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Norfolk Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Norfolk

Traveler rating

Excellent

12

Very Good

8

Average

1

Poor

4

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

28

Romantic Cruises

19

First-Time Cruisers

13

Senior Cruises

11

Entertainment Cruises

4

28 Norfolk Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Cosby avatar

Cosby

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise I ever been on in 20+ years!!

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Selected this cruise because I live less than 2 hours from Norfolk port. But it was not a good boarding experience. It rained, people got wet, parking situation awful!! Later found out that luggage handlers were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Shelda63

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not very family oriented

I chose Carnival Sunrise because it left from Norfolk and was an easy departure point as I was taking my entire family on the cruise. It was the first cruise for many of them; so their first cruise experience. I ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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gelliott4

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful!!

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Sykes319

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Never again

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Mbbates

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Horrible food

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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JCI337

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Great Time on a Great Ship

The primary reason we chose this cruise was convenience; we live in the Norfolk, VA area. Though the cruise got off to an auspicious start (the ship came in several hours late due to the Harborfest celebration at ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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ebaraldi

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

First the weather was terrible, can't blame Carnival for that. Embarkation was quick and easy. I've got to hand it to Norfolk they did a great job. This was my wife and I 14th cruise with Carnival but this was the ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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dputland

7 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Awesome fun on the Splendor!

Just returned from a Bermuda cruise on the Splendor. We had a blast! Yes, it's the pink biscuit ship that needs a facelift, but everything was great on our trip! Our stewart Gede was fantastic! Our inside cabin was ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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bm6pm5

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Turned gold this cruise

Enjoyed the Splendor very much. It is a lot like the Conquest style ship but has a few nuances that the others don't. There is sooo much pink in the decor. My wife is legally blind and the crew was very good in ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Neecieamber

1 Review Written

Carnival Splendor; My Experience

The room steward was GREAT! The food at the buffet was not good at all. The pizza & grill food was very good. In Nassau we took a tour of the town with a local taxi, Alexander, he was GREAT! We were to have him ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Christi0413

1 Review Written

Why Carnival? Why?

I have been cruising and loyal to Carnival for years now. Mainly because of the great service, fun times and awesome prices. Carnival Splendor changed my perception of Carnival completely. Where do I begin? *It ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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EdmundXXIII

1 Review Written

Glorious Cruise

This was my fourth cruise (2nd with Carnival), and my wife's 11th (1st with Carnival). Embarkation out of Norfolk was a cut above any port we've ever left from. The Half Moone Cruise Terminal is beautiful, and ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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spotsadog

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Will Miss Easy Cruising

Since this was the last trip out of Norfolk, for reasons known only to the four cruise lines who have pulled out ( despite a well paid cruise director who resigned last month; I heard it was the high price of ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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Thechesapeakecruiser

1 Review Written

First time cruisers, can't figure out all the negativity

My wife and I sailed for the first time on Glory on the first cruise out of Norfolk in May of 2013. So this is a review with no pre-conceived notions and nothing to compare against.We're a couple of 60-somethings ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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vabchtraveler

3 Reviews Written

Better sailing on the Glory

I cruised on the Glory in January 2012 and was under-whelmed. It was okay but not sensational. So, I boarded her for the short cruise from Norfolk to the Bahamas not really expecting much. I did expect it to be my ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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darthastewart

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pretty ship- Lovely room, Long Lines

Our cruise was a 2 night cruise to nowhere out of Norfolk, Virginia. Travelers were my 12 year old daughter and I. It took us just about 2 hours from the time we arrived at the port until we were actually on the ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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deputydog121

1 Review Written

Not so Glory

Embarkation: First want to say that Parking and drop off was very confusing. Very small terminal and parking was 75 dollars for 5 days. NO secure parking. Second the check in was easy and fast. Got to desk and was ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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newbiecruiser56

2 Reviews Written

Test cruise for Carnival Line

My wife and decided a month before the sail date to try Carnival for the first time, as our son has expressed he would like a cruise for his graduation present next spring. We are new at the Cruise Vacation Life ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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newbiecruiser56

2 Reviews Written

Carnival Glory

Given the opprotunity to embark from our home town, Norfolk Va., we were excited to test the process. Again this was our 2nd cruise, the 1st being a 10 day to the Bahamas & Bermuda in 2010. We knew that this 5 day ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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cruisejunkee1234

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Too short to relax

First let me clairfye that this is my 9th cruise, and after being on may 7 day cruises this one obviously wasn't one of the "best" cruises but it was in fact very fun for the short time we were on the ship. ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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bryan

2 Reviews Written

SoSoEnchantmentOfTheSeas

My family and I just got back from cruising on the Enchantment Of The Seas 6/12/10. It was a good time, food was good, shows were ok, service was good, cabin was clean, BUT it had it's issues. I would not recommend ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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kicker

15 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

CRUSING WITH A FAMILY OF 107 KIDS AND AN INFANT

CRUISING WITH A FAMILY OF 107 KIDS PLUS AN INFANT 7 RCCL cruises, and I'd have to say this might have been the best one yet! I'm trying to think of something negative to say, but there's really nothing worth ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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Hokiefan01

2 Reviews Written

Good cruise little details need to be addressed

Just a little background on my self and family, we are experienced cruises with RCCL and other companies. One cruise away from platinum on RCCL but have been on Disney, NCL and Carnival. So we have seen it all and ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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unforgiven

1 Review Written

Review- Grandeur of the Seas Eastern Caribbean May 7-16

Hello, this is a review of our 9-night, Eastern Caribbean cruise, from May 7th-16th, aboard The Grandeur of the Seas. My wife and I booked this cruise to celebrate our anniversary. This is our third cruise on the ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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CarnivalCruiseJunkie

1 Review Written

Carnival Platinum cruiser has a GRAND time on the Grandeur

About Us- We have been on 10 cruises with Carnival and this was our very first cruise with Royal Caribbean. There were 12 people in our group, which included 8 adults ranging from 40-72 and 4 kids ranging from ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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