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165 Carnival Hawaii Cruise Reviews
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andybruce
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2016
This was our fourth cruise with carnival. We really enjoyed our royal caribbean cruises but don't think the extra $$$ers are worth it so we go carnival as they are much more affordable for our income. Always wanted to visit pearl harbor ... Read more
Nozzlehead
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
My wife and I chose to celebrate my retirement after 40 years in fire service with this 15 day cruise to Hawaii. Overall a great time with many dedicated staff members on the Carnival Miracle working to make it special. A special ... Read more
LDS4me
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
515 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
I have 17 cruises under my belt, three of them with Carnival. I haven't sailed Carnival since 1996 on the Jubilee. The 1996 cruise was a comparison to the Tropical that I did in 1987, the loss of quality was noticeable but not extreme. The ... Read more
nd53
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
144 forum posts
2 helpful votes
the ship was very clean and the personnel were very cordial. the food had such a wide variety, and the pizza was so tasty. lemonade was available 24/7, the room was very well kept (thanks to Mel) and the halls/corridors we kept very ... Read more
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Old man with time
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
1. Embarkation was easy, we were some of the first guests to arrive. 2. Once on board and able to enter cabin we found dust, our traveling friends found stained linens on their bed and a shower that had not been cleaned. It took several ... Read more
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Karyn RN
Member Since 2015
1 review
23 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Just back from a 15 day cruise to Hawaii. What a wonderful trip, the service on the Miracle was spot on! From the bartenders to our wait staff in the main dining room, we were well taken care of. Our cabin steward was amazing! This was a ... Read more
71mach1
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
great food options. dining was nice. our cabin had a great steward. some of our excursions got cancelled. the cruise was great for the family, never did we find a moment that we thought we were bored. the swimming pools were nice, but very ... Read more
Cookster53
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate our anniversary and my 65th birthday with the destination that she wanted to see since the late 1960's. We both wanted the beautiful scenery of the ports in Hawaii and since we are experienced cruisers we ... Read more
elaineedwards
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We travelled to Hawaii from Vancouver, leaving Sept. 13, 2016. We were delighted with the entire cruise. We paid $1499 a person, and for this amount of money, where can you have 10 nights accommodation, all the food you can eat, ... Read more
JMarino
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose to take this cruise aboard Carnival simply because I enjoy cruising and my wife wanted to visit Hawaii. Leaving from Vancouver was convenient, since we are from Seattle. Getting though customs was relatively smooth. While ... Read more
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eddieg07410
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
529 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The best part of this cruise were the passengers. An older crowd, I found courteous, friendly, diverse, and very interesting. The ship itself was well decorated but clean enough. In the public areas I found dirty bathrooms. My cabin had ... Read more
ruecatt
Member Since 2007
1 review
324 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I am giving this cruise a two star rating for two main reasons. One the food on board was bad. Normally when I cruise after having a meal in the main dining room I end the meal thinking wow, that was a great meal, I can't wait to see ... Read more
melbournecruisegirl
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Having cruised previously with P&O UK, P&O and Princess, this was our first with Carnival. We chose this cruise as it fitted in with our respective holidays and the itinerary was one we had never been on before. We flew into ... Read more
R@D2
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Thought it would be nice to relax & cruise to Hawaii (this was a 15 day cruise) We flew into LAX the day before the cruise but returned in the morning to take the transportation bus to Long Beach. It was difficult finding the ... Read more
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kats626
Member Since 2004
1 review
5 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We had been to Hawaii before and know how beautiful it is, and were looking forward to sharing it's beauty with our friends. There was a group of 14 of us. The ship was old and in fair condition. The rooms were average and the beds ... Read more
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Hurricane11
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
This was my first trip to Hawaii and it certainly lived up to expectations. Hawaii is a most incredible place to visit and I would certainly recommend going! However, I would most definitely not recommend going with Carnival! I'm so ... Read more
Eastboundanddown
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
7 helpful votes
As a quick bit of information I've cruise with Carnival 2 times before (including on the Miracle in 2005) and also with NCL, Princess, HAL, RCI and MSC. This cruise was part of a wider trip to the west coast of the states and was the ... Read more
wumpieintx43
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Very disappointed in this cruise and ship. Not many activities to do onboard unless you like trivia a lot, quality of food not good - felt like eating same thing over and over. Staff not helpful and sometimes rude. Service very ... Read more
tommytune42
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
68 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This was my first trip to Hawaii, but my 15th cruise over all--certainly not my longest, but I live for longer cruises just like this with lots of sea days, amazing ports, and the experience one can only get during time on a ship. I ... Read more
ckorni1
Member Since 2008
1 review
2 forum posts
This was our 13th cruise, 6th on Carnival. I usually consider Carnival to be a bit Vegas-glitz and prepare accordingly. But the Miracle was gorgeous. Not the normal Carnival neon. It has a literature décor. The theatre area was ... Read more
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cruznjan
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1,482 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This was our first cruise on Carnival. We were skeptical because of all the negative comments we heard. Overall, it was a good cruise. We took advantage of the FlyAweigh program because the airfare was half of what we could have gotten on ... Read more
VeeeeeB
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
4 of us older ladies recenly returned to Uk after enjoying a great time on Miracle.We found the cabins comfy ,and all staff,from cleaners to Captain extremely friendly and efficient! The ship takes a mandatory fee for tips ( to cover an ... Read more
lwatkins
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Let me start by saying this was our first time visiting the Hawaiian islands for both of us. We booked our trip almost a year in advance to assure we'd get a spot. This was the famous "Halloween" trip to Hawaii. We had previously ... Read more
Eddie R
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Hawaii itself was great (as always), but the treatment of the passengers by the Carnival Miracle staff was UNACCEPTABLE. First of all, the long embarkation lines---outside in the heat---at the Long Beach (CA) terminal could easily have ... Read more
Seabusser
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We booked this for a "cheap & cheerful" break, and after reading criticisms of this ship we were pleasantly surprised. Embarkation was quick and easy, less than half an hour from luggage pick-up through security, US ... Read more
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