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Carnival Dream Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Caribbean

Carnival
Carnival Dream
Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

116

Very Good

41

Average

33

Poor

16

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

796

Romantic Cruises

219

First-Time Cruisers

109

Senior Cruises

79

Spring Break Cruises

68

219 Carnival Dream Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Caribbean


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RJBrown

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Horrible Service!

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Lets start with this dang coronavirus...You state you are taking extra precautions including medical evaulations before boarding. OH so filling out a sheet of paper is a medical evaultion! What are you people ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Jerrydiwebb

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Man I wish we could go back now!

Though it had been quite a number of years since my wife and I had last cruised, we had so looked forward to this trip. We had driven down the day before, and stayed at the Galvez and caught the shuttle the next ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JandA LaFollette

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Lengthy But Realistic Review

***Exclaimer***I’m realistic, so my opinions and review take that into account. That being said I don’t hand out excellent evaluations unless I feel it is absolutely deserved. Our cruise was to celebrate our ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Caribbeantravelcielo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A bit chilly for January itinerary

So I chose this date for our Carnival Dream Cruise because my husband wanted to go to the Eastern Caribbean and we had never been to Key West Florida before. The weather beganvery cold from our port in New Orleans- ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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JAG19

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wedding

Dream Embarkation Wedding Review(Song Lounge and Burgundy Lounge) -I just have to go ahead and say our experience was incredible and completely exceeded my expectations! I did hair and makeup for myself and my ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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majimama811

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing experience on the Dream

The Dream is a very beautiful ship and is still in great shape. It was decorated for the holidays, which made it even more beautiful. The steakhouse was absolutely delicious and we enjoyed the food on the ship ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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CruiserLucas

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lots of disappointment

My partner and I were very excited to travel on one of Carnival’s larger, “newer” ships. Our first cruise was Carnival Conquest in May 2017. This was a disappointment for both of us compared to Conquest. Dream ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Dillonparker

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible for our honeymoon

The only nice thing about our cruis was our housekeeper Fandy he was great. We booked this back in April or May for our honeymoon. We ended up getting two twin beds.... there was a constant loud buzz/hissing ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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jwm9303

1 Review Written

Honeymoon Cruise

We chose this cruise because the itinerary had places we wanted to go and sail out of a port we have never been to before (Port NOLA). Overall we had a great experience. It was my fourth Carnival cruise and my ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Penny4825

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Carnival Dream

This was our first cruise. Our departure port was New Orleans and the embarkation and debarkation went well. We were on the ship and off the ship with no trouble. The ship was beautiful and well groomed. The ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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sastreet

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Dream showing its age and likes to take your money

Port in driving distance and desired ports of call. Food definitely not what it is to be. Did by go hungry, but nothing to write home about. Steakhouse food was amazing, but service could have been much ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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firstimecruiser2018

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time cruise, looking forward to next one

This cruise left close to home and it was the best vacation ever. We picked the bobsled excursion in Jamaica. The wait at the the top was longer than expected due to a group riding the breaks of the bobsleds and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Missy&Joe

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Adventure

We wanted to do something memorable for our 25th wedding anniversary and this cruise was just the ticket. From the excellent food and high class entertainment, this cruise had it all. Whether you wanted the fine ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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jpillars

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Over all it was a good cruise. The kids on the ship were very disrespectful

We chose the Dream because we went on the Freedom two yrs ago and wanted to try something else. By far the Freedom was a lot better ship. I guess the time we went out there was a lot of children and so ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Monte670

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never AGAIN!!!!

This was my 5th cruise. My 3rd with Carnival and it was absolutely horrible. It has been 4 years since my last cruise and this experience has left me with never wanting to take my vacation on a cruise. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Cruizin on

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Loved the Carnival Dream!

We chose this cruise because of the easy drive to New Orleans. We prepaid parking at Fulton parking garage. I’m not sure if we would do this again, but we might. We arrived earlier than our appointed check in ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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twinklit420

1 Review Written

Honeymoon mistake

This was what we picked for our honeymoon and we were very disappointed. Numerous factors came in to play that could have made our trip better but as it was, we may never cruise again. This was my husbands first ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Zanderson

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great getaway at a good price!

We chose the Carnival Dream because it was within driving distance and priced within my budget! The process was simple and Carnival was very helpful throughout the process. I even booked and canceled two ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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camromere

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

We loved the Dream!!

This was our second cruise ever, both on the Carnival Dream. We had an absolute blast! The embarkation process went much faster this time than it did the first time three years ago. Debarkation was much smoother ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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pnorth

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful service and entertainment and people

We went on our Honeymoon cruise out of New Orleans due to location. We could drive :] Also visit with my mom and dad in Prairieville. We had a blast from the time we entered the waiting area, we met great people and ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Tangi

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Winter Vacation

I give Carnival Dream a 9 out of 10, with 10 being the highest. Enjoy the ship and cruise. Ship is clean and neat. Our interior cabin was very roomy and comfortable. Crew was very friendly, Especially Wasanna in ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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ironhead48

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

So So

1) because my brother and his wife have never cruised before. 2) the price 3) where it was going. 4) because my brother and his wife still like to party. Carnival seems more like a party type atmosphere. The staff ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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TN-Marine

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another great experience from Carnival

Had another wonderful time on the Carnival Dream. Upgraded to a balcony state room and it was well worth it. Very roomy cabin for 2 and a nice balcony. As always the staff on board treat everyone like Kings & ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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teresasmit

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful ship, but ...

Ship was really nice, but I had prepaid for spa services and they charged me again I had to go to straighten it out every day. At end of cruise still fighting. Their accounting program has no way to enter the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Deeswim

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing cruise

Just just got back and had an amazing time on the Carnival Dream! We had a great time and would definitely sail on the Dream again We had an interior room on Deck 7- since we are never in our room. We had no ...
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Sail Date November 2017


Carnival Dream Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.54.2
Dining4.53.9
Entertainment3.53.9
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.9
Enrichment3.53.6
Service5.04.2
Value For Money5.04
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