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Carnival Splendor is a big vessel with a huge personality -- and it sets itself apart from the Carnival pack in grand style. For starters, Splendor inaugurated a new cabin category for the line, the spa cabin, ...
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978 Carnival Splendor Cruise Reviews

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carl.becks@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
In general a funny cruise with good entertainment.Cabin spacious and service in general good. Food abundant of fair quality. Better food quality in the evening. Kind serving staff. Some business processes should be improved ... Read more
lovetocruisejakedeb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
Everything on the cruise was awesome. The staff except for customer service were very friendly and always willing to help you and make your trip enjoyable. I have found this to be true on a couple of ships we have traveled on with carnival ... Read more
Fitzmar
Member Since 2013
1 review
17 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was our 5th family cruise with Carnival, and our 3rd Caribbean cruise. We decided on this cruise because it stopped in Aruba - it was a toss up as to whether we wanted to just spend a week in Aruba or stop there on a cruise. As we ... Read more
Awomanwithscents
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
First time cruising, this Ship allowed me to enjoy myself while the kids enjoyed themselves at Camp Carnival. There was an amazing choice in all of the buffet areas. The service, food and menus were also excellent in the Golden Pearl ... Read more
Binks88
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
My husband and I decided to go on a cruise with our best friends. We chose the Splendor because of its itinerary and their spa. We were very hesitant to sail out of Miami but decided that it couldn't be that bad. We drove there from ... Read more

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Danielle6510
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We chose this cruise has a family vacation. This was me and my husbands 2nd cruise and my 6 year old sons first cruise. Going through check in and security was pretty smooth and planned out very well. We weren't able to go right away to ... Read more
jamzmama4
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
23 helpful votes
We just got back from our Carnival Splendor cruise and it was great. It was our first time sailing on Carnvial and we were very pleased our experience. We are family of six - me, my husband and our four daugthers ages 17, 16, 11 and 9. We ... Read more
starlink1717@yahoo.com
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I like Carnival. Most of my cruises have been with them. I am Platinum member with Carnival and RCCL. Having said this, Carnival Splendor, was a huge disappointment. Decor: I liked it. You want to see ugly ships go on the Imagination or ... Read more
Pixandbell
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Overall Carnival offers a average cruise for an average price. The staff is overworked and under trained. it is very obvious that the cruise line cuts every corner to save money. The worst experience is walking past the casino to get to ... Read more
Key_Largo
Member Since 2011
1 review
12 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We took this cruise mainly because it was going to the port of Bermuda. When we arrived to get on the ship, there was a lengthy delay. We were told the Splendor had gotten in later than expected. But everyone waited, very patiently, and ... Read more

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Crimes13
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose this cruise because of the destinations, Bermuda was beautiful and Amber cove was interesting. The shows were excellent food was good staff was very pleasant. Alll in all I had a great time. Chloe the cruise director was ... Read more
bigmama9224
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
181 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I chose this cruise cause it was going to do two days at Bermuda was a Journey cruise, but most important going to Amber Cove, Carnival Port at Dominican Republic.. I had planned for this cruise for almost 11 months. Embarkation was a ... Read more
peppie012
Member Since 2011
1 review
85 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
My Sisters and I had a wonderful time on the Splendor, We loved Bermuda, and all of the tours that we took. It was warm over there but we enjoyed ourselves, the people were friendly and the service was great. We missed the meet & ... Read more
Crimes13
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cruise was planned because of the port of Bermuda. However it should have been scheduled for a different day as Bermuda stores were closed the first day there. We toured the island and took a sunset sail that evening. It is a ... Read more
dipak815@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
First of all let's talk about good things.This cruise has everything you expect in a cruise. Irtinirery was excellent normally you do not see Bermuda Cruise from Miami and normally it's only Bermuda but in this cruise there were Three ... Read more

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SonOfSailor
Member Since 2012
1 review
55 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We sailed on the Carnival Journeys 9 Day Cruise on the Splendor. We sailed from Miami to Bermuda, Grand Turk, and Amber Cove (Dominican Republic North Shore). We had a great time! We had a total of 10 in our group. Some of us drove, and ... Read more
cinderella5272000
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on Carnival, we sailed last year same time on the Glory and couldn't say enough good things about that ship, that is why we booked again with Carnival. We were seriously disappointed with our cruise this time ... Read more
tmapp002
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of it fitting in prior to another cruise sailing on 5/27/16. We have sailed Carnival before and this was the worst ship yet. Employees seem unhappy and agitated. Bar tenders are rude if you correct them on a ... Read more
Ksouderbrown
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Too many entitled people sail from Miami. Carnival Splendor was not so special. The cruise staff was friendly and nice but the other cruise guests were fighting in the next room and we had security there three times. Carnival did nothing ... Read more
Cbgiles1960
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was chosen for our 25 year anniversary and the dates were right. We booked a suite room which was the best thing we did and well worth the extra money. The cabin was spacious and well equipt. The bathroom was full size with two sinks ... Read more

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84Cheif
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was a cruise formy parents (regular cruisers on p+o) myself and my 7 year old daughter on her first cruise. Couple of negatives to start with. Embarkation was slow and long and you queue outside Miami port which is very hot, get an ... Read more
Mnirom
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This was my 7th cruise overall. The previous cruises were 4 with Royal Caribbean and 2 with Princess. The only reason we chose this cruise was because the original ship we booked was still uncertain renovation and dry docked. So the cruise ... Read more
ScoopVermont
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Looking to visit new ports and this one did not fail. Grand Turk, Domincan Republic, Aruba and Curacao. Carnival many times has lots of children with families but this one was before school's let out and the children were minimal. ... Read more
Quintin53
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
The worst cruise I ever been on,we took my 22 yr.son and he was bore out of he's mind the only entertainment the ship had was the casino and a late night comedy show I rate this one from 1 to 10..........1 everyone who we talked to all ... Read more
Tracey/Thom
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
237 forum posts
22 helpful votes
We purchased this cruise on a flash sale the month before, so it was a bit of a rush, but we'd been researching Southern Caribbean, so it all worked out. A few days before we upgraded to a balcony from an interior (someone called us and ... Read more

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