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Western Caribbean Carnival Sunshine Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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NEVER AGAIN ON CARNIVAL
"Filthy ship, now have a horrible cold. food sucked, kids ran rampant, young drunks everywhere. 1st and last time on a carnival cruise. Had to wait in a line for anytime dining just to get a table assigned and..."Read More
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PattieR

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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Sunshine not so bright

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Western

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rrtexascruiser

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We spent a week in Walt Disney World prior to our cruise. This time of year Florida has outbreaks of Love-bugs. Some years bugs are worse than others this year is kind of bad. This is not our first time in the Orlando area, but our first time out of Port Canaveral and the Carnival Sunshine. Embarkation went smoothly, we showed up at our scheduled time and walked right on to the ship. The first ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


NEVER AGAIN ON CARNIVAL

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Western

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PattieR

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Filthy ship, now have a horrible cold. food sucked, kids ran rampant, young drunks everywhere. 1st and last time on a carnival cruise. Had to wait in a line for anytime dining just to get a table assigned and then go downstairs to the dining room to request seating. What????? How stupid. Cabin service was offered only once a day either am or pm. so once you go to the crowded pools with a ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


Disorganised and stress inducing!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Western

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Notmeee

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

The redeeming feature of this cruise was the places of destination. The Carnival Sunshine ship was the worst of my cruising experiences out of 5 different cruise company's. The ship is poorly layed out causing the feeling of being overly crowded and some what chaotic. I appreciate the need for the safety drill before setting sail but the Sunshine procedure for this is APPALLING ! Stood in long ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Not impressed at all!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Western

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Josephs1

10+ Cruises

Age 20s

The cruise did not start well there was a problem with one of the motors so we did not leave till 3 hours after when we were expected to. This was just the start of problems to come i purchased the drink package which was nice they had a good selection of liquor. But you get cut off after 15 drinks for the day and are not even able to purchase any more you would think this would happen every often ...
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Sail Date: December 2017


Awesome trip

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Western

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cakewoman6

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

I chose this cruise, after 26 years of working on NYE, I wanted to spend with spouse without working. The inside spa room was roomy for 2. THis room was so close to the outside deck and food. This ship is big and sometimes I did feel overwhelmed, just moved inside or went to serenity decks, which is 3 decks high. I will go on a NYE cruise again! The Steakhouse was the best thing we did and went ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Spa Interior


Pretty awesome with one excursion exception. Staff is Top Notch.

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whatwendysaid

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We flew to Florida and spent one night before we went to the ship. Our hotel was ok but we later found out from another long time cruiser that we paid about 300.00 more than we should have for transportation. Lesson learned on how to do that part without shuttle costs :( I cant say enough about how smoothly the embarkation and disembarkation went. We were three people and literally never hit a ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Window view sounded like woodpeckers pecking all the time

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slidin1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I'm sure it was the tension on the window you heard the tap tap all day and night as long as the ship moved. We put pillows and comforters to try and muffle the sound. The comedy club is way to small. the main theater is way to small. Not that the shows were any good that they put on. It was a joke of a cruise if you have cruised before then you know the difference. I've been cruising since 1992 ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Ocean View


A great time was had by all

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TravelingFedora

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I have cruised the Sunshine previously with a friend for a seminar. When I got home I raved about it so much, this time went with my hubby and a group we put together. Everyone had rave reviews. Food was fantastic, Alchemy Bar lots of fun, Staff was beyond great, with the exception of two at the Lido buffet. Hasbro game show is a lot of fun for all ages. We came home so relaxed. We did get ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


I enjoyed Sunshine.

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elklemi

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Went out of Port Canaveral two days after Thanksgiving and my firstr time on Sunshine altho I had cruised on Destiny 2 times. I liked what they had done during the changeover and the hallways and cabins doors made more of a nautical feel. Serenity area was amazing and hope Carnival goes to this in the future. There was some bottlenecks around the Guys and Cantina but manageable. Can't stop ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Amazing time

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#teamzuccarelli

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

This is my 4th Carnival Cruise. I honestly cannot figure out why I have read so many bad reviews about this ship. The service was impeccable-the staff remembered our names and really made us feel special. The activities were entertaining. We had an aft extended balcony on the 5th floor and it was more spacious than I expected. We did have a fridge in our room. The food was good. My daughter ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with children


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