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1052 reviews
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Drinks in the pool at Mr. Sanchos
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"My family chose to cruise for Christmas. I’ll start with the pros: Staff on this ship were amazing! Our stateroom steward, Waiyn was incredibly helpful and kind. Our dinner staff was wonderful and extremely..."Read More
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Kblans

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

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20th anniversary - we had a blast and will definitely book on Fantasy again!

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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carnivalcosmo

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

This was our first cruise and our first time in Mexico so we went into it with no real set expectations. I did do a bit of research beforehand (read reviews, watched Youtube vidoes) which helped us to make the most out of our trip. First off, we got the Cheers package and had a lot of fun with it - from drink service on the Serenity deck to wine and cocktails at dinner, to yummy coffee drinks at ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


An old ship doing its best

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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colormeelmo

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We picked this cruise because it started and ended in San Juan PR where we wanted to have a pre and post cruise beach front resort vacation with this cruise in between. The price on this cruise was a very good value and it offered five ports over the seven night cruise. We wanted to be sure we would have our best chance for good weather getting away from the snow at home and with San Juan ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


It’s what you make of it!

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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Lisa3635

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

I was super skeptical of taking this cruise given the reviews, but the price was great, it fit the dates we needed and was driveable. It’s a 30 year ship so yes there is wear and tear but it’s clean and comfortable. Food: Guys and the blue iguana were fantastic. We could have eaten here every meal. The dining room was hit or miss. Staff: They seemed to definitely have less staff, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Carnival at its finest

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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Chasidyshattles

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

Hey everyone I just want to share my one and only cruise with carnival.At the beginning of March we made a spur of the moment decision to try out a cruise for a small get away. We booked our cruise and after that everything just went down hill. Prior to our cruise we booked our VIP dolphin swim, paid gratuities, ordered and paid for our alcohol, I ordered us an anniversary cake to be delivered on ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Amazing!!!!!!

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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Kim4105

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was my 7th cruise, 1st on Fantasy. The service was personal and amazing ! The cruise director Andrew (Andy) was the best I have every experienced. He went above and beyond to entertain the passengers. On the last night he hosted an event in the Atrium where he sang and danced as he interacted with the guests. During one song, "American Pie" he poured sugar on himself as the song lyrics rolled ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Time to Retire

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missgina324

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

We booked this cruise last minute to have quick family getaway during the holiday weekend. This was my 10th cruise experience and by far the worst. I did my research on the ship ahead of time so I was aware it was Carnival's oldest ship. For this reason, I was not expecting a lot of beauty and activities that you'll experience on some of the newest or newly renovated ships. I was at least hoping ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Porthole


Fantastic time as a first time cruiser

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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dolphincruiser19

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

I had never been on a cruise before, so I read up a lot, and ended up having a great time. The ship itself is obviously older, and the decor is a little dated, but it is well-maintained and kept clean. Food was fine, drinks were great, and service was excellent. I bought the Cheers package, which was a fantastic choice on my part. A great part of the fun was to drink a lot all cruise long. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Porthole


It Is A Very Old Ship

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Gale E.S.

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Friends asked us to go with them on their first cruise. We went along to be with our friends or we probable would not have gone. We had no complaints about the food or house keeping they were great. The ship is worn out. Our closet door would not shut, the refrigerator was old not dirty but dingy. The couch was uncomfortable The ship is so small by current standards it looked like a pygmy in ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Five night cruise to the Yucatan

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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Win9934

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This was our first cruise, January 2020. We selected this cruise because it was short (5 days) and we could drive to the port (Mobile). Overall, the cruise was very enjoyable. The Fantasy ship is about 30 years old but is in very good shape and is very clean. We didn't encounter any problems with the ship or our room. Our favorite on ship event was the "Astro Nautical" band in the Cat's Lounge. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Great cruise, had a wonderful time

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tgms

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this ship due to the Mobile port. We had never cruised Carnival and some of the reviews held me back of ships in New Orleans and Mobile. I decided I was not going to drive further to a port (Mobile is within 4 hours) so we took a chance on the Fantasy. We aimed for low expectations due to reviews and we were surprised at how much it exceeded our expectations. The food in the dining ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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