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Eastern Caribbean Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Eastern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

3,810

Very Good

2,084

Average

1,434

Poor

759

Terrible

419

Cruise type

Family Cruises

8,577

Romantic Cruises

2,968

Senior Cruises

1,635

Entertainment Cruises

1,503

First-Time Cruisers

1,008

8,577 Eastern Caribbean Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


jwmmustang avatar

jwmmustang

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great new ship.

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The cruise was great, We were on a 14 day back to back and this was the front leg of the trip. The restaurants were wonderful and he food was great, there was always a great selection to choose from. Each day there ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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kmb2010

1 Review Written

Great ship

We departed in Miami, and the process was so smooth. If you use Uber I suggest to watch the route the driver is taking, we had a driver that tried to take a different route to port and it cost us triple the amount, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Housingcopper

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Time - Disappointed with Port Changes

My wife and I chose this cruise to surprise my folks and relatives, and it was an amazing success!!! My wife and I flew into Fort Lauderdale from Chicago the day of the cruise. This makes my wife a nervous ...
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Sail Date February 2020


gifontana avatar

gifontana

1 Review Written

Best cruise ever

my first cruise was just amazing, windjamer was a little crowded but there are so many optionsto eat on bord, the entratainment was just amazing, i've been three times to the aquatheather, the best! this cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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mpunt

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Always a Great time

This was our 4th cruise with MSC and again I checked reviews to see about our ship and what people had to say. We were on the sister ship last year in Europe and it was excellent. My only complaint about this ship ...
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Sail Date March 2020


Suzanne1947 avatar

Suzanne1947

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Overall good experience

In general I think Disney does a terrific job of embarkation and disembarkation compared to other cruise lines I’ve experienced. There is a line to stand in to get your initial embarkation “ticket”, and the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Winknee

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Less Than Wowed

I wanted to love RC. We‘ve cruised many times but this was our first on RC. My family and I were less than wowed. I realize the ship is heading to dry dock soon so perhaps they’ll make some necessary repairs but ...
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Sail Date February 2020


davraa avatar

davraa

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Encore is a spectacular ship

This is my first review on Cruise Critic (pardon the length - I hope this is helpful for those who are interested). Encore was my 7th cruise - sixth with NCL. This was Encore’s last voyage before the major ...
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Sail Date March 2020


Kitty7576 avatar

Kitty7576

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just Okay

Good price. Six days five night cruise was $179. . Embarkation was average. It takes a bit of time for 2500 people to board a ship so that was not remarkable either way. When we arrived onto the ship we were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


cruisin 80 avatar

cruisin 80

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Broken ship, broken responses.

We chose this cruise because it was 10 days, 6 ports and a good value. We also had only done Carnival before, so we wanted to try something different. WOW!!! We should have made another choice. When we got on the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Cruise Cynic

7 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Regular Cruise, More Negative Than Positive

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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Lottie57

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Average experience

Well first of all I want to say that the Coronavirus did not impact our cruise whatsoever. We didn't even know about the chaos at home until we disembarked from our cruise on March 14. We booked this "spring ...
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Sail Date March 2020


RitaGS avatar

RitaGS

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not fond of this ship design

I wanted to experience a new mega ship and this one seemed right. I have sailed Norwegian several times and always enjoyed it. So getting right to it: Pros: beautiful decor and public areas. Food was very good ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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vaznayak

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming! Expected So Much More!

After having sailed on Princess, Carnival and the past several times on Disney, we decided to try Royal Caribbean. We decided to try out the Symphony because 1/ it has very high ratings among RC's fleet, 2/ we ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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tasco1023

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

I did not want to get off this ship.....so great!!!

As a group of 12 family and friends who have been talking about cruising together for years, we finally got to do it last week on the Carnival Magic. All I can say that as a veteran of 23 cruises on all lines, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


TheBearAK avatar

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


Ashsouth87 avatar

Ashsouth87

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

1st time cruiser with child under 2

I wanted to write a quick little review for any parents travelling with young children. Under 2! I found this hard to find when I was reading reviews prior to cruising. My first piece of advice is to travel with ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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RVA_PAUL

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

2 out of 3 Food above average, shiip/service above average, entertainment poor

The FOOD: Dinning room above average variety and tase. Lido Buffet, way above average as each station has an active attendant that will prepare to order and/or place food on your plate. Passengers do not ...
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Sail Date February 2020


mcfo avatar

mcfo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not for non-smokers

NCL was our go-to cruise line for several years. My son wanted to try a larger ship so we took an Eastern Caribbean cruise on Breakaway. Been there, done that. Too many people for the size of the amenities. Tiny ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Acheavacci

1 Review Written

Amazing first cruise! Eastern Caribbean on The Breeze!

This was our first cruise and one of our last family vacations before our oldest goes to college. We chose the week of President's day because NY has the week off for winter break. The itinerary was also a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Mike10571 avatar

Mike10571

2 Reviews Written

6 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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boogity

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Windy of the Seas

Traveling with my 3 brothers/2 spouses for our annual family trip. Flew in the day before. We had rented a suburban for the 6 of us through Budget. This was a disaster. The Budget line was 50 people deep and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Bephann17 avatar

Bephann17

1 Review Written

Rough seas, cold weather, beverages and food aplenty

While the seas were rough and the weather cold in Florida and the Bahamas, we had a lot of fun as first-time cruisers. Our trip took us from Port Canaveral Florida to Tortola BVI, St Thomas USVI and Great Stirrup ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Macbear avatar

Macbear

2 Reviews Written

MSC Seaside Feb 8, 2020 Back to Back

We are experienced cruisers (18+) with five different cruise lines and trips to five continents. We choose this cruise based on a positive experience on MSC Meraviglia last year in Med. Beautiful ship, great ...
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Sail Date February 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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