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Carnival Dream Cruise Reviews

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Overcrowded everywhere on ship
"I am also aware that there were over 3000 guests onboard, but Carnival did very little to utilize the ships size and public space to make the atmosphere less like a day at a ballpark than a cruise.(Deck 5 aft on the outside deck is probably the best place to get a little quiet space with an amazing view) I chose this cruise to start my sons off on their summer vacation...."Read More
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It was okay

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Eastern

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Cruiser112111
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We were looking for a semi economic Thanksgiving trip to warm weather. We are driving distance from Galveston and the cruise fair was not a lot more than 5 plane tickets so we ended up taking our first cruise as a family. Overall the trip was okay. The first half day and full day at sea was very rough but we managed okay. At times some of the kids felt slightly nauseas and felt fine when we ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


Amazing staff and a relaxing trip

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Eastern

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RobinRoseRDH
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This is my 6th cruise. I have previously cruised disney, RCL, and carnival. This is my honest opinion and I added in my personal helpful hints. :) This is my 2nd time on the Dream. It is beautiful ship and so easy to navigate. It was my daughter and I, 18 years old on this Thanksgiving cruise. 8 days with stops in Key West, Freeport, Half Moon Cay, and Nassau. Service: ***** AMAZING, ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View

Traveled with children


Keep getting worse!

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Eastern

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RacerPops
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have taken a total of 11 cruises, both nearby and all around the world. This was our 4th with Carnival and will most likely be our last. For a short 3 to 8 day getaway, we liked the 3 hour drive to Galveston for boarding, but thankfully Princess and another line are servicing that area now. Carnival food was terrible food at the buffet, dining room, and I paid $84 extra at the steak restaurant ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite

Traveled with disabled person


Good cruise/great weather

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Western

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boogity
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Overall it was a good cruise. It's been awhile since I have cruised with Carnival and note that there have been some changes primarily with the overall food quality has dropped some, but still some good things available. Guys burgers are not the same as I remembered. The wait staff in dining was doing their best, but really had too many tables to serve. Sea day brunch was slow. I didn't ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


The kids are hooked on cruising

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Western

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vkohout
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

My husband and I had cruised once before on carnival. We wanted to try cruising with our boys 17 and 13 to see if they liked it with the goal of doing a European cruise next summer. This cruise I booked prior to covid and have rebooked and rescheduled many times. The food and service is exceeded expectations. We ate breakfast and dinner in the dining room all but a couple of times. There were ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


One of the best family vacations we've ever had!!

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Brookencc
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

First of all I have to say the service was great anywhere we were on the ship! The host MarkQue was so spontaneous, interactive and funny! He really kept the party jumping all over the ship! From the announcements, to the deck parties, to hosting the shows, MarkQue deserves to be recognized for the outstanding job he does! All of the shows we watched were very entertaining and well preformed! The ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Overcrowed, Covid-Clustered, No Working Air

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Western

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aknippen
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

While the crew were kind and gracious, this simply could not make up for the lack of functional air conditioning for DAYS on end and the fact that the ship was absolutely packed so there was no relief from the sweltered overcrowding. I am from Arizona - so I was looking forward to a COOL, ocean vacation. This simply did not happen with this ship. Moreover, due to the number of people on board, ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Last Time We Cruise on Carnival….CELIAC PEOPLE BEWARE!!!!

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Eastern

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TD21
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The lack of good service on this cruise was ridiculous! Workers pushing carts would plow you down if you didn’t get out of the way! Who ever shouted the loudest got served next at bars because there was no orderly que. The much-marketed Guy Fieri BBQ restaurant was closed most of the days of our cruise. The food in the buffet was horrible…it was over cooked or undercooked, meat or chicken was ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great cruise but I contracted COVID the last 3 days of my cruise

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Cruiser10243
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Had a great time the service was great the ship was very clean the ship was full. Loved the excursions, had a wonderful time on each one, however the last four days on board we noticed a lot of people sneezing and coughing really thought nothing of it, until we started sneezing and coughing when we got home and self tested we discovered we had COVID we are fully vaccinated so our symptoms are not ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Overcrowded everywhere on ship

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Fallout_girl
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Let me start by saying the staff on the ship is very friendly and helpful. The ship public areas and the cabins were very clean. I am also aware that there were over 3000 guests onboard, but Carnival did very little to utilize the ships size and public space to make the atmosphere less like a day at a ballpark than a cruise. (Deck 5 aft on the outside deck is probably the best place to get a ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


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