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21,812 Carnival Caribbean Cruise Reviews
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laticiaj
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
We had a fantastic time on our cruise! I was a bit worried after reading so many negative reviews about the ship, but please be assured that this is a wonderful ship and I would gladly cruise again on this exact same boat. The boat was ... Read more
skya
Member Since 2012
1 review
51 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I love Carnival, I have had nothing but really good experiences with them. Nine cruises . Some people just like to complain no matter what. I did miss the elevators but the centerpiece in the lobby changing every day was beautiful. The ... Read more
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mwcsocal
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
137 forum posts
2 helpful votes
To preface this review, we'll go on record that three of our first six cruises were on Carnival. We’ve been on 24 cruises on seven cruise lines prior to this one. After our third Carnival trip we swore we would never, ever go back. ... Read more
Bosscar300c
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it was the newest. It was everything I hoped it would be and more. The food was great! My favorites was Guys Buger and the Seafood Shack. The first day I ate myself sick. The Lobster rolls were delicious, the ... Read more
Wendyrn1
Member Since 2004
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
We chose the Elation because it's close to Savannah, GA (Jacksonville, FL) and the dates matched up with our limited options. Five days to the Bahamas was just what the doctor ordered. We had a total of 9 people in our party spread out ... Read more
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fuzzylady1980
Member Since 2011
1 review
15 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was our 6th cruise and probably the best ever. Every staff member bent over backwards to make our trip great! Even if we where just passing them in the hallway. The Chef's table was easily the best meal we've ever had. When the ... Read more
Snap-k23
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
We chose this cruise for the itinerary and the seemingly amazing ship amenities for families. We had 9 in our family group - grandparents, children, grand children - 14, 11, 7. The children and teen directors were horrible. They made no ... Read more
SWuycheck
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
27 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2017
Why we booked this trip: I liked the initial itinerary, but I ultimately choose this time due to friends/family members vacations schedules. It was the perfect time for everyone to meet up. We had four different groups meeting up: the ... Read more
ahawk89
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
We were excited to take our family on our 4th Carnival cruise to 4 new islands, Grand Turk, DR, Aruba, and Curacao. Tropical Storm Don changed our itinerary, but Carnival substituted San Juan and St. Maarten for Aruba and Curacao. For ... Read more
slade1962
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Have gone on many Carnival cruises to the point of now "gold" status. Always enjoyed with very few if any disappointments in the past, but this time. . . Wow! Before we even received our bags to our room the steward knocked at ... Read more
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telstarhaircutters
Member Since 2012
1 review
36 helpful votes
after reading many reviews on the conquest I realy didn,t know what to expect. The reviews I read talk about poor service bad food crew member that acted like they didn,t want to be there a ship that looked run down.Now the truth I want ... Read more
ChrisMig
Member Since 2017
1 review
17 helpful votes
Chose this itinerary (Half Moon Cay-St. Thomas-San Juan-Grand Turk) because these were all new destinations for us and it left out of our hometown: Miami, FL. PROS: Service was outstanding; ship was spotless all week; cabin ... Read more
latevoyager
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
I was not going to take Carnival Cruise to Havana. But due to late planning we had to choose Carnival or not go at all. I was pleasantly surprised by the level of service. The service from the customer service over the phone to ... Read more
CruzRelaxer
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
25 forum posts
5 helpful votes
What a nice relaxing cruise aboard the Carnival Triumph and a great way to celebrate both my 50th birthday and our 15th wedding anniversary…san kids! This 4 night cruise was out of New Orleans with one stop in Cozumel. Our flight ... Read more
sandij
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
1,953 forum post
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
We chose this cruise when they first announced that they were sailing to Cuba. We wanted to go some place new and some place was hadn't been commercialized yet, this sailing fit the bill for both. The ship is an older one but keep up ... Read more
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sweetnewbie
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Cuba was the trip of a lifetime. The staff was wonderful to us and really only had one issue with a bartender at the comedy lounge. Fortunately our normal bartender came in and helped out and cut him off as he was very rude. Excursions ... Read more
216Cruosr
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we were completely blown away. From start to finish...yes including the lines and people watching...we had an absolute blast! It was just my husband and I celebrating our anniversary and sad to say, first ... Read more
ginapetrag
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
To celebrate our daughter's 16th birthday we decided on the July 10th sailing on Carnival Victory from Miami to Key West and Cozumel. We were a family of 5 with 2 cabins (one indoor for two 16 year old girls, and an outdoor cabin with ... Read more
Jojo9
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2017
We departed from Manhattan which was great, since we live in NY. Embarkation was a little over an hour from dropping off my bags, getting room keys, and actually getting onboard. The ship was great! We loved the staff and our cruise ... Read more
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lsnyder3333
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed July 2017
Look, a cruise is what you make it and my recent sailing from NYC to the Caribbean was OK. There were many highlights....the food was great; offered breakfast in the dining room every morning; extremely friendly staff; great service;, and ... Read more
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Readytocruisenc
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
Sailed July 2017
We were visiting family in Pensacola and decided to fit a cruise in to our vacation, so booked the Fantasy out of Mobile. This was our second cruise on the Fantasy; the first was three years ago out of Charleston. Since the first cruise, ... Read more
6girls2boys
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
62 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We went on this cruise with our children and grandchildren to celebrate our 50th anniversary. The accommodations are great and we all had a wonderful time. We ate in the MDR each ate - they honored our special vegan diets and allergies and ... Read more
Tal2Way
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
Not very impressed with the condition of this ship. Embarking was easy but I think the Port of Mobile could streamline getting to the counter a bit quicker. From the elevator, directing us outside just to be directed back inside to the ... Read more
Admin
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
9,960 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I will not cruise out of Galveston in July ever again. Too hot. Too many kids. Although I did say that two years ago after a cruise on the Magic. There were 8 of us in three cabins; two suites and a balcony room all in a row. We ... Read more
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Drrandall
Member Since 2017
1 review
335 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Was on the Carnival Breeze with my 2 daughters(7 and 12) July 8th thru the 16th out of Galveston. We used Galveston Limo shuttle(highly recommend), nice drivers that were right on time. Boarding the ship did take a little while but we were ... Read more
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