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How low can you go

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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stevesmith111

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

If our taste buds could make memories, we will have to get some therapy because our one and only meal on board left a horrible taste in our mouth. Everywhere we looked for lunch was deep fried , frozen or just not great Chefs who specialise in food would not be involved in this display of un healthy food. Carnival you really have to change the photos of the food and the description you are ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Interior with French Door (obstructed views)

Traveled with children


My Second one and very favorite so far

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Southern

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NZealand2024

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I was taking some time off of work , I like to take a cruise every now and again. But with what going on. Its crazy . This is a really fun ship for family but for going solo its not such a good idea they do not have a single supplements for people who are going solo I loved Guy's Burger Bar and the people were very nice the buffet food was the same could have been more of a verity ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


Don't do it

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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ddd0001

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Never again.No customer service.Food poor so many people sick .Was advised 55 in one night.Food is laid out on trays hours before buffets open .They only thing they don't charge money for is your oxygen.Give them time.Horrible greedy sloppy ship.Witnessed 14 and 15 year olds gambling in casino.Kids playing in casino while parents play pokies. Carnival had no security in casino didn't care as it ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Subpar

Review for Carnival Legend to Caribbean - Western

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travelingbrowns

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

I knew this was going to be an older ship, so I didn't expect a whole lot. I loved that it was not packed with guests because it only holds about 2300 guests. The decor was definitely dated and the food left a lot to be desired. The excursions however were fantastic. We booked an excursion for every port except Grand Cayman. The refrigerator in the state room did not cool the drinks enough ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


We Love Cruising!

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Western

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Justaddwater2018

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Although we have cruised many times, this was our 2 cruise with Carnival. But in short, we, as a Family, had a blast! The kids were highly entertained. Cozumel was super fun! I counted 8 Ships, but later noticed 2 more. Safe to say around 20 to 30 thousand people......The Island was packed. Everyone was having a great time. My husband and I have already booked our 33rd and 34th cruise ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


First and Last Carnival Cruise

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Western

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phillip0604

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

This was my first cruise and probably the last one. To start with when we arrived we were not told that the bags could be checked in and taken to the rooms when it was ready later. The room was not available until 2 pm. We had a check in time of 1130-1200. The service form the start was terrible. We were not informed of any of the events that were planned for the cruise. We missed the clue game, ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Disappointed

Review for Carnival Horizon to Caribbean - Southern

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Flacruzr

10+ Cruises

Age 2020s

Just got back last Sunday from an 8 day trip on the Horizon (3/15). I have cruised on 35+ cruises and this was my least favorite. Embarkation was a breeze and there was no wait. We ate in the dining room 6 nights and not once was my meal satisfactory. The entree was always over cooked and dry. The main dining room service was excellent. We at Jiji's one night and it was the best meal of the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Trip to Cozumel

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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mscolli

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Chose Paradise basically for the locality, close to home. Was very disappointing when boarding, as a first time cruise, had no direction on what to do or go. Buffet food and service was very poor, help had very poor english, hard to understand, moved very slow, very unorganized, many mistakes and food was stale or not cooked right. Servings were very small, long lines that moved slowly, average ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Pleasantly Surprised

Review for Carnival Sensation to Caribbean - Western

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margarita50

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

My husband & I had low expectations after reading the negative reviews. We have been on 20 prior cruises between multiple cruise lines. We decided a few weeks out to go on a short winter getaway and this cruise fit perfectly in our time frame. We were both pleasantly surprised with the ship and our cruise experience. The ship had been refurbished in lot of areas a couple of months prior which ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Disappointed

Review for Carnival Ecstasy to Bahamas

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CruizeRox

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

First of all this is an OLD boat that sounded like it was losing parts along the way. We paid for a window room. The window had barnacles, paint spots and dirt, therefore we could hardly see thru it. The food was disgusting and tasted old. With the coronavirus going around they did take precautions by not allowing anyone to serve themself at the buffet which was a good thing. The ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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