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raywilson
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Wife wanted to go on her first cruise. So we decided to split the vacation. Sort cruise out of Miami then some time down in the Keys. Cruise started out bad with long 4 hour delay with everyone stuck in the port waiting building. Not ... Read more
abhideutsche
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed four weeks ago
Good part: - Decent size ship with nice / friendly crews - Dining experience – can’t complain ….we requested for Indian cuisine and they provided Indian food which was superb! Our table was looked after by a ... Read more
babysharknc
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Family of 5-ages 48, 21, 17 and 5 years old. I am a health inspector in NC for over 25 years. Have cruised on 4 different lines including Disney (5X), RCL (2X) and the Carnival Dream. Booked this cruise last minute (one month out) for the ... Read more
josebetzy
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
My wife and I went on this cruise. This is our 17 cruise overall and with Carnival our 6th. Carnival at Port Canaveral is an excellent port. It is so easy to drive to. They are very efficient at boarding and disembarking. Incredibly ... Read more
comesailaway13
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
To sum up my review of this cruise in only 150 words is merely impossible. My experience with Carnival Victory ruined my cruise experience and has left me highly disappointed in the experience I thought I would get. To sum my trip, here's ... Read more
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Lgarth
Member Since 2005
1 review
363 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We live in Central Florida, Port Canaveral is the only port we've cruised out of in 8 cruises. Embarkation is such a pleasant experience, as is disembarkation.... We sailed on the Carnival Victory for the 1st time. Past cruises were 4 ... Read more
stlygr84
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I went on this cruise as an office retreat. Let's just say if this was the first cruise I'd ever gone on I'd never cruise again! Disembarking was not good we were supposed to board at 12:30 we didn't get on the boat until after 1:30. The ... Read more
Downpayment
Member Since 2013
1 review
102 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We set sail on the Victory! We wanted to celebrate 2 special birthdays. What a great time and the staff helped make it extra special. Our 16 yr old totally enjoyed himself. He enjoyed himself at the teen center (said he was not going ... Read more
alvinthegator
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
The food was terrible in the dining room. The last night there was nothing appealing on the buffet. We purchased the faster to the fun and was suppose to board at 11 am, finally got to board at 1:15 pm 15 minutes before the rest of the ... Read more
iCruiseTooMuch
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Getting on the ship was delayed but the staff made us fairly comfortable. I've been on 23 cruises and this time it only took us less than 30 minutes to disembark and get from our cabin to our car. We had been on this ship 3 years ago and ... Read more
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sallyhitt
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
We had a group of 13 people from ages 4-54 & we all had a great time! I read plenty of reviews before we left about Victory & was a little worried. There are several comments on here about Victory being an older ship but we didn't ... Read more
Tacobet
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
What a great cruise! – We were watching the weather closely before we left to see if Hurricane Matthew would impact our trip. By going to the Carnival website we were able keep apprised of their plans – the only change ... Read more
ShelleyBlake
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of price. We were a little strapped for money this year. I wish we never went.... What a waste. The only thing good about the trip was getting off the boat to go to the beach for a day. I have two ... Read more
AJCOX
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
After sailing several times with my husband, this was our first time as a family. My 2 teenagers were excited about the trip! I was excited for them as well, but was quickly disappointed. Everywhere we went we surrounded by partying and ... Read more
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tfalls515@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I've been cruising for some time now and after my last cruise with Carnival I vowed "never again." Well, we got suckered into a time share spiel and it came with a "free cruise" so, here we are. Carnival obviously ... Read more
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takemetoanisland
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
My husband had never cruised before so I wanted a shorter cruise. We live close to Port Canaveral, so it was convenient for travel. We had a balcony cabin on the Lido deck. It was a great location. We never heard noise from the pool. ... Read more
Noireevb
Member Since 2012
1 review
25 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
I just needed a short get away. Plus I just wanted to celebrate my birthday differently. I am still not sure if I like the American Table. There was no lobster because it was a short cruise, but that is not an issue for me. I am not ... Read more
pibbman316
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
35 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Staff were friendly and attentive and the food was great overall. Enjoyed both comedians, however found no other activities or events desirable or enjoyable. The Promenade Deck 5 was basically a smoking lounge and I found it hard to spend ... Read more
tati_uru
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
It was my first time on a cruise and it was everything I was expecting and more. The ship may need some updates especially in the cabins but it looks like they are planning on doing that soon. Food was great, nice selection at the ... Read more
whitelimo
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
This was my and my wife's second cruise ever, both this year! The first was on the Emerald Princess, so it was interesting to see the different focus of different lines. Princess is a lot more traditional and old-school - even their ships ... Read more
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Wally Alligator
Member Since 2016
1 review
35 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was a post-"Vista in the Mediterranean" wind down cruise. Med cruise was very port intensive with lots of early waking up and miles of walking each day. This was to be a relaxation cruise. Relaxing is what it was. Wife ... Read more
kyleej89
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
I have always enjoyed cruising with Carnival but this last trip has me questioning my loyalty to them. It appears that Carnival changed their standard of "house keeping" of their boats. Our Stateroom was a balcony room and we ... Read more
Tigeress297
Member Since 2006
1 review
164 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We cruise to be able to get away from everything and not have the phone ringing constantly, so in that aspect the cruise was excellent. However we just had the feeling during this cruise that Carnival was trying to cut so many costs ... Read more
b_ikemire@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We just got back from 4 day cruise to Bahamas out of Port Canaveral on the Victory. We had a WONDERFUL vacation. I must say was a little nervous about sailing on the victory reading so many negative comments on different forums. I am not ... Read more
seashell64
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
376 forum posts
Sailed September 2016
This was a great cruise for us; we were part of a large group. This was my 7th cruise; all our cruises have been on Carnival; Fantasy Class, Sensation and Conquest Class. There seem to be a lot of mixed opinions on this ship. We found ... Read more
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