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262 Carnival Alaska Cruise Reviews

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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
tsstuff
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The scenery and experience of Alaska and the Alaskan waters were awesome! The ship, not so much. Never in my life did I think I would find a more outdated ship that is so young. The decor was nothing short of terrible. In two previous ... Read more
Rock712
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
210 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
BACKGROUND INFO - 6th Carnival cruise for myself and wife , 54 & 50. Celebrating wife's birthday during cruise. Used past quest promotion to sail as " Platinum " status on this cruise. PRE-TRIP - Plan was to fly from Tampa to Omaha ... Read more
Floydmb
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have cruised on Carnival three times before taking this cruise to Alaska. All three of those cruises were delightful, with good service, good food, and lots of fun. Some aspects of this Alaskan cruise were disappointing. The food was ... Read more
kmack53
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
This wasn't our first cruise to Alaska and we have also been on several cruises to the Caribbean so we are not reviewing this cruise out of context. Getting on the Carnival Miracle went off without a hitch and our bags were delivered to ... Read more

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arby70
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
1,214 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
I thought the décor of the Miracle was not bad at all. The Bacchus dining room kind of grew on me. The ship was clean, the crew was very personable and the food was pretty good. There did seem to be a pretty much constant vibration ... Read more
arizona777
Member Since 2001
4 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
I have been on all the Carnival ships of this class as well as the newer Splendor. My opinions are those of an older person and may not apply to the younger crowd. Generally, Miracle is a well-run operation very typical of Carnival ships ... Read more
zumbafan
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
173 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
We had a party of 8 for this cruise--6 coming from the Philadelphia area and 2 from Portland. We flew out in the early evening on the day before, but got delayed in Chicago for an additional 2.5 hours, so we didn't get to sleep until 2 am. ... Read more
yakuzakaz
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
My first clue that this trip was not going to be as good as I hoped was when I was told that there was an issue with the ship and that we would not be able to make a certain cruising speed, so they had to cut out one port that we were ... Read more
MNM1011
Member Since 2014
6 reviews
17 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We flew Alaska Airlines to Seattle…getting our trip started off on the right theme.  There is great scenery on this flight path especially as you fly over the Cascades and see the snow-covered volcanoes.  Our Seattle hotel ... Read more

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MNM1011
Member Since 2014
6 reviews
17 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
We loved having a naturalist on board to help us with wildlife sightings, especially for spotting whales. And we saw so many whales that we stopped counting! The Cruise Director was one of the best...keeping us informed, but not ... Read more
Jashton
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
My husband and I purchased the faster to the fun in the excursions, well worth the money if you don't like to wait. All of the staff was wonderful, very friendly and helpful. The comedy shows were funny, be sure to go early or you will be ... Read more
Budget Queen
Member Since 2000
17 reviews
47,710 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I spent 3 weeks on this ship, starting May 13, Glacier Bay cruise. These were cruises 88,89 and 90 for me. So, I am not impressed by any cruise ship, and was very happy on this one. it may be more important of an issue for some people. :) ... Read more
LJHSViking
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
11 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
Carnival's late May sailing to Alaska from Seattle had ideal timing, itinerary and pricing for our agenda. We booked a starboard balcony cabin and spent two pre-cruise days in Seattle, which included the Seattle Folk Life Festival, a ferry ... Read more
Ponygal
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
175 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
We Cruised on the Carnival Miracle to Alaska from 5/27 to 6/3 2014. I will start with Seattle. Seattle was beautiful. We flew in on Memorial day 5/26 and spent the day. It was about 60 degrees and sunny all day. We took the Light Link ... Read more

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lake_wannabees
Member Since 2010
1 review
673 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First of all, this was our first cruise to Alaska (11 CCL cruise) and we were with my sister and brother-in-law on their third Carnival cruise. I was excited because we have the above listed gentlemen on the ship with us. We were not ... Read more
sheshell333
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As first time cruisers, we didn't know what to expect, but were quite pleased with the experience. The balcony room was great-loved sitting outside and watching the world go by. The Inside passage and Glacier Bay were jaw droppingly ... Read more
PixieDust54
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We just returned from the May 13th sailing to Alaska/Glacier Bay. We had a very strange experience with Carnival on this cruise and I am hoping some of you more experienced cruisers can possible shed some light on this situation. We booked ... Read more
dtriviso
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
First off I want to say that the steward and dining staff were fantastic. They were incredibly hard working. Our room was kept to the highest standards and the dining service was very attentive. Furthermore, the staff was friendly and ... Read more
lifeizgr8
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
1,229 forum post
0 helpful votes
Recently we cruised on the CARNIVAL MIRACLE. We don't cruise on Carnival any longer because I was a cruise snob!! I cruised on Celebrity mostly, and then on Royal on and off. I have been on 25 cruises and I will say this cruise was one of ... Read more

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Bakoguy
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned a week ago from the first Alaska cruise of the season on the Carnival Miracle sailing from Vancouver. Had an aft suite with a very large balcony. Overall a very good experience. The ship was nice, I actually liked most the ... Read more
cruzer26
Member Since 2011
1 review
21 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
We chose to cruise Alaska after doing so 10 years ago and selecting the first ship into those waters for the 2014 season was chancy since we live in FL. But it was a wonderful decision. Not only was the weather sunny and warm, (yes, warm ... Read more
tvetan
Member Since 2003
4 reviews
322 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
Oh My Goodness - this is the second gaudiest ship next to Carnival's Pride. It is in disrepair, worn curtains and fabrics everywhere. Rust and paint missing all over the ship. We are Platinum on Carnival and was shocked to see the ... Read more
Traveler1955
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
Well, this was our 10th cruise with Carnival, and so we had certain realistic expectations. Sadly, these expectations were not met by a long shot. From the moment we boarded in Vancouver we noticed that something was definitely "off" about ... Read more
bookman teller
Member Since 2012
1 review
20 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The ship – the Miracle was clean, the food was good, I ate at the steak house the first night, and you are given a free bottle of wine when you make a reservation for the first night of the cruise. I was traveling by myself but based ... Read more

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