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1,128 Carnival Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Xertes

15 Reviews Written

139 Helpful Votes

Kudos to Carnival Panorama

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My wife and I sailed on the Carnival Panorama on Feb 29th –Mar 7/8th (I will explain more on that later). We are experienced mass market cruisers having sailed on Carnival, Princess, Holland America, Norwegian, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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tasco1023

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

I did not want to get off this ship.....so great!!!

As a group of 12 family and friends who have been talking about cruising together for years, we finally got to do it last week on the Carnival Magic. All I can say that as a veteran of 23 cruises on all lines, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mscolli

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Trip to Cozumel

Chose Paradise basically for the locality, close to home. Was very disappointing when boarding, as a first time cruise, had no direction on what to do or go. Buffet food and service was very poor, help had very ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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chipper001

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Carnival Magic was NOT that Magical!

First and foremost let me say that Carnival has a automatic 18% tipping system built in that you can dispute at guest services but is very hard to do. Here is the issue I have with it. I may be traditional but in my ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SummerBdayFam

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful time on the Pride

I booked this cruise because it went out of Baltimore and it was the best deal I could find. I had very low expectations, and just wanted to get away for a week with my family, see some new places, and not have to ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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joAnaM

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Horrible stench and flooded suite

We were excited to sail on one of Carnival's newest ships but the maintenance issues and poor guest service left us extremely disappointed. First, we paid the additional fee for priority boarding. When we arrived ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Biggeo15

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

Let me start by saying the best part of my cruise was my housekeeper Tony, he was awesome. The bad Had a handful of rude crew members, bars were way under staffed, slide shut down, 1 pool shut down ( the quiet ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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talltales311

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Surprising cruise on an older ship

There were 6 friends on this cruise and we chose it for 1 reason only. The piano bar with Gustavo. We've cruised 2 other times where we had the fun of seeing Gustavo. But this was the first time on Carnival. I ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Neworleans12

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival Glory Cruise

We had a great time. I am always trying to maintain a healthy weight. The cruise ship had all the foods that I like eating. I certainly did not want to gain 10 pounds from all the delicious food that was served ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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pwchief

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Panorama - great value for money - fun cruise

Cruise Review - Carnival Panorama - Feb 2020 The brand new 4000 passenger Carnival Panorama cruises the Mexican Riviera 52 weeks/year from Long Beach, CA with stops in Cabo, Mazatlan & Puerto Vallarta. It leaves ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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shannas

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Best first cruise ever

I just returned from a cruise on the Carnival Horizon and had an amazing time! It absolutely exceeded my expectations and I can't wait to book another! Embarkation can be hectic as you are carrying your luggage ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jessieca550

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Experience, with FANTASTIC CUSTOMER SERVICE

We got this cruise for free and loved every second of it! The ship has so much to do, we never had the opportunity to be bored and we loved it. Our favorite things were the entertainment, the customer service, and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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coachknight24

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

A veteran's perspective on Carnival Liberty

Went on a quick 3-day on Carnival Liberty over the past weekend. This is my 10th cruise, 7th with Carnival. I am a teacher and a simple guy, so this is a review for regular people just looking to have a nice ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Jeannieann

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My cruising experience

Nothing better to me than Carnival and Freedom is my all time favorite,. I've sailed 4 times this last year. Once on Carnival Vista, however nice, Freedom is my choice how the crew remembers me and always makes ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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maryhou

6 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Vacation is what you make of it......just my opinion

We normally take a cruise for either Christmas of New Years so we have certain dates we are off work. This was going out on 12/28 so worked for our schedule perfectly. We have been on the Conquest a few years back ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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LB Stevie

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Decent first time cruise

Starting off on a positive note, it is evident the culture on this ship is focused around excellent service. Somewhere between 95-99% of the staff is incredible at their job. The cabin I stayed in seemed very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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christyk82

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

EXCEEDED Most Expectations

My husband and I had a GREAT time on Carnival Vista. We set sail the first week in January, after New Years. I had heard quite a few things about Carnival being dirty or being the ships that get people sick; I'll ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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belgadoc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some of the best service experienced on a Carnival cruise

First of all the ship may be older but it was definitely clean. There were staff everywhere cleaning the windows, bannisters, up on the Lido, etc. Everyone had a smile, Our dinner service was amazing. We were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Cruise_2_Fun

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun ship, but not the best

We went on this cruise over New Year's. The first 2 sea days were very bumpy. THis was because of a storm. Carnival's embarkation process was very smooth. The safety brief at the beginning of the cruise was also ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Nosborn

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

New Years 2020

My husband and I booked last minute for this cruise. We literally had the last outside Jr.Suite. The room was clean and too comfortable:) We were greeted at IAH by the Carnival transfer represented (very pleasant) ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cruisinnotboozin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mostly a Good First Cruise!

Pros: - Embarkation and debarkation were smooth and fast - Cabin was very spacious and clean - Staff was amazing and worked very hard to keep the place clean - Food was okay but formal dinner service was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Escaflonae

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hasta La Vista Baby

The plan was to take a cruise with my wife and two kids, and that's exactly what we did. While I rate this a 3 out of 5, let me share with you why. First, it comes from my last cruise i took on a Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Okhappy493

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Another awesome cruise

We wanted to go back and visit the Bahamas again and we wanted to try out the sister ship Carnival Pride because we just sailed on Carnival Miracle and thought that was a awesome cruise and a very nice ship. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Donnyextreme2201

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This was my second cruise on Carnival Cruise Line. The first Cruise was on the the Carnival Freedom January 2018 with a party of 6. It was probably the best vacation I have ever had in my life and since we had such ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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geddess1952

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

We Felt Completely Pampered

This was our second cruise with Carnival. Our experience was beyond expectations. Our cabin steward Henry was very accommodating and helpful. I had requested some bathrobes and said the next day would be fine. When ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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