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22,339 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews
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2springers2
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
Sailed three weeks ago
What a fantastic cruise. My congratulations to the Celtic Thunder, Rose Tours and Carnival Cruise Lines for the awesome cruise we were on. My mom, who is 87, had a great time meeting all the members of the Celtic Thunder and all the other ... Read more
betty em
Member Since 2008
1 review
287 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise because it had Progreso as a port of call and we wanted to go to Chichen Itza. We were not disappointed in the cruise or the excursion to Chichen Itza. The ship staff were all friendly and one bartender, Inyoman was ... Read more
honeychile
Member Since 2010
10 reviews
135 forum posts
1 helpful vote
BACKGROUND INFORMATION My husband and I (both in our 60’s) chose this five-day cruise to enjoy with our son and DIL (in their 40’s). I usually cruise with my sister, so this was different for me, and for my husband who had ... Read more
ukoldav
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
Well, this was a 5 day Western Caribbean cruise. And the highlight was the cruise director, Jamie (female-American), who is Off-The-Chart excellent! The shows were excellent. The shows spilled over into the atrium. Jamie was everywhere! ... Read more
golefty88
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We booked this cruise last Dec.16,,,,,heard a lot of bad and good about Carnaval, this was our first cruise, we are In our mid 50's. I read a lot of reviews on the ships and cruise lines, I was really impressed with the entire process, ... Read more
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rc4music2
Member Since 2016
5 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our yearly family cruise with a total of 12 adults and 2 kids. We chose carnival because of price and itinerary, none of us had been to Progreso before. My wife and I are platinum guests with Carnival and love the way they do ... Read more
kimbalips
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our 2nd time on the Magic and our 3rd cruise overall (always 7 days or more). We chose to cruise on the Magic again because we really enjoyed this ship. Plenty to do, lots of room, never feels over crowded. We had the Faster ... Read more
Linuxfrk
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our 3rd cruise with Carnival and each one was a different ship. The ship was well maintained, every port stop they were constantly cleaning and performing maintenance. Our cabin was well maintained, we even asked our room ... Read more
karsimken
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
I wanted to go somewhere different than where I have sailed before. Unfortunately, due to Hurricane Irma, two of the four ports were changed to where I had been before. (I am not complaining because the people in San Juan and St Thomas ... Read more
IntrepidFromDC
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
387 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I'm so nauseated at Lido food and MDR food is barely passable for a few days. So very grateful for Steakhouse and Ji Ji's (both excellent). Typical Carnival experience - fun but lacking decent food. Guys burgers were disgusting. ... Read more
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harleyfatboy2008
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
14 forum posts
hey I'm jeff,,,me and my girlfriend sailed this cruise even after reading all the negative reviews bout the elation,,,,well I'm here to say that the ship was beautiful in every way and we had such a great time meeting so many nice people ... Read more
fmhmd
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed four weeks ago
Just got back from 10/31/17 cruise. I did not expect much, given age of ship and reading reviews. Very pleasantly surprised. The ship was bright and colorful and did not show its age. Our room steward and dining staff were superb. Only a ... Read more
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astral_cracker
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Well, we just got back from our 5 day cruise on the Carnival Valor. A nice ship, and the exact same layout as the Conquest, with one exception.....a very odd decor. On the subject of Carnival drink packages, one thing they do not ... Read more
SandyCruising
Member Since 2017
3 reviews
18 forum posts
Our 1st time on Carnival. Embarkation was fine--probably a little shorter for us as we had my Dad who needed a wheelchair & we had gotten a Suite so we got priority checkin. The food was ok--some was really good & others just Ok. ... Read more
SHayesShip
Member Since 2000
4 reviews
1,697 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This was a small group cruise to celebrate Halloween. Embarkation and Debarkation as a Platinum member was a breeze. Cabin was not ready upon boarding at 11:50 a.m. Assistant steward very apologetic and I felt bad for him so did not cause ... Read more
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kmelanson
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We were looking for a cruise for a "girls weekend" and this seemed really appealing to us. It was a short 4 day cruise to the Bahamas. We left on Sunday, October 29th and the check in and boarding of the ship went great. We got ... Read more
Mamamia1
Member Since 2011
1 review
25 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise for the itinerary, date and pricing. Although an older ship, it was very clean and well maintained. This is the smallest ship we have cruised on and it was much easier to get our bearings and learn our way around. ... Read more
banana boat
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We did this cruise last year with 7 of us and loved it. This year there were 10 of us. We had the cove balconies . Some of the cabins were under the kitchen and were very noisy around 3 a.m. . Cabins 2397-2405 .. The cabins were clean ... Read more
Gailie girl
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
42 forum posts
We chose this trip due to 4 islands in 7 night trip-only 2 sea days. We love going to many places. Do NOT take port hole room 2220-VERY noisy-under the stage. After each night's late show, there was massive noise while the set was broken ... Read more
BenjiRodney
Member Since 2010
14 reviews
3,873 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
We selected this cruise back in early 2016 as it would fall over Halloween. We had just returned at that time from a Halloween cruise on the Breeze in 2015. And seeing as how this would be the first Halloween in the US for the Vista. ... Read more
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winlyn
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed October 2017
This was our first cruise and we had a bumpy start. Frist day thy were very late with our luggage. We wanted to watch the ship leave port. We had not eaten all day and by the time we got to our room most places were closed. We did have ... Read more
MPH108
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed October 2017
We chose this cruise to celebrate few milestones (50th birthday and anniversary). We had an amazing time. The itinerary was changed from Eastern to Western due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma but that didn't put a dent on our ... Read more
bigcity57
Member Since 2012
7 reviews
79 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had never been on the Carnival Conquest and that is why we choice this cruise. The size of the ship is what we prefer. Embarkation took more than 1 1/2 hours which is more than we are used too. Disembarkation was terrible with at least ... Read more
sballinger27
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2017
We selected this cruise because when we compared to other cruise lines, sailing times, etc. we got more for our money. We are a family of four (two teenage children) so we definitely needed space for a five day cruise. We opted for a grand ... Read more
Miss ruth
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I needed a rest. I was burned out. Mike said this was just what I needed. It was more than I had ever expected. Imade the head waiter at our table in the Golden dining room, made us feel right at home. Mr. Mike and Miss Ruth - he called ... Read more
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