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Knowing its passengers and giving them exactly what they want -- good times at reasonable prices -- is one of Carnival Cruise Line's greatest strengths. This commitment to all things fun is evident on Carnival ...
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kball86
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cruise was amazing. There was always something to do. The employees of Carnival were absolutely amazing and friendly. They wanted to make sure we got the best care. Our wait staff in the London Dining room were the absolute BEST. ... Read more
codyperry24
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
The food on the triumph wasn't the greatest. I remember one night having to give up on a piece of roasted duck. I say this to lead you into the following; the people and experiences were amazing. Every single person on the ship was, ... Read more
tilghna
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Pros: The Triumph is ok for the value. We had a good time (not great). Carnival staff was very courteous as always, and the cruise director made sure that it was a fun experience. The wait staff was wonderful, and our steward made sure ... Read more
slybear
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
710 forum posts
2 helpful votes
If anyone says there is nothing to do on a cruise they have never cruised the Triumph. We did a back to back for 9 days and never got bored. The staff is wonderful from Matey the Cruise Director to Nolito our steward. Our wait staff in ... Read more
BEACHTAYLORS
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
105 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Had a rough start to this cruise experience, but not with Carnival. The Port of New Orleans parking garage was full at 1 pm. We paid full price and was led via car caravan to an open parking lot blocks from the terminal. Try pulling ... Read more

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mrw323
Member Since 2010
1 review
40 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Took 3 friends on this cruise to celebrate a cancer remission. I was nervous once I read some reviews but we were happy with the cruise. The food and entertainment were both better than we expected. We did not eat on lido deck but it ... Read more
rubyjpi
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
38 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We were booking for a group of 100 people so wanted to get something that was not too long and found this. From the time we arrived at the port we were treated so well. Checking in was really easy in New Orleans. (I have been to a lot ... Read more
lovermonkey
Member Since 2010
1 review
501 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I liked my cruise but you could tell there were some changes to staff and service. For the most part everything was ok. For one thing, I had the Faster to the fun. So our luggage was supposed to be there before we got to the room. It ... Read more
annielee50
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise as a last minute choice. We wanted to get away for a few days to rest and relax and this was available and reasonably priced. The staff were excellent, absolutely amazing. We had a table at the back of the dining ... Read more
haleysmom2003
Member Since 2012
1 review
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My family and I always have lots of fun on carnival cruises! Excellent dining service and cabin cleaning staff..they always go out of their way to help. Their staff are a step above the rest. Winfredo, Joel and Erfen made eating a joy in ... Read more

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kg4pit
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
301 forum posts
3 helpful votes
DH and I took this cruise to celebrate his semi-retirement. We drove down on Thursday and stayed at LaQuinta in Slidell then got up Friday morning to head to the port. EMBARKATION: it went fairly smoothly. Wasn't impressed with the ... Read more
jtyler22
Member Since 2001
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Took Amtrak to New Orleans 1 night prior. French Quarter Fest was happening and it was very crowded. Lots of energy. Loved it. Four Points Sheraton on Bourbon Street via Priceline @ $84 a night was a steal. For the cruise, I will start ... Read more
Mgodfrey
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The staff was very friendly. The shows were excellent (especially the magic show). The dining experience was wonderful. Our room steward was helpful, kind and picked up on our daily routines for making up the room and replenishing ice. The ... Read more
AKS22
Member Since 2002
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
SUMMARY: This was a last-minute decision, my first Carnival cruise. I was hoping to read a book, have fun activities for my DD 13, and basically hide for a few days out on the water. That was the extent of my expectations and I am happy ... Read more
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DarlingD
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
We had a group of 11 on the March 7th cruise on Carnival Triumph with a total of 5 rooms, two on deck 2 and three on deck 6. We were stopped on day one to ask if we needed anything and to see if we wanted turn down services, etc. We ... Read more

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PRDallas
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
I must admit I was very nervous about this cruise, especially given all the bad reviews recently. We are a family of four and first time cruisers. Overall, we had a great trip and would definitely cruise again. The embarkation ... Read more
TexasLawDog
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I did a lot of research before coming on this cruise and I have also read reviews of others about this specific cruise. First off, if you are expecting to get pampered 24/7, you might want to choose a more expensive cruise line so that ... Read more
C.J.S.
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We started with the rudest shuttle bus driver imaginable at the terminal. The process to get onboard went really fast and smooth. Our cabin was nice, our tv was missing the cable cord but the cabin boy had maintenance fix it immediately. ... Read more
liljoeblue
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was my second, and last cruise with Carnival. This ship was HORRIBLY outdated (we found out after boarding that it is about to be dry-docked for refurbishing). We got the "grand suite" that was anything but grand. There ... Read more
Kloyd78
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
My families experience was mostly positive aboard the Triumph. Embarkation was a bit like being herded like cattle even if you show up at your specified time. But nothing too bad at all. Debarkation was super simple. Plenty of ... Read more

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Tlnaka1229
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Took the Carnival Triumph out of Galveston for a 5 night to Cozumel and Progresso - I LOVED the new stagger boarding process - much faster and less confusion - when we got on the boat we were missing our 3 waters (we are all VFIP ... Read more
maruuac
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This is our second cruise with Carnival and it is our last. We knew what better to expect this time around so we were better prepared. The food started out on the first night very promising. We had high hopes of what to expect but it ... Read more
Rspurrier
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was my 5th and final cruise with Carnival. First of all I brought 20 friends on this cruise. I sold Carnival 10 rooms, and when I ask for a discount, or a On Board credit, or something!!! they said no !! That was over $10,000 in rooms ... Read more
Mhopper
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2016
I rarely ever write a review and have never written a poor review. However, we sailed on the Carnival Triumph and I totally regret spending my money on this trip. We had a balcony room that was so cramped we couldn't move around without ... Read more
chrissyprincess
Member Since 2007
1 review
69 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We booked our trip about a year in advance. I got a great deal for 5 of us sisters in 1 cabin (we were going cheap). Next time I would probably break down and do 2 cabins, but $175 each for the last 2 people for a 7 day cruise was too ... Read more

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