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Mediterranean Carnival Sunshine Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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What a wonderful honeymoon

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Mediterranean

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cap18

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

We booked this cruise for our honeymoon. Everything was wonderful. This was one of the last Mediterranean cruises for the Sunshine before it relocated to the Caribbean. Our favorite on-board activities: 88 Piano Bar The steakhouse was phenomenal and worth the money. We got a free bottle of wine for booking on the first night Trivia contest in the Red Frog Pub The crew: Fantastic as always. ...
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Sail Date: October 2013

Cabin Type: Spa Interior


Lots of Sunshine on the Sunshine

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Mediterranean

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Leepam

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Prior to departure I was a bit disheartened to read all the unfavorable reviews the Sunshine had received since its launch earlier in the year. My expectations were not high when we flew to Barcelona. I was excited about the itinerary not the ship. I am happy to report that in the end I give a couple of thumbs up for both the ports of call and the Carnival Sunshine. I should have prefaced this ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


Our first Mediterranean: Amazing ports, not-so-amazing ship

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Mediterranean

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jfemme

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

SHIP: Everything looks new and clean. With the exception of the vents and cabins (more on that later) SERVICE: Guest services desk was fantastic, we went there a couple of times and they were nice and efficient. Room steward was top notch, great guy. Diner waiter looked lost and brought the wrong dish on 3 different occasions. PORTS: Best itinerary out there, specially if you travel with a ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


our party of 8 would not sail with sunshine again

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Mediterranean

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jlmilne

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

our party of eight had all cruised before but each one of us would not pick carnival again. The sunshine just didnt have that wow factor, its motto seemed to be "get them on, get them spending, and get them off again." Some things we liked a lot but overall we'd give it 5/10. The main problem with the ship was the big cinema screen that blared out movies all day long despite the fact no one was ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


Had a great time

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Mediterranean

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SummitGuilford

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My husband and I just finished the 12 day Mediterranean cruise on the Carnival Sunshine...( sailing sate was 10-21). All in all, we had a wonderful time. As usual the staff and crew were absolutely wonderful. The ports are simply amazing!! Such beautiful places, but so little time to enjoy. Our room- We had booked months in advance, and kept watching to see whether the price would decrease. We ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


Carnival lives down to its reputation

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Mediterranean

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monkey bars

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Without re-writing most of the other reviews of this ship and itinerary I will restate the highlights and low points of this cruise. Highlights: every single port. Low points: the ship - air conditioning issues, room service over an hour late four times until we stopped trying, tired, grumpy crew, popoor customer service, bad tasting, luke warm dining room and buffet food (up charge restaurant ...
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Sail Date: October 2013

Traveled with children


Not alot of Sunshine

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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satex

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Pro's: This itinerary was amazing with 10 ports in the first 12 days. The staff was some of the best I have had in 37 Carnival cruises. The decor is bright and much more appealing them most other ships. The new Lido deck layout with the buffet (easier to get around). Adding to that the new Havana bar with it's open seating at the back of the ship is great. Con's: Carnival has stayed true to ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


Disappointed with Carnivals attitude

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Mediterranean

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gristy1962

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Let me start by saying I usually take negative reviews with pinch of salt. We are pretty easy going people. But we were very disappointed with Carnival. Don't get me wrong, we had a great holiday but this was in spite of Carnival not because of them. Our stateroom was number 8115. The first thing that struck me was the position of a large metal casing for the pull down bed. We did not intend to ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


Great first med cruise on Sunshine

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Mediterranean

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ellericho

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Chose this cruise mainly for the ports and a good experience with Carnival Spirit last year as well as good value. After refurbishment Sunshine didn't get off to a good start with early cruises not getting the best feedback so had major reservations regarding our choice + a long way to come from Australia for our dream Med cruise if it didn't go well. All this vanished once we got on board - ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


Brilliantly Reworked Ship - Great New Features!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Eggberts

2-5 Cruises

For those booked on the Carnival Sunshine when it arrives in the Caribbean you are in for a treat! We recently returned from the 9 night Western Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona to Venice, calling at Marseille, Livorno, Civitavecchia, Naples, Messina, Dubrovnik and Venice. This ship has all the usual Carnival fun and hospitality, but in a lovely package. The refit has been very well done, all ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


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