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Carnival Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

Carnival
Ship
Eastern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

1,956

Very Good

1,158

Average

805

Poor

399

Terrible

267

Cruise type

805 Carnival Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean


Cruise Cynic avatar

Cruise Cynic

7 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Regular Cruise, More Negative Than Positive

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We are a family of four from Montreal, Canada, who cruise extensively. We have 9 previous cruises with Carnival, 22 overall. This trip was supposed to be husband, wife, and son only, but my daughter’s school trip ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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TheBearAK

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ship really needs a designer that knows fun

This was my second time on the Elation, first was pre-2017 upgrades. Pros: Great crew, lots of potential for entertainment. Our stateroom (on G deck) was great. Embarkation at Port Canaveral is the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


sdvenable avatar

sdvenable

1 Review Written

Not a Good Experience

Let me first start off by saying we departed the port 3hrs late!!! I already had reservations when arriving at the port because the boat was smaller and looked older. The boat’s stops were Amber Cove and Grand ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Mike10571 avatar

Mike10571

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Done With Carnival

This was our 8th Carnival Cruise and will most likely be our last With them. We chose this one because it was the common date that all of our family had available to book. There were 14 of us total including my 8 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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RobbPolo143

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed with Carnival Cruise # 8

Mid winter 50 TH birthday cruise on the Carnival Elation, Some good, some bad and some real ugly. For the record this was my families 8 TH Carnival Cruise since 2013 and our 12 TH cruise overall. This ship is in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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chipper001

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Carnival Magic was NOT that Magical!

First and foremost let me say that Carnival has a automatic 18% tipping system built in that you can dispute at guest services but is very hard to do. Here is the issue I have with it. I may be traditional but in my ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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gnv962

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Carnival experience

This was a 6 night cruise which sailed from Ft. Lauderdale to half moon cay, Grand Turk and Amber Cove. This was our first carnival cruise only sailing with Norwegian previously. To start the first views of the ship ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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stlouistravelers

9 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Depends on what your expectations are

Embarkation was very smooth and fast. We Ubered over from the airport. I found this faster and also cheaper overall. I would recommend this to anyone. We had a suite which afforded us some extra benefits. I ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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psychuout13

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

I want to love this so badly, but it was simply so meh. Sailors beware.

We are a Midwestern family of four with two young kids (8yo & 6yo) now two days removed from our ship with everything still fresh in mind. Make no mistake – our vacation was so much fun. However, in hindsight, I ...
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Sail Date January 2020


kbarker68 avatar

kbarker68

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Better than expected - but just ok

This was a group cruise in Jan 2020 and was the eastern Caribbean. The ports visited were Saint Maarten, Saint Lucia, San Juan. We missed Grand Turk as the wind was too high to safely enter port. The food ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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hotwired875

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Entry level cruise, nothing overly good or bad

First of all, any of us that can go on ANY cruise need to get on their knees and thank God we can do so. That being said, this cruise on the Elation in early January was a nice little "entry level" cruise. Honestly ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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GreakLakes

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rusty, old ship

I chose this cruise as a Christmas Birthday treat for my Mom. I normally cruise with NCL or RC. We were more Interested in the ports of call more so the ship at the time of booking. If it weren't for the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Namaste3 avatar

Namaste3

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Cost saving cuts apparent

We are regular cruisers, and have sailed on Carnival, Norwegian, Celebrity and RCL. We generally like Carnival, as it has the most in terms of activities and is usually a good price point for the quality- this trip ...
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Sail Date December 2019


JoCam avatar

JoCam

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not Sensational

We chose this cruise because Carnival gave us casino rates and Drinks on us it also fell on the dates for our anniversary .We have been on 7 cruises now and this was by far the worst but its still a cruise right. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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nhpekin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Average

Embarkation was great. We arrived at Cape Canaveral around 10:30 a.m. and we were able to board before noon. The Carnival Breeze is a beautiful ship. Since our cruise was in October the ship was decorated for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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KruzNut3

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Some good, some bad - needs improvement

First of all let me say this was my 16th cruise on Carnival in the last 8 years. All but one of those has been awesome until this one. This was a first cruise for my grown daughter and three nieces. My daughter & ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Shelli avatar

Shelli

7 Reviews Written

167 Helpful Votes

Our last Carnival cruise

We are a couple in our 60s; this was our 22nd cruise. Our friends came along, and this was only their 2nd cruise. Although we hadn't sailed on Carnival in 8 years, Pride's home port of Baltimore is only a 2-hour ...
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Sail Date October 2019


jordee avatar

jordee

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Better Than Expected

I took this cruise because it was 45 minutes from my home. It cost $105 to park your car all week. I had an interior cabin with 2 narrow beds. There were 2 of us in the room. There was more than enough closet ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ericadempsey

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Old Ship Meets Broken Motor?

THE BOAT: I chose this cruise to travel to the Dominican Rep and Grand Turk. Unfortunately, the motor broke on day 2... we could only make it to Grand Turk and got rerouted to Nasseau. The bummer is that a cruise to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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robinrmills

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Average

The most important take away from my trip is to review your Sail & Sign statement carefully. If you have prepaid for spa treatments, you could get billed again. Your CHEERS doesn't work at the Carnival island of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Reva_Dearchi

7 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Just Average on the Breeze

My family and I had 3 balcony cabins (9235, 9231, and 9227) on the Breeze last week that we paid a quite a bit of money for, considering what we typically pay for a balcony on Carnival.  1. Embarkation was a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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bonbonlynn

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Last minute cruise

My husband and I, along with another couple, decided to take this cruise out of Baltimore. Getting to port, parking, and embarkation went extremely smoothly. I would cruise out of this port again in a heartbeat! ...
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Sail Date August 2019


apierson23 avatar

apierson23

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great family trip but I found Carnival Breeze lacking.

I went on a family reunion cruise with 11 of my family members with 3 rooms being balconies and the other three inside cabins. We picked the Breeze for the family vibe and the islands and it was a good trip but ...
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Sail Date July 2019


tbndx avatar

tbndx

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fun cruise overall

We chose this cruise for our ten year anniversary trip. We liked the itinerary and the six days worked well for our schedule. We flew into Ft. Lauderdale the day prior and stayed at the Renaissance Hotel. We ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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MoneyMike_PMZ

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good Fun Despite Lack of Sun

We did not have a lot of luck with weather this trip but Carnival's crew still managed to entertain us with some cool activities. The fun staff were great; they always had us all laughing and dancing. Some of the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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