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22,956 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
11,228
Very Good
5,236
Average
3,119
Poor
1,645
Terrible
853
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Family Cruises
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First-Time Cruisers
1,705
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Romantic Cruises
1,550
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
587
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Carnival Miracle

80% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (49 sailings)
Hawaii (3 sailings)
Eastboundanddown
As a quick bit of information I've cruise with Carnival 2 ...
wumpieintx43
Very disappointed in this cruise and ship. Not many ...

Carnival Legend

80% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (37 sailings)
Alaska (17 sailings)
Hawaii (4 sailings)
gailthomson
My Husband and I last cruised 20 years ago , this time we ...
sdragice
This was only the second cruise we've been on having been ...

Carnival Liberty

79% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (98 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (25 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (6 sailings)
Cruise to Nowhere (1 sailings)
barahona44
This was our second cruise and first on Carnival.We sailed ...
vinandpam
My wife and I have taken several cruises,we have cruised 4 ...

Carnival Valor

79% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (65 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (30 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (30 sailings)
Western Caribbean (13 sailings)
kmcnamara68
Carnival Valor / Port Canaveral Sailing 01/23/16 - ...
Kenney04
We booked this cruise for our sons 21s birthday. It was ok ...

Carnival Freedom

79% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (54 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (11 sailings)
soundgoddess702
This was my first time to cruise with Carnival. I had ...
pearlandcruiser15
This is my 11 Cruise on Carnival and have also cruised ...

Carnival Conquest

76% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (32 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Western Caribbean (15 sailings)
Bahamas (3 sailings)
Waterwitch
This was my 8th Carnival cruise, and I keep going on ...
neoWizard
My wife and I went on this cruise for relaxing and we got ...

Carnival Pride

76% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (36 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (29 sailings)
Western Caribbean (5 sailings)
Bermuda (3 sailings)
chrisv348
Let me start by saying that I didn’t have a bad time ...
Lihi45
My name is Lisa and I'm a cruise Addict my opinion may be ...

Carnival Elation

76% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (80 sailings)
Western Caribbean (18 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (2 sailings)
Rjadams615
After reading the reviews, I was really worried about this ...
firedread2000
My wife an I departed the Port of New Orleans on January ...

Carnival Glory

75% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (32 sailings)
Western Caribbean (32 sailings)
erikyoung1111
(Please forgive me for the horrible spelling and improper ...
doncord
I wanted 14 days, so choose back to backs with a different ...

Carnival Inspiration

75% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (128 sailings)
LakeLady777
Every now and then, and sometimes a bit more often than we ...
Finicky
Took this 3 day cruise as part of a large group leaving ...

Carnival Spirit

75% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (89 sailings)
ozzyvonny
I’m an older experienced cruiser who took 3 young ...
ozzyvonny
Embarkation was a simple, quick process, with plenty of ...

Carnival Victory

75% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (99 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (53 sailings)
Western Caribbean (37 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (5 sailings)
rhonda5003
I've tried several cruise lines and Carnival is hands-down ...
JMW331
Not sure where to start. I guess I'll go do the ...

Carnival Triumph

75% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (102 sailings)
Cruise to Nowhere (1 sailings)
Hpmg87a@aol.com
This was our first cruise on Carnival..to celebrate my ...
jillngary
This was our first cruise...celebrating my birthday. We ...

Carnival Fascination

75% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (109 sailings)
Bahamas (45 sailings)
Western Caribbean (23 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (2 sailings)
krempep
This was our 1st cruise as a family (all adults) centered ...
kazol2005
Never again we are cruising on Fascination. Service is ...

Carnival Destiny

74% 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 Dream

73% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (60 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (7 sailings)
phillyron
I totally believe you get what you pay for. Being avid and ...
joew44
We wanted to try the Journey experience since it promised a ...

Carnival Magic

73% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (55 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (40 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (2 sailings)
Bahamas (1 sailings)
k jackson
It's been a few years since I've cruised with Carnival and ...
Cheyennerus
We stayed at the Hampton Inn Hobby airport. Room was ...

Carnival Ecstasy

72% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (93 sailings)
Western Caribbean (12 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (5 sailings)
Bermuda (2 sailings)
faeriemom03
I read through so many reviews before my husband and I took ...
workatabank
At the last minute we decided to take a cruise for 4 ...

Carnival Fantasy

71% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (110 sailings)
Bahamas (61 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (3 sailings)
Cwilson045
So we booked this cruise because a group of friends out of ...
Sandlapper60
As first-time cruisers, we were concerned about the ...

Carnival Imagination

71% Loved It
Destinations
Mexico (131 sailings)
NextCruisePlease
We enjoy starting the New Year with this short cruise. This ...
wickedstepmother
My husband & I decided not to sit home for once on New ...

Carnival Breeze

70% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (51 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Caribbean (14 sailings)
tlheintz
For all you who have read negative reviews about this ...
SerendipityCruiser111
My son (7 yo), mother (early 60’s) and I (36) cruised ...

Carnival Sensation

70% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (59 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (31 sailings)
Bahamas (27 sailings)
90daybreak
My sister suggested I try Carnival because I prefer RCI so ...
collect47
Best parts: quick embarkation/debarkation. 5* 88 Keys ...

Carnival Paradise

69% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (96 sailings)
Normlin
Our 9th cruise, 5th on Carnival. Out of Tampa in January ...
awtorrey
Despite some rain on the first day and a half, we had a ...

Carnival Splendor

68% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (41 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (27 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (14 sailings)
wisnir
This was my second cruise on Carnival, the first was a 15 ...
Cherlynn
This was our 2nd cruise on Splendor, so knew about the ...

Carnival Sunshine

61% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (28 sailings)
Bahamas (16 sailings)
Canada & New England (14 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (11 sailings)
BABYJOSIE98
We just came home from sailing on the Carnival Sunshine ...
Dj Gus
We just finish a cruise on the Sunshine and had a wonderful ...

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