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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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kasandra
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed January 2012
We just arrived back from the Disney Dream, while it is a beautiful ship, it lacks in alot of ways from other cruiselines. Disney decided to build a larger ship, but did not increase the pool sizes for the KIDS. The pool needed to be ... Read more
WeLoveDisneyAlways
Member Since 2011
1 review
235 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2012
We started our journey out at Disneys Bay Lake Towers Resort, we had a great stay. Our luggage was picked up at 8am and we were picked up at 11. We arrived the port around 1215. The line was long to go through security but it moved ... Read more
Bowlman67
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
39 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2012
We were a family of 3 myself wife and 10yr daughter and have been on four carnival cruises. This was our first time on a disney cruise. Here are the good points. Port Canaveral is a great port to take a cruse form easy to get to and ... Read more
eroller
Member Since 2000
14 reviews
6,369 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2012
Living the Disney Dream - Review and 500 pics! 500 photos documenting practically every public area of DISNEY DREAM, including Personal Navigator's and Room Service can be found at the following link: ... Read more
moncrystal
Member Since 2002
1 review
138 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2012
Disney knows how to do cruising right! From the quick embarkation to the speedy debarkation (and everything in between), everything went smooth as glass! The food in the dining rooms, Castaway Cay (Cookies 2 at Serenity Bay) and in ... Read more

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tarheelmomof3
Member Since 2010
1 review
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2012
We just came back from a wonderful 4 night sailing on the Dream. Here's a brief review: Night before: Stayed at Country Inn and Suites so we could take the shuttle to the port. A little glitch- we were locked out of our room for 1.5 ... Read more
Nomorebeans
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
I went on the 3-night cruise to the Bahamas on the Dream on January 26. I traveled with a friend and our two sons, both age 10. Overall, we loved the cruise, with a few exceptions. First, what was good/great: - Our room (10642) ... Read more
Gary from PA
Member Since 2012
1 review
316 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Booked six months in advance and all the emails from DCL built up the anticipation. Booked the onshore excursions Atlantis, Glass bottomed boat and Island explorer at the castaway Cay, but the island explorer cruise was canceled at the ... Read more
First Cruise Ever
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Returned from our first-ever cruise. We did the 4-day cruise on the Dream to the Bahamas. I appreciate the many tips I read here. I'm posting the ones I found most useful and adding a few more of my own. Hope it helps some of you first ... Read more
mgrad_med
Member Since 2003
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
PROS: On-line check in was great and smooth. Embarkation was a breeze. Parked at Radisson Port Hotel for nearly nothing. Very Smooth. Great Shuttle service. AMPLE Character opportunities in the Atrium and around the ship (except O ... Read more

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c1798805
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
I did a three night cruise aboard the Disney Dream with two girlfriends. We are single gals in our twenties and had never done a Disney cruise considering they are pricier than RC, NCL ect. and also geared more towards families than us. ... Read more
binimon
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We sailed the Disney Dream on January 9th on a 4 day Bahamas cruise. We had a group of 9 people including our 5 year old daughter, and two sets of grand-parents. Most were experienced cruisers and most had also sailed on the Disney Wonder ... Read more
Wanderer Number 1
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We parked at Port Canaveral virtually a stones throw from the ship. We normally stay at the Radisson Resort the night before the cruise and leave the car there and use their shuttle. This trip we also sailed on the Allure (Royal ... Read more
emiline2012disney
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
We have cruised disney before and loved it. That is why we booked again but I have to say we were dissappointed. We were on a waiting list for a suite but were never called. We ended up in a cat 4A. we were required to pick a check in ... Read more
bluelatitudes
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
I recently sailed on the Disney Dream with my 19 year old son and 23 year old daughter. They had sailed Disney before. They were bored, bored, bored. My 19 year old watched enviously as the teen club had their own deck space and a ... Read more

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atsb4ever
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked my cruise on the Dream almost a year ahead of time and constantly looked at all the reviews in anticipation so I thought that I would write a review of my own now that my trip is finally over! Let me start by saying that this is ... Read more
latitudechanger
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
Let me preface by stating that I am a Disneyophile so it pains me deeply to provide anything less than an excellent for anything Disney. We are DVC members and stay with Disney several times a year and have cruised all three of their ... Read more
Modg17
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
This was our first cruise with Disney. We woke up as the ship coming to dock at Nassau. The water was pristine teal color. Atlantic hotel can be seen on the left side. We recommend a binocular here. With it, we can see people at the ... Read more
FloridaCruiser1957
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Well where to start? This is my 3rd cruise this year, my wife's 5th. We'll also be coming back on the Dream on 12/15/11 for another 3-nighter; just worked out that way... This is our first time on the Dream. We've been waiting for ... Read more
cruzer1998
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
This was our fourth Disney cruise, and second on the Dream. Myself, DW and two DS. We are easy to please and tend to go with the flow. Not much bothers us, especially on a cruise. We are DCL fans but for the benefit of the readers on ... Read more

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rstout
Member Since 2002
1 review
420 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed November 2011
We sailed a Back-to-Back on the Disney Dream starting on November 27 (4 days followed by 3 days). This was our first experience with Disney, and we had an overall wonderful time. The embarkation process was great - it seems they have ... Read more
herdfans4
Member Since 2011
1 review
273 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2011
This was the first cruise for everyone except me and DH (we cruised with Carnival 4 years ago and enjoyed it without kids). We chose Disney Dream because my 2 boys really wanted to cruise on the ship with the aqua duck. My DH wanted to ... Read more
fusiongirl
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2011
4 day disney dream was a wonderful experience for my family. Checking in There are u lines.. Us and Non US residents. Virtually a very short line for non us travellers. Palo: Palo was AMAZING. The portobello mushroom appetizer was ... Read more
momx4frompa
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Disney Dream was the first ship I have ever sailed with Disney. The ship was gorgeous, and immaculate! My five year old nephew ran around all day in his bare feet, and his feet were pure white at the end of the day. Not a speck of ... Read more
allgames
Member Since 2002
14 reviews
172 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Disney Dream thanksgiving cruise 11/23/2011 Background This was my 19th cruise. I have travelled on most major lines. What I look for is itinerary, timing, ship, cost, then features etc. For this cruise,it was just my wife and I. I ... Read more

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