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2,066 Carnival Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews
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jrlm59
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
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
1 helpful vote
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
HaringM
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
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
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
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
4 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
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getta way mom
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
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
10 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
avewads
Member Since 2017
1 review
27 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
9 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
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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
8 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
rdrakehhi
Member Since 2012
1 review
10 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
1 forum post
5 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
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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
11 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
LVNV Cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise because it sailed over Christmas. We wanted to take a Christmas vacation this year instead of spending it at home, and Carnival Inspiration filled the bill. We live in Las Vegas so a Long Beach, CA departure was as ... Read more
mc168
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was my 2nd cruise with Carnival Imagination with prior experience on Grand Suite. This December I decided to take my family member of 4 and relatives of 3 to cruise on this ship again from Dec 22nd and back on 25th for Christmas ... Read more
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glen8p
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I chose Carnival for the price, finally receiving a special that allegedly included all the port, taxes, and any "air filter disposal fee" kind of bs nickel-and-dime hidden costs. For the most part, that was correct. THE ... Read more
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HiteshueCruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I had a great cruise on the Carnival Miracle! We arrived at Long Beach around Noon to board the ship. We had Faster to the Fun, so we were able to skip most of the line boarding the ship. Be warned, if you do not have priority boarding and ... Read more
Leigh.metzler
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We picked this cruise because my son wanted to try Carnival. He's 14. In the end even he preferred NCL. Our room had stained carpet and upholstery, the door to the frig was broken, many dings and broken elements to the suite. We had a ... Read more
Pbaker103
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was our family's first cruise. I read the reviews and didn't really expect much based on the ship we were sailing on. Carnival likes to charge for every little extra that they can. They charge extra for sodas and any alcoholic ... Read more
afamnheidi
Member Since 2013
1 review
26 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My in laws missed our wedding five years ago because my father in law was very ill, so we decided to renew our wedding vows on our five year anniversary this year and invite them along so they could actually see us get married this time. ... Read more
borntotravelbrit
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We wanted a mother and daughter getaway and the hot tub she had bought me came either with a 2 night trip to Vegas or 4 night cruise on Carnival. So naturally we chose the Carnival cruise as we had cruised Carnival before. We had an ... Read more
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