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We mean this in the nicest way: The 2,758-passenger Carnival Victory has a comfortable worn-in feel. The overall operation, much like the captain's daily weather and navigation briefings, comes off as ...
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1,208 Carnival Victory Cruise Reviews

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cruisinterps
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
First things first. You don't take a three night Carnival cruise to Nassau because you're looking for the ultimate in luxury, demand gourmet food, and are irritated by children on cruises. As long as what you're after is a quick getaway ... Read more
Dl1435@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my first cruise. I was very pleased with how everyone treated me, and the other guests. I was called by my first name a lot. I had a balcony room, and it was so exciting. The food was good, and if I had one complaint , it was ... Read more
hokkaido
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I read tons of reviews before leaving for the first-time cruise, but many reviews from Pinterest didn't help. Yes, I was supposed to read more reviews at this site. We purchased Faster to the Fun, so we could get on board early and our ... Read more
Kermarkim
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This is my 8th cruise and we love Carnival. It truly lives up to its motto of being the Funship. For all the naysayers that the Victory is outdated and dirty and staff unfriendly and miserable, I'm not sure we were on the same ship. We ... Read more
TheKahuna
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We were looking for a quick getaway and the Carnival Victory seemed to check off all the boxes. I must admit we set our expectations low based upon some of the reviews we had seen. But we were VERY pleasantly surprised. We purchased the ... Read more

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lissilytle
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I traveled with my daughter and we had a good time. I want to let the Cruise Management team about our great experience with Edmund (Housekeeping). Shervin (Saint Lucia), Nongkran (Thailand) and Zarko (Bosnia). These last three employees ... Read more
Lame_Dad
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Pro - Staff was very friendly in every encounter in every area of the ship. Pro - Lots of food, no need to ever be hungry Pro - the Cheer's beverage program was all it promised...we never got close to 15 drinks a day. Con - My ... Read more
leece65
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Pro Fast Embarkation Pro Faster to the Fun is worth the extra $50.00 We were first on the ship, first to have access to our room and our luggage was in our room waiting. Pro Drinks were well made, Bartenders were very ... Read more
Timsanders1251
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
A short cruise to accommodate family but overall a good one. The staff on the Victory were very open ,friendly and helpful. We did the "Faster to the fun" and chech in was a breeze. We boarded just after Platinum/diamond members. ... Read more
malikdouglas
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This cruise was the worse one that we have been on. We had to wait over 3 hours to be served for dinner, we constantly smelled sewage, and the rooms were not cleaned. At one point I asked one of the cabin stewards for a cup to use for ... Read more

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jennieb1
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Hi Everyone! I just got off the 3 night sailing of the Carnival Victory to the Bahamas. Nassau specifically. A little bit about me. I am 39 years old, live locally in Florida and I took this cruise with my 4 year old son. This was his 6th ... Read more
Cindysec
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
As a first time cruiser, did not know what to expect. ship is nice and clean. Our steward, Rai on the seventh deck - Empress, was wonderful. He always greeted you with a smile and a sing in his voice. After learning the boat, things ... Read more
galaxieman63
Member Since 2012
1 review
10 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Just of the 6/19/16 4 Day out of Port Canaveral. I have mixed feelings about the cruise. This is my third cruise with Carnival. The two prior were both 5 day cruises on the Fantasy when it was sailing out of Charleston. I loved both ... Read more
sweetiebabe05
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We took this cruise for our honeymoon. My husband has sailed on Carnival many times before and swears by it. I have only sailed on Princess Cruise Lines and decided to give Carnival a chance because the crowd on a Princess cruise is ... Read more
Ajharris07
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
I was a 1st time cruiser and the Carnival Victory did not disappoint!! Embarkation was very organized and went very smooth. The ship was beautiful and clean when we finally got on board. The staff ushered us to pool decks and had lunch ... Read more

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FiremedicMike151
Member Since 2012
1 review
41 forum posts
25 helpful votes
This was our third cruise, all with Carnival, and by far our worst to date. I'll start with the good first, then get into our issues with it. First, the ship was extremely stable and motion was not an issue at all for either of us. ... Read more
Rose2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Just back from a 4-night cruise to the Bahamas with hubby, son, daughter-in-law, and two teenage grandsons. We had a great family vacation, and although I have been to the Bahamas several times, I enjoyed the beautiful water and the ... Read more
Angelnjorge
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was over our anniversary and a quick weekend getaway...The embarkation and debarkation process was efficient, the dining room staff was friendly. That's the only good thing we can say about this cruise. We ... Read more
Denise 1970
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We decided to go on this Cruise because we had a nice long holiday weekend. However, upon boarding the boat I knew we had made a mistake. The wait staff wasn't very friendly or helpful. The boat was old, dirty and had a sewer smell the ... Read more
twoforcruisin
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
78 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was just an awesome 8 day cruise from Port Canaveral to Bermuda. The ship was very clean and the crew was always seen everywhere around the ship keeping it clean. We had a balcony cabin on the Upper deck and it was a nice size with ... Read more

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TravelingHatter
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Just returned from an awesome cruise to Bermuda on the Carnival Victory. This was my 11th cruise overall and my 6th cruise with Carnival. Firstly, nothing can top the Mediterranean Cruise I took in 2007 on the Carnival Freedom; which was ... Read more
Denise1983
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Stay away! Victory is very dirty, we had an injury on half moon cay on the aquatic play park due to poor maint. Infirmary was not open during the advertised hours. Employees referred to themselves as slave labor, couldn't even find a clean ... Read more
Seattle2
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I am not a huge fan of Carnival in general, and the 4-day cruise in particular is best suited to those looking for a loud party boat for a short getaway. But, I LOVE the Carnival Live concert setup, and was thrilled to see my favorite ... Read more
Michaelene
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We booked this for the Journey concert, but still were looking forward to the cruise. Never did Carnival before & my husband says never again, sigh. . Mainly... it says fun ship, translate: loud & no quiet comfortable places to ... Read more
teriugogirl@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was my first cruise so nothing else to compare it to, but it was an amazing trip! Pulling into the harbor at Nassau and seeing that beautiful blue water took my breath away. Went to Atlantis on Discover Tour of the aquariums and it ... Read more

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