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Carnival Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

Carnival
Ship
Eastern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

844

Very Good

571

Average

403

Poor

192

Terrible

135

Cruise type

135 Carnival Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean


carol_6911 avatar

carol_6911

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Horrible service and food

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We have sailed with Carnival before but this time was just horrible. We always eat at the sit down restaurant because buffet food is not always the best and we actually got up and left twice. Once the food was ...
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Sail Date January 2020


CruiseDad23 avatar

CruiseDad23

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise by far

This was not my first Carnival cruise and have had several very pleasant experiences in the past. We booked this cruise with my Mother-in-Law after the recent passing of my father-in-law and wanted to spread his ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Unlucky Cruiser

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Disastrous,Disgusting,Dreadful,Horrendous,Lamentable,Outrageous,Unpleaseant.

• Inadequate emergency and evacuation procedures .No safety evacuation drill provided . I have written to Lloyds Register and Port Canaveral Authority to complain. • Inadequate security arrangements allowing ...
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Sail Date December 2019


JulieOH avatar

JulieOH

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An honest review of our 1st Carnival experience

This was our first Carnival experience. I did the research on this boat far ahead of time and knew exactly what I was getting myself and my family into. Having done several DCL and RCL cruises prior we had low ...
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Sail Date December 2019


bnine803 avatar

bnine803

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

This was the absolute worse for our entire group

We had 3 rooms, a group of 10. We have sailed with Royal Caribbean and decided to give Carnival a shot this year; what a mistake. Everyone who worked on this ship looked mad all the time, employees would run you ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Stepdeans avatar

Stepdeans

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Never again

The food was horrible. One in our party was vegetarian and the choices were slim to none. Same Indian vegetarian meal in dining room every night. The food in Lido restaurant needs to be labeled better. There was a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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thegreatlumpino

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Spend more money and go with another cruise line. You get what you pay for

Booked because it was cheap. The cruise was booked for 2 infants, 2 adults. Only one crib was placed in the room, and fit in the room. I was told that I should have known the dimensions of the room, and it became my ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Armandito563

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Carnival Sunrise

Of variety, I like the crusero, but in this one I am disenchanted, because I saw things on board that I did not like, first long line to be able to eat, in the buffet, second cockroach we found inside the dishes and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Saltynutt1

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Waste of money!

$200 million dollar renovation? Let's start with my room. We had a grand sweet, room 7295. We had dirty water from someone else's room leaking into our bathroom. It was so bad that mold was growing. And not sure ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Bigmama123

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Carnival Breeze

This cruise was by far the most terrible as far as customer service. Dining room room experience was awful, had to wait 15mins for water, bread was very hard and food was not at all appetizing. Attitudes were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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psaunder54

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Old Ship, Bad Food and Slow Waiters.

We had the Spa Balcony and as when we took a shower the whole bathroom floor flooded. The dining sitting arrangement was bad. They had us seated back where the help was going in and out. They should never put ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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LoriPineo

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Awful

We have been on many many cruises, several cruise lines. This has been far and away the worst cruise ship and cruise we have every taken. VERY SMALL ship little to nothing to do. very ROUGH unsteady ride. Has not ...
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Sail Date July 2019


chefsiggins avatar

chefsiggins

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Terrible customer service

We chose this cruise as a beautiful family getaway. I’ve traveled on several other ships and always had excellent service. Cleanliness smiles and great entertainment. This ship offered non of that. Not one good ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Seabee40

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor

We cruised twice on this ship before millions were spent to upgrade this ship. They did a terrible job. They ruined it. It is hard to get around, they added little places on deck nine to get special foods and when ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Rsawyers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Floating Germ Pit. Poor Service. Terrible food

Having cruised on another Carnival ship and it being OK ( not over the top but OK), we decided to book this cruise specifically because my sister wanted to go to Grand Turk. We cruise about 1 x every 2 years. This ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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rb_alan

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Raunchy Food and Entertainment

It had been about 7 years since we sailed on Carnival, and we wanted to give it another try since we had been sailing on Royal Caribbean. The food in the main dining room and buffet (marketplace) was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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sunpro2010

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

This is our 5 th cruise and by far most disappointing one! Food options that you don’t have to pay for are very limited and the almost the same every day. Salad bar is basically non existent. Breakfast doesn’t ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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cruiser648924

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Major disappointment

Overcrowded ship, not enough employees, long waits for food at dinner (6:00 seating), food quality in dining room noticeably lower than all my past cruises. Our cruise director made too many loud and annoying ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Lrogers626

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Horrific experience

I’ve never been so disappointed in customer service on a cruise line. We had the unfortunate situation of being placed next door to an individual that was experiencing a mental illness breakdown. Carnival ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Lady Dee44

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Terrible cruise

I love to cruise and we were very excited to go on the sunshine. This is the worse cruise I have ever been on . The sunshine needs a lot of work. Due to electrical problems we did not make it to grand Turk which ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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ncohensailaway

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Never Again

My family frequently travel to the hottest vacation spots. Our last destination, Disney cruise, ship fantasy, was one to remember. Our latest was carnival horizon and is one we need to quickly forget. Be warned, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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nichoann

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

If you are thinking of sailing on Carnival Sensation, please DON’T

If you are thinking of travelling on Carnival Sensation please DONT If you are thinking of booking any Carnival ship please be aware if you encounter any problems your concerns will be ignored. I have waited ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Love4Cruising70

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Shame on Carnival

I am an experienced cruiser. I have taken RCCL, Norwegian, and Princess. I am Gold with Carnival. This would be my 6th Cruise with Carnival. We are a group of 30-celebrating a rare feat these days-my parents 50th ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Lawyer1732

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Declining quality, increasing crowds

The Carnival Sunshine is a Destiny-Class ship that was originally designed to carry 2,600 passengers. After a $150M refit and rechristening in 2013, space to fit 400 more passengers was added—a more than 15% ...
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Sail Date July 2018


ks73 avatar

ks73

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Don't waste your time or money!!!!

I booked this trip over a year ago and was extremely excited to be sailing on Canrival's newest ship. This was my 7th cruise and 3rd on Carnival. I was traveling with a large group of family and friends, some of ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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