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    Jul 2003
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    Mar 2017
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Carnival Glory overview

Carnival Glory might not have the shiny new bells and whistles as the latest ships to hit the sea, but if you’re looking for a ship that can deliver in entertainment, dining and onboard activities for all cruisers, then Glory will not disappoint. Launched in 2003, Carnival has continued to invest millions in the improvement of this Conquest-class ship adding the Funship 2.0 upgrades in 2012 receiving new dining venues, bars & lounges and entertainment. The most recent improvement to the Carnival Glory cruise ship came in a 2017 dry dock which is highlighted by the WaterWorks aqua park featuring the Twister slide, AquaTunnel, and kids area.

As most have found when sailing on Carnival Glory, finding something to do during your days at sea will not be a problem. With bars and lounges like RedFrog Rum Bar and Blue Iguana Tequila Bar, you can soak up the Caribbean sun with a drink in your hand. While the ship can be loud and active at times, adults can find a little peace and quiet in the adults-only Serenity Retreat. Get into the action on the mini-golf course or with one of the onboard games, or watch that action at the SkyBox Sports Bar. You can either wind-down or keep the fun going when the sun goes down. Enjoy one of many comedians at the Punchliner Comedy Club, enjoy a show at Playlist Productions or try your luck at the casino. This colorful ship has something for everyone. As a kid-friendly ship, young passengers can find age-appropriate fun and activities at Camp Ocean, Circle “C” and Club O2. The whole family will love Suess at Sea.

Carnival Glory cruises will set sail from New Orleans, LA with itineraries to the Panama Canal and throughout the Caribbean. Both shorter cruises from 4-5 days and longer cruises are available to book.

Carnival Glory ship highlights

  • SkyBox Sports Bar
  • Punchliner Comedy Club
  • Serenity Adult-Only Retreat
  • Lip Sync Battle: Carnival
  • Suess at Sea
  • Hasbro, The Game Show
  • WaterWorks aqua park
  • Camp Ocean, Circle “C”, Club O2
  • Playlist Productions
  • Dive-in Movies
  • Alchemy Bar
  • RedFrog Rum Bar
  • Blue Iguana Tequila Bar
  • Video Game Arcade
  • Casino
  • Onboard Shopping

Before you book

Why sail on Carnival Glory: An informal and laid back environment that is family-friendly and great for all ages. A Carnival Glory cruise is affordable while full of complimentary dining and entertainment options making it a good option for cruisers on any budget.

You should know: This ship will be active and you might have to fight some crowds around the pool and buffet.

Carnival Glory ratings:

  • Cabin / Stateroom 4.3
  • Children's Programs 3.9
  • Destinations and Excursions 4.3
  • Embarkation and Disembarkation 4.2
  • Entertainment 3.9
  • Food and Dining 4.0
  • Onboard Activities 4.1
  • Service and Staff 4.4
  • Ship Quality 4.1

Carnival Glory cabins

1492 cabins and 34 cabin categories.

Inside Cabin


(289 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 185 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $92/night
Oceanview Cabin


(169 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 242 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $107/night
Balcony Cabin


(391 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 185 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $145/night
Suite Cabin


(47 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 349 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $221/night

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Carnival Glory dining

Guy's Burger Joint

Guy's Burger Joint

(68 Reviews)
Golden Restaurant

Golden Restaurant

(32 Reviews)
Platinum Restaurant

Platinum Restaurant

(50 Reviews)
Blue Iguana Cantina

Blue Iguana Cantina

(25 Reviews)

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Carnival Glory onboard activities

Turquoise Pool

Turquoise Pool

(1 Review)
The Colors Lobby

The Colors Lobby

(9 Reviews)

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Great to cruise again by coachp519

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple
Ship: Carnival Glory

It was a good cruise... The workers were all very nice and excited to see us.. It was great not having large crowds.. Easy to find a place to sit and eat.... Super good time....

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someone screwed up by streibitz

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple
Ship: Carnival Glory / Destination: Caribbean - Western

Stay away not worth it. They ask for things you may need and don't follow through. We called and told them about my needs, never happen. If you have any special needs they don't care.

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Wonderful by tpate

Sail date: / Traveled as: Singles/Friends
Ship: Carnival Glory / Destination: Caribbean - Western

We did have a sprinkler that leaked at times and our sink was stopped up. But they did come and fix the sink. Disappointed because at time of booking we requested adjoining balconies with 8315. Were told we had the correct rooms to do this. But we didn’t get that.

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May 23, 2017

The best view is the front of the ship, that most people don't know about. Go to deck 7. Walk toward the front of the ship. You'll need to go through one of the hallways where the rooms are, but keep walking to the main front until you can't go any further. Look to your left and go out the door.


Jul 22, 2014

If you want quiet dining atmosphere when you eat at the Lido buffet, go up the stairs to the Fish and Chips restaurant which few people seem to know about.


Feb 20, 2013

adult only section fills up quick get your lounge chairs early

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