Carnival Legend

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  • Carnival Legend - Smooth Sailing In Every Respect

    Feb 25, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clean ship, great service and food, smooth cruise, excellent execution by every carnival employee.
    Cons: Shore excursions were a bit expensive

    Summary: We just returned from our seven day Western Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Legend.  The cruise line and every one of their employees not only dispelled every myth I had heard about traveling on Carnival Cruise Lines since ... read more

  • Carnival is back on my A list !

    Nov 8, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The ship, food, service,  all excellent
    Cons: Taped music too loud before shows or activities.

    Summary: Eating crow is not tasty. I have written negative 'epinions' about Carnival and said I would never sail with them again. We switched to Royal Caribbean and enjoyed our sailings with them. As I had been watching several cruises on different sites, ... read more

  • Carnival Legend Sept 09

    Oct 6, 2009 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Awesome ports, great staff, except one and wonderful time...
    Cons: ALEX, the jerk "managing" the Spa

    Summary: Great staff, good fun and Great stops!  One BIG problem.  If you plan to use the Spa and Salon you DO NOT WANT THIS SHIP!  The "manager" ALEX,  is a JERK.  He screwed up the online bookings which I made a month in advance and ... read more

  • The Everyman's Dream Vacation...gentry need not apply

    Nov 12, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cheap price, beautiful architecture, fishy poker, fun people. GREAT casino staff, btw.
    Cons: Low class overall. Assembly line feel on ports of call.

    Summary: SUMMARY: For the everyman, Carnival is an outstanding vacation choice. Plentiful food, the chance to try new things, nothing snobby, and very light on the pocketbook. For those have come to expect a sommelier with their dining experience, however, ... read more

  • Panama, Costa Rica, Belize 7 day 8 night

    Apr 4, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice cabin, good price, good food in buffets.
    Cons: Tips and tips and tips. Cost of drinks. Employee attitudes. Ship cleanliness.

    Summary: My wife and I went on this cruise. Quick process to board the ship. From there downhill though. Beer is $4.50 plus mandatory $.68 tip. Drinks are small with cheap liquor unless you want to pay more. Since you can't take liquor, etc. on board the final ... read more

  • Had a Great Time

    Jun 18, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very clean, good fun, good destinations.
    Cons: This boat seemed to vibrate more than the other two we took.

    Summary: This was our third cruise. The other two were on the Royal Carribbean Sovereign and Carnival Conquest. This cruise was in the middle (sizewise) of the other two ships were were on. We boarded in NYC. Our cruise was a eight night cruise. We left May ... read more

  • Carnival Legend - 4/23/04 - Bermuda and Newport

    Nov 3, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Bermuda is wonderul!
    Cons: Carnival needs to upgrade their service!

    Summary: Here is my review of the Carnival Legend, April 23rd, 2004 sailing to Bermuda and Newport, RI. EMBARKATION: My first cruise! Carnival said that embarkation started at 1pm, but I arrived at 11am and was on the boat by 12:30pm. The line wasn’t too ... read more

  • I will NEVER cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines AGAIN!!

    Sep 7, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: the service staff (waiters, and stewards) were perfect they worked hard to keep us happy
    Cons: The entire cruise experience was a waste of my time and money. Carnival NEVER AGAIN

    Summary: I cruised on the Legend on Aug 11th 2004. It was disaster from the beginning! Long lines to check in. 2 hours late to leave. Faulty propulsion system 3 hrs after leaving. Re routed to Bermuda & stuck there for 3 days! Terrible shows. So So food. No ... read more

  • Nice ship, terrible itinerary

    Jul 20, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Food, cleanliness, kids camp, shows, 24 hour pizzeria and ice cream machines, water slide.
    Cons: Itinerary (not enough time in ports), drink service in dining room, small pools, activities.

    Summary: Embarkation/Debarkation - not bad, it took about (1) hour for each. Ship - The ship itself is only a couple of years old and is kept very clean. The layout is good but the decor is a little gaudy for my taste. Cabin - we had an inside cabin which ... read more

  • My ruined cruise to Bermuda

    May 14, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Staterooms with Balcony was nice.
    Cons: Terrible midnight Buffet. Only one dining room. Poorly designed ship.

    Summary: This is my first Cruise review of any kind. This latest Cruise was my third with Carnival. I had previously been on the Destiny in 2000 and the Triumph in 2002. I can confidently say this was by far my most disappointing cruise and my last with Carnival. ... read more

  • My favorite ship so far.

    Apr 22, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: This ship is beautiful. The suite was nice and with tons of room.
    Cons: The passengers. Maybe we had an off week, we traveled in June, not off season.

    Summary: I have been on three cruises and this has been my favorite ship. We booked a suite for the four of us my husband, his sister and her husband and there was plenty of room for the four of us. We stayed overnight in NYC the night before at the Sheraton on ... read more

  • Carnival Legend

    Jan 28, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful view, nice casino, great food, and spa.
    Cons: The pillows were not so good.

    Summary: The Carnival Legend is amazing! I was in need of a vacation for many years, just to get away from work and family. While I was there, work and family were the last things on my mind. I was so relaxed and thrilled. The staff were so friendly. The ship was ... read more

  • Carnival Legend cruise 9-26-03 from NY

    Oct 7, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Value, Cabins, Cleanliness, Food
    Cons: Shore excursions price, small pools, lack of personal attention

    Summary: We have just returned from our 8-night cruise New York San Juan St. Thomas Tortolla New York on the Carnival Legend. I will review various aspects of the trip rating them on a 1-10 scale. Please keep in mind that despite some imperfection ... read more

  • The Legend: Belize, Costa Rica, Panama Canal

    Aug 10, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cabins Service Lido Beverages Ice Cream Parlor
    Cons: Internet cafe Library

    Summary: My husband and I cruised on the Legend in December, we had an Aft balcony cabin. The view from the ... read more

  • Legend Only in Name

    Aug 10, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Its a cruise.
    Cons: It was Carnival.

    Summary: I love cruising. It is a vacation where you take a five star hotel with you to visit interesting pl ... read more

  • Exotic Western(Belize, Costa Rica, Panama) 04/03

    Apr 10, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful, new, CLEAN ship. Good food, nice cabins, got to visit new countries.
    Cons: Exotic western route, not a "beach" route. Only beaches in Belize, tours expensive.

    Summary: My boyfriend and I came back last week from our 8 day exotic western cruise on the Carnival Legend. The ports of call were Belize, Limon, Costa Rica, and Colon, Panama. The Legend left out of Ft. Lauderdale and even though we got there early, the ... read more

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  • The Carnival Legend certainly was legendary!

    Apr 8, 2011 by
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    Pros: -excellent service and workers
    -good food
    -plenty of activities
    -beautiful ports
    -clean rooms
    Cons: -a little crowded
    -some minor boat rocking
    -hard to understand some workers

    Summary: Last summer I went on a cruise aboard Carnival Legend. The cruise was to the Cayman Islands, Belize, Honduras, and Mexico. The boat and the cruise ports were beautiful. The service on the boat was wonderful, and the workers were always friendly and eager ... read more

  • carnival legend -Western Caribbean-7/08 cruise

    Aug 1, 2008 by
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    Pros: ports were fun, people were nice, good food. Supper Club food was great.
    Cons: One dinning room, bad entertainment, poorly laid out ship

    Summary: Ship is different from the others. Only one dinning room and the bars and other services are located in different places. If you are a past Carnival cruiser, you'll find it odd that everything is not where you remember it should be. The people on board ... read more

  • enjoyable trip

    Jan 5, 2007 by
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    Pros: fun, relaxing, good food and good drinks
    Cons: This ship could use more activities like on the royal carribeans newest ships.

    Summary: inexpensive way to travel. A cruise through the carribean is the best vacation. Carnival makes the experience fun and relaxing. Good music, food, drinks. I have been on 11 cruises with carnival, royal carribean, princess and holland America. The ... read more

  • Belize, Costa Rica and Panama

    Apr 2, 2004 by
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    Pros: Food variety was excellent. Service at Dining 5 stars.
    Cons: Price of Port tours by ship were pricey. Substantial savings by going local.

    Summary: The cruise was the best time of life experience. There was great entertainment, especially the Sammy Davis/Sinatra Show. It was world class. The ports of call were well orchestrated by the Legend. I would definitely go ... read more

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