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Carnival Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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179 Carnival Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


ChantalEric avatar

ChantalEric

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Out of 11 cruises this one was the worst!

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My husband and I were on the Carnival Magic for the second time (first was August 2018). We took this cruise to celebrate both our 45th birthday. This was our 11th cruise, 10 with Carnival and 1 with RCCL. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Soph778

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Money gouging, NOT there for the guest at all.

Awful, nasty experience. Jeez where do I start?? I will dot point.. * the room had ONE power point. That's all. Called guest services and asked for an extension cord as I have a cpap machine. They didn't know ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Blooma04

1 Review Written

Cruise to nowhere and not even back!

Our cruise experience was doomed from the start. About a week before our cruise hurricane Dorian started forming. As our sale date approached we kept a close eye on the projected path and Carnival‘s website. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Goose999

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Terrible

Absolutely awful cruise to go on as a honeymoon, should have just spent the entire week in Charleston instead of getting on the boat. Cons: Drinks should not include 18 percent gratuity for just grabbing a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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JBlack8263

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise I have ever experienced by far.

My wife and I chose this ship because of it's itinerary. With stops in Curacao and Aruba, two islands that we had never been to before. First things first. This was my wife's 22 Cruise and her 19th on Carnival. She ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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1stimpressions22

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing - just a cash grab. AND NO WIFI

If you are expecting variety, pleasant atmosphere, entertainment, luxury, relaxation, or well maintained facilities, EVEN wifi, you'll be in for a nasty shock. This was our first cruise. We will NOT be going ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Bklaurid1970

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

I will never sail Carnival again. Terrible customer service, horrible food!

We choose a quick getaway and it was affordable. It was by far the worst cruise line we have ever sailed with. Food was terrible, cold, long lines, they even burned a hot dog. They also ran out of differfent dishes ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Blacksheep93

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Golden Corral is better

This is my 7th Carnival cruise and the last 2 I went on I swore not to give them another shot but I did one more time and this is the last time! The food was worse then Golden Corral, the only good meal was the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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kendra0673

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The worst

I have cruised before with carnival a great experience on Fantasy but this cruise on Ecstasy was terrible. The food was disgusting the only thing i could eat was Guys burger joint and ice cream. The ship and my room ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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jmu2nmsu

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival Ruined Our Wedding Day

We cannot tell you how excited we were to leave on 1/6/19. We were eloping, taking our first cruise, and my soon-to-be husband was leaving the country for the first time. His name is Brandon. That'll be in important ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Dillonparker

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible for our honeymoon

The only nice thing about our cruis was our housekeeper Fandy he was great. We booked this back in April or May for our honeymoon. We ended up getting two twin beds.... there was a constant loud buzz/hissing ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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DISAPPOINTED2018

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst honeymoon ever

So my hubby and I got married a week and a half ago and decided to celebrate while on the cruise. BIG MISTAKE! This is not our first cruise so we were excited to be embarking but not prepared for the day to day ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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SirCharlesArlington

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Horrible Customer Service

This was our first cruise, and our last. It was our honeymoon and we wanted everything to be perfect, but the last day left such a sour taste in our mouths. When we disembarked we had to go through different ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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RSWIZARDS

1 Review Written

1ST CARNIVAL CRUISE IN 15 YEARS

2003 was so much better than 2018. Really sad from online check in to the end!!! never heard from carinval even after doing their survey . Some things that was on the daily list to do.never happened. Kids misusing ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Tiekcan

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Stay Away

The cruise was very disappointing and left a lot to be desired. Port selection was an embarrassment. Food quality was very poor. Food selection was very limited. Entertainment was subpar. Boarding at ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Sarahmarie0725

1 Review Written

HORRIBLE

My father in law paid for my husband and I to go on a cruise since we have not had a vacation in about 4 years, since our honeymoon. We left our 3 kids at home and we were ready to party and have a good time! We got ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Lsavage

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Worth The Money

To start we have used Carnival for many years and have not had any problems in the past but this trip I really felt I needed to write a review so other passengers don't have the same problems. The embarkation and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Lramsey2009

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Bad Experience

Wow so much to say. Upon arriving on the cruise ship there was this smell throughout the whole ship and my family was told they had plumbing issues. Ny husband and I checked into the room upon entering the room I ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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HotMama53

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Bad food, dirty stateroom, and SEWER SMELL

Arrived in Galveston the day before and glad we did due to road construction, two separate wrecks, and stormy weather. The next morning we Allowed 2 hours for the drive from Webster to Cruise Terminal in Galveston ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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jbrewer0226

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disgusted

We are a family of 4 and were excited to set sail on a Carnival cruise. It was our anniversary and we take a trip every year to celebrate as a family. When we arrived at the cruise port I was very happy to be able ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ncohensailaway

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Never Again

My family frequently travel to the hottest vacation spots. Our last destination, Disney cruise, ship fantasy, was one to remember. Our latest was carnival horizon and is one we need to quickly forget. Be warned, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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LadyJayne21

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly disappointed...

As an avid cruiser, and having cruised Carnival (Glory) last year, I took a chance on another Carnival (Horizon) cruise this year. There were significant differences. On Carnival Horizon they impose a mandatory ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Amyjones

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Carnival Ecstasy is overrated... Pool area is super small. Unless you get out early and reserve a lounge chair with your towel, you won't get a spot near the pool. Serenity Adult only area is pretty small as ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Love4Cruising70

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Shame on Carnival

I am an experienced cruiser. I have taken RCCL, Norwegian, and Princess. I am Gold with Carnival. This would be my 6th Cruise with Carnival. We are a group of 30-celebrating a rare feat these days-my parents 50th ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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frogs hollow

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not for Retirees or older generation - best for kids and their families

We choose this cruise because of the itinerary -travel person recommendation. This was the worst cruise we have ever taken and we have been on many and other cruise lines. First and last time with carnival. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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