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Carnival Dream Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival Dream
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33 Carnival Dream Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

CruiserLucas avatar


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

sastreet avatar


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

twinklit420 avatar


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

ironhead48 avatar


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

teresasmit avatar


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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Eazy E

1 Review Written

8 Things You Should Know Before Cruising the Carnival Dream

If you’re thinking of taking the Carnival Dream for a spin, you’re reading the right review! My wife and I have taken two cruises on the Dream (both before and after it was dry-docked and remodeled), and ...
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Sail Date February 2017

allimc2001 avatar


2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Just average with a few bright spots

I didn't enjoy this cruise quite as much as my last one on the Carnival Freedom that I took with my mother. Part of it may have been the company since I went on this one with my husband who is kind of standoffish ...
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Sail Date May 2017

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Hot Momma Brew

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

7 Day Exotic Western Caribbean Room w/Cloud Nine Spa Room Accomodations

Chose Carnival Cruise based upon itinerary, ports of call & lower price. Boarding process is a bit chaotic unless you have VIP early entry (which we did). Ship was beautiful; staff was helpful/friendly. Cloud 9 ...
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Sail Date January 2017

ldedier avatar


1 Review Written

This ship is in need of some repair.

I been on a number of cruises, with Carnival this one was not so great, they cabins was lacking a number of things broken and not maintained. My biggest issue was the entertainment was lacking typically you have ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Dpw134 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Smelly Good Time

I'm a realist. I think there will be problems anywhere you go if you want to find them. That being said, cabin 9400 had a definite sewer smell off and on during the duration of our trip. We complained, they ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Entertainment, Mediocre Food, Awful People

This was our second cruise, our first was with Princess. The Good: *Entertainment is amazing and the shows are top notch, best I've seen on and off cruise ships. *Punchliner Comedy Club (18+) was amazing, ...
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Sail Date August 2015

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1 Review Written


Overall my stay on the Carnival dream was excellent. The food was fantastic, we ate in the steak house a number of times and throughly enjoyed it! The staff was always friendly, especially the bartenders at the ...
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Sail Date July 2015

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Dream of Long Lines

This was our 2nd Cruise & the Dream was to be the best cruise ever! After the safety meeting we went to our Balcony room 6415 that smelled of raw sewage. We immediately requested to be moved which was refused & ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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Corona girl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Stand in line and I'll tell you about my cruise!

If your planning on taking this cruise, you better get used to it! We needed to relax and we did! The cabin was comfortable (6265) and close to everything but the dining room. We navigated our way the first night ...
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Sail Date April 2015

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not a great first cruise...

My girlfriend and I just took our first cruise (as an anniversary of dating a year) and chose Carnival out of New Orleans, so it was the Dream. We went to Key West and the Bahamas. The cruise was last week, the 20th ...
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Sail Date July 2014

kitkatclock avatar


1 Review Written

Not Impressed

The ship itself was beautiful. The decor was unusual but not unattractive. I think it was supposed to be strange as in "Dream." They didn't quite drive the point home, instead leaving us scratching our heads and ...
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Sail Date October 2013

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1 Review Written

A Little Disappointed

I frequently write reviews on TripAdviser and have found that by simply stating the facts in a Pros, Cons, and Summary format is fairly effective. The point afterall is to try to help others to make a well informed ...
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Sail Date September 2013

AriannaFan avatar


1 Review Written

Great Cruise, Great Passengers...Good Boat

My husband and I have an annual, child-free anniversary cruise and it is always with Carnival. When we cruise with the kids, it's always Disney. We are Carnival fans, no matter what the media says! Prior to the ...
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Sail Date August 2013

Tampart1 avatar


25 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Carnival Dream not exactly a dream

We went on the Carnival Dream Dec. 1-8, 2012 The Good: Beautiful ship, friendly staff, seafood great for the most part, good shows, Punchliner brunch very good, good comedians in the Punchliner Burgundy lounge, ...
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Sail Date December 2012

ShortFuse avatar


1 Review Written

Good cruise overall, but jam packed

I'm just getting around to posting my review of my cruise from September of last year. It was myself and my girlfriends first cruise and overall we had a good time, but there were a few things that Carnival could ...
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Sail Date September 2011

Plutodog avatar


1 Review Written

Not as good as I hoped

I booked my trip on the Carnival Dream for my honeymoon. One of my relatives had took this cruise about a year ago and highly recommended the Carnival Dream to us. I originally wanted to sail Royal Caribbean Oasis ...
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Sail Date May 2012

showtime21 avatar


2 Reviews Written

A Dream easily forgotten

To say that my wife and I were excited to sail on the Dream is a bit of an understatement. It had been over a year since our last cruise, which we sail on Carnival Glory, and we were itching to get underway. Since ...
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Sail Date March 2012

Isakep15 avatar


1 Review Written

Mixed Feelings

I have mixed feelings about this cruise. It was Spring Break and although I was worried about drunken college students, I should have actually been worried about large families. We cruised with over 4200 people, ...
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Sail Date March 2012

mk960072 avatar


5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Carnival Dream

The review may sound like I am a spa snob but I am not. The thorn in my side is what is standard on one ship is not on another ship within the Carnival line, and the free steam room is made to be a selection one ...
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Sail Date February 2012

CruiserHoosier avatar


1 Review Written

Not Too Impressed

Before I start on the review of the ship, I have to say that the weather was horrible and was 50% of the reason we just had an ok time on our honeymoon. The ship rocked so bad, people couldn't walk straight and ...
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Sail Date December 2011

Carnival Dream Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Value For Money5.04
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