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Carnival Dream Cruise Reviews

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1,909 Carnival Dream Cruise Reviews


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tubacka

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great trip!

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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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RJBrown

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Horrible Service!

Lets start with this dang coronavirus...You state you are taking extra precautions including medical evaulations before boarding. OH so filling out a sheet of paper is a medical evaultion! What are you people ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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rosiegirl2

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for.

We usually do two back to back cruises in February to get a break from our long upstate NY winters. We had booked the first one to go out of New Orleans on NCL. We hadn’t been there before so we thought we’d ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lildee99

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

So close to perfect!

My husband and I sailed for the second time on the Carnival Dream, stateroom category 8B, room 6318. The ship had just returned from an altered itinerary due to fog, and so hadn't been in port for several days. As ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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belgadoc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some of the best service experienced on a Carnival cruise

First of all the ship may be older but it was definitely clean. There were staff everywhere cleaning the windows, bannisters, up on the Lido, etc. Everyone had a smile, Our dinner service was amazing. We were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Boudreaux2021

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise to Cozumel

This was our first cruise. We (my husband, myself, my 17 year old son & his girlfriend (she's cruised lots) decided on a short trip (4 days) to Cozumel from Galveston to see if we would even like to cruise. We were ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Jerrydiwebb

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Man I wish we could go back now!

Though it had been quite a number of years since my wife and I had last cruised, we had so looked forward to this trip. We had driven down the day before, and stayed at the Galvez and caught the shuttle the next ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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cruisetakemeaway

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wondeful! Fun and relaxing!

This 5 night cruise from Galveston exceeded my expectations. A prior Carnival cruise was not great so I was apprehensive about this one. What a waste of worry! Plentiful waiters for fast soda package service. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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J.GRINDEM

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointed!!!

Convienence. We could drive to Galveston, Price and we have had good experience with Carnival in the past. Let us start with saying the staff was very good. Everyone was very congenial and helpful. The food was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Coffee4Eve

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruise and Progresso Excursion

Carnival Cruise September 2 – 7, 2019 We took the Carnival Dream out of Galveston just as a quick escape. Nothing really planned, just some time to relax. We have been on a number of ships, but the Dream was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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monicabenson

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bottom of the cruise barrel

My office went on a cruise, and we chose this trip based on dates of availability. There were some things I enjoyed - we had a good time playing trivia, the food was good, and most of the staff were very nice. Here ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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yankinuk

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First and Last Cruise

Chose this cruise based on Port of departure and date of sailing. It being our first cruise we decided 5 nights was plenty, and I was correct. The Pros: All the staff were professional and courties. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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jbtb1982

1 Review Written

KMart of the seas

Let me start by saying I have spent the last 20 years sticking up for Carnival. I would tell people I was going on a carnival Cruise for vacation and they would try to take a collection so I could buy up to RCCL. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Ldowens4583

1 Review Written

Mediocre Cruise

We have cruises on Norwegian and Royal Caribbean several times and thought we would try Carnival this trip. What a mistake, the food was terrible. Very poor quality and very few selections. The Guys Burgers was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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SAW48

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ship review and shore excursions

This ship was selected for us by the travel agent booking our cruise. We were assigned a cabin in the aft with a wraparound balcony. The cabin was small, no seating area. The balcony was very narrow and not very ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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toober

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good trip, fewer events than Vista has.

Dream is a conquest class ship so it has the atrium elevators that hit most floors. It is really a shame they put this extra elevator bank in the Forward of the ship where the elevators are needed the least. They ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mom25gs

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

16th Carnival cruise

We chose the Dream because we enjoyed sailing on her out of New Orleans and got a casino offer at a pretty good rate out of Galveston which is where we live. Embarkation was simple and quick. It was really nice ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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mattdebra

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very unkept and dirty

This review is for the Carnival cruise ship The Dream. The staff were super nice but could not understand or speak english very well. The ship was begining to show its age and had several rust spots on the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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duffybear

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great starter cruise for inexperienced cruisers

This was my second ever cruise, the first was 12 years ago. This ship was so much better and the service was excellent. The nightly entertainment was great and our cruise director was awesome. We did the Salsa ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Deenawood

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Totally honest review by a picky person!

Carnival Dream is a gigantic ship with an awesome crew. Do the rooms need a freshen up? Yes! However the rest of the ship was clean, stylishly decorated for a cheesy cruise ship. The food overall was pretty good. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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gtschir65

1 Review Written

Very disappointed

Our 1st cruise was on the Carnival Valor, we LOVED everything on the Valor, not so much on the Dream. Everything from cleanliness, food, drinks was a complete let down. The ship stunk on the Lido deck like ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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gpwallin

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Just came from the Carnival Nightmare

I do want to say there was one individual in Customer Service that was absolutely amazing! Cudo's to Neo! He was the one that earned the 3 stars. Thank you, Neo you are absolutely the best part of the Ship! ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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RICKnVICK

7 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

The gangs all here!

This was a 50th birthday cruise. There were 14 of us total (7 couples). We had first boarding time, and despite the gangway not working because of a lightning strike, we were on very quickly. We went right to ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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anad36

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sisters' cruise

My sister and I wanted to spend some time together. We sailed on the Carnival Dream she was a lovely ship. We had cove balcony on deck 2. we had the best room steward Erwin. He was very helpful and our room was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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timothywgray

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

My Dream came true!

I purchased a 5 days cruise for my wife and me to celebrate her retirement as a school teacher. We left May 27th for Costa Maya and Cozumel and returned on June 1st. So here is the breakdown of our cruise. 1) ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Carnival Dream Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.54.2
Dining4.53.9
Entertainment3.53.9
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.9
Enrichment3.53.6
Service5.04.2
Value For Money5.04
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