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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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588 Carnival Sunshine Cruise Reviews

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falcon1961
1 Review
Member Since 2013
4 Forum Posts
Starting back when this ship was called the Destiny, this is our third time sailing on the same vessel. I have to ... Read more
fishingfreak
1 Review
Member Since 2011
32 Forum Posts
The Journeys cruise itinerary was good. Nice to go to some islands we had never been to. Overall an average cruise with ... Read more
Cap'nLou
1 Review
Member Since 2007
1 Forum Post
We took the 10-day Journeys cruise from San Juan to Port Canaveral on December 9. We selected this cruise specifically ... Read more
Tampamatchmaker
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
7 Forum Posts
I really enjoyed this ship. Boarding was easy in San Juan, the room was ready when we arrived (usually you have to ... Read more
figgins
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I sailed on the Carnival Sunshine with 3 other couples out of Puerto Rico December 9. We flew in the day ... Read more

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Put Me On A Boat
1 Review
Member Since 2005
753 Forum Posts
Met friends we had cruised with before so that was great. Dinner was slow first night, but found out they took one ... Read more
fireo492
1 Review
Member Since 2007
264 Forum Posts
Overall the ship is in good shape, but it is missing a few things that a cabin really should have in this cruise ... Read more
Summering
1 Review
Member Since 2012
58 Forum Posts
We loved our trip on the Sunshine. It really has some fun shows and a great outdoor theater at night. All with a full ... Read more
mikey772
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Boarding was fast and easy, great tribute to Vets. Cabin steward asked us everyday if we wanted the room made up. ... Read more
mistyc1997
1 Review
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
I'll be honest: based on the reviews I read on this board, I was expecting this cruise to be so-so at best. Instead, I ... Read more

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Teresa Durham
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our second time being on the Sunshine. Between then and now the service, cleanliness, and food have all gone ... Read more
BobbiSox
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
This was our 11th cruise with Carnival, and the best ship yet. The ship had an elegant feel to it, as opposed to the ... Read more
timtkinson
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The ship was very nice. The crew was great too. First day at sea. We stayed in an inside spa level (10) cabin. This ... Read more
Lillybeth
5 Reviews
Member Since 2003
60 Forum Posts
Was a little nervous after reading such negative reviews, but being this was our first vacation without our children ... Read more
mffletcher
5 Reviews
Member Since 2007
1 Forum Post
Background; This was our 11 cruise on Carnival. I am 67 years old and my wife is 55. Kids all grown up. It was ... Read more

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hogtrader
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
13 Forum Posts
I have been on 6 or 7 Carnival ships in the past 8 years but this ship is the shabbiest and oldest one I have ever been ... Read more
tnvolfan
1 Review
Member Since 2005
13 Forum Posts
We have been on 20 cruises, 10 with Carnival. Jaime Dee is by far the best CD we have ever had. She appears to be ... Read more
gandc01
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This Caribbean cruise to St-Maarten, St. Kitts, Puerto Rico and Grand Turk was my fourth cruise on Carnival. After ... Read more
zoof26
3 Reviews
Member Since 2012
100 Forum Posts
The Sunshine is a nice ship. It is very clean and we liked our cabin, 5306. This is an oceanview room. We liked the ... Read more
Boppy207
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our fifth cruise on a carnival boat. The food was better than any other carnival boat that we have been on. ... Read more

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barpic22@gmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Have decided cruise ships with over 3000 guests are just not for me! On the positive side I thought the ship was very ... Read more
Englishcute baby
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I was very concerned after reading so many negative reviews. I was pleasantly surprised and had no need to worry. I ... Read more
mkwilson33@gmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2014
First of all let me say that even though I gave this a 3 out of 5, I am under the belief that a cruise, much like ... Read more
observer2013
4 Reviews
Member Since 2013
77 Forum Posts
SUNSHINE: MAINTENANCE PROBLEMS EVERYWHERE! I call the Sunshine the “broke, broke” ship because its ... Read more
CammieO
1 Review
Member Since 2015
34 Forum Posts
From October 18th to the 23rd I sailed on the Carnival Sunshine. I have sailed with Norwegian and Royal Caribbean in ... Read more

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