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152 Carnival Hawaii Cruise Reviews
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nspector
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise and I treated my wife to a cruise to Hawaii for our 25th wedding anniversary. Upon our arrival and departure from Long Beach, we stayed in the Renaissance and took a short taxi ride over to the terminal. We ... Read more
awsmsnn
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2014
When we planned our 'once-in-a-life- time' cruise to the Hawaiian Islands we had 60 hours of vacation time for five islands and a stop in Ensenada. When our cruise was over, 15 days later, we had Island time of 44 hours, including a 8 to ... Read more
1athomeinthewest
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed December 2014
Very much looking forward to this cruise but unfortunately I ended up in a cast and on a scooter. This caused problems with the excursions. High seas did not bother me but it would have been nice to see the sun on the trip west. The ... Read more
GlendaleAZ
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
180 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Our family is just freshly back from the Carnival Miracle 12/6 – 12/21 round-trip Hawaii, and let me say what a pleasure it was to once again be on the high seas. And I might also add, high they were. Being our 3rd Hawaii round-trip ... Read more
rowdykm
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
I've been on over a dozen cruises; a few with Carnival. NEVER would I have thought to research to look for article written in April about problems with the ship. Prior to this cruise I said Norweigen was the "Yugo" of cruise lines; ... Read more
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NCJean
Member Since 2007
5 reviews
32 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2014
Just to warn you, this is going to be a long review, so settle in. We were three sisters, traveling together, all in our 50s and 60s....well, two in our fifties and one in her sixties, but I'm not telling which one! Two of us have cruised ... Read more
Chathamite
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
82 forum posts
Just got back from the 12-6/12-21 sailing to Hawaii. A cruise that, IMO, shouldn't have happened. As a matter of fact, based on information I found out later, the ship should have never left Long Beach. Embarkation: A complete circus. It ... Read more
roglin711
Member Since 2013
1 review
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
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
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
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taospaint
Member Since 2014
1 review
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
2 helpful votes
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
SurferJoe57
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
214 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
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
3 reviews
20 forum posts
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
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Rrg7777
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
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
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
i.b.t
Member Since 2014
1 review
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
5 reviews
4 forum posts
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
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
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Tailwind1
Member Since 2011
19 reviews
7 forum posts
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
490 forum posts
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
Kimcookson@msn.com
Member Since 2014
1 review
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
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
194 forum posts
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
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