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Carnival Glory Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to the Caribbean

Carnival Glory
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69 Carnival Glory Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to the Caribbean

SwanseaVillanReturns avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Maiden Cruise


Maiden cruise for me and wifey celebrating our Silver Wedding Anniversary and what a choice !!!! Staff so friendly, food choice incredible and well presented, stateroom furnished to high spec. Wanted for nothing ...
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Sail Date June 2016

ohollingsworth avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Glory Time

This was my family of 4's first cruise. My husband and I are in our late 30s, early 40s and our daughter is 11 and son is 3. We all have a wonderful time on the Glory. Embarkation was a breeze. We checked in ...
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Sail Date November 2015

mnmhoehn avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser

I'm a first time cruiser and had a great experience on Carnival Glory. There was so much to get involved in ... truly something for everyone. We took advantage of Bingo, Trivia, comedy club, musical shows, shopping ...
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Sail Date December 2015

lduhm avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes


My husband and I went on our first cruise. My friends kept saying that you should leave a day ahead of time just to make sure you get to your right port on time. We didn't do that and got there with time to spare. ...
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Sail Date October 2015

canadian1975 avatar


1 Review Written

first cruise some good some not so good

Just got out of shuttle and was going to the ship and porter came to us and said hi and held his hand out for a tip and said we take tips. He hasn't even touched our luggage yet and already asking for a tip. I was ...
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Sail Date January 2013

Aplacetogetaway avatar


1 Review Written

My peaceful adventure

I had a wonderful time aboard your cruise line, glory. I was booked with some members of my church by a travel agent. I was very apprehensive about making such a trip in that I have always been afraid of large ...
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Sail Date October 2015

frstcruiser avatar


1 Review Written

First Time Cruiser; Cruising Eastern Caribbean

I love Carnival !! My name is Crystal I live in Northern Cali. This was my first ever cruise. We started off with a long flight to Miami which was cancelled do to mechanical errors thankfully after hours of trying ...
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Sail Date September 2015

fairyla avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

What I Would Have Liked to Have Known Before My Cruise

I would love to share with you what I would have like to have known before I got on the ship. First, Carnival Glory Cruise line has a crew that is dedicated to customer service. Not everything was perfect, but I ...
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Sail Date July 2015

randhir avatar


1 Review Written

Friendly Staff and Crew; Crowded Breakfast Areas

We traveled on Carnival Glory Aug 22nd thru Aug 29th on a Western Caribbean cruise that was our very first cruise. We were in a stateroom with a balcony and that added to the enjoyment of the trip. We took a ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Mebrown48 avatar


1 Review Written

Pleasantly surprised

I am a seasoned traveller but new to cruising and we took this trip as a family because my niece got married and wanted all of us to come along as part of their honeymoon. The food: Was wonderful, plenty of ...
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Sail Date August 2015

sydneybeth avatar


1 Review Written

I am now hooked on cruising.

My husband and I went with my two sons and three granddaughters. We had a wonderful time and would recommend it 100% to anyone, actually, I have. We had a balcony room side by side and were able to unlock the ...
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Sail Date May 2015

Rachcamey1 avatar


1 Review Written

First time cruiser

As a first time cruise my fiancé and I had a great time, our cabin was an interior upper cabin located in the middle of the ship which was convienient to get to either the front or back of the ship. I hear midship ...
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Sail Date July 2015

jl737 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival Glory

Overall, very memorable experience. We would travel again with Carnival. Dining- There were so many varieties of food and the quality of food was good. We chose an assigned dining time and made some nice ...
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Sail Date June 2015

fredlund avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first and last cruise

We know enough people that love cruising that we finally had to try it. Now we have, we don't need to try it again. Too bad we picked a Carnival ship for on only cruise - it seemed to have priorities different from ...
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Sail Date May 2015

kobee1012 avatar


1 Review Written

Carnival Eastern Carribean Cruise May 16 to 23, 2015

This was our first cruise. From the boarding on May 16 to the debarkation on May 23 it was great. The first stop was Half Moon Cay. It was gorgeous. The beach had silky white sand and the water was 3 colors of blue. ...
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Sail Date May 2015

kshanks avatar


1 Review Written

First Cruise, Will Not Be the Last!

I had pretty high expectations, and they were all met or exceeded. Cabin-First of all, our cabin (a balcony - 6407) was great, way more than I expected. Bed was comfy, balcony was great, and the room was bigger ...
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Sail Date May 2015

KatKov avatar


1 Review Written

Awesome Vacay

Two of my friends and I were cruising for the first time and we absolutely loved it!! Everything was above our expectations. The food was great and diversified, there were always plenty of activities to do on the ...
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Sail Date May 2015

vacaSis avatar


1 Review Written

First Cruise Review

This being my first cruise, I don't have anything to compare to other than all inclusive resorts. My sisters and I had a great time. We though the food was excellent, but a few days the service in dining was ...
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Sail Date April 2015

ldbertelson avatar


2 Reviews Written

Not as Personal as Carnival Miracle

They didn't seem to keep us well informed of ships happenings,wasn't even aware we set sail. We had assigned dining in the lower Platinum restaurant.One crewmember stands out as exceptional above all others: ...
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Sail Date April 2015

CraftyScribbles avatar


1 Review Written

First Cruise - Pretty Good!

This cruise was the first for my husband and me. We attended due to my husband's business convention. Flying into Miami from Los Angeles, we stayed near the airport. Cruise sign-in (at the airport) and ...
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Sail Date March 2015

astep12 avatar


1 Review Written

Not What I Had Expected

Being a first time cruiser, I would have to say this ship was not at all what I was expecting when I signed up for a "relaxing" vacation, and it will probably be my first and last cruise. Positives of this cruise: ...
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Sail Date March 2015

muskieman avatar


3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes


This was my first cruise and my wife's 7th (first while being of age to drink). From the start, systems were down, so they couldn't process any transactions (we wanted to get the Cheers! program and had gift cards ...
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Sail Date February 2015

Sherrylee3 avatar


1 Review Written

Best time ever

I can't say enough good things about this vacation, it was our first cruise and we didn't know what to expect, wasn't sure about the room, looked small in pics, as a very nice size ( we got the smallest room on the ...
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Sail Date January 2015

greenmind0428 avatar


1 Review Written

One First Time Cruiser, One Last Time Cruiser

Being vegetarians who are not really into beaches or dancing, and kind of stuck up hipsters, my girlfriend and I are really are a cruise ship's nightmare. But I did want to take a cruise before I turn 40 next year ...
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Sail Date October 2014

D'Jam avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Planning our next cruise!

We were scheduled to do the Western Caribbean on Aug 30 and travel counterclockwise. Due to upcoming storms Carnival changed it to clockwise so that we would avoid the storms. That was a great move because we missed ...
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Sail Date August 2014

Carnival Glory Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.2
Fitness Recreation5.03.9
Value For Money5.04.1
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