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2,254 Carnival Romantic Cruise Reviews
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ChrisMig
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Chose this itinerary (Half Moon Cay-St. Thomas-San Juan-Grand Turk) because these were all new destinations for us and it left out of our hometown: Miami, FL. PROS: Service was outstanding; ship was spotless all week; cabin ... Read more
georgia89
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
My husband and I sailed on the Carnival Triumph for our first cruise experience, but I had some hesitations at first because I had read so many bad reviews about the ship. DO NOT LISTEN TO PICKY VACATIONERS! The Triumph itself, as well as ... Read more
1776Lisa
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Embarkation was a breeze with the Faster to the Fun option. We were some of the first to get on board and our luggage was there and our room was ready. Others had to wait for hours dragging their carry on bags with them everywhere. The ... Read more
narrow56
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
738 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
My husband and I cruised out of Baltimore on the Pride to Bermuda on July 2nd. This was our second time on this ship, but it previously hadn't had the 2.0 upgrades. The ship has changed some, but most of the Renaissance decor is the same. ... Read more
semiglia333
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
So to say that I wasted my hard earned money is an understatement. The rooms are not upgraded in the least, our room had no air for the first 2 days. I literally saw no difference between this cruise and other 20 + years cruise ships ... Read more
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Dr_Watts
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 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
ginginbuckley
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
All of the people that worked on the cruise ship were great!! A few stood out to me though, Joel was our steward he was fantastic the room was always cleaned perfectly with a new towel animal everyday. Then at the casino there is a girl ... Read more
Kismetjp
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Everything was done so well. Staff was very nice and helpful. Loved our room (8280). Balcony too hot usually. The ship was always hopping and there was always good food. Alvardo in the dining room was so professional and nice. Our room ... Read more
Scottusc
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
So, the brand new ship in Carnival's line lived up to its billing. Our cruise we had 4,800 people, but you never really felt that way as the ship is large enough to disperse crowds all over the place. We had balcony room 2381, which was ... Read more
mamabearjp
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
We had an amazing time! I didn't know what to expect. We were first time cruisers. We had mixed reviews from our friends about cruises. But this was Fantastic! We used EZ Cruise Parking in Galveston. You get a 20$ discount if you walk to ... 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
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
Coolme10
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed June 2017
The shop was very old and outdated. There wasn't much to do with kids except the kids club and pool. The service was great but one of the staff members lost my kids sail and sign card. The food was average nothing to exciting. The arcade ... Read more
Heatnup
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
For starters, this was my 6th cruise, however my first cruise related review ever. I was compelled to provide my input since I read every review on every site to be the best prepared for my 10 year anniversary cruise with the wife. If ... Read more
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jraymondfl
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 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
angmaybe
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
I choose this cruise for the easy access from my home, the destinations and the price. Both embarkation and debarkation were smooth. I checked my luggage for debarkation and should have just carried it myself. Our cabin steward, Olvin was ... Read more
Shirley Anne
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Had a GREAT time and always cruise on Carnival. DINNING: Crimson - Deck 3, Hostess was Sherrell and service team was Ricky Mario, Deonna and Kostadin were GREAT and served us an anniversary cake and had everyone sing to us for our ... Read more
Sib_of_the_Seas
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We chose the Sensation because of the itinerary and the value. The three ports of call were beautiful. The only negative I have, and I believe this to be the case with most all ships, is the limited amount of time we were able to spend in ... Read more
rosemc1146
Member Since 2009
1 review
8 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
This was my first Carnival cruise (5th cruise - all prior trips with other brands) and I will say I am impressed. We selected this cruise as it was my fiance's birthday, we liked the itinerary, it was a great value and he lives in New ... Read more
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Shellbell00
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2017
We chose this cruise for the destinations. We flew into Tampa. I highly recommend using Carnival's shuttle service. It's reasonable and drops you off right at the port. Tampa's port was easy to get through in a reasonable amount of time. ... Read more
Brett1997
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We sailed on the Breeze because it leaves from Galveston and is an easy drive for us. We parked right across from the terminal and that was a great choice. Embarkation had a very "third world airport" feel from the curb, but ... Read more
dfranks005@woh.rr.com
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
14 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We chose this ship for our 30th anniversary. We had an aft balcony which was fabulous, I could sit out there all day. Only bad thing is we didn't get much sun because the floor above us came out past our balcony. If you want more sun go to ... Read more
apodder
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Love, love the Serenity deck. I just wish there were more umbrellas. There was adequate attention from the bar staff and the hot tubs were great. Never had any trouble with people trying to have their kids there as I've heard before. ... Read more
dvond
Member Since 2008
12 reviews
727 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We have been on 30 cruises over 4 different lines and are now Platinum on Carnival. We booked this in spite of the shaky reviews as we got a great deal on our annual kids free cruise. Embarkation took 15 minutes, as easy as it can ... Read more
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