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Carnival Sunshine is not a new ship; it's a completely refurbished 17-year-old ship -- formerly Carnival Destiny -- with an array of new features that include bars, restaurants and entertainment venues, 182 ...
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286 Carnival Sunshine Cruise Reviews

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If you are like me, you probably read some of these reviews and were scared to sail on the sunshine. However, we just ... Read more
Great Sunshine Cruise cookiejarvis
08/14
Sunshine Review: Sailed July 5 -12th Precruise- Using on-line hotel site, bid $70 and was placed at the Radison at the ... Read more
Friday July 11  Drove down, stayed overnight at the Hampton Inn Cocoa Beach/Cape Canaveral. Nice place, ... Read more
We've cruised with Carnival a few times and have always said they had the best food. Until we sailed on the Sunshine. ... Read more
Disappointed debandfamily
08/14
This was our third cruise and was excited to go on our 7 day cruise to Roatan, Belize and Cozumel on the "new" Carnival ... Read more

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*disclaimer * This was my 1st ever cruise and it was a last minute decision, booked 4 days before leaving. I was ... Read more
07/14
After reading the reviews online, obviously I was a little hesitant, but I am so glad we didn't listen to most of the ... Read more
07/14
I hardly think that this ship should be advertised as NEW! However you could tell that a lot of remodling had been done ... Read more
Fair TinaR0226
07/14
This was my 12th Carnival cruise. We started this cruise with high expectations. However, I would rate this cruise as ... Read more
Awesome Getaway! carlosandterrie
07/14
Background information:  My wife and I love to cruise as a means to celebrate our couple's getaway. We have taken ... Read more

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07/14
We were a group of 10 people traveling on the Carnival Sunshine. 1 Suite, 1 balcony, 1 inside and 1 inside accessible. ... Read more
07/14
I always start with the positives: Alchemy bar and staff were great and created lots of interesting drinks. Worth the ... Read more
07/14
We planned our trip a year in advance . We wanted to renew our vows for our Anniversary since we eloped our first time. ... Read more
There are many good things to say about this ship. Unfortunately, they are overshadowed by two things that will keep me ... Read more
Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) in my mind always gets most things right, especially on the larger, newer ships. However, ... Read more

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This was our 3rd cruise on Carnival (previous ships were the Paradise and Breeze). It was also our last, I will cruise ... Read more
07/14
The cruise was pretty good. I had read the many scary reviews about sewage smell, rude staff etc... I didn't encounter ... Read more
07/14
I read many reviews about the ship before sailing. I was a bit concerned about some things, however overall I was very ... Read more
07/14
I had my very first cruise experience aboard the Carnival Sunshine this past June. I had a wonderful time. There was so ... Read more
07/14
This was our second Carnival cruise, the first one was in 2010. This ship has been completely refurbished and they did ... Read more

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The Sunshine itself.  The ships 2.0 upgrades are great, and I feel will help improve the cruise line as a whole ... Read more
We have just returned from a cruise on the Carnival Sunshine. This is the most cumbersome ship we have ever been on. It ... Read more
Carnival Sunshine: A Mediocre Fun Ship White Rabbit Wonderland
06/14
We arrived to find embarkation was indeed a breeze. Even taxi service to the port was simple ($16 total from most any ... Read more
While the employees were courteous and friendly and the ship seemed to appear remodeled, it was not the best . The ... Read more
This was about sailing on the Sunshine not really about the ports, been to these ports before. Let’s start with ... Read more

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