Coffee on Carnival

Hey all, I am one who enjoys his coffee. I find the buffet coffee on most cruise ships terrible. On Princess i buy the coffee card.

How is the coffee on Carnival. i know they have a coffee bar, do they sell a card?

17 Answers

DVCruise - bless your heart! Yes, I do know that. On the back of the coffee card (at least the older ones) the crew is SUPPOSED to write the ship/cruise # on the card making it good JUST for that one cruise. IF a cruise is written on the card, I turn those over to someone else the last day.

If ZERO identifications marks - Ye Ha ! - Good for the next cruise (I keep it - unless a family behind me is all teary eyed for coffee, or she is real cute). [I am a pig, I admit it].

P.S. I buy my coffee cards on eBay. I read somewhere here that Elites get free coffee cards. I have never received one for free. But I do have three old style cards - always accepted.

Elite get a mini bar set up in your cabin. If you choose you can turn the mini bar set up in for two coffee cards. Which i normally doHappy

Thanks for the info on this thread. I am a big fan of (powdered) non-dairy creamer, and I've found it to be a great equalizer: It kind of overwhelms the really great flavor of really great coffee, but it also overwhelms the really bad flavor of really bad coffee. As long as I don't forget to bring my creamer with me, I find that I can be happy with anything that is peddled as coffee.

Yes, first thanks Bubba54 for your post and to everyone who responded. My hubby is a coffee drinker, I am not. This is his first cruise and I want it to be the best experience possible! So having tips on the coffee will come in handy!

As always....y'all are the best!!!Wink

If your hubby enjoys his coffee, I always take the Starbucks instant coffees with me as a back up. They are far better than most buffet coffee and the buffet always has hot water. I still prefer to find good brewed.

again thanks to all how responded.

I like Carnival's coffee.

Do they have coffee machines on the Lido Deck that grind and brew a cup at a time? They had that on the Legend, but not the Valor. Otherwise I will bring my own coffee and pour-over filter.

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