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21,036 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
10,740
Very Good
4,651
Average
2,681
Poor
1,376
Terrible
712
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Family Cruises
5,373
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
1,386
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
1,234
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
488
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Carnival Valor

82% Loved It
macioci15@aol.com
This cruise was started as a graduation gift for my 18 year ...
cheekychachi
While the experience was average, the staff for the most ...

Carnival Miracle

82% Loved It
DWAK
This was our 2nd cruise with Carnival. We will definitely ...
YP2015
We had 2 adults and 2 kids, 4 and 7. This is my 3rd ...

Carnival Legend

81% Loved It
HollyGlightly
This was my family's first cruise with Carnival and overall ...
3littlepigs
We are just off the Tassie 4 day sailing. I was warned ...

Carnival Freedom

80% Loved It
195130b
This was our fourth carnival cruise. The ship was nice and ...
195130b
Fourth carnival cruise over the last eight years. Our ...

Carnival Liberty

79% Loved It
Katiejane4
Stayed at airport hotel the night before, location ...
O&P Cruiser
Like with any Carnival cruises, I have found good and bad ...

Carnival Conquest

79% Loved It
askeegan
I love reading the reviews that people post here because ...
Ep4u
I took my daughter on this cruise originally planned for ...

Carnival Triumph

78% Loved It
GottaLuvCruising
This was my 40th cruise (19th on Carnival - have also ...
MrsAmberD
We had no problems at all getting on the ship, so that was ...

Carnival Elation

78% Loved It
Siver Bullet
This trip is our 5th sailing. We have been on Carnival, ...
Carolannmaier
Had a very good time and everything worked out well. My ...

Carnival Victory

77% Loved It
Tinajoepreston
I have been on 15 cruises with Carnival, Norwegian and ...
laur2121212
Recently back from our cruise...5 day out of ...

Carnival Pride

77% Loved It
poetzmuse
Once again another stellar cruise on Carnival Pride. We ...
Twokidsandamortgage
Our sailing on the Pride exceeded almost every expectation. ...

Carnival Inspiration

77% Loved It
lnctwm
My husband and I are in our early 30's and really an ...
TroyWorrell
This was my first time cruising on Carnival and was ...

Carnival Spirit

77% Loved It
Greg Heness
The cruise was cheap until we boarded the ship. My wife and ...
wazsal
Just got back from a ten day cruise on the Carnival Spirit. ...

Carnival Glory

76% Loved It
kariandkyle
Pros: Great ship, large cabins, friendly staff. Cons: ...
derek005
This is the second of 3-4 cruises (booked on Carnival Pride ...

Carnival Fascination

75% Loved It
thobbsf
Jacksonville port is easy to get to, especially from NC. ...
elphin
The ship is relatively old (20 years) but has and continues ...

Carnival Dream

75% Loved It
jetset655
Traveled on Spring Break April 5th. Had a wonderful ...
TaffsWellCruiser
Actually it was very good and we enjoyed it. We had worried ...

Carnival Magic

74% Loved It
Raven Days
Note: This is the most negative review I have ever written. ...
pookeysmom
I just got off the Magic after a wonderful 7 night cruise ...

Carnival Ecstasy

74% Loved It
Madem
Where do I begin. I get nightmares just thinking about the ...
Ciconetti
To start…. We drove from VA to SC and the drive was ...

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 Breeze

73% Loved It
Chilli pops
My husband and I have just returned from a 6 night cruise ...
Becher
My wife and I left out of Miami February 28, 2015 on the ...

Carnival Imagination

73% Loved It
jagreedo
Don't be put off by my 3 star rating. If I could use ...
mtrose1
We booked the spring break 4 nite cruise to take our 18 yr ...

Carnival Paradise

73% Loved It
moneylady67
The second sailing since the ship was dry docked for ...
Kathyeskridge
This was our first cruise ever! I guess you learn as you ...

Carnival Fantasy

72% Loved It
finzzup
Cabin was bigger than expected . Room steward, Petrus was ...
jackweday
1) Lido deck (where all the things are) is a smoking ...

Carnival Sensation

72% Loved It
tlindgren
Read the reviews and was a little worried. Relax, the ship ...
Dazzies
The best thing about Sensation is the exceptional service. ...

Carnival Splendor

70% Loved It
amathi
This was my 3rd cruise, 2nd with Carnival. I am a teacher ...
Hvacguy131
Had originally been booked on a different ship but carnival ...

Carnival Sunshine

62% Loved It
Eyeshine
We had a fun time but this is not a ship I would sail ...
raindancer9562
Cruised many times with Carnival and love this company. ...

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