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1,648 Carnival Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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777
Very Good
385
Average
242
Poor
137
Terrible
64
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Our family just celebrated my husband's 70th birthday. We are world travelers and have been on over 40 cruises. It's ... Read more
We were on Riviera Deck and had two staterooms R97 and R101 .. The ship looks tired and grubby! It's inevitable as this ... Read more
Noisy Cabin cruisefungi
10/14
This was a budget cruise. With that in mind it was on the whole well worth it. The biggest problem was engine noise in ... Read more
Great Short Cruise PittsburghPenguins
10/14
Just got off a fabulous fall break cruise from Long Beach. Parked at the pier ($17/day). Embarkation was a breeze. Room ... Read more
Not our first cruise, but was our first with Carnival and first in a balcony cabin. Plus points Good cabin space. ... Read more
There are no bad vacations...only varying levels of memories and laughter. There were 9 of us meeting at the Long Beach ... Read more
Do your shopping oicanob5
10/14
I regret to say that the cruise I just returned from today was disappointment. I'll start with the good. The adult ... Read more
10/14
Ship sailed Sept 28th - Oct 2nd on Carnival Imagination BOOKING - is a great experience. I would advise against travel ... Read more
Imagination eduarditos517
10/14
So I just got of the ship. did a 4 day cruise to Catalina & Ensenada. This is our 15 cruise. Basically you get ... Read more
09/14
We went on Carnival Inspiration to celebrate our one year anniversary. We based which ship we went on from the reviews ... Read more
We've been on about 10 cruises and several different cruise lines (Royal Caribbean, Princess, Norwegian, Carnival). It ... Read more
09/14
This was my second 3-day Carnival cruise and my husband and I enjoyed ourselves throughout. We had originally booked an ... Read more
Never again chicken12
09/14
We travelled from Scotland to enjoy a cruise with Carnival but had wished we had stayed at home. This was our 14th ... Read more
First cruise flysqd2001
09/14
This was my first "real" cruise on any ship; while the Elation is a bit older & smaller thank most ships my wife ... Read more
We booked our cruise on the Carnival Elation at the last minute for Spring break 2011. We drove to the port of Mobile ... Read more
If you have nothing to compare it to...you will enjoy it. If you have cruised before on better quality lines, you won't ... Read more
09/14
My husband and I have been sailing with carnival for several years . This was our 7 Th. cruise and we have always ... Read more
Pluses:  Service people were outstanding. They were happy even with my sour attitude. Bar tender Alexandru was ... Read more
I'll echo some of the other recent reviews on here and use the Caribbean Princess for comparison's sake. The ship is ... Read more
I would consider myself a well seasoned cruiser (11 on RCCL, and 3 Carnival). This cruise was a quick weekended ... Read more
My family of 4 had on Oceanview room on the Empress deck. We loved the location of the room, close to everything. Our ... Read more
We had a great time on this cruise as being our 1st one! It was just my husband and I that went. When debarking for ... Read more
Not rated
08/14
This review is long overdue, but was searching Trip Advisor today and it reminded me to post it. Hopefully, some things ... Read more
I am extremely well traveled and sometimes hard to please and I just wanted to say that this cruise was absolutely ... Read more
08/14
We had a wonderful time on the Elation August 9-14. There were good and less-than-good things about it, but as we said ... Read more

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