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Carnival San Juan Cruise Reviews

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San Juan

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Excellent

383

Very Good

187

Average

89

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37

Terrible

16

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737 Carnival San Juan Cruise Reviews


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Michelleatkinson01

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Food was awful

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We embarked on our cruise 09/29/2018. We had been on to other cruises with Carnival, the triumph and the magic. Those cruises were wonderful and we had a great time. When we 1st boarded the freedom we noticed that ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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MomofKipper1956

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wouldn't sail again on Carnival if it was free

Chose for the itinerary and timing. The whole thing was pathetic. See other reviews about smell of sewage. Horrible lines for food all the time. One day in Key West it was boiling outside (we live in SW Florida ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Flaget28

1 Review Written

Nice

Nice ship, lots to do, food was mediocre, in the dining room sit down service was slow, food never really hot, rushed service, but the staff were friendly, kind, but over worked. The staff all over the ship were ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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jkelley617

1 Review Written

TWO CRUISERS ARE BETTER THAN ONE :)

2nd trip on Carnival Valor, 2 years in succession so you know we (party of six) enjoyed it. Ships personnel remain attentive from the time you board until disembark, which did at the last minute. Entertainment ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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Hog fan

1 Review Written

Carnival Valor

Lots of our friends thought we were crazy booking this cruise after all the problems Carnival was having with its ships but we didn't let that sway our decision and I'm glad we went. We thought the atmosphere was ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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GLICKLER@YAHOO.COM

1 Review Written

Ship is a little tired.

This was the only ship that worked for our family event (parent's 50th anniversary). It also went to some of the few places that my parents have not visited at least 10 times, so it was a good itinerary. Pros: ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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kenlmhc

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Older Ship, but still very nice.

The Elation is a somewhat dated ship, and some of the amenities on other Carnival ships are not present on the Elation. Things such as more intimate dining, and some other eateries. As always, he staff were ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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PepDoccruise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

San Juan to New Orleans; Spanish and French!

The ship was very nice although the décor was a little outdated - reminded me of the 70's! We stayed in an inside cabin, was adequate. The steward was fantastic as was all the other crew members. We had ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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RobertsonCruisoe

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Valentine's cruise on the Valor!

This was my 3rd cruise on Carnival and 5th overall. We're in our mid-40's, and keep coming back to Carnival as we love the "fun" factor that has been lacking on other cruise lines we've tried. I sailed an ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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geonurse

4 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Amazing Ports- no sea days!

We chose this cruise for our 25th Anniv trip and were very excited that it sailed to places we had never visited- with no sea days! We also had wanted to explore San Juan for quite some time, so we booked two full ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Seasoned firefighter

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Liberty Cruise New Ship, 3 New Ports and 12 Days of Cruisin!!

We're Platinum on Carnival and retired from our jobs so the longer trips are more appealing to us. We had never done a Journey cruise so that also was a positive thing, never been on the Liberty, another positive, ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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abby1257

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

SO SO

Was not very elated with the Carnival Elation. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, 4 ports we had not been to yet. Embark was quick...and pretty painless. They need a new cruise director that might add ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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colewade

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

10 Day Journey Cruise to the Southern Caribbean

My partner and I have done 10+ cruises on several other cruise lines including Holland America, Princess, Royal Caribbean, and a few others. This Exotic Sothern Caribbean itinerary took us to ports I had never ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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YoYoCruzin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not as bad as everyone says.

The Carnival Elation is not as bad as everyone keeps saying. Yes, it is older, smaller, a little worn, a few outdated styles & can feel the waves a bit more than the bigger ships, but I enjoyed the smaller ship with ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Countrygirl331

5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another Great Liberty Cruise

Let me start by saying that this was our 3rd cruise on the Liberty, our first going out of San Juan. We went down a day early and totally enjoyed our time in San Juan. Lots of great sights to see. On embarkation ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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jhb75

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Our experience on Carnival Victory

This was only my second cruise with the prior one being on RCL, AOS. Carnival Victory seems to be an antiquated ship and in need of a major renovation, it doesn't have the flow that I experienced on AOS and I found ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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travlinround

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome again

Valentine and Birthday! We were on the Liberty in 2014 and loved it. We didn't plan on having the same cruise director but was an Awesome surprise! Love Corey Rogers!! First, embarkation is way too easy! Landed in ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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RCCL Cruisers

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Poor Expereince

Spent 3 days in San Juan prior to the cruise had a great time in old San Juan. It was our 5th Carnival Cruise, we picked it as we have heard in the past Carnival goes all out for their so called Journey Cruises and ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Gladitsover

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Vile Smell

Our destinations were the only attraction! Our days off the ship were amazing! Our days at sea?.. The Diamond Steak House should be the standard of quality for every meal! Guys Burgers...Awesome ! Servers ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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sc6654

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Liberty Journeys Cruise

We have been on the Liberty 2 times before, nothing was unexpected. This was a 12 day cruise out of San Juan to Galveston Tx. We used JetBlue from Seattle to San Juan, left at 11:00pm on the 5th going through JFK ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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glad2go

7 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great Time from San Juan to Galveston

This was a 12 night repositioning cruise from San Juan to Galveston and it just flew by. We spent 4 nights in San Juan prior to sailing and stayed at the Coral Princess. The hotel was in a great location, ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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RJPerque

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Time Aboard Liberty

First for this itinerary.....loved, loved, loved it!! Sure the boat is showing some signs of wear, who isn't and does it really stop you from having a great time!?!? Lots of fun, great service, enjoyed the food, ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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iambibs

8 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Carnival has lost its mind.

We flew out of Indianapolis the morning of a blizzard. We were one of the few planes that got out that day and arrived in sunny San Juan 3 days prior to our cruise. San Juan is wonderful and we had a great time ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Willi4u

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Lowest Quality on the Seas

13 of us just returned from a 7 day southern caribbean cruise on the carnival liberty. It may not be possible for there to be a worse cruise line or ship on the seas! The only plus was guys burger joint and our room ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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napoleonmetelus

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Talk about Fun...Carnival Best Value for Money

The taxi ride from the airport to the pier was posted at $19. Taxi driver said it was 24. He didnt have any change and I only had 20's. He took 20 but was upset that he didnt get the extra 4 dollars. My Wife and I ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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