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Carnival Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Excellent

3,589

Very Good

2,523

Average

1,777

Poor

975

Terrible

608

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Family Cruises

9,599

Romantic Cruises

2,747

First-Time Cruisers

1,321

Senior Cruises

1,176

Entertainment Cruises

1,128

9,599 Carnival Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Tanner110

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

But the best ship

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Overall the food was okay and our waitress was great, but on-board activities were lacking. It was not kid friendly, but they attempted to make up for that with an area that seems attractive to teens. The issue in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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wolft927

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Had a Blast

So, Writing this review a few months late but better late then never lol....So my wife and I (38, 40) took our oldest son (18) on a cruise for his High school Graduation present. He graduated 5 months early so ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Bigkid50

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Retirement celebration

I usually cruise in Carnival Cruise Line because I refer to them as the fun, party ships. I had a great time. This was the first shop I’ve every sailed where the DJ played music for all race and ethnicity. The ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Linda90383

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our cruise was very nice, and we loved the Breeze.

This was our second year on the Breeze. We even had the same Balcony cabin on Deck 6. We love the location mid ship. I was on a cane, from Back Surgery only 8 weeks earlier, And it was mid point to anywhere ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Too blessed to be stressed

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first Carnival premier cruise.

This was our first premier Casino cruise and our 8th Carnival cruise in general. Husband was very excited. But I knew that meant he was going to spend much of his time in the Casino so I brought my grandkids for a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mikluyn

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The cruise to turn us off cruising forever!

This was our 16th cruise... Complaints to Carnival Splendor – Moreton Island Cruise Jan 16th- 20th 2020. • Casino Bar. On Friday returning to the casino after being there several hours the night before, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Komorowski

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Virgin cruise

This was my first cruise. I had a good trip, even with the changes caused by the corona virus. The food was very plentiful and the varieties seemed endless. There was dinning for every type, from the burger joint ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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mscxd

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Divine, Great, Good, Meh, and Bad of Carnival’s Pride

We sailed on The Pride from November 3 to 18, 2019. We booked a 14 day cruise, but a storm turned it into a 15 day cruise. Here is my review of the cruise and our experiences. The Divine: The food and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Cruise Cynic

7 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Regular Cruise, More Negative Than Positive

We are a family of four from Montreal, Canada, who cruise extensively. We have 9 previous cruises with Carnival, 22 overall. This trip was supposed to be husband, wife, and son only, but my daughter’s school trip ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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BOBBYDOG

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Lack of hand sanitation & many other things

Close to home, part of a group we have travelled on many times (Princess, Cunard, P & O International & Holland America), but this was all so different. Before we left we received an email that stated there would ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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phillip0604

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First and Last Carnival Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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kindergartencrocodile

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pleasantly surprised & pleased

We had not been on a Carnival cruise for almost 50 years! We were VERY pleased with our 5 day cruise and as far as VALUE for your money it really was pretty awesome. My husband and I are "Seniors" and do a lot of ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Xertes

15 Reviews Written

139 Helpful Votes

Kudos to Carnival Panorama

My wife and I sailed on the Carnival Panorama on Feb 29th –Mar 7/8th (I will explain more on that later). We are experienced mass market cruisers having sailed on Carnival, Princess, Holland America, Norwegian, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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tasco1023

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

I did not want to get off this ship.....so great!!!

As a group of 12 family and friends who have been talking about cruising together for years, we finally got to do it last week on the Carnival Magic. All I can say that as a veteran of 23 cruises on all lines, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mutherlode

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Totally Disappointed

I chose this cruise for a 70th birthday blowout with my family. Big mistake. We love Carnival and have cruised with them 3 previous times. I was excited to book on this new ship however I did not investigate it ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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TheBearAK

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ship really needs a designer that knows fun

This was my second time on the Elation, first was pre-2017 upgrades. Pros: Great crew, lots of potential for entertainment. Our stateroom (on G deck) was great. Embarkation at Port Canaveral is the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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nellierigby

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely crew, big improvements

Just back from a week on the Panorama plus a bonus day on the ship when a passenger got sick and needed medical testing to ensure it wasn’t corona. It wasn’t, thank goodness. The ship is clean and modern. It ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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RyleeM

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Family made it fun - ship needs something

We sailed 12/28/19-1/2/20 with our adult children and 5 grandchildren aged 3-17. We had 3 balconies and an inside cabin. The ship seemed understaffed, though everyone on staff was nice. This is the first time the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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tubacka

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great trip!

This was the first cruise all 9 of us and we couldn't be happier. It was my wife and I, our 3 grown children, 2 of their friends, and my wife's parents. After we were home we sat down and tried to find ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Lethal61

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruiser and a little disappointed.

Decided that as this was a fun ship we would take our youngest daughter and eldest grandson with us. We were so looking forward to the experience but unfortunately we were a little underwhelmed. The colour scheme of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Yogibearadventure

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Dilapidated with poor customer service

Ship needs refurbishment badly. Rips, tears and holes in furniture throughout. Stained, dirty upholstery. Ripped, stained, faded flooring throughout. Chipped and peeling paint throughout. Broken window in the Silver ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Acheavacci

1 Review Written

Amazing first cruise! Eastern Caribbean on The Breeze!

This was our first cruise and one of our last family vacations before our oldest goes to college. We chose the week of President's day because NY has the week off for winter break. The itinerary was also a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mike10571

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Done With Carnival

This was our 8th Carnival Cruise and will most likely be our last With them. We chose this one because it was the common date that all of our family had available to book. There were 14 of us total including my 8 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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BABYJOSIE98

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful week in the Southern Caribbean!

We had a fantastic week on the Carnival Horizon! This was my 27th cruise and have been on Carnival, Royal, Disney and NCL. I really love the layout of the new Carnival ships. So open and beautiful! We really ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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DKinn1

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Carnival Ship So Far

We selected this cruise so that we could revisit Cozumel, Belize and Roatan. The Breeze was resently refurbised and the decor was far nicer that any Carnival ship that we have been on. It had muted and tasteful ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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