Carnival Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews

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1,819 Carnival Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews
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JLO_1212
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed three weeks ago
I chose this cruise mainly because I wanted a reasonable priced cruise that would be good for kids. Last year we sailed the Norwegian Getaway for a week which was awesome but this year I didn't want to spend nearly that much, so I opted ... Read more
Dr_Watts
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Fort Lauderdale: - I flew in the day before and stayed at the riverside hotel close to downtown (about 7 miles from the port, 5 miles from the airport, and 2 miles from the beach). The city day I used for lunch and exploration. When ... Read more
wloyed
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise as a last minute option. My family and I had been on the Conquest before and it was not the best cruise then. We noted from our last experience that mainly the entertainment and food were a bit off then. This time ... Read more
miched13
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Wanted to go to places I have not been before. This was a very good 5 day cruise. Food was very good with ample choices. Steakhouse fantastic! Not disappointed at all in this cruise. Entertainment very enjoyable especially the comedy ... Read more
valcaw
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We choose the Carnival Splendor for Aruba. We were on this cruise with 6 kids (ages 18, 17, 17, 16, 14 and 12). It was my daughters High School Graduation Cruise. We have been on many cruises, I think about 10 to date. We had a great ... Read more
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cindylynn13
Member Since 2011
1 review
16 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose the Carnival Splendor because of the great Southern Caribbean itinerary. It was over $1000 less than the exact same itinerary on the Vista, and we were willing to give it a try. We're big fans of Carnival, this is our 6th cruise, ... Read more
Zaidalyn
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I choose this cruise because I liked the ports it would visit and I wasn't disappointed. As soon as I arrived, my room was ready and we changed and went straight to the Lido deck to eat and enjoy the pool. My 6 year old son LOVED the kids ... Read more
Jsanto724
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My family and I chose to go on the Splendor because of the itinerary (Southern Caribbean). Let me start off with this, My family and I are Gold members with Carnival and we have also cruised on Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line ... Read more
phxgirl
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
This was my 5th cruise and Carnival has really cut back on the entertainment. They use to have shows every night and it would be packed. The production value has really going down in the shows. They now only have a show on 2 of the 4 ... Read more
sk84fungirl
Member Since 2005
1 review
1,112 forum post
5 helpful votes
This cruise was chosen for two specific reasons: Date and Half Moon Cay. About us: We were a group of 14 celebrating many things and booked through a private TA. Each person in our group had a great time to the point that it is still ... Read more
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shuitt3
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2017
This was our first cruise and did not know what to expect. However, we had a great crew and a great time on the Carnival Splendor! We would definitely go on the ship again. We had a smooth embarkation and disembarkation process. While on ... Read more
Southernfried4
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
This was our fourth cruise on Carnival and to be honest, we were thinking about looking elsewhere after the experience of our 2016 cruise on the Fascination -- which was saved only by the amazing ports we visited. But after the experience ... Read more
fefe4sure
Member Since 2017
1 review
I was invited by my daughter's friend's family to join them on this cruise. We departed from Ft. Lauderdale and the transition from the airport to the ship was flawless. I must say that it was a great experience for my first time. The ... Read more
rleepreston10
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise based on the dates we were available to travel as well as the port convenience. We were highly disappointed in the food and entertainment. The comedians were terrible and simply vulgar. The piano bar pianist was ... Read more
veromojo
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
6 helpful votes
I have cruised on a Carnival over 8x, once on Norwegian and once on Royal Caribbean. That being said, Carnival has diminished its services in a lot of areas. We boarded out of Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale. We had purchased Faster to ... Read more
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jdechter
Member Since 2000
30 reviews
5,207 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 44th cruise and 12th on CCL. All I wanted was to go to the beach and this was the perfect itinerary hitting Nassau, Half Moon Cay, Amber Cove and Grand Turk. We flew in the day before and stayed at the Renaissance Marriott ... Read more
jraymondfl
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
Misleading information on their website was the very start, I should have cancelled then! It was the most ridiculous waste of money that I can remember! They make it seem like so much is included with Green Check Marks saying included, ... Read more
meridianova
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was the first time my family and I have gone on a cruise, and the first real vacation we've taken in 7 years. Pros - We chose to get a balcony cabin, definitely worth the additional cost. Being able to go outside and watch the ... Read more
Monique1967
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We chose it for the destinations the ship was going to. To meet new people. See new places. Thought the entertainment was awesome especially Amber at the Blues Bar. Also the two guys playing guitars by the casino. I really wish that ... Read more
2017Reunion
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
This cruise line was chosen because my family and I have enjoyed the cruises in the past. My daughter had a wedding ceremony on the Destiny ship and it was absolutely beautiful. We've always booked several cabins because we travel in a ... Read more
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viper88
Member Since 2006
1 review
436 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
The wife has done a Carnival cruise before, but I have only been on Royal. We found both cruise lines basically the same in quality of food and service. We would sail either line again in the future. We selected this cruise because it fit ... Read more
jayjoker2175
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This is our 2nd 5 day cruise with Carnival, the first cruise was Great!! on the Fantasy, but this one.. emm not so much This particular cruise lacked a lot. The embarkation process was smooth and relatively fast, our rooms were ready ... Read more
Robotic
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
I found this ship very disappointing. I was previously on a Norwegian ship and I doubt I'd do another Carnival. The amount of time on the islands were small. only a few hours, didnt have time to do nearly what i wanted and to get back on ... Read more
va.rdrnr
Member Since 2012
1 review
7 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Price was right and just wanted to relax. Have always enjoyed cruising on Carnival. However we were disapponted this time. Let me first list the positives. First, our room steward was very attentive. It felt like he was always there ... Read more
DreadPirateRobert
Member Since 2003
1 review
6,521 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We picked this 8 day on the Splendor because of the itinerary. Only San Juan was a repeat for us. At first all I saw were complaints about the decor. Really, you pick a cruise based on the decor of the ship? Yeah, it's pink all right. ... Read more
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