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Carnival Sunshine Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival Sunshine
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21 Carnival Sunshine Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Oceansmymotion avatar


3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some things exceptional, some not


First of all, the good things. Our cabin steward Lamphong, Matt from the casino and our head waiter Pablo were exceptional. Always doing their best to make you smile. We ate in the steakhouse 2 times because it was ...
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Sail Date January 2019

SheilaW34 avatar


2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

We enjoyed our themed charter cruise, despite the many shortcomings of Carnival

This review concerns only the Carnival ship and company. Our cruise was an adult-only charter and we had no complaints about its organisers. Our overall impression was of a penny-pinching enterprise seeking to ...
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Sail Date January 2019

Sailaway921 avatar


2 Reviews Written

Good but not the best

Am part of a group that plans ahead and travels together. We will have a good time together no matter what. I was a little disappointed with the room steward. When on board, I had to hunt her down. My request was ...
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Sail Date April 2018

MWright02 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

HORRIBLE Service aboard Sunshine Vessel

We choose this cruise because some dear friends of ours were renewing their vows for their 25th anniversary. This was the worse Carnival experience ever! The shower curtain was too short and water flooded the ...
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Sail Date August 2017

Jessica321 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It was AMAZING!!!!!!!

This was my second cruise I have been on, the sunshine was awesome I loved the people that worked on it they made everything fun,the food was amazing way better than my first cruise. I had the best time of my life ...
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Sail Date May 2017

dweber16 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awesome 50th Birthday Cruise

We chose this cruise due to the itineraries and so glad we did. We travelled with 2 of our closest friends for my 50th. 8 days of nothing but FUN!!! The staff was simply amazing and always accommodating! The ports ...
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Sail Date April 2017

ScubaSu avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise and ship!

Chose this cruise because of where it was going and the ports of call, the dates and where is was sailing out of. The ship was recently redone so I figured it can't be too beaten up or worn out. I was disappointed ...
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Sail Date March 2017

Floridamanatee avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

This was just an "OK" cruise

I chose this cruise as part of the Greater Federation of Women's Clubs - Florida had selected the cruise. The cruise was "OK" - this was my fifth cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines and the other ones were superior ...
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Sail Date January 2017

e.p. avatar


3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sailed with 90++ ladies on a fundraiser cruise.

This was a GFWC Woman's Club (all of Florida) fundraiser for Hacienda Girls Ranch. Florida Fabulous Flamingo Flock... People would say oh, you're with that ladies group. Yep, that's was us, all 90+++ & a few ...
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Sail Date January 2017



1 Review Written


I choose this cruise because my friends told me to go with this ship. I never been on a cruise and im glad I pick this ship...The staff was amazing....Im hoping to go next year...but with the family this time....I ...
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Sail Date July 2016

davch avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

All in all a great time

Fun is the Fun Cruise Line. It's been many years since I've sailed on a Carnival Fun Ship. I've cruised a few times on other lines and established a family during the interim. This time I sailed with DW, 10 year ...
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Sail Date October 2016

FannyT avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes


We chose this cruise in a line dance group same as we did 7 years ago on Carnival Triumph. However, this Carnival Sunshine Fun ship is a boring one. NO disco, NO private dancing time at sea days..Carnival dancing ...
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Sail Date September 2016

lidomiddeck avatar


2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Perfect Sunshine Cruise

Embarkation was excellent, on board within 30 minutes of arrival. The room was in excellent shape and to our surprise we had a refrigerator in the room, all of the comments suggested this was not the case on the ...
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Sail Date March 2016

Yank&Brit avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Best Birthday Ever!

I would first like to say that I was excited and curious because of all the negative reviews of the Sunshine. We chose her specifically for the itinerary since our party of four had a combined wish to see Aruba and ...
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Sail Date March 2016

XanaXand avatar


2 Reviews Written

73 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever. Done with Carnival

We have cruised 20 times since my wife and I got together. She has been on even more than that. This was our 7th Carnival cruise, but I guarantee you it will be our last. We were so excited about this boat. It ...
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Sail Date February 2016

fireo492 avatar


1 Review Written

Could use some improvements.

Overall the ship is in good shape, but it is missing a few things that a cabin really should have in this cruise market. The cabin we were in had no refrigerator. The only way to keep things cooled was to get a ...
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Sail Date November 2015

ATK0304 avatar


2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Needless to say, the Carnival Sunshine delivered!

Ill be completely honest - i was a little anxious about spending 8 days on the sunshine since it is smaller than the Dream, Breeze, etc. but, i was highly impressed with how much there was to do with so many days at ...
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Sail Date June 2015

dannie212 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Walkin' On Sunshine

I have been on many different Carnival and Disney ships, and to walk into the atrium and see the big shiny Sun, I knew fun was sure to follow! The crew on board were so friendly and bright and Jamie Dee needs to be ...
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Sail Date December 2014

newfieprincess avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wedding and cruise was perfect!!!

My daughter decided to get married on Carnival's Sunshine on January 29, 2015. There were 36 people in our group and the age ranged from 4 - late 70's. We had a place to stay in Florida so we parked our rental car ...
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Sail Date January 2015

shawnquish avatar


1 Review Written

Carnival Sunshine was amazing trip

Let me start off this review with the fact that I have been in the Travel Industry for over 25 years and traveled all most of the cruise lines. I had a small incentive group on the Carnival Sunshine the week of ...
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Sail Date February 2014

Garf avatar


2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, and I have been on 20 cruises since 1991

I chose this cruise because I wanted to go to Bermuda, Embarkation was poor, this was the longest it had taken me to get on a ship in my 20 cruises since 1991.The Sunshine is a nice ship, this was my second time on ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Carnival Sunshine Ratings

Public Rooms4.03.7
Fitness Recreation5.03.8
Value For Money5.03.7
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