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

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Bahamas

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Cosby

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 on strike so not enough staff to get people through boarding process in timely manner. People stood in line, in rain for hours!! Not enough service staff on Lido Deck. In all my days ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Not very family oriented

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Bahamas

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Shelda63

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 have sailed Carnival before and have enjoyed the experience. I can not say the same for this trip. I had high expectations since I had heard so much hype about the renovations and ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony

Traveled with children


Fresh Ship = Fun!

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Bahamas

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shelikestocruise

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

We chose to sail on the Sunrise for the Bahamas trip due to the price and the convenience of sailing out of Norfolk. We were also thrilled to be on the Sunrise as we had previously sailed on the ship when it was the Triumph. The embarkation in Norfolk was rocky, to say the least. Once on board there wasn’t much direction, but we assumed it was because they were still working out kinks in the new ...
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Sail Date: May 2019


April 29th trip

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Caribbean - Eastern

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crazyhorseny

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

First run fresh from the yards, Norfolk was easy on, just don't get there before your boarding time because you will wait. We had the aft balcony stateroom, nice large balcony. The ship looks great for a 20 yr old vessel. Food was better than we expected, steak house knocked it out of the park. Seafood shack was very good as was the Bbq and of course the burgers, deli and pizza also good.Service ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


HIgh Crimes and Misdemeanors

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Caribbean - Eastern

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Buttercup229

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it was very inexpensive and we did not have to fly to Norfolk. We did upgrade to a Cloud 9 Spa cabin for a fee. If this was my first cruise I would never return. Because I know it can be fun and a great time, I was terribly disappointed in the experience and would never return to this ship. While waiting for my ride from terminal I wanted to tell those new ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


Huge disappointment. First and last with Carnival.

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Caribbean - Eastern

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Nankays

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this inaugural cruise of the Sunrise as we were travelling Virginia, D.C. and Outer Banks of North Carolina at the time so departure port was very convenient. This was going to be our first trip to the Caribbean and we hoped that Carnival would similar standards to Holland America as they are the same company. Although we are not big party animals or boozers, we got the impression from ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


Too many issues with ship

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Caribbean - Eastern

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richa41

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Picked the cruise due to origination from Norfolk. Also read that this ship had been just been refitted and the price was reasonable. Embarkation was a problem with long lines and open to weather. Fortunately it did not rain as many would have been soaked. once on board things went pretty smooth. Buffet was extremely busy and not enough space and food was warm but not hot. First night ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Worst Carnival cruise ever!

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Caribbean - Eastern

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ewingrov

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Norfolk is near where we now live. We used to cruise out of Baltimore on the Carnival Pride once a year (sometimes more). Since we had NEVER had a bad cruise on the Pride, we were eager to see what the refurbished Sunrise had to offer. We were extremely disappointed, so much so that we are rethinking whether to ever cruise with Carnival again. Embarkation was a cruel joke. It was if Carnival ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Will not sail this ship again

Review for Carnival Sunrise to Caribbean - Eastern

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beacha

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Embarkation was horrible. See previous reviews. Took us 2 1/2 hours . Cabin: Spa Balcony Who in the heck was our steward? No one spoke to us for 7 days. The room was serviced in the morning. No robes - had to ask someone in the hall who said she was too busy to get them. The next day some old sort of damp robes were delivered. There was no soap, or shampoo in the cabin. Glad I brought ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


NORFOLK, AND BACK IN 5 DAYS

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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TTAM

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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


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