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Carnival Venice Cruise Reviews

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50 Carnival Venice Cruise Reviews


Snuffy65 avatar

Snuffy65

1 Review Written

May 5th Inaugural run of the Sunshince

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Let me preface this review by saying that this was actually my very 1st cruise. I went with my wife and another couple to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. So to make it a bit more special I booked the balcony on ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Inza

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Experience

. Brand new big ship Carnival Vista, first sailing. Nice itinerary, some countries we didn't visit before. Fair price. Vista disembarked from Trieste. Some challenge to get from Venice airport to Trieste.There is ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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mr meldrew

1 Review Written

61 Helpful Votes

Vista, not the complete article

embarkation was a chaotic; late sailing need 3 tugs to get out of the port. Needed arms like Popeyes to open cabin and balcony doors. Balcony door has to be shut at all times or alarm sounds. Cruise with the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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kennbrandt

2 Reviews Written

Best Cruise Ever

I'm a five time cruiser. This was the best cruise of all five. It was a little port heavy, but I got to see a lot for the money and time. The best part of the ship was the small laundry room. Of course, it was ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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darkstartron

1 Review Written

Very Disappointing. Would Never Recommend This Ship!

My husband and I sailed on this ship for our Honeymoon last year and were very disappointed with it. It had recently been redone so we thought it would be nice, but this is what our experience was like; We had a ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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monkey bars

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival lives down to its reputation

Without re-writing most of the other reviews of this ship and itinerary I will restate the highlights and low points of this cruise. Highlights: every single port. Low points: the ship - air conditioning issues, ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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satex

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not alot of Sunshine

Pro's: This itinerary was amazing with 10 ports in the first 12 days. The staff was some of the best I have had in 37 Carnival cruises. The decor is bright and much more appealing them most other ships. The new Lido ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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jfemme

1 Review Written

Our first Mediterranean: Amazing ports, not-so-amazing ship

SHIP: Everything looks new and clean. With the exception of the vents and cabins (more on that later) SERVICE: Guest services desk was fantastic, we went there a couple of times and they were nice and efficient. ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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SummitGuilford

1 Review Written

Had a great time

My husband and I just finished the 12 day Mediterranean cruise on the Carnival Sunshine...( sailing sate was 10-21). All in all, we had a wonderful time. As usual the staff and crew were absolutely wonderful. The ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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heymilton

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

It is becoming very obvious it is all about the profit

I have sailed Carnival over 13 times. I am 47 years old and have 5 kids that are platinum on Carnival as well. I am very easy going, and not to picky, My wife and I left the kids at home on this one and tried out ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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edinburgh58

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Carnival Sunshine in the Mediterranean Sunshine

This was my first "Carnival" cruise. My first cruise was in 1969 and I have not kept score of the number Must admit I selected it due to dates and price, I have travelled on cargo ships, ocean lines, ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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dwstutt

1 Review Written

Great Itinerary ... Nice Refurbishment

Travelled on the ship when it was the Destiny, five years ago. Terrific refurbishment in all of the public spaces. Very nice decor. Pros: Itinerary; Venice and Sicily were my faves. Very intensive itinerary has ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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bobpell

8 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

This titillating riposte deals in facts not supposition or innuendos. We are a Canuck couple in our mid sixties. As I tend to ramble most information will be in point form. We sailed on the Sept. 6 Venice to ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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kennbrandt

2 Reviews Written

Best vacation ever

The trips started out great. We arrived in Venice and made it to the ship without any major complaint. They were a little disorganized with the bags at the airport, but I think that was part of a language/cultural ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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cruisin63

6 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

The Sun shined on the Sunshine

We left St. Louis on Fri. Sept. 6th, and arrived in Venice on Sat.,at 9 a.m. and proceeded to our mainland hotel, the Marco Polo in Mestre, where our room was already waiting for us. We had arranged for the hotel ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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happydays1999

1 Review Written

Fun on the fun ship

well we chose carnival because we could not get a deal to go on royal caribbean this summer and we found a good deal to go on this 12ngt crusie on the sunshine we sailed on the cavnival destiny 6 years ago so when ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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heatherbelle

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Sailing on the Sunshine 28th July 2013

We have only previously cruised with Disney so my expectations of Carnival were set somewhat low, considering this cruise was around $3000 cheaper than a similar cruise with DCL in the Med in a similar cabin. I was ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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jsparents

1 Review Written

Carnival Sunshine 7/28/13

A brief introduction. This was our fourth cruise for my wife and I, both 37. We have previously cruised on Disney, Princess, and RCI. This was our first time on Carnival. Choose this cruise for the itinerary, price ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Wendylet

1 Review Written

Cruising the Med Sunshine Style

This cruise was a 12 night Venice to Barcelona itinerary. My husband and I had already been to several of the ports but we were anxious to enjoy them with our daughters before they are off and married with little ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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khein905

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Last time on Carnivel

This was our fourth Carnival cruise and our third European (the first two were on Celebrity and RCCL) and I have to say that all though the ship had great points and the itinerary was nice we won't be going on ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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vbachmut

1 Review Written

Beautiful Ship, Fun Cruise! But there is Plenty of Room for Improvemen

SUMMARY:  Overall we really enjoyed this 12-night cruise around the Mediterranean. Given we were most interested in the ports of call we did not really spend all that much time on the ship and did not extensively ...
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Sail Date June 2013


she devil avatar

she devil

1 Review Written

Stressful Carnival Cruise !!

We took a 12 day Mediterranean Cruise with Carnival on the Carnival Sunshine newly refurbished cruise ship June 2013, we flew into Venice where we boarded the ship which went smoothly enough, bags delivered to our ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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selenite12

1 Review Written

Birthday Cruising

We boarded Carnival Legend on May 4th 2013, sailed on 5th May. To say we were welcomed and treated with the best hospitality by all the crew, from the cabin steward through to the amazing dining room staff is an ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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putertutor

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Mixed Reviews for the Sunshine

Pros 1. We were picked up from the dock where the water taxi left us 2. Good cabin steward 3. They served lobster on the first formal night (which was not done on our previous Mediterranean cruise) 4. Lobster, ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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jasonk485

1 Review Written

Cruising the Med on New SUNSHINE

The Carnival Sunshine was a thought in my mind since I first saw it on carnival.com. We booked immediately and we were on the fourth sailing! Lets start with the good, and get to the not so good in a bit. Good: ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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