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Carnival Dream Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Carnival Dream
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Traveler rating

Excellent

31

Very Good

19

Average

16

Poor

7

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Family Cruises

809

Romantic Cruises

222

First-Time Cruisers

109

Senior Cruises

79

Spring Break Cruises

68

79 Carnival Dream Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


rosiegirl2 avatar

rosiegirl2

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for.

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We usually do two back to back cruises in February to get a break from our long upstate NY winters. We had booked the first one to go out of New Orleans on NCL. We hadn’t been there before so we thought we’d ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SAW48

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ship review and shore excursions

This ship was selected for us by the travel agent booking our cruise. We were assigned a cabin in the aft with a wraparound balcony. The cabin was small, no seating area. The balcony was very narrow and not very ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mom25gs

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

16th Carnival cruise

We chose the Dream because we enjoyed sailing on her out of New Orleans and got a casino offer at a pretty good rate out of Galveston which is where we live. Embarkation was simple and quick. It was really nice ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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pcruiser44

1 Review Written

Third cruise, First on Carnival

Third cruise; first on Carnival. New Orleans, Roatan, Belize City, Cozumel. Embark/disembark very smooth and efficient. Stateroom: Balcony near aft elevators deck 7. Room pleasant, normal, functional. Had ...
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Sail Date April 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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pprelle

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Never with Carnival again

We were really excited for this cruise. I usually go with Carnival, because the food is great, service is impeccable, and good bang for the buck. Good points first: Embarkation was wonderful! Quick, no long ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Vapor Vallet Diamond

1 Review Written

First time cruisers

We choose this cruise for price as well as where is was going? We wanted to see more countries than just Mexico and Roatan & Belize were a part of this itinerary? We went to Daniels Monkey & Sloth Sanctuary as ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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texascharm

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Loved everything about the ship except the rain! And the water!

Getting on and off the ship was easy and quick as we are platinum, which helps. No issues that we saw anywhere. We love cruising out of New Orleans! We were in a porthole cabin, so at the very front of the ship! ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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lanjer

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Love Carnival!!

The Dream is truly that, a Dream cruise. Extra clean, very friendly personnel, restful time, great food, love, love, love the people who work for Carnival! They are so friendly and accommodating. They took care of ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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pat24711

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Very clean ship

We chose this ship partially because it was going to Grand Cayman. Had been there before but, never toured the city. This was our 13th cruise on Carnival and our 15th overall. Food in the dining room we thought was ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Omanrvr

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

Feb. 3, 2018 Day One, my Wife and I arrive at the Days Inn Gretna, La. one day earlier than our Cruise, this is our normal routine. As we check in I notice things are getting run down and in disrepair, the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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jwjonesfam

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise 2017

This was our first Christmas cruise, and maybe our last. It just wasnt Christmas for us. We spent Christmas Day evening in the Speciality Steakhouse. and I can say I was really underwhelmed and it was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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howardscruise

1 Review Written

Dirty Ship. Mediocre Food, Rude Spa

Our Cabin had to be cleaned before we unpacked (clumps of hair on shower walls, stained carpet, pink splatters on walls and ceiling) Regular food was mediocre but we also had a Vegan with us and their idea of ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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donner70

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Hurricane Nate on the Horizon

My husband and I had taken this cruise many years ago from a different port and ended up avoiding a hurricane at the time. We could not go to Cozumel because the docks were blown out so stayed out to sea for an ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Suke542

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise!

We've been on Carnival cruises in the past and they have upped their game! Service was very good. Food has gotten better. Shore excursions were very fun, well organized, very informative and priced appropriately. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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mld1950

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cruise with Husband

Date, price and ship. This was my 9th cruise on Carnival but never on the Dream. The ship was great, loved the new choices for lunch and dinner. Just wish the BBq places open more hours. It is only open on sea days ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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fatlady49

1 Review Written

Easter getaway

Seemed like a nice time to take a cruise, boy was I clueless. Too too many kids taking up pools, hot tubs, running into people, screaming and running down hallways until 3am nightly. Party mommas do you know where ...
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Sail Date April 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


eksem avatar

eksem

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Rough start to a good cruise

This cruise got off to a rough start because of a difficult embarkation process and then rough seas for the first two days at sea. My wife and I both were ill. Now to the good. The balcony cabin was nice. Plenty ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Robin04

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun Scottish Cruise

This cruise is convenient for me because the Port of New Orleans is only a few hours from my home. The Dream was fun last year, but this year it was a totally different experience because of our cruise director, ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Larry6905

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Thanksgiving Cruise with family - very thankful

We left from New Orleans, a short 2.5hr drive. Getting on and off was easy. We had inside cabins and they were roomy and nice. We cruised the western Caribbean. Stopping in Ocho Rios, visiting humming bird ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Nottingham cruiser

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

A Fun Cruise

I am not sure why people criticise this cruise ship, we have been on Disney, Royal Carribean, Princess, Costa, MSC, NCL and Holland America and the ship compares favourably against all of these with the exception of ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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lostsoulcruiser

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but Carnival becoming the Walmart of the cruise business

On the Dream from 11/27 to 12/4/16. It was a good cruise, fun, but you can tell Carnival is taking costs out of the cruise, it shows. Our cabin steward came by only once per day however we told him not to show up ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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MaggiJW

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

My own opinion

This cruise was an add on to our holiday in New Orleans. There was an issue with my not having my ESTA at hand on embarkation, I felt that I would not be allowed to board the ship without proof that I actually ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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sudden54m

1 Review Written

Very disappointed, my dining room staff was excellent

i chose this cruise as the timing was perfect. My wife just finished her chemo treatments for breast cancer, she had her surgery three weeks before we cruised and it was a celebration cruise for her overcoming the ...
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Sail Date July 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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