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Norfolk Carnival Sunshine Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Mother/Daughter Cruise

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mittens817
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Chose this cruise because departure port was close to home. Overall very satisfied. Excursion was cancelled because of wind, but we did get on another excursion.The cabin stewards and buffet area tables cleaning staff work extremely hard with barely a minutes break and did a fantastic job. This time cruising I was not too impressed with the lunch or dinner buffet. We did use other choices ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


NORFOLK, AND BACK IN 5 DAYS

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TTAM
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have traveled out of norfolk, va many times on carnival ships, we are platinum cruisers and have had much fun. Another couple came up from charlotte to go with us in a different cabin. This is their 4th time with us. The time for boarding was great however were were told to be on board by 3pm to leave at 4,but it was almost 5:30 pm when we left. People dont pay attention, they should be left ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Fun Time from My Hometown

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COZYCORNER
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Sailed from Hometown for the First time, I must say it was great and also very convenient . Downtown Norfolk, just 20 minuted from home, The Sunshine was a nice Ship..... I sailed in an Ocean Suite. in the AFT of the ship.. The balcony was a little small, overall the room was nice. Two wrap sofas, one was a sleeper, Seperate bedroom that led out onto the balcony, bathroom had a tub with ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Wonderful Birthday Celebration Cruise for My Wife in the Bahamas

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hopedealersiempre
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because it was perfect timing for my wonderful wife's birthday and it was leaving from Norfolk only 1 hour from our home in Gloucester. It was also affordable. The cabin was beautiful and comfortable.The huge picture window showcasing the open ocean and beautiful ports of call. I just spent the better half an hour detailing all the wonderful experiences of our wonderful trip ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Wonderful!!

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gelliott4
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Embarkation and disembarkation went very smooth! The safety/security drill that occurred aboard the ship took an extended about of time. It was held outside on the deck in humid weather and limited about of space. Many of the elderly people standing near me had a very difficult time standing for the period of time. The ship was very clean, the cabin was clean, prepared and ready for us ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


AMAZING

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Seniorc
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Overly pleased with my cruise experience with Carnivel out of Norfolk Virgina .Boarding was orderly and my luggage was at my storeroom in a reasonable time. Plenty of food morning noon and night. Anything you wanted to eat was available The wait staff in dining room and the buffet were more than outstanding. They were friendly and helpful to your needs. Entertainment and activities were ...
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Sail Date: June 2017


Never again

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Sykes319
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise for the location, time and price. That was a mistake. Customer service shouldn't be in their vocabulary bc they have zero. We had no ac in our stateroom for 3 full days after saying something to the attendant within several minutes of boarding. My husband has medical issues and had we not brought a fan from home, it would have been miserable. I fell on the pool deck in a huge ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Horrible food

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Mbbates
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was my second time cruising with the sunshine from Norfolk va. The first time last year was so nice and I had a ball. I wanted to take my sisters because they never cruised before and I was so excited to share this with them. The weather was horrible but that's wasn't carnival fault. The clean up staff was fantastic. Very friendly. The bartenders was friendly. That's the good news. ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


The weather was bad and the singers in the shows for the second year in a row wa

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rondavis
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

value and close to home. the ship is set up well.it has the nicest serenity decks that we have seen on carnival.the whole staff wasvery nice.lee was a great cruise director.the five day itenarary isto rushed.if they decide to come back to norfolk it should be changed back to a sixday cruise.you have to cruise to fast both ways,which makes it uncomfortable when the seas are rough.the balcony on our ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


High Winds, Rough Seas, and Medical Emergencies

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grandmaR
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

•Background information- This was my 26th cruise - my third with Carnival. I had my 79th birthday on the cruise. I use a mobility scooter because I can't walk far or stand for long. My partner was a younger woman friend. It was her first cruise. We went to Nassau, Amber Cove, Dominican Republic and Grand Turk. This cruise had really high winds and rough seas a majority of the time that ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


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