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Simply walking around Carnival Spirit is like taking a trip around the world. Legendary Carnival Cruise Lines' designer Joe Farcus seems to have been inspired by every design style he could think of. The ...
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854 Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews

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Dspinks@sky.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We had saved and dreamed about this holiday and came from the UK.we booked a suite which was terrible, holes in curtains dirty stains and holes on chairs electric sockets hanging off wall and the bath, well I was too scared to use the ... Read more
Waterhouse99
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Cabin: Cabin(extended balcony) was ready on arrival, it was clean and tidy. Myself, my husband & daughter shared the cabin, however there was no seating for a 3rd person on the balcony & the see through/glass railing had not been ... Read more
oxianamum
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
IGNORE ALL the negative reviews if you have never been before. First cruise for our family of 5. I have never had any interest in cruising as I like to walk around and enjoy the ambience of my destination and exploring streets and places ... Read more
kayzeebobs
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Positives: Upgraded to Grand Suite (lovely surprise)....faster lift service, food was good, embarkation and disembarkation smooth, great cabin steward, no tipping! Negatives: Overrun by kids with a very late curfew....every venue at ... Read more
dougthenugget@hotmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We have cruised before and i must say we were a little disappointed with the Carnival Spirit. The food was very ordinary and buffet closed way to early for those of us that wanted a snack, especially when you have a child. Last cruise ... Read more

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Mixed Feelings
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Cabin size was good and kept clean. I loved my balcony, it was my haven. The cruise director (Josh), the cabin crew and waiter and waitress in the Empire were very friendly. We only had breakfast in the Lido lining up for fresh ... Read more
Llinniee
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
After a stressful morning at the airport with delayed flight from Melbourne to Sydney we finally arrived at Circular Quay with 45 minutes to spare until final embarking time closes. After we went through the stages of customs, priorty ... Read more
TL Daz
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Mixed Party of 4.. 2nd cruise for myself and other parties were their first cruise. For myself it was very difficult to not compare from the last cruise in which i gave a great review. The embarkment process was great..we were cold and wet ... Read more
Duanegalle
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Have just returned from the 9 day cruise to New Caledonia aboard Carnival Spirit. Despite the shore visit to Isle of Pines being cancelled due to rough seas, it was a great time (and our first cruise). Here's my thoughts on cruising aboard ... Read more
mcneills
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Intro This was our 6th time cruising. We have cruised with P&O, Royal Caribbean and Princess. First time with Carnival. Ship information Carnival Spirit, 9 nights to South Pacific (July 2015). Group Group of 12 people ... Read more

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Raceyt66
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Embankment was a breeze. Dropped our bags off early and did a bit of sight seeing in Sydney. We were booked for a 12.00 - to 12.30 embankment and were on the ship around 1.00 pm. The ship itself is kept very clean. Josh the cruise ... Read more
normie616
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
193 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Having just come back from our 12 day cruise on Carnival Spirit Pacific Islands ;the bottom line is we are truly relaxed. This is always our intention when we are on any ship regardless of whatever line we travel with. To start with ... Read more
Marvin67
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second cruise and both cruises have been on Carnival Spirit. We chose to do a sampler cruise with another couple to do something a bit different over a long weekend and our friends advised that after a few nights at sea you ... Read more
Yalumba
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
The embarkation was fast and efficient. Once on board we were directed to the Buffet on deck 9. The food was very average, no choice of breads, they did have gluten free bread. The salad bar was very small and yet they had large areas for ... Read more
dstjnewman@bigpond.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
Thanks to all the staff and everyone else involved with in and around the Carnival Spirit. My friend and I had the most relaxing, but busy if we wanted to be trip. Everything is very well organized and nothing seemed to be of any trouble ... Read more

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jkenny
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
Can I start off by saying, thank god I didn't listen to all the negative feedback that I read before I went on our cruise!. This was such a great trip, and Carnival were wonderful. They really look after there passengers. The ship ... Read more
jessie*louise11
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I would like to mention how good my cruise was All around the cruise was very good all aspects including the food the cleanliness the performences and especially the staff The food was very good compliments to all the chefs on ... Read more
danielgordonbydand
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
my sister and I travelled aboard the Carnival Spirit as first time cruisers. For their 7 days to New Caledonia cruise travelling to the Isle of Pines and Noumea. Starting with the embarkation which was easy to understand well sign posted ... Read more
tuggaboy
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
This was our 2nd cruise on the Carnival Spirit and the first cruise was so good that we booked another to the same destinations, however the 2nd cruise was dissapointing, maybe because we expected too much after the 1st one. The cruise was ... Read more
Tiny Eagles
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We travelled on the Carnival Spirit from the 22nd April 2015 from Sydney to New Caledonia with our 3 boys aged 7 and 5 year old twins. This cruise was scheduled to depart on the 21st April, however due to terrible weather in Sydney, our ... Read more

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Greg Heness
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
The cruise was cheap until we boarded the ship. My wife and I have had many cruises in Europe and unfortunately i am copmparing the Carnival spirit to them. The up side was that the room was great and very clean. SAhower and ammenities ... Read more
maggiep45
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
In April this year I went on my first ever cruise. I live in Queensland but chose to go to Sydney to cruise on the Carnival Spirit, as I had heard a lot of good things about them. I boarded on 9th April and our first stop was to be Mare ... Read more
velcrohead
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I know that the captain nor anyone could do anything about the weather, but we missed one port because the captain did not wish to put his passengers at ANY discomfort. On the way back to Sydney we were stuck in a holding pattern in the ... Read more
DarylD
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
This was my 6th cruise since I discovered cruising 3 years ago but first time with carnival and I am reluctant to say its my last time with carnival but certainly it is far from my first choice after my recent trip. The bad Food, ... Read more
wofftam
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
Me and a girlfriend stayed in cabin 7321 on deck 7.The room had a balcony and twin beds. She doesn't pack light but the room was definitely large enough to cater for all our clothes and makeup etc.Beds are very comfortable. We both took ... Read more

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