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35 Carnival Ensenada Cruise Reviews

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Heidi727
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
This was our second time sailing with Carnival Cruise line. The first time we took Carnival Miracle and we really enjoyed it. This time on the Inspiration we were a bit disappointed. The ship is much smaller and walls in the rooms are ... Read more
marydeedee
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
My son treated my boyfriend and i to a cruise...he went with us, with his girlfriend...I am a senior citizen and never travel....THE TRIP WAS WONDERFUL....i HOPE WE GET TO GO ON ANOTHER ONE....WE ATE IN THE DINING ROOM EVERY NIGHT,,,the ... Read more
Ahsiao98
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
First of all, the ship departed late. It was supposed to leave at 5:30pm, but it didn't leave until 6:30pm. We waited on the deck until the ship sailed, so we were late to our first dining at 6pm. The waiter gave us an attitude about ... Read more
vaccationherewecome!
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
We just came back from our 4 day cruise to Catalina and Ensenada. We had a blast...especially for the price! I read A LOT of reviews before going and I have to say it really is all in your attitude. If you go looking forward to the ... Read more
Liseluv
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
My family of 4 had on Oceanview room on the Empress deck. We loved the location of the room, close to everything. Our room steward Henrid was excellent. He was pleasant every day and went out of his way for our family. Room really small ... Read more

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pattimelt
Member Since 2009
1 review
429 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was a free cruise given to me by the casino. I actually was offered 2, and I only can take the one, due to work schedule and health reasons. I splurged and booked FTTF, as I am having a hard time with my knee (I am due to have total ... Read more
vikski85
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 helpful vote
We recently took our kids on their first cruise. Me and my husband have cruised several times prior. First off I will start off by saying our room was on the 7th floor in room E171. As we boarded the ship and made our way to our room we ... Read more
Dcd1953
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
After reading a few blogs, our expectations for this cruise were very low. How pleasantly surprised we were! Our son & his fiancé chose this cruise to celebrate their wedding vows. Having never been on a cruise, I wasn't sure ... Read more
kool100vr4
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2012
This was my 3 times cruise with Carnival cruise line only because they got the destinations i want and very affordable, the last cruise before this cruise from Miami to Jamaica was the most fun vacation i ever had in my life, yup in my ... Read more
x_california
Member Since 2011
1 review
This was our 7th cruise with Carnival and our most negatively eventful. It started with the embarkation process. All some 2300 passengers had to be bussed from San Diego and Los Angeles to Ensenda Mexico to embark on the Spirit. We ... Read more

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Lemak
Member Since 2009
1 review
We decided to take two back to back cruises on Carnivals' Spirit due to its unique Hawaii itinerary which included many nights in Maui and Honolulu. Hence, living on the Pacific coast, boarding in San Diego would be great. Much to our ... Read more
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HeinBloed
Member Since 2006
15 reviews
9,080 forum posts
1 helpful vote
One picture says more than thousand words: Here in this thread you can also see pictures:http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1408567We made many of our very best experiences:cabin - space space space - we could have baggage for ... Read more
ginasitter
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
My husband and I cruised to Hawaii from Ensenada aboard the Carnival Spirit. We flew to San Diego the night before to insure getting to the pier on time. Little did we know we didn't need to hurry! We were fully aware that we would be ... Read more
DMJKelowna
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 helpful vote
As first time cruisers we were hoping for a relaxing holiday with 5 days at sea and then lovely visits to the Hawaiian Islands. We certainly got the latter but a relaxing holiday it was not. First, avoid any embarkation that involves San ... Read more
FROG1635
Member Since 2009
1 review
8 forum posts
Background Information: Engaged the Carnival Spirit Hawaii trip through a local SLC agency to full fill my wife's dream of visiting Hawaii. This state visit completes our visits to all 50! Hotel Info: We stayed post cruise at the Mariott ... Read more

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michiganfam
Member Since 2010
1 review
20 forum posts
This cruise turned out to be two cruises in one. The first part of the cruise was 5 relaxing days at sea. The second part of the cruise was 7 hectic days in the Hawaiian ports. Unfortunately, the embarkation process (busses transferred ... Read more
staceyrain
Member Since 2010
1 review
We are not very experienced cruisers. All three times were short cruises. We just like to not have to drive for a few days of travel and actually spend a lot of time reading in our room and enjoying the rocking of the ship. I really have ... Read more
Yukon111
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
For a 3 night cruise, I really had fun.  I've only been on 7 night cruises so I wasn't really sure what to expect with a weekend cruise.  Due to the swine flu, we went to Catalina Island and only did a technical stop in Ensenada ... Read more
catgetsdown
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
We received a flyer in the mail, advertising continuing education credits available on a 12-day cruise to Hawaii. Thinking this would be a good way for my husband and I to get a vacation in while renewing our clinical laboratory ... Read more
patnfrank
Member Since 2006
1 review
25 forum posts
We flew to San Diego on Saturday April 19 staying overnight at the Holiday Inn directly across from the cruise terminal. We received rather vague information from Carnival about check-in and certainly did not want to spend an afternoon ... Read more

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heavydcleveland
Member Since 2006
1 review
45 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I must say this had to be the most ghetto cruise I've been on. My husband and I went with the travel agent we've used before. The trip was titled "Superbowl Cruise." We did not know until a couple of weeks prior to the trip that there were ... Read more
diane Hernandez
1 review
This was the 2nd cruise for both me and husband, our 1st with Carnival. We are in our mid 40's and were traveling alone. I will be brief on some subjects and detailed on others. Embarkation went well and it was our first indicator that CCL ... Read more
Bobbie Flowers
1 review
Embarkation-This was the worst embarkation I have ever experienced. This was our 11th cruise (2 past w/Carnival). My husband and I booked all transportation thru Carnival. We left our home in Beaumont, Texas around 5am the morning of April ... Read more
praetorian316
Member Since 2007
1 review
84 forum posts
This is my second time on the Spirit but my first time to Hawaii. I had read what others said about embarkation from Ensenada and after speaking to three different Carnival reps via phone (and getting 3 different pieces of information), I ... Read more
Cruzguy
1 review
12 nt cruise from San Francisco to Alaska and back to SF (May 8 - 20) Was our 3rd Celebrity cruise, others being on Mercury and Galaxy. Celebrity has maintained their excellent service and value, even in this age of fuel costs, etc. ... Read more

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