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Key_Largo
Member Since 2011
1 review
12 forum posts
7 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
Crimes13
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 forum posts
5 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
190 forum posts
9 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
7 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
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dipak815@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 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
SonOfSailor
Member Since 2012
1 review
55 forum posts
6 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
6 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
12 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
9 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
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Cbgiles1960
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 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
84Cheif
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 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
16 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
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
5 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
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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
jrussell69@cfl.rr.com
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
have sailed several times all cruise lines, 3rd and last time on carnival, picked this boat for it's destinations. had balcony room on 8th floor. was fortunate to have some real partiers next to us that would start raising hell at 3 am ... Read more
traveling nannie
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Getting from the airport to the ship was a bit of an ordeal. We had Carnival transfers but had to drag our luggage across the terminal to the bus area. When we got to the pier we had to drag the luggage from the bus to the pier, with ... Read more
NatalieHindley0407
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
We went on the Carnival Splendor to Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel on a 6 night/7day cruise. I booked a balcony cabin for 4 people - 2 adults, 2 children. As expected, the cabin was small. However, I did not expect the outdated, tacky ... Read more
Sfish1028
Member Since 2010
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We love to cruise. This was my 9th cruise and my husbands 7th. We have spent the majority of our cruises on carnival. This cruise we were also taking our 6 year old and my husbands parents who had not taken a vacation in many years. ... Read more
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pg81
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I traveled with my mom and she has been on many cruises. She thought this would be a nice ship to go on for my first cruise and she chose to sail to the Western Caribbean. I really enjoyed the ship. I read negative reviews prior about the ... Read more
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Mrs.Mora
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My housband firts & my secund cruise. We both love it. Our major interest was to visit mayans ruins and we chose the Splendor before start reading reviews, thanks God. Our vacations were great. Nice weather the all trip. I read ... Read more
i retired in 2015
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
This was my 4th Carnival cruise, first time on this ship. I read lots of negative reviews but my daughter and I loved it. This was her first time cruising so I choose Carnival and the Western Caribbean as I was familiar with the ports. ... Read more
sarj04
Member Since 2011
1 review
25 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Overall, this was a great week that exceeded our expectations. I’ll break this down into a few categories: BACKGROUND: My GF and I are 25-30, fairly experienced travelers. I have cruised with Carnival, HAL, and Celebrity ... Read more
d0rin31978
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
We chose the splendor for our Honeymoons and we feel we made the perfect choice! We loved our steward Tedhi on Spa level 11 he was the best! very nice and was there in a blink! Nalya from the Ukraine that worked in the bar on level ... Read more
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