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TNGALOHA
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
3,094 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two 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
jsims
Member Since 2017
1 review
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
Sailed two 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
Sailed two 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
1 helpful vote
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
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jspqld
Member Since 2008
13 reviews
295 forum posts
Sailed three 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
Rocklin Cruiser
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
25 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three 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
1 helpful vote
Sailed three 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
Sailed three 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
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HaringM
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
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
Crazy Carolyn
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
2 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
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avewads
Member Since 2017
1 review
19 helpful votes
This was our first cruise in 25 years. A lot has changed since then. Not a bad thing, but change none-the-less. The ship: Carnival Inspiration was a nice ship. It is 20 years old from what I have read. Very clean overall. The ... Read more
alelexxis
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
$189 Per Person Special Offer with Free Room Upgrade & $50 On Board Credit. Room E101 is PERFECT close to everything Prefer Anytime Dinning which is 1 Floor Above Stateroom E101 Cheers Program $240 Per Person, Start Drinking ... Read more
slfarnsworth
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We haven't gone on Carnival for 16 years as we were trying to get Elite on Princess Cruises. We generally get a mini-suite on Princess but decided to save a few bucks and try a balcony room. We paid for Faster to Fun Pass ($59.00) and it ... Read more
kittysnme
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
218 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Just came back from the Mexican Riviera cruise on the Carnival Miracle. This was my first time on a Spirit class ship and I'll have to say it's now my favorite. This was a New Year's cruise leaving on December 31st. Embarkation was ... Read more
CrabbyMe
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We have gone from balcony to junior suite to ocean suite. This was probably the quietest cabin we've had- except for the young elephants running down the halls, and a kid next door who loved to sing loudly on the balcony. Our steward Asih ... Read more
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rdrakehhi
Member Since 2012
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We love, love, love Carnival! This was my 8th Carnival cruise since 1996. I have never had a Carnival experience I didn't really like! So far it is my brand. I have also cruised with Royal Caribbean on the Oasis twice. This ... Read more
asksuzie
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The ship is older than others i've traveled on, but it was clean. The cabin stewards are friendly and efficient. The entertainment was mixed- good shows;however the comedians weren't great. The band was excellent, but the solo performers ... Read more
hotlipsblondy
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was the absolute worst vacation of my life. I have taken several cruises in the past and this was by far the worst ever. Room was filthy - had to call housekeeping 3 times to get it clean and point to the filth and ask for it to be ... Read more
Jaeddog
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We have cruised numerous times over the past 20+ years on different cruises lines, NCL, Princess, Celebrity and One prior cruise on Carnival last year so I am comparing this cruise against all our cruising experiences. First the good, the ... Read more
CaliforniaCruisers8
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
First timer looking for a quick cruise experience. This is a nice short one. Ship was full for the Holidays with lots of families. The staff was professional and made the cruise run smoothly. It was just not the right time of year. ... Read more
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