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261 Carnival Alaska Cruise Reviews

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GlendaleAZ
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
180 forum posts
0 helpful votes
During our previous Alaska trip in 2014, it was sunny and warm every day, and we remarked at the time, “There is no way it could get any better.” Suffice to say, we were absolutely right! One year and one week later, in ... Read more
saucey1212
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
125 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Mother and Son 8 day Alaska Cruise I fell in love with this ship after sailing on it for 13days to Panama Canal. Love the layout and found it be small and cozy ship. This is a mother and son cruise. This cruise embarks in Vancouver and ... Read more
BenjiRodney
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
3,609 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was cruise number 12 on Carnival for me. We flew in 2 days early, spent 1 night in Seattle at the Hampton Inn by the Space Needle and then took Amtrak to Vancouver for 1 night staying at the Ramada Limited on West Pender Street. ... Read more
Rishigudka
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We travelled as a family group of 10 (all balcony cabins) from Vancouver. Prior to the cruise we had just finished an excellent Canadian Rockies trip from Calgary to Vancouver with great weather all through. We were all eagerly looking ... Read more
vacationcruisings
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
We read many bad reports of this ship before cruising with Carnival Legend and being lovers of cruising we thought the negative remarks maybe where exaggerated. Not the case as every negative remark is unfortunately true and a lot worse. ... Read more

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bobby100
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed September 2014
We sailed on Carnival Miracle from Seattle to Alaska in September. Alaska was fantastic. The scenery in Glacier Bay is breathtaking. The weather we had in mid-September could not have been better. We booked a room with a wrap-around ... Read more
Leepam
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
23 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We flew to Seattle to catch the Miracle's final Alaskan voyage for the season (and maybe ever) the day of the cruise since we live in CA. Paid for the ship transfers from the airport to the port as it did not look like there was a very ... Read more
mreagleye
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
I must say that I have been to Alaska on 4 other cruises 3 with Carnival and 1 with a sister ship and I have always loved the cruise. Alaska is such a magical place and must be seen in all it's glory. We have been 5 times at different ... Read more
yipikiagirl84
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
This was our second cruise, first was a Princess cruise. We thought, wow Alaska, this will be great. It was our 30th anniversary too. What a disappointment . First let me say this, staff was awesome, always attentive and polite so I would ... Read more
sumotoad
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
we are Platinum with Carnival, having 30+ cruises under our belts. If this were our first cruise, we would never go on another. The cabin steward could not retain, despite being told multiple times, that we had early dinner. He wanted to ... Read more

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zetaome
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
101 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Thanks for taking time to read my review. I am a 35 year old woman and I took my mother (age 66) on her first Alaskan cruise! We flew into Seattle the day before the cruise and stayed at the Holiday Inn Express - Seattle City Center. We ... Read more
cacraig
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Okay. So I get it. It's a cruise. Carnival operates on slim margins so it needs to constantly barade you with requests to purchase drinks or photos. The whole trip felt like a prolonged time-share presentation. [Cons] - Terrible ... Read more
avvocato
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
This was a first cruise for my wife and me. I consider myself "Not a Cruise Person" but my wife wanted to go on a cruise and with that I chose the venue - Alaska! Stayed at the Sheraton Downtown by cashing in SPG points for two free ... Read more
Jtangel27
Member Since 2012
1 review
60 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Before I begin, I would just like to point out that we sailed on an incredibly fortunate week where we saw very little rain and fog. Alaskan weather, from what we have read and have been told, we sailed on one of the best weeks, weather ... Read more
swghayes
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked our cruise well in advance to get a good balcony room. After we had the cruise almost paid for and the airline paid for they decided to drop the best port from the cruise, Ketchikan. We either had to loose our vacation or just ... Read more

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sealx
Member Since 2011
1 review
27 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2014
This was the second cruise for me and my husband. Our first sailing was aboard the Magic to the Caribbean when she was brand new. This cruise had a different feel to it, and we loved it. Miracle is a smaller ship, the passengers are a ... Read more
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Rosiemom
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Alaska was beautiful. We were blessed with great weather and plenty of wildlife. The ship was kept very clean and the crew was great. The room was comfortable. The food, especially in the main diniing room was sub-par. I would have been ... Read more
tjmayer
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2014
Lets start off by saying this was our first cruise, and there will be more in our future. You see I'm a 5x Cancer survivor and currently in the fight for my life again. To say I had an awesome time would be an understatement. Not only did ... Read more
packfan247
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had 3 days in Seattle which was nice, warm weather, and everything was within walking distance. It was a good workout before the cruise...lots of hills. Seattle terminal was so easy, had a shuttle drop us off around 12, dropped luggage ... Read more
DeltaCruzerFan
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Dream to see Alaska wasn't the thrill I expected. Our room was great as we opted to get a balcony. I would have hated my room if it didn't have that feature. But if you are a a light sleeper don't stay on the 8th floor, lido deck is noisy ... Read more

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cmul4
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2014
I have always dreamed of going to Alaska. It was suppose to be my dream cruise. I'm sorry I spent my once in a lifetime chance on visiting Alaska with Carnival. Although the ship was clean and the staff excellent, that is where the ... Read more
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Brujomar
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
33 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Took our grandson on Miracle's Alaskan cruise..7 days out of Seattle..July 8-15, 2014. We generally cruise 3-4 times per year and have wanted to try the Alaska trip especially if we could take our grandson on his first cruise! We have ... Read more
ldbsln
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers with 24 cruises between us, so this review is coming from people who are pretty easy to please and really enjoy cruising. I rely on these reviews before I book and so hope this is helpful for you as well. First ... Read more
LucyR.
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
1,633 forum post
0 helpful votes
I am limited walking and partial vision person. I got great help with embarkation and disembarkation. I had been to Alaska 3 times already so I knew what to expect in Alaska. I had a balcony and enjoyed the view at time but at times the ... Read more
Canthackit
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Cruise from Seattle to Alaska aboard the Carnival Miracle July 1 - 8, 2014 Cabin 7299 DW and I arrived in Seattle a few days early before the cruise and stayed at the Hampton Inn on 28th street real close to SeaTac airport. I had booked ... Read more

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