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1,957 Carnival Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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shredie
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
6,516 forum posts
4 helpful votes
In the middle of the night on our second night out, the bathroom drain began to back up and filled the room with sewage water. Four cabins on Riviera deck aft flooded. The smell was horrendous. A call to customer service had plumbers ... Read more
JenSDCA
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
176 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I know that everyone has their own needs and expectations when cruising. For us, for what we needed and expected, this was absolutely a 5-star vacation. Let me start by saying that yes, Miracle is showing her age in places, but I'm ... Read more
ojer
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We picked this cruise because it was a short and easy for us to get to, Our home is in Phoenix, Az. and we were traveling with my 91 year old Mother. We had traveled with Carnival in the past and were very happy with the service, ... Read more
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Cuyjetonboard
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Travel agent recommended it. I am not likely to ever sail Carnival again unless a real steal. Carnival does not understand the definition of Serenity. It was as loud as the other pool areas where adults and children swam and played. ... Read more
arlenevelezdiaz
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
23 helpful votes
Hello again. I posted a review a week ago ("a no no cruise"). This week i took the cruise with my best friend. Embarkation process - very good. Cabin - a "no no". We had cabin 1456 on deck 1. We were next to the ... Read more

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Hilary P Jones
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Easy cost effective get away from Los Angeles. The room attendants knew everyone's names as did the wait staff in the dining rooms. The food was excellent. Fresh and delivered to the table promptly. The people who work on the ship are ... Read more
Amf1pe@sbcglobal.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We were pleasantly surprised by this cruise! Service was good, food was good and the Camp Carnival staff was super! Always a plus when you are traveling with just one child. We had previously cruised on Carnivals's three night trip ... Read more
dancrr
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
36 helpful votes
Just got back from a week on the Carnival Miracle sailing from Long Beach California to Puerto Vallarta for two days and Cabo San Lucas for one night. This is my 7th cruise, second on the Carnival Miracle. This was one of the best times ... Read more
bgreenwell88
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was my 3rd cruise with carnival. 1st time however on the Triumph. I've always had a great experience with Carnival. However this cruise did not meet my expectations. My family made the most of it, but the main difference here was ... Read more
Geraldmacboingboing
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
2 helpful votes
We choose to do this four night cruise to recover from our long haul flight from Oz. The Carnival shuttle meet us at the LAX International to transfer us to Long Beach where we embarked before the 5 pm sail time. The embarkation went ... Read more

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Kenwsf
Member Since 2016
1 review
24 helpful votes
The worst, most inedible food I have ever tried to eat. We were a party of 3. Took my mother for her 87th birthday, since she loves cruises and previously has been on 6 cruises. ( no Carnival cruises) Ship boarding in Long Beach ... Read more
dmar5
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
My extended family decided on this cruise; my aunt & uncle being frequent cruisers. This was mine and my children's first cruise. I must say -- I was thoroughly underwhelmed. The quarters were small but I expected that. The food was ... Read more
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sandybach
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I needed a one-week round-trip Los Angeles cruise on June 11th when my 2 LA-area mid-teen grandkids were available. To my surprise, Carnival was the ONLY cruise. While I frequently cruise, I had not been on Carnival in decades. I was ... Read more
y44ynot
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
4 forum posts
30 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our grandson’s graduation. There were 6 in our party. The good outweighed the bad so I'll just comment on a few items that we were not happy about. Sea days. In past cruises there were so many things to ... Read more
CrabbyMe
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Needed a quick getaway after a tough school year for a teacher! Hubby would always take a break! The food was just okay, the port (Ensenada) was AWESOME! We had spent our honeymoon there and really enjoyed being there again. Guy's ... Read more

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lgrave79@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
This is my 10th or so cruise. Although other cruise lines offer a fancier trip, Carnival makes sure there is plenty of fun to go around! Let me start by saying that my husband and I have been together 40 years and enjoy vacationing ... Read more
cantbeme55
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
We have used Carnival Cruise lines several times before and loved them. This time it wasn't nearly as good and even to the point that we don't know if we will use them again. To begin with we usually get such wonderful service that we ... Read more
salzalicia
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
WIFI during your cruise: Let’s face it, wifi on the ship is SLOW and expensive, walk by the computers and you’ll see NO ONE. Like many, I rely on checking my email and Facebook frequently so… I started asking around. ... Read more
Addocdmommy
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
128 helpful votes
Ok…this review turned out really LONG! Hopefully someone will find some value in it! Below I give my thoughts on the Miracle, Cabo San Lucas and Las Caletas in Puerto Vallarta. If I missed anything, I will try to answer any ... Read more
crAZytwinmomma
Member Since 2010
1 review
155 forum posts
31 helpful votes
Carnival Miracle Mexican Riviera Review: Greetings. I wanted to write this review to be helpful for others looking to take the cruise on the Miracle out of Long Beach, CA. We had one that was overnight in PV. First I will start ... Read more

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tina.pauly@cox.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Absoluely loved the Carnival Miracle cruise ship! It was my 10th cruise, i am a cruise lover. When we first arrived we parked in the parking lot. I thought we were early arriving at 1:00pm, however, the parking lot was pretty full. We ... Read more
ak5504
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Just came back from the Miracle, 2 days to Cabo and 1 day in Puerto Vallarta, and it was amazing! We took this cruise two months ago in March, but the weather was so bad, all our shore excursions were cancelled. This time, the weather ... Read more
K&JfromPDX
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
27 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Embarkation was the typical dis-organized chaos. Lots of lines, but no Carnival staff knew what any line was for - just pick a line and stand in it. When I entered the Atrium I immediately noticed how small the ship was. I was sure I ... Read more
marydeedee
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
My son treated my boyfriend and i to a cruise...he went with us, with his girlfriend...I am a senior citizen and never travel....THE TRIP WAS WONDERFUL....i HOPE WE GET TO GO ON ANOTHER ONE....WE ATE IN THE DINING ROOM EVERY NIGHT,,,the ... Read more
barbierahrah
Member Since 2010
1 review
61 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We chose the 4 day Carnival cruise to Catalina and Ensenada because it was close to home and required no airline flight. Stayed at the Maya Hotel in Long Beach the nite before for a fairly priced park & cruise rate, although they ... Read more

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