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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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1,143 Carnival Triumph Cruise Reviews

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ThePopeTn
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The Cabin: Air conditioning only cool the room to 75 degree with no one in the room. I had 2 specialist check on air conditioning and one brought me a small fan and told me this was all they could do for us. They would not even consider ... Read more
tonysmuzik
Member Since 2015
1 review
20 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had a group of 18 family members including 11 first timers. It was a little hectic getting 5 cabins together but we were all on the same deck with an elevator between the two groups it worked out well as the elevator became our meeting ... Read more
kbursmith@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our cabin had a balcony & we really enjoyed the view during the cruise. The beds & sheets were very comfortable & my son said the bunk was too. The ship was like the other Carnival ships we have been on, not much different ... Read more
dmdoit
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The Carnival Triumph did not disappoint! After many negative reviews, I have decided your cruise is what you make of it. We went intending to have a great time, and we did! The ship looks in great condition. Here and there it shows its ... Read more
shelbyr2010
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The staff on the Triumph were not very friendly. One of the photographers actually told me that one of my photos was blurry because "I didn't step forward"...The services was poor and I think that was because the workers were ... Read more

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bama2ky
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
3rd Carnival cruise. Instead of 2x a day service as we had on our previous cruises, we were told we had to select either morning or night, ice buckets were not standard. The dining room was never completely full, it took 30-45 minutes to ... Read more
bamagirldonna
Member Since 2013
1 review
57 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I choose this cruise because it fit the time frame we had available and New Orleans is an easy drive or Amtrak trip from my hometown. Overall, it was a great trip. The embarkation process was very smooth and we were onboard quickly. We ... Read more
dalewis2
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
I have cruised with carnival over 10 times in the past 7 years. I took a few on the Elation and Fantasy. I cruised once on the Sunshine and the Dream. This will be my second AND LAST cruise on the Triumph. We had problems the first ... Read more
maldenmusic
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
4,208 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was my 10th Carnival cruise and 2nd on the Triumph. We arrived in New Orleans the night before to walk dogs at Villalobos Rescue Center where they film the TV show "Pitbulls & Parolees." Embarkation was fairly smooth. We ... Read more
dambyrds
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
13 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
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

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Trenda Starr
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 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
11 helpful votes
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
3 helpful votes
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
9,944 forum posts
7 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
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

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EMH3kids
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
160 forum posts
10 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
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
6 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
11 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
adamsj87
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
3 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

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shmeeveydr
Member Since 2002
1 review
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
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
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
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
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

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