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bijouhamham
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first cruise and we were a bit nervous but aside from being sea sick the first day at sea, we had an awesome time. Here's a breakdown: Embarkation -- Standing in line for almost two hours was a real pain but we had no real ... Read more
rcclover1
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
6 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Perfect vacation for our family with teens. Kids had fun socializing and doing organized activities as well as just hanging out playing soccer or eating late night pizza. The kids made lots of friends as there are plenty of kids on this ... Read more
Lynanne
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was a trip with our kids and six teenaged grandkids. I was a little tentative about this cruise line but was blown away by how nice it was. The port of Baltimore was VERY efficient with convenient, secure parking right by the ship. ... Read more
ginbuck
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
204 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We took this cruise because we could drive to the port and because it fit perfectly with my grandchildren's vacations. We appreciate the kid's program on Carnival, and it included New Year's Eve. We are very seasoned cruisers with ... Read more
JulieF
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed December 2016
Christmas cruise for myself and 17-year-old son - paid for Faster to the Fun, a complete waste, did not get on ship until almost 1pm. Room was open and not vacuumed. Went to lunch and returned, room had been vacuumed. Later that evening ... Read more
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shermanfoster44
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Good afternoon, My name is Sherman Foster. My stateroom was 4169. I travelled on Carnival-Pride from Sunday, 12/18 and returned on Monday, 12/26. I had a great vacation. It has been 20 years since I have been on a cruise. The dinner ... Read more
Kaseyjoness
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for a few reasons: This is our 4th year traveling at Christmas, we wanted to go somewhere warm(er), the port is 2 hours from our home, and the ship was not overly large. This was definitely a good choice. We got an ... Read more
Irenet2
Member Since 2010
1 review
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We started with Carnival and tried others. We loved being back on Carnival because there is so much more to do, especially trivia, which some of us love. The food was excellent in the Restaurant and some of us loved the burgers and ... Read more
Tiny58
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I have been on carnival several times before this cruise and was very surprised how far in quality it has fallen. The embarkation process was smooth and leaving the ship was fine and a short walk to our pickup and the van was waiting ... Read more
glad2go
Member Since 2007
5 reviews
350 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We took this cruise as a back to back for a total of 14 nights. We had Faster to the Fun and the embarkation was made a little easier. We didn't have to stand in the long snaky line but we still had to sit and wait a bit. We enjoyed ... Read more
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miraculous1der
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was the first cruise ever for my family! We were so excited and raring to go that we could hardly contain ourselves in the days leading up to the time of departure. The ship, although a little worn, was very lovely. My cabin was ... Read more
2much2due
Member Since 2009
1 review
22 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I love the Pride. This was my 5th cruise. However I noticed that some of the perks are no more. Examples are not all cabins get the robes (you can have them upon request) but not every room has them any longer. The complimentary ... Read more
tracker29
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
Birthday cruise with sisters, First time I had mobility issues after 14 cruises. Staff and most of the passengers couldn't have been more helpful with my scooter anxiety. First time in a long time we stayed on Rivera Deck, my sister ... Read more
Cruising D.
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
26 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Having taken almost 30 cruises and none on Carnival, we decided to try Carnival to see if some of the negative comments we heard were true. We were pleasantly surprised, but not awed. Food was better than expected and we did not see a ... Read more
Walkabout 2
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
Pride is a nice size ship. The cruise is convenient from NYC and Baltimore and saves a flight from this area. Captain and crew are very friendly. Steve the cruise director runs a tight ship. I am platinium, so this makes a difference on ... Read more
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flyersfan1129
Member Since 2011
1 review
84 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Let me start with this..we are Disney people, but I very much wanted to love this cruise. I was looking forward to a new line, seeing new ports, and I was psyched beyond belief. I arranged a meet and greet, decorated our door and booked ... Read more
Keebler704
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
Chose this cruise because of being off Thanksgiving week and we were able to drive to Baltimore. We purchased Faster to the Fun and waited a long time to board the ship. Our cabin was indeed ready as promised, but no luggage. The muster ... Read more
Jayarby
Member Since 2007
1 review
17 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was a Thanksgiving week vacation, Sunday to Sunday, with a family of Ten sailing out of Baltimore. The ship was very nice and embarkation/disembarkation was a snap. We were on the Riviera deck, which I prefer because of seasickness. ... Read more
richard1564
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
My wife and I took our first cruise and had an excellent time on the Carnival Pride. The ship was delayed 2 hours and embarkation was not pleasant. We were given very little information and waited in line an extremely long time. We had ... Read more
wallyO'
Member Since 2010
1 review
115 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Our group of six friends wanted a quick trip before winter and the onset of the holiday season. The port of Baltimore is only two hours from our Pennsylvania home, and is right off of Interstate 95 and easily accessed. The ship, the ... Read more
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Archana S
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We had a great experience with carnival pride.The ship was clean and beautiful inside.staff was very friendly and had a big part of making our vacation a wonderful experience.Jenelyn,our stateroom steward always greeted us by name and with ... Read more
Bryanbe
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
from embarkation to debarkation everything was great. 1st thing is I forgot my boarding pass and health questionnaire and Carnival had me fill out papers at terminal and I was still on very fast.(we had fttf) We had a very nice balcony ... Read more
Jeannief3
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I chose this Cruise because I had a Wedding in Baltimore the day before.I will never go out of the north east again.Too cold&some rocky waters..I did not like the dining room food.Nothing ever spectacular. The buffet wasn't much ... Read more
myuwia37
Member Since 2016
1 review
This trip was planned with my church family. I didn't have to fly first, I went right to Port of Baltimore. That was excellent. This was my first cruise and now I want to go again!!! I enjoyed not having to cook, think about work, enjoyed ... Read more
Carolekn
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Halloween cruise with lots of scary problems. Embark first horror...disembark bigger mess. In between 5 days with deaths, rape, poor correspondence between crew, one mistake after another. Food questionable in main dining and buffet ... Read more
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