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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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1,129 Carnival Triumph Cruise Reviews

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dambyrds
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Do not feed into the negative feedback about the Carnival Triumph. This ship is very nice (similar to Freedom if you have sailed on her). The carpet was new, everything was very clean. The temperature in our Oceanview cabin on the Main ... Read more
Trenda Starr
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We had a family of 26 members. Most of us enjoyed parts of cruise. It was actually just too hot to enjoy anything. The air conditioning wasn't cool enough inside some cabins. Some were too cold. This wasn't a cruise for taking children ... Read more
bhmaness
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My wife & I chose to take our teenage son on this family cruise out of New Orleans. We had a very smooth boarding process. We settled in quickly & enjoyed the ship immediately. The staff was amazing-- totally dedicated & ... Read more
onthalevel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Don't waste your time boarding early, you will have to wait hours (like a hotel) to get on board, nor use checked baggage, it takes hours in most cases, till night before they are delivered during embarking. Debarking - do not think ... Read more
Admin
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
9,934 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was my 31st cruise. It was my 6th on Carnival and unfortunately not our best cruise. I still love the Carnival product and have two more Carnival cruises booked. This cruise missed the mark for us in a few areas but was an ... Read more
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Darniebelle
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I went on this cruise with a wedding party. The ship is smaller than most I've been on. The entertainment was fun. The food not so good. I did however like the taco and burrito station set up by the pool during the lunch hours. It didn't ... Read more
EMH3kids
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
160 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I joined a group of 15 family members on the 4-day Triumph departure on June 30 out of New Orleans with two sea days and one day in Cozumel. My family was in one of the aft cabins on deck 8 (room 8432) with the larger balcony. This was our ... Read more
duckiegirl13
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This is our 4th Carnival cruise, and possibly our last. It does not live up to the standards we have become used to when cruising Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. Since our honeymoon 10 years ago on Carnival, there have been way too many ... Read more
mrswells07
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We have been on many cruises before and wanted to try this because it was close to home and being that I am pregnant it would be easier for me. Having said that the boarding was a joke, as was parking, checking in with rude people. The ... Read more
Justmike33
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I'm a 52 yo male and this was my first ever cruise. We chose Carnival because we live near NOLA and we thought that a 5 night cruise to Cozumel and Progresso would be a good starter. My wife has been on two previous cruises and we traveled ... Read more

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adamsj87
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Let me start off by telling you, I have been on over 20 cruises and this was by far the most fun I've had on a ship. With that said, Carnival really needs to step it up. We were on the ship within 45 minutes of arriving at the terminal ... Read more
shmeeveydr
Member Since 2002
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise out of New Orleans because we don't have many options in Alabama. Mobile doesn't have a boat anymore. Jacksonville is also a nice port, but we have been on the Elation before and wanted a new adventure. The service ... Read more
Disappointed57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise based on recommendations of friends who have used Carnival out of other ports and raved about their service. We chose New Orleans for convenience. Embarkation was very well organized and went very smooth. We ... Read more
bgreenwell88
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was my 3rd cruise with carnival. 1st time however on the Triumph. I've always had a great experience with Carnival. However this cruise did not meet my expectations. My family made the most of it, but the main difference here was ... Read more
Bettypie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
This was my third cruise with carnival first time on the Triumph and the last my reasons. 1- shower head broken the water was trickling out of the shower head which caused us to have to shower two days in the spa very inconvenient. ... Read more

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spotdog32
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
235 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was our 14th cruise on Carnival on by far it was the best, the crew very nice very polite. We took family with and this was their first cruise ever, and from the looks on the faces they had a good time. As for the wife and myself our ... Read more
laurettem985
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I have sailed many times and most have been good. This by far was one of the worst. I will never sail Carnival again. The food was terrible in some cases inedible. The buffet area very unclean. The cabin was hot. We complained (we had ... Read more
natallia01
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
No complaints at all! The food was great, the entertainment was great and every employee of Carnival was extremely nice. Not sure why there is so many negative reviews my family had a wonderful time . We were on the Empress deck , Room ... Read more
suzanw
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I chose this one to see new places. We originally scheduled a December cruise, but then granddaughter found out her school finals were going to be that week, so we changed to after her high school graduation in May to go. I knew ... Read more
indychristine
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
294 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We are a childless couple (when cruising) and have always sailed without children. Even so we have sailed on DCL 7 times and a few others once. Then there is Carnival! We began sailing CCL in 2014 on The Sunshine. We loved it. I was happy ... Read more

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kball86
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
16 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
9 helpful votes
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
11 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
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
shelia hines
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I had zero knowledge of how to book a cruise and even where to go. We were given a "free" cruise voucher for buying into a time-share. I did not like having to book over the phone with someone just telling me the options instead ... Read more
slybear
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
715 forum posts
9 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

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