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2,052 Carnival Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews
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24acruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We were very excited for this cruise....new ports, ship and great weather. However, we only found one staff member that was not only friendly, but attentive. And we made a point to find this waiter each day. Our housekeeper it appeared ... Read more
dakotateri
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise when I received a great past guest offer. This time we did a balcony which was the best decision ever, enjoyed being out on it all the time we were in our room. We chose deck 7 in middle which was very comfortable ... Read more
aglaudel
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
It started on the first evening at the formal dining hall. I ordered the turf and surf at a $20 add on price. The Steak was the size of a hard boiled egg and the lobster 1/2 tail tasted like it was cooked for the 5:15 seating and was ... Read more
vanetten
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My wife and I have cruised on Norwegian twice and this was our first time on Carnival. It was like taking a step down from what we had expected. I can only conclude that all the good reviews we read are from people who did't expect much. ... Read more
BrettySpaghetti
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
24 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My eighth Carnival cruise was my first on Miracle, after having previously sailed on Splendor, Freedom and Inspiration. Size, decor and destination of the various Carnival ships notwithstanding, most of the cruises themselves are fairly ... Read more
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seasonedvacationer
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
I'm going to give you a real review. It may be highly candid and critical, but it's real and not an over-embellished, best-vacation-of-my-life review because in all honesty, this was one of the worst trips I have ever been on. Carnival ... Read more
Sin City Sailor
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The Imagination is an old ship in cruise ship years, but for short cruises it does the job well. The dining room food was very good, just not as many choices as other longer cruises. The staff overall was friendly and most helpful. They ... Read more
kathyanna74
Member Since 2014
1 review
31 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My husband and I have taken several Carnival cruises in the past. This was probably our last one. We are in our late 50's, not travelling with children. We choose this cruise because it was close enough to drive to. I wish there were more ... Read more
rpruzinsky
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
33 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose our cruise for a quick get away to break from my ever stressful job. Plus my wife's birthday was on October 20th so we decided to do something relaxing and fun. We booked the Carnival Paradise knowing it wasn't going to be fancy ... Read more
Pizza Gram
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Seven of my cousins joined me for this cruise. Most of us were first time cruisers so did not know what to expect. Everything went very well, we did not have long wait times to board and was able to get off ship in plenty of time to catch ... Read more
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thowe21
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Here's a quick rundown of our latest cruise over the weekend on the Inspiration: The Inspiration itself is considered an older ship, about 20 years old I believe, but they have modernized it. Food wise The pool buffet lines have ... Read more
ht1722
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We loved the trip. The staff could not have been more friendly and welcoming. They remembered our names. Even in the ship stores! I was traveling with my dad and my 3 1/2 year old son. We had a balcony room. We didn't have any issues ... Read more
wfibekfjqb
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
The ship is fairly large, there is so much to explore (on your own). The cabins aren't very spacious but are decent. The colors are very outdated. The beds are comfortable. The are many dining options, changing every day, the food is very ... Read more
funat55
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
1,454 forum post
3 helpful votes
I just got back from a three day cruise on the Inspiration (Oct. 7-10). I’ve done this weekend cruise many times but I never get tired of it. The port is one hour from home, closer to drive to then Vegas, and really a bargain when ... Read more
BEFdoc
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
270 forum posts
16 helpful votes
My wife and I were looking at spending some "Quality" time with our grown grandsons; we decided to book this cruise in October. It fit the bill as pricing and timing were just what were looking for. Also, having explored the ... Read more
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zako1
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This cruise followed a week on the west cost of the USA and what a fantastic time my wife and I had. You can read all the negative stuff from people who have recently been on this cruise, probably the snobs who go on holiday for 13 months ... Read more
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SusiejaneUK
Member Since 2005
1 review
111 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This is a very quick review of our Carnival Miracle cruise - it is not good I'm afraid, and it is our personal experience, but here we go... Firstly embarkation. Very long process, waiting and then queuing in hot weather There was ... Read more
NewOrleanian
Member Since 2016
1 review
Departure city: natives of the departure city. Attended cruise with extended family Ship and Cabin: Housekeeping attentive. Cabin was roomier than expected and comfortable. Clean. Dining: Food ok/hamburgers were excellent. ... Read more
toddtravels
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
4 forum posts
We arrived early - around noon. The queue was already outside, but we only we were onboard the ship 61 minutes from the time we joined the queue, which is very good. Long Beach was in the midst of a heat wave, so the terminal was very ... Read more
Pinkie123
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We came from Australia with a few other families. When I booked I found it difficult to find out about what was on the boat, ie: restaurants, entertainment, what the rooms looked like, which was worrying . Before the cruise stared we ... Read more
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Sheebah
Member Since 2004
8 reviews
1,128 forum post
15 helpful votes
This cruise was the second sailing post-Funship 2.0 overhaul. Guy's Burgers, Blue Iguana Cantina and Tequila Bar, the Red Frog Rum Bar, Alchemy Bar and MUCH more were added. We chose the 4 night (Sunday through Thursday) itinerary as we ... Read more
alisharyan
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
I read quite a few bad reviews about Carnival Miracle before we left so I wanted to write a good review. We had an amazing time. The food was excellent don't listen to people who moan about the food they are pathetic the food was ... Read more
MsMot
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
766 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
FTTF We purchased FTTF to see if it was really worth it and the answer is yes. We were checked in and on board within 20 minutes and our room was ready. However, our luggage arrived piece-by-piece. The last piece arrived after we ... Read more
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Muffin369
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
91 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This a hopefully not to long but informative take on our curise. This is my 20th cruise overall and my 6th with Carnival. We flew into LAX the day of our cruise. Only a short fly from Sacramento, CA. We used the super easy Super ... Read more
EyeLuvCrewSing
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
First up, the safety briefing on deck. We were herded like cattle onto the sunny side of the deck in 100 degree heat where we waited for 30 minutes to have a recorded announcement played which we could not hear hear due to the complaining ... Read more
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