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20,769 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
10,667
Very Good
4,562
Average
2,622
Poor
1,342
Terrible
702
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Family Cruises
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First-Time Cruisers
1,364
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Romantic Cruises
1,204
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Senior Cruises
477
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Carnival Miracle

80% Loved It
travelchic1
First I would like to say that I really enjoy Carnival, and ...
PekingeseLady
First off the Cruise was fantastic. We met a lot of Great ...

Carnival Valor

79% Loved It
gregor80
First time cruisers. Loved the Valor. Intinerary was great, ...
barbadosbeachbum
We sailed on the Valor a few years ago and had a great ...

Carnival Legend

79% Loved It
PRINCESS OZ
Seasoned cruises of more than 225 nights with several ...
willrmac
My wife and I have never been on a cruise ship before this, ...

Carnival Freedom

79% Loved It
familyman90
Hey Guys,  This makes our 8th or 9th cruise ...
doubled07
First time cruising on Carnival. Overall we enjoyed the ...

Carnival Liberty

78% Loved It
us2swingu
Just got off Liberty March 15th and I was not impressed at ...
JLCRN1
I admit...I read as many reviews as I can. You can glean ...

Carnival Conquest

77% Loved It
lifes2short1207
EMBARKATION: After eight cruises now, I am starting to get ...
Nunnyandnorm
Brief review of our recent 8 day cruise on the Conquest. ...

Carnival Glory

75% Loved It
billyjean000
We flew into Miami from Toronto Canada very late Friday ...
Redsox1212
My wife and I are in are early 40's. This was our 7th ...

Carnival Inspiration

74% Loved It
billslowsky
I was looking for a cheap escape for a weekend and that is ...
hbsprite
We arrived at the pier around 2:30 and were on the ship at ...

Carnival Elation

74% Loved It
angiepharm
This was only my second cruise, I'd cruised on the ...
amberdarcey
This was my first cruise. Staff was GREAT, especially ...

Carnival Triumph

73% Loved It
daniel boone
The Carnival is an elegant ship that has aged very well. We ...
Torchwood
21 days was a great cruise with great ports. Wish we were ...

Carnival Pride

73% Loved It
ajamayzer
Not sure how anyone would have anything negative to say ...
ccoyne
I read all the reviews here before booking. I heard people ...

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
ginger.armstrong
I was on the Carnival Magic for four nights sailing to ...
jmss1950
This was cruise #38 and our 16th with Carnival. We have ...

Carnival Dream

72% Loved It
tad54
Embarkation was very smooth. I'd purchased Faster to the ...
Santa Rosa Beach Realtor
My husband and I sailed March 8th. We arrived at the port ...

Carnival Fascination

72% Loved It
aztecdolphin
Jacksonville, Bahamas, Half Moon Cay, 2/28/15, 5-nights: ...
namehelp
We just returned from a quick spring break trip, and ...

Carnival Victory

72% Loved It
Adventuremum
So here is my recap of this past weeks cruise to the ...
monkeysmommy31
My husband and I wanted to take our 4 year old son on his ...

Carnival Ecstasy

71% Loved It
isabelrios123
We went in a group of four it was me, my sister, my dad, ...
teleton11
So I took this Spring Break cruise with a group of friends. ...

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
Happy2travl
This was our second cruise aboard the Breeze, the first was ...
terri-eddie
My husband, my 15yo daughter, and I sailed on the Breeze ...

Carnival Fantasy

69% Loved It
ohlmanm
Unfortunately I do have to write a negative review, based ...
AESONRISA
Our first cruise on Carnival was not disappointing. We have ...

Carnival Imagination

68% Loved It
JillySue
We love the Imagination, we did our family "wedding ...
JohnPilmer
Internet on a cruise ship stinks. But, then why am I ...

Carnival Splendor

68% Loved It
snowyowl57
This was our first time embarking out of Miami ( cruised ...
bostonfred
we are avid cruisers and have sailed on mainly NCL, RCCL ...

Carnival Sensation

66% Loved It
kskham
This was my second cruise, the first having been to Cozumel ...
bssigirl
First, let me say, I am not a huge fan of cruising. I love ...

Carnival Paradise

66% Loved It
crystal_martin
I booked my cruise to participate in my best friend's ...
smelkie
This was my third time cruising on a Carnival Fantasy class ...

Carnival Sunshine

60% Loved It
grneyedldy
embarkation was a breeze. We were on the ship by 12:00. ...
hopekath
Layout of the ship was horrible. Had to walk through the ...

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