trip was amazing. Our room steward was great, ...
fsunoles20
I have to admit at first I was not ecstatic about going on ...
Destinations
Mexico (231 sailings)
Carnival Inspiration
rdrakehhi
We love, love, love Carnival! This was my 8th Carnival ...
CaliforniaCruisers8
First timer looking for a quick cruise experience. This is ...
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (67 sailings)
Western Caribbean (19 sailings)
Bahamas (16 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (10 sailings)
Carnival Conquest
ltcTN
I am a platinum cruiser with Carnival and I look to ...
stramela
Just returned from New Years Eve - 3rd cruise for us, 2nd ...
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (216 sailings)
Carnival Fascination
Pbheroes
The ship is the oldest in the fleet however that doesn't ...
IntrepidFromDC
Ship is old but Carnival does a good job keeping it ...
Destinations
Bahamas (155 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (1 sailings)
Carnival Elation
dlina1
Beware!!!! Don't waste your money and time, you would spend ...
Jenn1133
This was our 21st cruise with Carnival. We'd cruised out ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (175 sailings)
Carnival Triumph
Liz Alderson
We choose this cruise because our daughter is a dancer on ...
Bbarn1
I am quite displeased with Carnival Cruise Lines. This was ...
Destinations
Bahamas (124 sailings)
Western Caribbean (101 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (1 sailings)
Carnival Victory
Santosh_M
I was planning to celebrate my wife's birthday at cruise, ...
ablood
We chose this cruise as a getaway between Christmas and New ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (103 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Carnival Dream
NolaKim504
I chose a cruise as a short getaway for my husband and ...
mbennett
We booked this cruise as the most affordable option over ...
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (66 sailings)
Western Caribbean (48 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (3 sailings)
Carnival Magic
bellacruiser3352
Let me start by saying we are very experienced cruisers, we ...
Dollster
If you like noise, chaos and lines this is the cruise for ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (79 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (33 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (2 sailings)
Carnival Breeze
Cruisinw5
We love cruising out of Galveston since we live closer to ...
KSand24
We chose this ship/itinerary because the dates aligned with ...
Destinations
Mexico (237 sailings)
Carnival Imagination
alelexxis
$189 Per Person Special Offer with Free Room Upgrade & ...
EvieK
A group of friends have done this cruise every year for the ...
Destinations
Bahamas (77 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (13 sailings)
Bermuda (2 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (1 sailings)
Carnival Ecstasy
dprice1834
Charleston is a great port to sail from. It was easy to get ...
wisnir
This is my second Carnival Ecstasy five day cruise out of ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (176 sailings)
Carnival Fantasy
aubrey209
We chose this cruise because the port is only a 20 minute ...
mdfangs
Just took a 5-day cruise on the Carnival Fantasy from ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (104 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (58 sailings)
Bahamas (8 sailings)
Carnival Sensation
Cindycc
Unfortunately for my husband and me travel on ...
Cork-dork
My family (DW, DD, father, and stepmother) booked adjoining ...
Destinations
Mexico (43 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (30 sailings)
Western Caribbean (12 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (5 sailings)
Carnival Splendor
momconch
We had a group of 25 family members. Ranging in age from 6 ...
ekellyf
Our flight was delayed getting in to Miami and we called ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (166 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (1 sailings)
Carnival Paradise
t_hipfanatic
I have a lot to say but I don't want to bore anyone with ...
Pinkymama
I really did not do my homework before going on my cruise. ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (74 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (31 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Carnival Vista
mulm64
Ship design is just ok, not wow by any means. Atrium is ...
execsec
Overall. I wasn't sure what to expect after reading recent ...
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (59 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (27 sailings)
Bahamas (16 sailings)
Canada & New England (7 sailings)
Carnival Sunshine
Nursejohn
First time on Carnival and probably the last. Previous ...
daredneck
Carnival Sunshine December 31, 2016-December 8, 2017 ...

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