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1,528 Carnival Los Angeles Cruise Reviews

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walker777
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was the only cruise line that did a short trip in June. We purchased the extra fast to fun package because I use a walker and we could avoid long lines. Embarkation and debarkation were really with no lines and very little waiting. ... Read more
Wella
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This is my 5th cruise with Carnival. I love cruising! My son-in-law booked and decided on Imagination. The quality of the food and the entertainment have diminished since my last travels with Carnival . My senses have experienced ... Read more
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Addocdmommy
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
54 helpful votes
Ok…this review turned out really LONG! Hopefully someone will find some value in it! Below I give my thoughts on the Miracle, Cabo San Lucas and Las Caletas in Puerto Vallarta. If I missed anything, I will try to answer any ... Read more
crAZytwinmomma
Member Since 2010
1 review
154 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Carnival Miracle Mexican Riviera Review: Greetings. I wanted to write this review to be helpful for others looking to take the cruise on the Miracle out of Long Beach, CA. We had one that was overnight in PV. First I will start ... Read more
tina.pauly@cox.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Absoluely loved the Carnival Miracle cruise ship! It was my 10th cruise, i am a cruise lover. When we first arrived we parked in the parking lot. I thought we were early arriving at 1:00pm, however, the parking lot was pretty full. We ... Read more

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ak5504
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Just came back from the Miracle, 2 days to Cabo and 1 day in Puerto Vallarta, and it was amazing! We took this cruise two months ago in March, but the weather was so bad, all our shore excursions were cancelled. This time, the weather ... Read more
luckymin@hutchtel.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My daughter in law chose this cruise because it coincided with her 30th birthday. I've cruised many times (at least 20) and generally find Carnival to be just fine. This was generally just fine too. Pros: good food, nice staff. Cons: ... Read more
K&JfromPDX
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
27 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Embarkation was the typical dis-organized chaos. Lots of lines, but no Carnival staff knew what any line was for - just pick a line and stand in it. When I entered the Atrium I immediately noticed how small the ship was. I was sure I ... Read more
barbierahrah
Member Since 2010
1 review
61 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose the 4 day Carnival cruise to Catalina and Ensenada because it was close to home and required no airline flight. Stayed at the Maya Hotel in Long Beach the nite before for a fairly priced park & cruise rate, although they ... Read more
JustMe425
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
First time cruise for me. Sleeping quarters: Our cabin R118 was fine, but only one (out of two) outlet that worked. Very clean and comfortable. Entertainment: Comedians were okay - but too many sexual innuendo jokes. Some of ... Read more

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Laurakarl@rocketmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Carnival Imagination was a fun ship for first time cruisers! We did the 4 day cruise to Catalina Island and Ensenada Mexico. You can tell the ship is a little outdated, but was kept very clean and the staff was very friendly. We got a ... Read more
NICULisa
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
13 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We booked this cruise through a voucher for a free cruise for 2 given to my husband from the El Dorado Casino in Shreveport, Louisiana. I selected the Miracle because we have never done that itinerary and we wanted to stay in Los Angeles ... Read more
msvickyes
Member Since 2014
1 review
18 forum posts
18 helpful votes
We had 6 people and 3 balcony staterooms. This was my first Carnival Cruise. I have only cruised Royal before but my nephew talked us into joining them. It was a great cruise. I was very impressed with Carnival. Cabins were basic and ... Read more
danelover
Member Since 2004
1 review
29 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I will begin by saying I did not have great expectations of a Carnival three day but had seen some good reviews .We have had some decent experiences on Carnival so decided it was a cheap weekend and what the heck. Our first clue was ... Read more
coldiaz
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
17 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Quick last minute getaway out of the port of Long Beach on the Carnival Inspiration. I had been on the Imagination twice and this ship offered a few pleasant upgrades from the Inspiration, such as the upgraded Alchemy Bar and and newer ... Read more

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jjatravel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Friends convinced us to travel with them. This was our first cruise so we thought this four day trip to Catalina/Ensenada would be a good test. We had no idea what to expect. My partner thought the entire affair "cheesy," but ... Read more
lisaclipclip@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was my 23rd cruise: and my 18th with Carnival. The Miracle was my least favorite ship. There was not enough variety of food on the pool deck. The dining room staff weren't very friendly and the Cruise director was very unprofessional ... Read more
Cattuck
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Do not travel or trust carnival cruises. They do not honor their "Best Price Garuantee." I found a cheaper price and followed the process but never heard back from them - ever! My room was filthy; chewing gum stuck under the ... Read more
neb1982
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
What should have been a relaxing and enjoyable vacation celebrating our anniversary was unfortunately the worst vacation that myself or my significant other have ever had the displeasure of enduring. Upon boarding the Imagination, my ... Read more
nwarmfam
Member Since 2014
1 review
11 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Travel group: husband, wife, and 14 year old son. We chose this cruise not on our desire, but because we had a 25% discount. We received the discount on a previous cruise. The itinerary was changed right before sailing and we were offered ... Read more

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hbsprite
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
19 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Embarkation: We were traveling with my father, who is temporarily in a wheelchair. Embarkation was very easy. They took us to a special check in desk for disabled people. We waited maybe 10 minutes, then headed up and were on board. ... Read more
christa.nazzy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We left long beach, CA. the night before we stayed at the Doubletree Maya Hotel! AWESOME! free shuttle to and from cruise port! Don't get to the port early.... You have to sit outside and wait.. it was a rainy cold morning and we were ... Read more
Tufstuf71
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The three night cruise is worth it to get away from work and the craziness of life. Not much entertainment during the day, so if the weather is good you're fine during the day to hang out by the pool. Unfortunately if the weather is not ... Read more
cdm289
Member Since 2011
5 reviews
22 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My sons (12 and 14) and I really enjoyed our cruise on the Imagination. This was their 8th cruise and my 12th (9 with Carnival). I read through the negative reviews and I cannot understand why so much negativity. It was a really ... Read more
LaFrimaire
Member Since 2015
1 review
19 forum posts
23 helpful votes
This is our 2nd Carnival cruise (1st on Conquest in 2014). We live San Francisco and wanted a proper vacation for Spring break for me, DH, and 2 daughters, without the hassle of flying, so this cruise seemed a good choice. Drove down to ... Read more

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