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Carnival Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

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Eastern Caribbean
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48

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38 Carnival Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean


ChantalEric avatar

ChantalEric

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Out of 11 cruises this one was the worst!

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My husband and I were on the Carnival Magic for the second time (first was August 2018). We took this cruise to celebrate both our 45th birthday. This was our 11th cruise, 10 with Carnival and 1 with RCCL. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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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LadyJayne21

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly disappointed...

As an avid cruiser, and having cruised Carnival (Glory) last year, I took a chance on another Carnival (Horizon) cruise this year. There were significant differences. On Carnival Horizon they impose a mandatory ...
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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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mikeyj25

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Appalling Customer Service

We did a back to back Cruise leaving on 4th Aug If long queues for food, overcrowded swimming pools, woeful organisation, rude staff, and constant sales pitches are you thing, then carnival magic is for you ...
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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


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Monte670

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never AGAIN!!!!

This was my 5th cruise. My 3rd with Carnival and it was absolutely horrible. It has been 4 years since my last cruise and this experience has left me with never wanting to take my vacation on a cruise. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Brucenick

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst trip ever

I recently sailed out of Fort Lauderdale on June 2nd on the conquest my name is Bruce . I have done a multitude of different cruises but was the most disappointed with this one. Getting on the ship and getting to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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SMB2018

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disgusting Ripoff

We chose to get married on carnival sensation so our family could join us. The package seemed affordable and it advertised coordinators pre-cruise and during ceremony and reception. Turns out the pre-coordinators ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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anjsoha

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Worst Vacation EVER!!!

I Just returned from my first and maybe my last Carnival cruise . I was on the Horizon 8 day to Puerto Rico , Grand Turk, and Dominican Republic . Let me start with a positive note getting on the ship was great ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Kjbsunshine

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First And Last Carnival Experience

As this ship was just out of dry dock we expected it to be in tip top shap, WRONG! They were still putting it back together, decks you could not go out on because the railings were loose or missing, ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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jraymondfl

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Never Again!

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2017


chica212 avatar

chica212

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Ship was under construction the entire week!!

We stayed in Miami for a few days before boarding the ship and really enjoyed the Wynwood area. The embarkation was very smooth. However, once we boarded we saw construction crews and discovered that they were ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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gogirl2017

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Owner's Suite Upgrade is a Ripoff - Don't Fall for It!

We paid an extra $1,200 for a last minute upgrade to the owner's suite (it was a quick birthday weekend away). What an outrageously expensive mistake. It was a big room but horrible layout, dark, no privacy (we knew ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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tomhanks

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Triggered ---- Would Not Recommend

Very unsatisfied with this cruise. As a frequent cruiser, and more specifically Carnival brand, this Cruise was far below expectations. As a part of the gold VIFP club, traveling on 7 Carnival ships in the past, ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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saphirez44

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

CARNIVAL'S SLUM SHIP

We chose this cruise because we had not been to the Keys yet. We have cruise many times in the past but typically to the Caribbean. The course was altered due to weather. I understand that, but they knew prior to ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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mc12573

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Do Not Cruise The Sunshine!!!

Worst cruise experience ever! We booked this cruise on the Sunshine because we had a great cruise on the Conquest last November. I can't believe the difference between the two ships. 1. Food was terrible. ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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XanaXand

2 Reviews Written

73 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever. Done with Carnival

We have cruised 20 times since my wife and I got together. She has been on even more than that. This was our 7th Carnival cruise, but I guarantee you it will be our last. We were so excited about this boat. It ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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MsSheldonCooper

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival - Never Again!

Got a Carnival gift card with some reward points - having never been on a cruise before, decided to give Carnival a try. If I had to describe the cruise in one word, that word would be GHETTO! Most of the ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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worst

1 Review Written

Worst Cruise Ever on Carnival!

I have traveled with Carnival several times in the past and have been very pleased. This cruise boat, the Carnival Pride was very different. The staff was very rude and did not go out of there way to make you feel ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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wawheels12

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

CARNIVAL BREZZE BEWARE FAMILIES....HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT AND WASTE OF $$$

To start, let me say, my husband and I did the Destiny Sept. 20, 1998, now renamed the Sunshine. Food was not good on Destiny, entertainment so-so, but cruise director was awesome! We didn't have children, so it was ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Resajo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Never Again!

I am a platinum carnival card holder.  So just getting that said before I begin , having said that.  Never have I ever been on a cruise where I was ready to get off the ship before the cruise was over.  This was ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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mary jr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival is not for us.

This was our first time on a Carnival cruise, we were not impressed. Boat was overcrowded, entertainment geared toward younger crowd, no variety in the entertainment, selection of food was limited, buffet area ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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tbutz1216

1 Review Written

Wedding/Honeymoon nightmare

On September 13, 2014 My husband and I set sail on the Carnival Liberty out of Port Canaveral, Florida. We were also married aboard ship on September 13th surrounded by family members and close friends. Ricardo was ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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lefty33md

1 Review Written

Ruined Honeymoon

Aside from our wedding, our honeymoon cruise on the Victory was going to be one of the highlights of the year. Not only did we pay for our own wedding, we saved for over a year to pay for our honeymoon. It was the ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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