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1,693 Carnival Los Angeles Cruise Reviews
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Givargas
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed two weeks ago
HI. Let me start by saying that this is our 5th cruise and all of them so far has been on budget ships, so i'm not expecting luxury for the prices we pay. This is a way to bring the kids on a budget and we have been doing this for the past ... Read more
mikemarj
Member Since 2007
1 review
I'm not a novice to cruising having been on at least six other cruises on three other lines (Princess, NCL and Royal). We wanted a quick getaway for our 40th anniversary and we hadn't been to Catalina Island. Carnival was the only option ... Read more
Laurel1947
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
19 forum posts
Sailed two weeks ago
I chose this cruise as I was visiting my daughter in Los Angeles & a short trip was all she had time for. Price was right! We thought ship was nice, clean but old. The crew was nice and always friendly. We had an outside cabin and it ... Read more
EricSkat
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We got this cruise as compensation of another program's misrepresentation, but that's another review. ;-) Let's say we didn't have to pay for the basic cruise, only add ons such as shore excursions. Given the deal we got, and knowing the ... Read more
TNGALOHA
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
3,096 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We sailed on the Carnival Imagination Feb. 12-16, 2017. We chose this cruise because we had never been to Catalina before. We enjoyed our day in Catalina and Ensenada very much, they were the highlights of the cruise. The ship ... Read more
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jsims
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We've been on two other Carnival cruises on different ships each time. This by far was our worst experience cruising. It was our honeymoon cruise so we booked a balcony room on the 7th floor so we could enjoy the views from the balcony. ... Read more
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lbcruisermartin44
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My wife and I took the Mexican Riviera cruise from Long Beach for our anniversary. We chose this cruise because we love Mexico, but mostly because we live in Long Beach and skipping a flight to Houston or Miami saved us a ton of time and ... Read more
cruise-aholicRN
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
153 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
What can I say? This was a wonderful cruise. The service was excellent. The food was excellent. I especially liked the Nick and Nora steakhouse – it was amazing! There was lots to do on the ship , Never boring. I had the best mac ... Read more
Dave1974
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This cruise was for my husbands birthday, a couple friends came with us. We had a great time, the service was pretty amazing too. There were never really any waits for drinks. The highlight of the cruise certainly was the cruise ... Read more
jspqld
Member Since 2008
13 reviews
295 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Long Beach embarkation and debarkation is a shambles. I'm told this is not Carnivals fault. They blame Customs and Coast guard for the procedures at this port and that it is a training port for these services which is why lines get help up ... Read more
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Rocklin Cruiser
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
25 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This my eighth cruise overall and after a mediocre cruise to Alaska in September, my wife and I had decided to not cruise for a while and do other types of vacations. But her sister and some other friends booked this cruise, and since it ... Read more
MSandy2017
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was my 6th cruise - 5th cruise with Carnival! This was my Husband's 1st cruise ever! We both had a phenomenal honeymoon! Our cabin was on the 1st floor Mid Ship and we didn't hear too much from below. We slept very well, ... Read more
jrlm59
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We went to Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán, and Puerto Vallarta. Never went to those places before and I'm glad I did. It was a great experience. The ship was very nice, although as always there is room for improvement! Embarkation ... Read more
roger campeau
Member Since 2017
1 review
My Trip on Caravan Miracle Ship. !st Day, Was great entrance, having a cane for support meant I was somewhat handicapped, so I was whisked in front of the line. So great first impression. However, that was soon ended with an emergency ... Read more
HaringM
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Although my personal circumstances put a huge damper on my cruise experience onboard the Carnival Miracle, I will say that there were no shortage of things to do. The staff was generally pleasant, the activities were well planned, and ... Read more
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Crazy Carolyn
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
The Miracle ship is a lovely ship esthetically, but there appear to be a lot of changes on board. The required safety muster drill at the beginning of the cruise was unlike any other I 'd experienced. We were physically checked off a ... Read more
Ratdoggie
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
129 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our second "cousins cruise" on Carnival. This time there were 6 of us ladies, ages 49-65 with two cruise newbies. Since the Miracle was just returning from Hawaii, this was a 6 day cruise on the Mexican Riviera. After ... Read more
getta way mom
Member Since 2017
1 review
we went on the imagination in order to have a family vacation where there was something for all three of us. my husband and I went with our 10 year old son and the kids area left a lot to be desired. not open friendly hours never during ... Read more
behnama
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Me and my wife tried this 4-day cruise again after a while. Embarkation and disembarkation went pretty well. Cabin was nice, but lots of children noise from outside. Shower knobs are a little confusing. The service was good, main showroom ... Read more
HBDal55
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Booked this cruise well in advance and couldn't wait to go. Getting on the ship wasn't too bad but the Long Beach port has much to be desired. Other ports like Orlando were much easier to deal with and you weren't left standing outside ... Read more
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artistsj
Member Since 2005
1 review
44 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My title sums it up. I thought it would be nice to have 4 days before and after visiting Hawaii. It did not think about the fact we may have to skip a port or 2. Even that did not seem too bad until it happened. In Honolulu, we were told ... Read more
Likeness
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My husband and I are regular cruisers. The majority of our cruises have been with Carnival with no really bad experiences until now. I have to say that it will probably be awhile before we take another. We chose this one because we ... Read more
flutepilot
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
511 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my second Carnival cruise. I had, overall, a good time and I will start with the good from this cruise. The staff was incredibly friendly and seemed to be everywhere. Jaime, the Cruise Director was fantastic. I am retired USAF, ... Read more
TJinWA
Member Since 2015
1 review
44 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We wanted a cruise with maximum sea days and this cruise fit the bill. The Miracle is great, lots of activities, bars and sitting areas. The lido and sun decks have plenty of seating and loungers. Mini golf was just tricky enough to be ... Read more
sweaver99
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Chose this cruise to "get away and have a good time." Sadly with cruises of longer length there is a much older crowd. The ships nightlife was not as energized as my previous cruises. Carnival did do a good job of trying to ... Read more
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