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139 Carnival Hawaii Cruise Reviews

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roglin711
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Carnival was not "up front" with it's guests for this cruise. A lot of us didn't realize until it was too late, that the Miracle has been having propulsion problems since early this year, and decided to continue operation of the vessel, ... Read more
rcplane
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
I just wanted to post how much we enjoyed our recent cruise to Hawaii. The first thing we were amazed by was the fact we were going to get 8 different comedians and 40 routines during our 15 day cruise....we loved that and 90 of the comedy ... Read more
joehasko
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Granted I haven't been on a cruise in about 20 years, but most people are usually wishing their cruise would last a few more days - I couldn't wait to get off of the ship. If I wrote down everything that went wrong it would take a full 15 ... Read more
taospaint
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We won't sail with Carnival again - because of some sort of engine problem the ship had a constant vibration. The ship is planned for repairs soon but that won't help travelers now. This may be the reason the ship was always behind ... Read more
hooked on carnival
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have cruised with carnival for many years with never a problem. tried a couple other lines but always came back to carnival Carnival absolutely outdid itself on our recent Hawaiian cruise, you expect good food, entertainment, beds etc ... Read more

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SurferJoe57
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
173 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed September 2014
I've noted several other recent Miracle cruisers recently posting about the ship's propulsion issues, and felt obliged to post what I know. We had a marvelous two week cruise to Hawaii this past September. As we booked AFTER the formal ... Read more
bigmoromom
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Enjoyed a relaxing 16 day repositioning cruise from Vancouver, BC around Hawaii and back to Long Beach, Ca. Cruised with 3 other couples, all 60's - early 70's - the median age of passengers was 65, so we were happy to fit the profile. ... Read more
Quilting LMT
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
13 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
My husband and I had a great cruise meeting many wonderful people from all over the US, Canada and Europe. The Miracle is an older ship and has a few rough spots but looked clean and neat all over the ship. Our cabin (7202) boasts an ... Read more
Rrg7777
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Once again carnival surpassed my expectations by far making this one of the best cruises I have been on out of the 16 cruises I have sailed on. We travelled from London to Vancouver on Virgin Atlantic which was a very pleasant flight with ... Read more
got-a-sec
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
My husband and I (aged 60/58) had been looking for a longer cruise with more sea days and this one fit the bill. This was our first time sailing with Carnival and to tell you the truth, we were not hearing good things. After having a not ... Read more

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i.b.t
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We took our first long cruise (16 days) in April/14 as a retirement celebration aboard the Carnival Miracle. We decided to fly into Long Beach instead of LAX, a stroke of genius as we landed about 5 miles from the cruise port. Used the ... Read more
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stub's dad
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
To start with, this was our 15th Carnival Cruise and 18th overall. We had a small group of 8 people. We had 10, but 1 couple had to drop the Monday before sailing due to a family emergency. We have been on a 15 day Celebrity cruise ... Read more
Cruise life
Member Since 2011
1 review
1,162 forum post
0 helpful votes
We had the nicest time on our 16 night cruise and the few aggravations we did have were more to do with maintaining family harmony, not with cruising. We were not sure how being confined with two young children would play out, and mostly ... Read more
Tailwind1
Member Since 2011
17 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I have just returned from a 16-day, Long Beach to Vancouver by way of Hawaii cruise on the Carnival Miracle. This was our 29th cruise, 3rd on Carnival since becoming Platinum (its worth earning Platinum status!) and, overall, ... Read more
Greymeowsr
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
409 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
We had planned a Princess cruise, but friends who wanted to go talked us into Carnival Miracle. It didn't start well with the Long Beach Port (LA) embarkation. It was a cluster f*** of the worst kind and we had priority boarding. Even ... Read more

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Kimcookson@msn.com
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed April 2014
Who we are: 49 and 48 year old couple married 23 years. No children. 14 cruise. Third Carnival cruise, first Carnival cruise in over 10 years. 16 day cruise to Hawaii on board the Miracle. We haven't sailed with Carnival in over 10 years ... Read more
HUTCHISO@TELUS.NET
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2014
We departed Long Beach terminal and though the line took approx. 1hr to process us, it was okay as we were able to visit with other folks in line. We found the common area's of the ship very clean, which we appreciated. Our balcony room ... Read more
Publius1787
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
190 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a great time sailing to Hawaii on the Miracle for 15 days. We did encounter some rough seas which did prevent us from tendering in the port of Kona and caused us to be late into Maui, but Carnival doesn’t have the ability to ... Read more
HAWKSBY
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
21 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed January 2014
Five days over to Hawaii, five days there, visiting four islands, and five sea days back. The ideal cruise for me. Embarkation in Long Beach was a little confused, The pier people seemed unsure of how to treat the "Platinum" cruisers ... Read more
Carlwon
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We gave this as a Christmas gift to our children who are 14 and 8. Its been a couple years since our last big vacation and two weeks in the Hawaiian sun sounded like a great idea. We have cruised five time in the past and we have always ... Read more

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GracieBe
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
129 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We cruised on the Carnival Miracle from Long Beach, CA on December 7th of this year. This was our 7th cruise with Carnival. Because we drive from Arkansas to California once a year to visit friends, we decided to drive to Long Beach for ... Read more
jimhcom
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
The one word that describes this cruise is disappointing, which is too bad because my family and I were really looking forward to this cruise despite some of the negative reviews we had read. We had also sailed with Carnival on the ... Read more
paul06
Member Since 2013
1 review
17 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
My wife and I were very exited about our upcoming trip in October of 2013. We are from South Carolina. We booked a hotel in Atlanta [about a two hour drive from home] the night before our cruise. Great hotel, great service, and great ... Read more
shoug
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This review will mostly be positive, but to be completely honest, there were a few glitches. The beginning of the cruise was chaos. We had a transfer from LAX to the Port of Long Beach and we were told because of some issues we would not ... Read more
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BruceMc
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second sailing with Carnival, the prior was a ten-day Mexican coast cruise on the Spirit two years ago. My wife and I have sailed five times with Princess, five with Holland American and once with RCL. In my opinion Carnival ... Read more

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