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Carnival Dream
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590 Eastern Caribbean Carnival Dream Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews


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Afeasel

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun Ship for First Time Cruiser

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I chose this cruise based on its ratings for best first family cruise. We booked a midship balcony room. Had late arrival time so parking lot was full and we had to park in overflow lot C. It took a long time to get ...
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Sail Date March 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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Omanrvr

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Profit Gouging

My wife and I had this cruise scheduled and a hurricane named Harvey changed our itinerary for us. This was also the only cruise on the Dream we had not sailed as anyone that has looked at our profile of cruises ...
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Sail Date August 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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Astromaid

4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed the Dream

We (mid 60s) decided to take our daughter(30) and son-in-law (40) on a cruise. We have been on several cruises, first time for them. The main reason we picked the Dream out of New Orleans was because we wanted a ...
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Sail Date January 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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Robgip

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Thanksgiving Cruise

We choose the Dream because it was the biggest and closest ship to us. Perfect timing for the holiday while the kids were out of school and very inexpensive. Our cabin steward and waiter staff were great. There was ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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mdsgu

7 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Dream-y Thanksgiving Cruise

We took the Thanksgiving cruise on Carnival Dream out of New Orleans. We live only an hour from NOLA, and we knew we just wanted to get away for the holiday, so this was a no-brainer. We previously sailed Dream in ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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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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pantherlady

8 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, but a few problems.

We chose this cruise because of the ports it was to visit. we arrived about noon, parked off-site and had no wait to embark. Debarkation was just as smooth. Great job there the ship was very clean and updated. We ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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eltoad

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

This was a dream!!!

We wanted to explore New Orleans, and go to to Key West and the Bahamas. Irma had other plans, but Carnival made the trip great! Embarkation: We walked on to the ship. I had failed to print my sisters boarding ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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rmhandcock

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

This cruise was not as good

Let's start by saying ,we came a day earlier than our scheduled cruise. We stayed at the Crown Plaza Hotel in New Orleans . This hotel is not far from the cruise parking garage, Fulton Parking. They have a shuttle ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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CimW

3 Reviews Written

Great cruise, shabby cabin

On this cruise was myself, my mom and my sister. We had a really good time on the ship, spent a lot of time in the casino. Embarkation went pretty smooth. We arrived about 10:30 and was surprised at how full ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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haggie

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fun - Yes! Hospitality - Yes! Quality entertainment & food - Nah!

This cruise was selected because the port of embarkation (New Orleans). Carnival is the cruise line currently embarking from NO. The positives: Guy Fieri's Pig N Anchor Guy Feiri's Burger Joint Blue ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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MrDnBmore

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Ship was old. Cruise was okay.

Embarking in New Orleans was a bit slow but certainly organized. We had to sit for almost an hour before boarding started. I was in the Platinum group so I checked in around 10 am and was not on board until noon. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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roadrunnerms

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Love the Dream, but not the cabin!

We've cruised on the dream before, just not in a cabin on the front of the ship. Next time I'll be in the middle or aft. The overall cruise was good, but Carnival was a little off this time. This was probably due to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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NMaisel

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Time for Newbies and Seasoned Travelers

We chose this cruise, primarily for two reasons; 1) we wanted to give our graduating high school seniors an end of the year gift and 2) this ship was close to our home in Mississippi. This was our first time to ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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thisdudelovestocruise

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

I cruise every spring break. I chose this cruise because they dates were right, the price was good, and the debarkation port is awesome (New Orleans). The food in the Scarlet dining lounge was not good, the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Scanddreamer

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Relaxing, seemed like a brand new ship

Liked the deportation city of New Orleans, 3 hours from our home, with family where we could spend the night before, and no need for a flight. However, very few people on the trip were from Louisiana. The ship was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rappjoyce

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Goodby Carnival

This is my last cruise on Carnival. The entertainment was average. The bartenders were not friendly at all. Everywhere you went there were lines. I bought a drink card and even the cokes had to be opened at the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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ledelstein

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

It was a Dreamy cruise on the Dream.

We decided to sail on the Dream out of NO because it is within driving distance from our home. We were looking forward to going to the Bahamas and Key West since we had never been and also anticipating spending a ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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saphirez44

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

CARNIVAL'S SLUM SHIP

We chose this cruise because we had not been to the Keys yet. We have cruise many times in the past but typically to the Caribbean. The course was altered due to weather. I understand that, but they knew prior to ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Covergirlaka19

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Family and Adult Fun Made Affordable

We chose this cruise because New Orleans is convenient from our home, Memphis, TN. It was about a five hour drive down, and we love New Orleans in general. I went on this cruise with my family(parents, brother, ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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cruizer20161965

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good cruise

Club O2 was not "open" most of the cruise, so the teenagers had to sit in the stairwell or common areas to play card games and visit.....Mongolian Grill was supposed to be open to be open until 3:30 but one side ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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gfriz76@hotmail.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fun Cruise

love carnival, they give you the best value for you money. they always gives us a fun cruise. out of 20 cruises we have never had a bad cruise with them. we have cruised royal and Norwegian and have found we get ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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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