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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 2351 guests have reviewed Carnival Sunshine, giving it a rating of 4 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

4 out of 5(2351 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples36.8%
Families w/older children17.4%
Families w/young children9.9%
Singles/Friends9.3%
Groups8.5%

Most Recent Reviews

Viva la Puerto Rico!

Oct 30th, 2020

We really enjoyed this ship and the stops. We LOVED Puerto Rico!

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Suite

Experience

4-6 cruises

Wonderful cruise

Oct 10th, 2020

Loved this cruise all new ports for me. All beautiful places

Traveler Type

Couple

Experience

7+ cruises

Sunshine Dreams

Sep 16th, 2020

Overall an excellent year. Time of year offered choppy waters, but the ship and crew handled it well!

Traveler Type

Couple

Experience

4-6 cruises

Good medium lenght cruise

Jul 24th, 2020

We had a great time and everything on the ship was well prepared, clean, and organized. Carnival staff was very energetic too. A 5-night cruise felt a little too short for out taste but that is no one's fault but our. Keep up the good wotk Carnival. The ship in general did not feel crowded. Confortable seating areas available where you could enjoy the occasional bands and duos play American classics and enjoy a drink, coffe, and delicious pastries with you loved ones.

Traveler Type

Family (older children)

Room Type

Inside

Experience

4-6 cruises

Incredible Ship, Great Entertainment, Awesome Food!

Jun 27th, 2020

Great Cruise, Well worth the money! Visit all of the shows and events such as deck parties, Karaoke, Comedy, Piano Bar, Playlist shows and more, the ship is very new looking and very much enjoyable!

Traveler Type

Family (older children)

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

4-6 cruises

Could have been better.

Jun 15th, 2020

Although there was a lot of things that I believe could have been better, getting out of my normal day to day life was great. Unfortunately, I do not believe that I will be cruise out of Charleston again.

Traveler Type

Singles/Friends

Room Type

Suite

Experience

2-3 cruises

Highly recommend the Carnival Sunshine and Port of Charleston. My wife and I took our preteen daughters on a four-day cruise to Nassau. Stayed in suite 9107 which has a floor-to-ceiling window instead of balcony. On our second day at sea saw dolphins

May 20th, 2020

Great cruise over Valentines Day. Loved the boat. Charleston was great.

Traveler Type

Family (young children)

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

7+ cruises

Debra room 8244 this was the best room that we ever had paying the difference for the balcony was well worth it I have the same room booked again in Jan 2021 just hope that Mr Chicago will be on there as the cruise director

Apr 26th, 2020

Great value for your money where can you go and have that much fun and eat all day long if you want to and don’t forget about the alcohol package the casinos it is there for the taking just ask and you shall receive

Traveler Type

Family (older children)

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

7+ cruises

1st cruise ever!!

Apr 23rd, 2020

This was our first cruise so we don’t anything to compare it to. I will say there were a lot of cruise snobs complaining. But my family had a blast!! This port is so simple to get in. We were on the ship within 15 minutes of arrival

Traveler Type

Family (young children)

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

1 cruise (first)

Great family cruise

Apr 20th, 2020

Under the weather circumstances this still turned out to be a great cruise. It was a rainy and cold trip but the staff still ran shows even on windy nights when the boat was rocking

Traveler Type

Family (young children)

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

2-3 cruises

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