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Carrying nearly 700 more passengers than its predecessors, 2009's 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream is the first of three ships in Carnival Cruise Lines' Dream class. (Carnival Magic and Carnival Breeze are the ...
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1,462 Carnival Dream Cruise Reviews

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moloves2cruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Cruisers: Myself and two girlfriends. I was the only veteran cruiser of the group. We chose the Carnival Dream for the reasons that the itinerary was just what we were looking for and it departed from NOLA, which was a day's drive from ... Read more
baudoincruise
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 4th cruise, first on the Dream. Went on this cruise to help celebrate my sister n law wedding. Had a great time! First off I want to thank our deck server Edgar Rojas. He went over and beyond his duty to make sure our group ... Read more
wearesoup
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our 1st cruise and we loved it. The staff were extremely helpful and very courteous. Every day after we got back from breakfast there was some sort of towel creature on our bed. If you want to really relax try a cruise, you ... Read more
gailmiller54
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Embarkation was disorganized and took a long time. You signed up for a boarding time, but the line was so long, and no one knew where to go if it was your boarding time. I was told to go to one line, so half of our group went through, ... Read more
bigboicruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We went on the cruise to try to get our love back but I ended up getting food poisioning from the blacken mahi mahi and was confined to my room until Tuesday I finally get a chance to go out with my wife and walk into the hall and smell ... Read more

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Jlw12
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I have sailed carnival in the past many times and always had a great time this trip was far from great,the second day at sea the captain was on the intercom every five to ten minutes saying there was smoke in the engine room but everything ... Read more
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she8416132
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 7th Carnival cruise and 10th total cruise. We had a good time. We were traveling with a group of 10 total. Some were first time cruisers and some were experienced cruisers. The cruise was my daughter and son-in-law's ... Read more
juanr@phillipslaw.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this particular cruise because we wanted to see Jamaica, Grand Cayman and top it off with a visit to Tulum. We were also excited to sail out of New Orleans and cruise on the Mississippi River. We were late leaving port but that ... Read more
Donna445
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This cruise was the absolute BEST cruise I have been on. It was a family and friends cruise with 13 people. We had a FABULOUS time. My room was a cove balcony on the Dream. I loved it. We choose early dining and each night my meal was ... Read more
GalsWannaCruz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Embarkation was a breeze and actually quite exciting. The cruise line personnel were extremely friendly, organized and informational. It took only about forty-five minutes from when we left the parking garage to sitting on the Lido Deck! ... Read more

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rangerdog
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
1,661 forum post
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Carnival Dream Review - June 5-12, 2016 - just returned Before I start the review, let me say that after 18 cruises, this was BY FAR the absolute BEST cruise we've had....the CD/staff/entertainment/casino/customer service, etc on the ... Read more
VALJEROME
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 helpful votes
This was our second trip on the dream as we sailed last april. my husband and 2 children( ages 10 and 13) were together on the 9th floor. this year we booked a balcony which was awesome, and we will never not have a balcony again. The ... Read more
IAkrs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Had been on Pride last year, this trip on Dream the staff didn't seem as helpful or friendly. The nightly entertainment was sub par, the production and costumes were so bad it was insulting. The service in the main dining room was slow ... Read more
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CRUZIN MOM 50
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We decided to cruz on the Dream because we loved our experience summer of 2015. So we decided to cruise on the Dream two years in a row. But this year wasn't the same as our first experience. Rooms: There were two days our rooms were ... Read more
Txredneck52
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We Had an amazing trip aboard the Carnival Dream. There were ups and downs, and good and bad points but overall we cant really complain about anything. Embarkation: we purchased the faster to the fun package, personally we thought it ... Read more

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mccabeab
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was my 5th cruise and my husband's 6th. By far, the Carnival Dream was our favorite ship! We had an interior state room and for the 2 of us it was perfect. There was plenty of closet space, the bathroom was the perfect layout and the ... Read more
ms1337
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our first cruise, and we were also celebrating our honeymoon. I'm glad we picked the Dream! It's a massive ship with lots to do! Service: The service was excellent - the staff is polite and eager to help. They remember your ... Read more
Lindajoy44
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
My first cruise and my early birthday present. I hear everyone talking about how nice some crusies are but this dream was like a nightmare. First of all, our rooms where not ready so we had to wait. Second of all the steward was lazy. He ... Read more
sailing away with u
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We had Faster to the fun and was in our room in no time. We stayed in 10275 our daughters stayed in 10277 on the Lido deck. We were able to open the connecting dividers on the deck, it was great. The cruise was wonderful, islands and ... Read more
TeresaEd
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
We have cruised 6 times with 5 times on Carnival. We chose this cruise on the Carnival Dream for out family reunion which was a Big mistake. The new assigned boarding times was a disaster and had to stand in a very small area in the heat ... Read more

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Evillynn1971
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
This was a group cruise planned for 2 yrs with close to 30 people traveling together. I have been on multiple cruise lines and am a repeat cruiser to Carnival. This was my first time leaving out of New Orleans. The luggage drop off at ... Read more
stephkd
Member Since 2016
1 review
30 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our first cruise. We chose this ship because we live in New Orleans. We chose this particular cruise because it included a stop in Jamaica. We had a check in time of 10-10:30. We got downtown around 9:45, but by the time we ... Read more
djcynt
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
24 helpful votes
I felt the need to leave a review about this cruise because there are quite a few things that seems to have changed with Carnival cruise lines and I figured someone needed to say something. My hubby and I decided to take this particular ... Read more
house_elf
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Just returned from a 7-day Western Caribbean cruise aboard the Carnival Dream, sailed out of New Orleans. Our party included myself and my husband (both 28), our 2-year-old daughter, and my parents (my mom just retired and this was our ... Read more
Da Captain
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our 2nd time on the Dream, with the first being last year. They changed the menu this year and for us it wasn't for the better. you have the standard pizza & ice cream that you can't go wrong and the Salad buffet gave plenty ... Read more

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