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SikTwistedFreek
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
I did not pick this cruise. I accompanied my daughters dance group on their year end "tour" as a chaperone. I have sailed Carnival before and it was fine, not really my style as I am not a "partier" and don't consume ... Read more
deb ruiz
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We wanted a reasonable cruise for the whole family. The ship was clean and kept up. All the staff was friendly. The rooms were clean and the cabin with the balcony was roomy enough. There was Plenty of food with a good variety. I ... Read more
mfilson
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
17 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was my 2nd cruise with Carnival Imagination. Let me start by saying, those who are looking for the ultimate luxury ship with high-end food and such, don't book this ship. This ship is the fun, party ship! Of course, you can relax by ... Read more
Dewildmama
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
My Best Friend of 30 years and I decided to take this cruise to celebrate our friendship. We are both in our early 40's and had an amazing time meeting wonderful people along the way. Everyone is so friendly and we quickly made friends. ... Read more
pattycake2
Member Since 2006
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We wanted a short cruise out of LA to meet our schedule and this cruise was the only one that fit our timeline. We had cruised Carnival several times before but had become disenchanted with drunken young people and unsupervised tweens. We ... Read more
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we5fullers
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
119 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My hubby was going out of town with his brother-in-law, so I decided to take my 2 teenagers along with 2 of there friends ( all ages 16 & 17) on this short cruise by myself. We have done this itinerary before, on the Imagination. I ... Read more
pismogirl
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We've taken somewhere between 13-15 cruises (kind of lost count) and have sailed on Carnival multiple times. We chose this cruise because we were celebrating a birthday that week, but our schedules couldn't accommodate a 7-day cruise, so ... Read more
jailer man_sailor sam
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Disclaimer: This is our first vacation from work in 6 years, so having the time off to do this was a bonus in itself. This will give readers perspective of my optimism. Fact: This vacation is as good as you're willing to make it. Go ... Read more
Jadenyuki
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The ports and tour I went on were great but the Ship and the program and lunch were not as good as the other cruise I went on. 1) their events on board ship conflicted like I wanted to do Karaoke and I wanted to do Harry Potter Trivia but ... Read more
Sis Travel
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
For Mother's day, I took my family to a 3 day Cruise from Long Beach, CA. to Ensenda. there was a Huge line to check in and get your Room key. it took us about 2 hours to do that, then when we get to go to our room, the elevators are ... Read more
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sleepowers
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was actually a cruise gifted to us when we purchased a timeshare, however we upgraded to an ocean view cabin which cost us a few hundred dollars more. We purchased the Cheers package for water, alcohol, and soft drinks, which was a ... Read more
KCCAKID
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
20 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Picked this cruise on the inspiration because of the low cost and value. this cruise did deliver, i called to make reservations in the steakhouse and was told they were all booked up. no the were not, they don't have a steakhouse ... Read more
tonyawright1976
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose this cruise because it was a great price, a good amount of days to try out for a first cruise, and I am glad we did. The ports weren't amazing (Baja California), but the boat was. So we spent two hours in Catalina and 1.5 hours ... Read more
bishopsmom
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
We were on the Carnival Inspiration. This was our first cruise and I used the comments from this site. We purchased the Faster to the Fun pass and it was probably the best 50 bucks I have ever spent. Got to the port and from parking to ... Read more
hatster31
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
8 helpful votes
I haven't cruised Carnival for years so I was a bit worried. However I wanted something within driving distance to Los Angeles. I kept my expectations very low. Overall it was an enjoyable trip. Very good value. Food was okay, not as ... Read more
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kepster555
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our cabin stewards, Wason and Avus, were fantastic! They were friendly, attentive and went above and beyond to make the cruise experience special for our grandson and niece. Our excursion to Ensenada was the highlight of the trip. ... Read more
sentrydriver
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
35 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We are a couple in our mid fifties, wife is retired but I am still working with limited time off. I need to bid my vacation dates each November for the entire next year. I put in for this week but as it approached, I wanted to change it ... Read more
Rynos029
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
My wife and I had a great time aboard The Miracle. This being our 1st cruise we were not sure what to expect. We know there are bigger ships out there but wanted to start a little smaller. We found all staff members to be very ... Read more
BoiseLady
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our second ever cruise, and second Carnival cruise. Embarkation was fast and easy. Although our "check in time" was 1:30, we were on the sip and enjoying a drink by 11:30. Our cabin was clean and comfortable, and our ... Read more
kathys54
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I was pleasantly surprised at the good value we got when we booked this family cruise on the Carnival Miracle. We traveled the week of April 29-May 6 and I knew ahead of time that this cruise would not compare to my first choice, Royal ... Read more
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Highway911
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We have been Carnival cruisers for years and have enjoyed their cruises. This is the first time we went on the 3-Day Ensenada cruise. The boarding process was great and went quickly, however, I was surprised that you couldn’t carry ... Read more
CelesW
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I went on this cruise with a group of girlfriends for a fun weekend. We had a great time together. BUT..... The food was pretty bad, just cheap buffet type food, even the sit down dining was just the same food put on a ... Read more
Lakeland Lady
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
We didn't choose this ship, is was the last part of a 4 centre US holiday. We knew it was an American ship, which is all about ' You WILL have fun' but as it was only 4 days and we had a Junior Suite, we thought we could just sit on the ... Read more
TheSuperintendent
Member Since 2014
1 review
26 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Now, don't get me wrong I shop at Walmart a lot (and love it)! But people need to know when they book Carnival they get what they pay for. I love cruising and am already looking to book my next one (Liberty of the Seas in April 2019). I ... Read more
mamabelladonna
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
111 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Though I am a Princess girl, I cruised with a friend who is a Carnival fan. She won. The dining room food was excellent, as were the waiters, but the buffet was stingy. The carver meat was always stringy, tough and overcooked. The choices ... Read more
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