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165 Carnival Hawaii Cruise Reviews
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s1r0n
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Carnival Legend. What can I say? Decor: Tacky. Food: Average at best (had me wishing I could be at home to cook my own meals). Entertainment: Average to Decent. Musicals were OK, but did not appreciate the juggler joking about ... Read more
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Cookie125
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My husband and I took the 11 day, May 7th repositioning cruise around the Hawaiian Islands and then on to Vancouver. This was our 3rd cruise with Carnival and were excited that we had made the gold level. Our prior Carnival cruises were ... Read more
ss3437
Member Since 2001
1 review
36 forum posts
Sailed May 2015
We sailed with Carnival a number of times. Unfortunately the food quality and amenities deteriorated each time. Service are suffering too because the staff are overworked. This might be the last time we will set foot on a Carnival ship. ... Read more
flgranny
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
107 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
Let me start by saying that I have always been a Carnival fan, and started sailing on their ships 24 years ago. We have sailed on other cruise lines, and always end up coming back to Carnival. That being said, we are now seriously ... Read more
Dalzell
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
16 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
This was our third cruise sailing previously with Princess and MSC. We are an older couple and were a little bit worried about Carnival because of the large numbers of children that had been reported by previous cruisers, we were very ... Read more
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ozpen
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
My husband and I booked our 5th Carnival cruise to celebrate our 4oth Anniversary and were not disappointed. Our previous 4 cruises with Carnival have incled two sailing the Carribean, one in the Mediterranean and one down to the Mexican ... Read more
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delawisa
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Our second time sailing on the Miracle.....do NOT book cabin 8202.The air conditioning was roaring all the time. It was a lot louder at night. Maintenance tried to fix it.....we had them in the cabin at 2am one morning.The guy did try his ... Read more
ironbutch
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed January 2015
Noisy engines & annoying vibration. Entertainment (?) nobody really wants to see not one, but two shows featuring other guests (ya know, the same ones who can't wait for kareoke hour & should never, ever, be part of a ships ... Read more
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
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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
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
87 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
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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
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
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SurferJoe57
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
215 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
4 reviews
21 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
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
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