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1,736 Carnival Los Angeles Cruise Reviews
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getsemani1
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This is the second time I cruise out of Long Beach to Catalina Island and Ensenada, the first time being on the Ecstasy. This time I went with my best friend who is wheel-chair bound. Her father dropped us at the Long Beach cruise ... Read more
juno39dog
Member Since 2015
1 review
21 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We did not have a say in selecting this cruise. Our daughterinlaw set it up as a family group cruise. We were generally "satisfied" but I'll elaborate. Our last two cruises were on Norwegian and Royal Caribbean. Carnival ... Read more
TBird879
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
77 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Chose this cruise for the dates, and I'll be more intentional to avoid spring break weeks in the future. Frequent Carnival customers and it is increasingly difficult to move down to the older boats after being on newer ones. Primarily ... Read more
cats4mary
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We picked this cruise because it was short and we knew the ship,having sailed on it previously 13 years previously to the Caribbean. This time we went by just ourselves Both of us are in our late 50s. Unfortunately it was April Spring ... Read more
Onagh
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
103 forum posts
I spent my 50th Birthday on board Carnival Miracle and had a beautiful cruise. My room Steward was a complete Gentleman, zipping gowns, tying bows, and keeping my stateroom tidy and pleasant. My Late Dining Assigned Seating was ... Read more
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nickb44
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
I went with my family of 4 and 9 other friends. It was my first Carnival cruise and my wife's second. I hadn't heard great things about Carnival. I heard it called the Motel 6 of cruising. My expectations weren't high for the cruise. ... Read more
ModSquadFan
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
I departed from LA and the cruise had a Day At Sea, and stopped in Catalina, California, and Ensenda, Mexico. I didn't explore LA cause I've been before but its a fun place. As for both Catalina and Ensenada I debarked both days and ... Read more
johnnyi
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
50 forum posts
When thinking about this cruise, my mom and I were a little bit apprehensive about going on Carnival during Spring Break. But, we easily justified it using these two reasons. 1. We survived Carnival Breeze over Christmas with 1,500 ... Read more
jj227
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed March 2017
This was supposed to be a fun Spring Break trip for my family but it was the worst vacation we have ever taken! Both myself and my husband got food poisoning from food we ate on the ship! We returned home dehydrated and very sick! This ... Read more
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Terry Cutmore
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This trip formed part of a two week trip to the west coast of America, this being the last leg of the trip before embarking on our flight back to London. The check in onto the boat was smooth and once on board we were given our access ... Read more
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Kareberry
Member Since 2008
1 review
12 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We've cruised Carnival and other lines before so this wasn't our first rodeo but it was the first time cruising with our 11 month old. Unfortunately the experience of mediocre at best making me not want to cruise Carnival anymore. Felt ... Read more
Olderhoneymooners
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
I have to say Carnival Miracle was a good experience, however, there were so many things that my husband and I did not expect, we are not sure if we would book a cruise again. The day of travel leaving from Long Beach California my ... Read more
oski65
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 helpful votes
Just wanted a short getaway without having to fly. Long Beach is about 40 minutes from us by car and very convenient. Parking's not cheap at $19 a day, however, and we ended up on the roof of the parking structure. Check in was quick ... Read more
Oklahoma Cruiser 2012
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Arrived at LAX about 3 hours before embarkation. Driver was at Baggage Claim and trip to the Port was much quicker than I had planned, about 30 minutes, not the hour I had planned flights around. Faster to The Fun was a great purchase, our ... Read more
ofd1068
Member Since 2017
1 review
19 helpful votes
This cruise was chosen by my in-laws in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. This was the first Carnival cruise ever for my family. My wife and I did a different cruise line years ago and came in under the impression that a ... Read more
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CRUISADER
Member Since 2004
1 review
250 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
A 4-Day cruise for under $300 per passenger, good value for an Ocean view cabin. Port of calls were Catalina Island and Ensenada. I wasn't impressed with either port. The first day is a sea day taking a trip south down the coast into ... Read more
Steve551
Member Since 2011
10 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise because we had limited time. We had two cabins, V17 & V40. Embarkation was a "snap" - mainly because we are Platinum cruisers. Carnival treats its Platinum & Diamond members pretty well. The ... Read more
Goldenpearl
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Overall, the cruise was good. I was not impressed with the food in the Baccus dining room.Our servers were awesome though. The cabin was fine and our steward was good. All of the staff was very friendly. Camp Ocean was fantastic for my ... Read more
jjoregonbound
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
We were invited to join family on this cruise. I did not have high expectations going in as I had heard negative things about Carnival. Also we just had a bad experience on Norwegian last month. That can be seen in another review. Much to ... Read more
miranda2017
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
we were able to purchase Faster To The Fun and that was so worth it Embarkation and Debarkation can't get any better than that!!!!!!!!! don't get me wrong this was not a terrible Cruise but we have been on this 7 day Cruise before and we ... Read more
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trivimp
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
86 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was my first Carnival cruise, travelling with a hosted singles group of 95, all ages. I enjoyed the cruise, but probably won't repeat on Carnival unless the itinerary is irresistible... it just didn't wow me. Embarkation at Long ... Read more
Cruisefoot
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Went to Nick and Nora's 3x - always terrific...had Atak, the beat steward ever, hung out with NeeNee the coolest bartender, had Sandro and Maria (both from Peru) as waiters in Baccus MDR, and even laughed at CD Chloe...was it a perfect ... Read more
mfilson
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was my first cruise finally after 43 years. :) I really enjoyed it. I knew going in that it was an older ship with older decor and that was fine with me. I was going to have a great time, party, drink, eat and more! I met some really ... Read more
guntersanders
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
At our 58th anniversary we booked a four days since we live in Yorba Linda, approximately a 45 minute drive to the cruise ship. The drive was easy but in the morning there are a lot of truckers with containers on the same road. There ... Read more
Cache Trekker
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
23 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was the first cruise for my brother and his wife. We chose this one because they didn't have time for a longer one and it was convenient leaving from Los Angeles. Embarkation went very well compared to our last Carnival cruise. We ... Read more
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