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Seadog62
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is my second time on the Pride. We love the Pride! My husband and I were disappointed with the singers on the cruise. We felt their voices were just average (perhaps we were just spoiled from our first cruise when the entertainers ... Read more
lmsdf
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
82 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We choose this cruise based upon the dates and location of the port. It was the kids (ages 15 & 17) spring break and being based out of Baltimore meant that we didn't have to fly. Embarkation and Disembarkation were so smooth and ... Read more
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vaddco
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
17 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first Carnival cruise and it exceeded our expectations. Previously, we had cruised on NCL quite a few times along with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity. We chose Baltimore because it is within driving distance and significantly ... Read more
andymaher@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The staff and crew of The Pride is just plain outstanding. Wonderful. I don't have a single complaint. After a few days you feel like old friends. The decor is a bit weird, on board entertainment is just so-so (not for lack of effort or ... Read more
fair-winds39
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
424 forum posts
This cruise was our fifth cruise on the Pride; my 21st cruise and DH's 23rd. Our most recent cruises have been with Carnival, but we've also cruised with other cruise lines (Celebrity, RCCL, NCL, Cunard). I will add though, we've been ... Read more
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spyingeyes
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
226 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
I regularly receive free premier cruises from Carnival and that is why we chose this particular sailing. It's tough to beat free, but if I had to pay for my Carnival cruises, I would really have to look carefully at the value vs the ... Read more
sonyapgh
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We chose this ship because we love it and are familiar with it and we were looking for a nice relaxing trip. T Steakhouse service, qulity and atmospher were phenomenal.. It will spoil you. Had an issue with housekeeping that was ... Read more
chuckmess
Member Since 2009
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Baltimore Port could use a facelift. Arrival time should go back to 9 or earlier. Steakhouse was great as usual. Cowboy Steak for me! Best Shrimp cocktail at Carnival's steakhouses. Chianti brand changed to one not as good as the ... Read more
Landlockedinpa
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The Carnival Pride staff should be proud of themselves. Everyone was very friendly, and customer service was amazing. I am beyond impressed with the staff and crew of the ship, every single person was so kind, nice, and ALWAYS smiling. ... Read more
mommalizd
Member Since 2015
1 review
21 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We do this cruise every year was disappointed that the roof overy the pool was broken until we got to fla the weather wasn't greatest but that isn't the cruise fault again the entertainment was poor went to the comedy club as that was ... Read more
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Hortworth
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise because it was leaving from Baltimore and the cost for us to fly to Baltimore was very reasonable. We also had never been to Baltimore and took a couple of days to visit. We choose Carnival because we like the ... Read more
blondietink
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
1,769 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise as going to the Panama Canal was on my bucket list. My great grandfather had actually worked building the original canal and I wanted to experience it for myself. There were 4 of us adults in an extended balcony ... Read more
ctbednar
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
4 helpful votes
Was on the Journey’s cruise 14 days from Tampa ending in Baltimore. This is my 8th cruise with Carnival and have been on NCL and RCCL. I have done a 15 day to Hawaii with Carnival so we kind of knew what to expected. Wife and I are ... Read more
Snorkeler Gal
Member Since 2012
1 review
56 forum posts
10 helpful votes
The itinerary was fabulous, even thought we didn't get to do what we scheduled in Grand Cayman because of high seas. Food was good and the team was fabulous in the dining room. That was the positives. I am a Gold member, so I have been ... Read more
JK Conner
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Just returned from a short 5 day cruise on the Carnival Pride out of Tampa and am happy to report it was great. We have sailed with Carnival 8 other times but always longer trips. Pride has some of the Carnival 2.0 upgrades which we enjoy ... Read more
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miketaranto
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
I have enjoyed two Carnival cruises previously. A three day and 7 day. This one was not that enjoyable. Unlike the others the level of service was lacking. I enjoy being spoiled so this was my disappointment. The things different ... Read more
jthorson
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
8 helpful votes
The Carnival Pride was seemingly decorated by a team of gypsy designers. The hallways are papered in scenes of Venice from the time of the Doges - which is fine - but the rest of the place, including the ceilings, represent a ... Read more
Thedrix
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the convenience of leaving from Tampa (30 minutes from home) and the variety of ports on just a 7 day cruise. To make it even better, we were joined by 2 friends who were EXCITED about their first cruise. ... Read more
betsyam
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
36 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Husband and I chose this cruise out of Tampa in conjunction with another cruise back to back. Food in the dining room was okay-would appeal to families with children. Lunch was always on the Lido deck and the Guy's Burgers were ... Read more
oolietwo
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Just returned two days ago from sailing the Pride Jan 29-Feb 5, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan and Grand Cayman. This was our second cruise with Carnival and have also sailed RCC, Norwegian and Princess. I can honestly say that Carnival is just ... Read more
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dbeauch6xx
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
My wife and I and another couple sailed out of Tampa in January. We drove up to Tampa from Port Charlotte and used the valet parking which got us to Faster to the Fun even faster. Our cabin (8192) was ready but our bags did not arrive ... Read more
ShelbyCo
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Board required standing in an incredibly long line that move at a snails pace. After getting on board, cabin was not ready for an hours and luggage did not arrive for 6 hours. The cabin was snug and the balcony was tiny. Sitting in a chair ... Read more
Bulldog1970
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Our embarkation went smooth but slightly disorganized. The terminal at Tampa has people disembarking into same area as the passengers trying to board. The Pride is showing signs of ageing. The main entertainment in the Taj Mahal was not ... Read more
60 somethings
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was our 15th cruise, 2nd on Pride, mostly Carnival but also RCL, Celebrity and NCL. Pride is only from Tampa for a few weeks before return to Baltimore so we took advantage of a 7 day to Western Caribbean. Pride is the ideal size ... Read more
2LoveBikes
Member Since 2016
4 reviews
59 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Although the ship was old and the decor not my favorite, it had all the usual entertainment and great service. The main dance band Addixtion was very good. The Playlist Productions were mediocre in their vocals but entertaining. Food ... Read more
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