Carnival Venezia Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
90 reviews
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Horrible start
"Long lines at the elevators, narrow hallways, and small buffet areas explained why this ship was bought used.The buffet areas are small and the issue is made worse by carnival operating only one buffet per meal time...."Read More
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Eccellente!!!!!

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Venezia

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ahahn078
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

And my 1st 5-star rating in all my years of cruising goes to... this ship! Congratulations, Carnival! Boarding time didn't start until around 11AM, but once we were on board, we were amazed by how uniquely beautiful this iconic Costa ship was. Even though the classic Costa tail remained, much of the decorations were inspired by Italy, especially in the main atrium area and Canal Grande ...
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Sail Date: April 2024

Traveled with children


Good value for the money.

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Venezia

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steve13492
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Overall a good value for the money as it was an easy drive into the city. The ship was clean and maintained well inside and out. We enjoyed sitting outside on deck five in the various areas. On sea days there was a lack of quiet places to relax and chat. I really enjoyed the staff at the Amari Bar…Shout out to Vlad, Jennifer and Jefferson for being artists of mixology! Food was good, not ...
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Sail Date: April 2024


Ship layout is subpar & cigarette smell horrible

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Carnival Venezia

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Cruisin with kiddos
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Although the Carnival Venezia is a ship with good accommodations, great crew, and an excellent kids club, it overall remains subpar with its buffet food choices and ship layout. Let’s start with the bad: Ship Layout: The ship is laid out a bit strange, and not necessarily by where things are located, but rather the flow of moving from one place to another. For example, Deck 3 goes through the ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Traveled with children


Not Kid friendly. But ok for adults.

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DrAllen76
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I was traveling with my wife and two boys, 10 and 12. We picked this cruise for the itinerary and the water slides. The waterslides are not good. My boys would get stuck towards the end. After riding a couple of times, they were done. There were two VERY small pools and 2 hot tubs. Keep in mind, this ship can hold 4k cruisers and 1300 crew. So, the pools were ridiculously overcrowded. ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Great experience, just a little smoky…

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Jber1Jber
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

My family (me, husband, 2 kids ages 6 and 12) recently went on the Carnival Venezia. It was the first cruise ever for my husband and kids, and my first cruise since I was a teenager, so I don’t have much to compare it to! That being said, we all had a great experience. The whole ship was beautifully decorated, and everything appeared to be very well-maintained. The staff were truly top notch; ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


So many problems that are easy to fix

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marynjohn
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Ten years ago, we went on Carnival Pride and I swore never again. We said, let's give them another try. Our stateroom attendant was excellent. Our first two mdr waiters were awful No personality, food served warm, once they never asked if we wanted drinks, one of the tables had a great View of the station where they scraped the finished plates... We finally found a table where ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great Staff, Average experience

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Ct12366
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

First let me give full disclosure-- I'm not a cruiser. Cruising isn't for me, im too restless. That being said -- here's my takes The good-- man the staff here are so wonderful. We haven't had a bad interaction on our 9 day stay. Jennifer, Olivia, Igor,Vlad, Jefferson. Excellent human beings and bar tenders. Our room was well taken care of by Lloyd. The whole cruise, staff wise, just ...
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Sail Date: February 2024


Very Smokey cruise

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Serfam
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

The ship was not the best . It was kept clean I will say that . But the casino is in the middle of the ship and the smoke travels all over . It’s ridiculous. And to get to the main dining room you have to walk thru it or go up a floor and then back down . It was just a stupid location. The elevators take so long . The food isn’t very good at all . The canal restaurant is where we ate . The ...
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Sail Date: February 2024


12 night journey cruise

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jfangman124
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 7th cruise with Carnival. First time cruising out of New York. Also our first time visiting New York. We stayed 2 nights prior to the cruise, at the Comfort Inn Midtown. The hotel is only about 1-1/2 blocks from the port so it was very easy walking to the ship on embarkation day. The cruise port is not as big as the ports in Florida so it was a bit more crowded, but overall, ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Cabin Type: Cove Balcony


OK cruise but probably won't go on Carnival again

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Dollyandjake295
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We decided on this cruise as it was out of NYC and we didn't need to fly. We weren't on Carnival for a long time but we knew it was a party crowd. The Good The ship is beautiful and easy to get around. There are many free food options. Guy's burgers were the best we have had on cruises. The deli sandwiches were excellent plus Mexican taco bar. Dining Room Food It was generally ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


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