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Carnival Dream Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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43 Carnival Dream Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


Jerrydiwebb avatar

Jerrydiwebb

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Man I wish we could go back now!

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Though it had been quite a number of years since my wife and I had last cruised, we had so looked forward to this trip. We had driven down the day before, and stayed at the Galvez and caught the shuttle the next ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JandA LaFollette

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Lengthy But Realistic Review

***Exclaimer***I’m realistic, so my opinions and review take that into account. That being said I don’t hand out excellent evaluations unless I feel it is absolutely deserved. Our cruise was to celebrate our ...
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Sail Date February 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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jpillars

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Over all it was a good cruise. The kids on the ship were very disrespectful

We chose the Dream because we went on the Freedom two yrs ago and wanted to try something else. By far the Freedom was a lot better ship. I guess the time we went out there was a lot of children and so ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Zanderson

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great getaway at a good price!

We chose the Carnival Dream because it was within driving distance and priced within my budget! The process was simple and Carnival was very helpful throughout the process. I even booked and canceled two ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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pnorth

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful service and entertainment and people

We went on our Honeymoon cruise out of New Orleans due to location. We could drive :] Also visit with my mom and dad in Prairieville. We had a blast from the time we entered the waiting area, we met great people and ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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TN-Marine

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another great experience from Carnival

Had another wonderful time on the Carnival Dream. Upgraded to a balcony state room and it was well worth it. Very roomy cabin for 2 and a nice balcony. As always the staff on board treat everyone like Kings & ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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ElizabethR25

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun Trip for a First Time Cruiser

PROS: - Embarkation and Debarkation - both fast and efficient. We were prepared for a very long wait and a slow process so maybe that helped us view it as a more positive experience in the end. - Food - all ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Wolfshair

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Anniversary Cruise

This was our 5th time on the Dream. It is one of my favorite ships. We stayed in an interior cabin because we like the cost and the darkness while sleeping. We are in the cabin very little. Basically only to sleep ...
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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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Toby2283

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fun week on the Dream

Since my boyfriend and I live in New Orleans, it was a no-brainer to take a cruise on the Carnival Dream. We did not bring kids, but there were many on this cruise. It was a real mixture of age ranges and races on ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Woody22368

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

February 19-26, 2017

Went on this cruise for my wife's birthday, our anniversary and my birthday. We loved our balcony cabin on the back corner of the ship. The cruise director Chris the flying Scotsman was outstanding. Only question ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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falisamarie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship but time to dry dock her!

We love the Dream and the cruise was great but I am glad that this ship is going into dry dock because it definitely needs some love and attention. I don't think there is such a thing as a bad cruise. The staff ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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westview1900

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, Better Than the Vista

Much better theater than the Vista. The decor is dated and very similar wallpaper as the Splendor. Jase the cruise director is very good as his support staff. Our room steward was a little below average, but I ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Juslaugh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise, too crowded

The cruise was great. The ship was nice and the staff was friendly, however they were very overworked on our trip. Because we went when school was out, the ship was filled to capacity. The staff just seemed ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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mccabeab

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Living the Dream

This was my 5th cruise and my husband's 6th. By far, the Carnival Dream was our favorite ship! We had an interior state room and for the 2 of us it was perfect. There was plenty of closet space, the bathroom was the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Jcurryflyfisher

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Carnival Dream Balcony 8383 Western Carribean

This was my third cruise, all on Carnival. Last was on Magic out of Galveston last January. Same ports, Roatan, Belize, and Cozumel. Chose balcony cabin 8383. Starboard side. Ate in Crimson dining, steward was ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Iheart2cruise

2 Reviews Written

Loved Our Time on the Dream!

This is our 5th cruise. It's number three with Carnival. First Husband and I are a 'roll with it ' kind of couple. We definitely don't sweat the small stuff. We enjoyed the Dream and what it had to offer. She's ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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RGandCPcruisers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Key West & Bahamas

Pro's Big ship, with lots going on Plenty of sun beds - serenity deck is worth finding if you are over 21 Ship was very clean and despite being busy, used tables were cleared by the staff very quickly. ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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gsande3006

11 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

1st time on the Dream on back to back w/ Norwegian Dawn.

1st time on the Dream but 2nd sailing out of NOLA. Ship is in reasonably good shape and about what we expected. My wife and I cruised alone again this time. Embarkation: walked across street from hotel (Omni) and ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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worldtraveler1207

1 Review Written

Surprised and not in a good way

Our initial response to the design of the Dream was a let down. The ship does not have the wide open public spaces as in other ships. The promenade is really a wide hallway with a few stores at one end and a few ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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Notaworryintheworld

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

What a dream...stuck in St Maarten!!

Although it was a bit more of an adventure than we were expecting, it was truly a wonderful experience! I went in with fairly low expectations as my last cruise was on Oasis of the Seas and I knew that a cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2013


Robbyrx avatar

Robbyrx

1 Review Written

Carnival Dream Mixed review

THE GOOD Just got home from my cruise with the Carnival Dream. 8/25/12 I read other reviews so I can compare the cruise I went on. The Carnival Dream had its positives and negatives. The shows and activities ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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Al267267!

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

I chose the premium vista balcony on deck 7 for many reasons.

Booked a Premium Vista Balcony, #7454. All rooms of all categories were available when I booked over a year in advance. I chose the premium vista balcony on deck 7 for many reasons. I've stayed in the Grand Suite ...
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Sail Date April 2012


Stesie avatar

Stesie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just a personal preference

I lucked out back in January and won the 50/50 at an NHL game and I decded that since we liked cruising so much last year, my boyfriend and I would try another one. Just to put things in perspective our first cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2012


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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