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Disney Dream was Disney's first new ship in 12 years when it debuted in 2011, and it represented the company's step into bigger, bolder and smarter ships. So it's not surprising that the 128,690-ton, ...
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ripples
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
First of all I must say, if someone found anything negative about the cruise ship Dream, they were trying hard. We just returned from sailing on the Dream, May 27th cruise. We took our daughter, son in law, and three grandchildren who ... Read more
Neil1975
Member Since 2012
1 review
Disney cruising is a cut above the rest. We've done Carnival and Royal Caribbean as well. Our 5-year old was so impressed with every aspect of the cruise that his experience alone made it worth the (quite high) price of admission. ... Read more
Lawyer w' wife and child
Member Since 2010
1 review
Sailed May 2012
I preface my review by stating that I am an avid traveller who is accustomed to staying at 4 star hotels and do not like crowds. I am not an avid cruiser because because I prefer quality food to quantity, I hate being treated like cattle ... Read more
Magspete
Member Since 2012
1 review
We travelled on the Disney Dream May 13-17 with our 3-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. We had a wonderful time. I read nearly all these reviews before we left, so I won't repeat anything, but will give my brief opinions on what ... Read more
dmcc7101@aol.com
Member Since 2012
1 review
We went on the RC Liberty in Feb 2012 to the Caribbean. We just returned from the Disney Dream and was suprised by difference. I would rate the RC an A. Disney B+. RC is alot less $ and has better features. Disney check in was the ... Read more

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GatorPal
Member Since 2006
9 reviews
21 forum posts
This was our 14th cruise overall, 3rd on Disney and the 2nd on the Dream (1st being March, 2011). Previously, we sailed on Disney "adults only." This time, family accompanied us including our 2 1/2 year-old grandson. Between the family ... Read more
karajeboo
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
660 forum posts
I was very hesitant to try the Dream after two AMAZING cruises on the Magic with my family, but since this would be a girls only trip - no husbands, no children - I went in with an open mind, knowing it would be different. And I was ... Read more
breterst
Member Since 2012
1 review
This was our first cruise with my wife and two kids (2 and 5). Sail date was May 3rd on the Dream. Traveled to the port via park and ride service, it is a process but saved over $50 vs parking at the port. Check-in went well and they let ... Read more
Luv Cruises
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
20 forum posts
We had a short trip to Port Canaveral from the Tampa Bay area. Our almost 5 year old granddaughter was very excited as this was her first cruise and her birthday is very soon. The parking garage was still not filled when we got to the ... Read more
25cw
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
2 forum posts
We sailed on the Disney Dream on April 29th, 2012 on a 4 day cruise to the Bahamas. We chose this because many said that the 3-day cruise to the Bahamas did not allow enough time to enjoy the boat. I quite agree. Here is the good, not-so ... Read more
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n2tpa
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
Sailed April 2012
This was our first Disney Cruise. It will probably be our last. Before I go into my opinion of the "philosophy" of Disney Cruises, here's some specifics: Embarkation-Couldn't have been easier. We received our keycard and boarding ... Read more
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Zesty Italian
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
255 forum posts
DH and I took DDs 16 & 13 on our 3rd DCL cruise our 5th overall. It was our first on the Dream. We had sailed on the Wonder and Magic which were wonderful. I was less pleased with this one, but admit intervening events may be ... Read more
tigerpaw75
Member Since 2012
1 review
16 forum posts
Review of the 5-day Dream cruise 3/22-3/27 Overall we enjoyed our first cruise on DCL. The Dream is very well maintained and the staff in general cares about doing a good job. If a french fry hits the floor it is picked in less than 30 ... Read more
rodlehnertz
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed March 2012
We took our kids (18,16 and 8) on their first cruise, and our first time on a Disney ship (Dream). The ship was immaculate and there is nothing like pulling into port and making all the other cruise line passengers jealous! We actually ... Read more
BunnyboyFLOH
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
3 forum posts
Sailed March 2012
Kiki and Mamps are 65 and 70 respectively....most think we are in our 50s. We took our boys 6 & 7 on this cruise. It was a first time for them, and they knew about it since Christmas. They were really excited. When they got the call ... Read more

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br8945
Member Since 2011
1 review
This was our first cruise with Disney. We are long time Disney fans and Annual Pass holders at Walt Disney World so we thought it was about time to try out the cruise lines. We booked a three night Bahamas cruise out of Port Canaveral on ... Read more
AngelDolly
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
19 forum posts
Sailed March 2012
Let's start this review by saying that the kids had a great time. Ok advise all to complete the online check in for the cruise. Once you arrive at the airport proceed to LL B side the disney transportation desks are located there. If you ... Read more
mimicruising
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
13 forum posts
Sailed March 2012
My husband and I traveled on the Disney Dream last week with our two grown daughters, their husbands and their children, ages 6 month, 16 months and 35 months. We were in one bedroom suites on Deck 11. Our kids had 11020 and 11018 which ... Read more
Artemis44
Member Since 2012
1 review
I'll start by saying this is my very first cruise review, and I feel compelled to write it because we had such an amazing time. Also, having read some of the not-so-shiny reviews from other cruisers, I wanted to address concerns that ... Read more
regularguy2012
Member Since 2012
1 review
I thought I'd share my perspective of a recent trip on the Dream from an indifferent-to-Disney guy. This was our first cruise. We have a four-year-old daughter (and another cooking in Mommy's belly). Pros: The ship really is ... Read more

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willwork4travel
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed March 2012
This was my 5th cruise but 1st time with Disney (and 1st cruise entirely for all others in my party). So as not to be redundant, I will try to be specific on things I feel would be helpful assuming you have read other reviews. The ... Read more
indychristine
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
294 forum posts
We sailed on the Dream in Feb 2011. She had not been sailing long at this point and I think it showed. We have always loved DCL. We have sailed on the Magic and the Wonder and are sailing on the Fantasy in May. We have enough experience, ... Read more
Dreamer52
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed February 2012
To begin with I want to say that the day before I left on this cruise I had read every review for the Dream on Cruise Critic...numbered 150! I had booked my trip well over a year prior to sailing, so had plenty of time to read them all. ... Read more
Lindsey310
Member Since 2012
1 review
This was our first cruise ever and we chose to start at the top with the Disney Dream. Check in at Port Canaveral was quick and easy, they really have it down to a science. We had a designated boarding time and the process was very fast. ... Read more
macusr
Member Since 2006
8 reviews
876 forum posts
Background Information Despite being big Disney fans, we'd never taken a Disney cruise. However, hubbie came home from the 2011 D23 expo armed with a 2012 cruise brochure, and that just set planning into motion! We knew we wanted to ... Read more

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