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Onagh
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
93 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
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
Sailed four weeks ago
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
4 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
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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StreakedBlonde
Member Since 2010
1 review
70 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We love Mexico and are frequent travelers to the Cancun & Mexican Riviera area. Since we had never been to Cabo or Mazatlán (& we love Puerto Vallarta), we took this cruise with friends. This was our 3rd Carnival cruise ... Read more
craigachan
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We don't usually cruise Carnival maybe (8 times) but it suited us this time. I'm a long time cruiser with over 50 cruise. Don't stick to any one cruise line as I don't like playing the status designations. If they want to give me ... Read more
Givargas
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
13 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
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
kindsche
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose the cruise based on price and time. I was bowled over! My expectations weren't high, but the cruise line was even better than the other two ocean cruise lines I've taken. It was as good or better as Viking, which is a premier ... Read more
mikemarj
Member Since 2007
1 review
4 helpful votes
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
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