Carnival Fascination Reviews

1936 reviews




5 out of 5

Wonderful cruise. by kmatias

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It was a last minute decision cause of having to cancel our other vacation. Was very worth it. Looking to do it again. Next time we are looking to take a whole group

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4 out of 5

Ok for a starter cruise by fabdelka

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The initial cruise we were supposed to go on was leaving from Puerto Rico and travelling to 5 islands. With the damage from the hurricane we ended up with this cruise (free of charge only paying port expenses) and it was okay for a starter cruise. Taught us a few things about cruising, what to and what not to pack. Freeport was a waste of time since it was mainly industrial and had lots of damage from numerous hurricanes over the years. Only how I would go on this cruise ship again is if they didn't have a day at sea and were going to a bunch of different places.

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5 out of 5

Hurricane Cruise September 17 by DonnaSkipper

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Cruise was wonderful in spite of Hurricane Maria. We were safe, well cared for, and enjoyed it immensely. Overall, the ports where we stopped were poor and it was rather sad to see how the people there lived. No industry (25 - 50+ unemployment). As far as the ports we actually visited, Grenada, Barbados, St.Lucia, and Antigua, I would not take the trip. But ship itself, staff, and Carnival were excellent.

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4 out of 5

Love Cruising by Peanut4799

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (older children)
Disappointed I never saw the captain. Beautiful ports. Loved exploring the countries we visited. People were friendly. Loved the fresh coconuts and coconut water.

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5 out of 5

Magnificent by dimples4022

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cruise was great and relaxing. I was able to visit different islands which I will definitely visit again for a longer time. I would definitely cruise with carnival again.

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3 out of 5

Busy Caribbean Cruise by mslady927

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Large Group
I also want to add that when the ship would pull into the port there was some difficulty. The ship would vibrate a lot, to the point were I was awaken out of my sleep. Also, they didn't open the doors to let us off the ship at the time that was scheduled. It was always at a later time, which shortened our time at each port.

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4 out of 5

Great Ports , Small Ship by bartib

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Just off the Fascination , Ship , dinners , and the ports visited were great . The bad part was Mobs of kids unsupervised running around at all hours . the Serenity area was ok , but with only the one pool on the ship I would avoid this one. Carnival might want to rethink why it lets this kind of behavior happen. You dont see these issues on Norwegian. Also the lifeboat drill was 45 min of my life ill never get back. Totally unorganized , couldn't understand anything said over the PA ,in English or Spanish

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4 out of 5

Awesome destinations by sashamms

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Singles/Friends
This was at best a good cruise minus the age of the ship. The destinations were great and the crew did a good job with informing passengers of the daily activities the night before.

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4 out of 5

Older Ship but WONDERFUL Cruise by angelalang0306

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We had a great cruise! The staff made it wonderful, Marcelo the cruise director was amazing, Francisco from the entertainment team was wonderfu! Yes the ship is old, but there is a lot of fun to be had and the price is right. You will be happy!

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5 out of 5

Great Cruise No Wifi by Kessia

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (young children)
Despite no wifi and the over expensive pictures (which we complained about) the cruise was great! The excursions filled up our day so we didn't partake in the entertainment as much. We are definitely cruising again and will certainly do more excursions next time.

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4 out of 5

Better than Expected !!! by dray64127915

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If you're looking for a fun, lively cruise and are OK that the boat might be a little older and smaller, this is for you. If you prioritize the different ports more than being on the boat, again, this cruise is for you. If you want to spend all your time on the boat and want an ice skating rink and a pool deck that looks like God's waiting room, you probably should look elsewhere...

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4 out of 5

Relaxing by mfrau59

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple
The dinner menu selection dies not have a wide variety, the food itself not up to par, intertainment not a lot of selections , spa area the roos were noisy

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5 out of 5

It was a great time by tomgh

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (young children)
Stopping and touring the different islands was a blast!. There was lots of fun on the cruise ship also. Games, bingo, lots of group dancing, comedy, food, food, food and more food.

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