Carnival Legend is a large ship, carrying 2667 passengers and 930 crew, and sails from Seattle, Washington and Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia.

Price: $     Size: L     Refurbished: 3 yrs ago    

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dabber1249 reviewed 1 month ago

What people said about this ship:

"Food was great in the main dining room." in 143 reviews.

"I ca n't wait to go on another Carnival cruise." in 57 reviews.

"...the though i had been there before but not on a tour.the lido deck cafe was very enjoyable for lunch with it variety and..." in 45 reviews.


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5 out of 5

Hawaii Cruise

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Excellent cruise, planning with Cheap Cruises, our cabin, service and itinerary.  Would like to have continue on to Australia but did not know that it was an option, next time.

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5 out of 5

Wonderful

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We took this cruise for our 40th anniversary.  The cruise was wonderful.  The staff was excellent and the food was great.  We would cruise with Carnival again.

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5 out of 5

An Amazing Experience

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The staff and crew were all outstanding hosts and hostesses. They made me and my husband feel at home and very welcome. They were very friendly and pleasant and made the cruise even better. My cabin stewards, along with the dining personnel took our cruise experience to another level because of their professionalism, personal care and excellent work. They were very dedicated to making sure our every need was taken care of and took a personal interest in caring for us. Thank you to everyone!

 

My one recommendation is that either upon arrival or departure, we be given a list of names of everyone who assisted us during the cruise. This will help us to be able to properly recognize particular individuals that deserve recognition. Unfortunately, there are a few that I would have liked to recognize personally; however, I cannot remember their names or how to spell their names properly.

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3 out of 5

Not a cruise for a foodie

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The balcony room was nice, and our steward was wonderful. Some of the other staff were not as friendly, and we were surprised at the lack of smiles and greetings from staff- particularly wait staff and those at the photo counter. The food wasn't terrible, but it wasn't great either. Desserts had zero flavor, Lido deck buffet uninspiring. Shows were good, comedians not so much. Getting on and off the ship at ports was quick and easy. 

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5 out of 5

Breath taking

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The ship was older than I expected, looked like it needed some TLC; the lido deck food good enough.  Five Stars -- absolutely.  Our cabin steward, Lester, was outstanding.  I wanted to bring him home with me!  Our dining room service team, Fernando, Roque, Nureemung and Jamal, were absolutely wonderful. (Thanks for the dancing entertainment - you were awesome!)  All of them catered to us above and beyond.  Our excursions were well organized and provided us with unbelievable views of nature in all forms.  Already thinking of returning to experience other activities that were available.

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5 out of 5

Alaska Tour

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My favorite part of the cruise would be divided between the daily life on the ship & the fascinating tours.

The ship's staff was above & beyond any expectation - they were overly polite, friendly, & perfectly mannered.  Our group's dining staff - Cid, Krisdianto, & Francis - were exceptional.

The tours around the port cities & native village were very interesting.  Loved the Salmon Bake & shipped fresh salmon home.

Would definitely recommend the vacation to anyone.

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2 out of 5

Very disappointing. Ship almost tipped over. No apologies.

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We have cruised a lot and generally always have a good time. However, this was a very disappointing cruise. Let's start out with a positive:  The kids had a GREAT TIME at Camp Carnival. They wanted to be there all the time. However, was it because the camp was really fun or because it was too cold to swim in the salt water pool (even though it had a cover) and there was nothing else for them to do outside of hte camp? Don't know.  The time at each port was very limited. Cruising through the Tracy Arm fjord was kind of like being on Lake Champlain in Vermont which is beautiful but is not the classic Alaska one is hoping for. No major glaciers. No major sightings. Lots of time standing in the rain with binoculars. We spent just as much time at sea as we did in each port in total. Going to Ketchikan was kind of pointless as we had only a few hours there. Not enough time to actually leave area to explore Alaska.  We did do a great shore excurion in Juneau for whale watch (definitely recommend the Gastineau Tours!) but because our shore time was so short and we had to be back on board at 12.30pm, we almost missed boat (yes, they couldn't leave without us but it tells you how short a shore stop it was).  Victoria was only going to be a few hours as well and the Victoria hours were scheduled to be evening hours anyway which is when everything is closed and the city is dark. What's the point? On top of that we had propeller issues just outside of Victoria which caused the ship to tip dangerously (did you see it on the news?), delayed our entry into Victoria which meant we had time to get off the ship, have a quick bite to eat at a late night restaurant near dock and then be back on ship within about 90 minutes. Totally pointless. I would have rather skipped Ketchikan and had an entire day in Victoria or vice versa.  Basically this cruise is great if you like to shop at sea, drink, be in the casino or eating/drinking 24/7.  Not much else for those of us who are actually on a cruise to go to the destinations. The onboard activities were really limited.  On a Caribbean cruise, one can lie out on deck in the sunshine for all of the time one is at sea. That isn't possible on this cruise because Alaska is so rainy during hte summer.  There was very little planned for people to do on the cruise while at sea that didn't involve a jewelry sale or alcohol sale or being in spa with terribly rude ladies (one actually told me I was "chubby" in order to sell me some cellulite body oil. Yes, I am chubby but did she really need to make that observation in front of everyone?). I hate to say it but we were actually bored and wishing we could just get off a day early.  That has never happened in all of our years of cruising. However, we got a lot of naps in our cabin. The food was OK. Had a few good dishes in the dining room but the buffet food was as one would expect. Drinks were OK but at some of the bars, the bartenders didn't know how to make some of the mixed drinks offered on the menu such as a Sidecar. It really seemed like a lot of the staff were just "phoning it in" as it was the last Alaska cruise of the season and the ship was on its way to Hawaii.  The room service staff were great, though, and our cabin steward was wonderful, especially when there was panic and water everywhere when the ship tipped dangerously and the pool overflowed to lower decks. He was the only one who offered information initially and calmed us.  So....will I take a Carnival cruise again?  I doubt it. I think we're done with the whole "big ship" cruise experience for now. This was definitely not worth the cost.  Next time I want to go to Alaska, I'm just going to go to one of hte cities/towns and explore from there. This is not the way to see Alaska.

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4 out of 5

CARNIVAL CRUISE , LEGEND

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I LOVE CRUISING,, VERY RELAXING, EVERY NEED IS TAKEN CARE OF AND THE STAFF IS ALWAYS FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL..EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT UP UNTIL OUR LAST DAY WHILE HEADING INTO VICTORIA, BC.  AFTER OUR DINNER  WE SUDDENLY STOPPED, LIKE WE RAN INTO SOMETHING, BOAT VIBRATED  THEN STARTED TO LIST.. NEEDLESS TO SAY, DISHES AND COFFEE POTS WENT CRASHING ONTO THE FLOOR AND THE WAITERS WERE TRYING TO KEEP THAT FROM HAPPENING, NO ONE WAS LETTING US KNOW WHAT HAD JUST HAPPENED AND WHAT TO DO.. NEEDLESS TO SAY THERE WAS PANIC AS WE WANTED TO GET UP TO THE DECK..  THERE WAS ABOUT 10-15 MINUTES BEFORE THE CAPTAIN, WITH A VERY THICK ITALIAN ACCENT ASSURED US THAT IT WAS AN AUTOPILOT PROBLEM AND WOULD SOON BE FIXED, WHICH IT WAS.. ANOTHER 10 TO 15 MINUTES  OF LISTING,  ALL WE CULD THINK OF IS THAT THE SHIP WAS GOING  TO KEEP  LISTING FURTHER AND POSSIBLY  OVER TURN.. THEN THE CRUISE DIRECTOR , JAMIE CAME ON THE INTERCOM AND REAFFIRMED WHAT THE CAPTAIN HAD SAID.. WE HAD NO INSTRUCTIONS AND NO HELP FROM ANY  CREW MEMBER.. MANY OF US WERE VERY SHAKEN AND WERE AFRAID FOR MANY HOURS AFTER THE INCIDENT .. THE ONLY PERSON WHO CAME TO CHECK ON US WAS OUR CABIN STEWARD..EVEN THO THERE WERE NO INJURIES , OUR CONFIDENCE WAS SHAKEN BY NOT BEING GIVEN  THE REASSURANCE THAT ALL WAS FINE AND WE WERE IN NO DANGER OF TIPPING OVER..MANY PEOPLE FOR SURE DID NOT SLEEP WELL THE LAST LEG OF OUR JOURNEY... I'M SURE EVERYONE WOULD LIKE A BETTER EXPLANATION SO THAT WE WOULD FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE IF WE EVER WOULD LIKE TO CRUISE AGAIN. WHICH MIGHT BE THE CASE FOR OUR FAMILY WHO WERE HAVING A GREAT TIME UNTIL THIS HAPPENED AND ARE NOT SURE IF THEY WOULD WANT TO GO AGAIN

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5 out of 5

We had a great first cruise and would definitely take another

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There was so much going on on the ship and so many things to see, we thought we were going to have down time, but rarely took any.  Then realized we could 'choose to do nothing' and that was fun too.

The food was great, We ate in the formal dining room all but one night and enjoyed our tablemates and made good friendships in the process.

Our adventure was topped when the ship had a malfunction that caused it to turn suddenly at 90 degrees.  Talk about getting your adrenaline going. . . but in reality it was no worse than hitting an air pocket on a flight.  Over all a wonderful trip.Big Smile

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pattypoo1962
Second Mate

Try to have them seat you farther into the dining room . There is a lot of traffic up by the main door.

maryrose403
Third Mate

Room Service coffee in the morning is a must, it starts the day off right.

We actually did something that we have seldom done before. We ate most of our breakfasts in the main dining room. It is really better than on the Lido deck.

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