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mvickrey
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
The embarkation went really smoothly. We were on the ship by noon. The ship had just been refurbished to include Guy Fieri's Burger Joint and a Taco/Burrito bar. I had previously sailed on this ship in November 2015 and found the food ... Read more
veewynn
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Going on the ship, I did not expect much due solely on reviews but I really loved and enjoyed my experience! The food was good, nothing to complain about. It's all included in the cost, so what is there to complain about. All you can ... Read more
cruisingMax
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
20 forum posts
My husband and I are frequent Carnival cruisers. We decided to book the Carnival Inspiration 4 day voyage for Sept 19, 2016 as it was soon after my recent retirement and we were looking forward to having our 1st Guy's Burger (not yet ... Read more
Chefaleslie
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
The food was good, to very good. You need to know what you like to eat. The buffet was lacking at times and we thought that the food could have been left out longer but the MDR was good. Not all the food was perfect but it was all good. My ... Read more
Xertes
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
6 helpful votes
We sailed on 9/17/16 from long Beach. This was the 11th cruise for my wife and I together, 5th on Carnival. We have sailed Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Princess and HAL. This was our first repeat ship. We sailed on the Miracle to Hawaii ... Read more
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stit60
Member Since 2008
1 review
14 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I chose this cruise as a gift for my hubby's 60th birthday. He loved it! While we enjoyed the cruise overall, there were a few flies in the ointment you might say. First oops was, they got our boarding pass pictures mixed up with someone ... Read more
BarbaraAnnSmith
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it was only 4 days and I was looking forward to being in the sun and good food and relaxing. I've been on 4 different cruise ships over the last 15 years and had cruised on Carnival one time prior to this but it ... Read more
raringtogo
Member Since 2005
1 review
1,885 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
whilst we had a really great time, this ship shows it's age although it is spotlessly clean and well maintained and the demographic is young and fun. We loved the pool deck, with lots of high energy entertainment. The thing I missed ... Read more
cjar855
Member Since 2003
1 review
1,138 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Have Cruised with Carnival 27 times and we like the Spirit class ships. They do not seem as crowded as some of the Larger ships. Always have had great service. Been to the ports many times, so we just love relaxing on the ship.Plenty of ... Read more
choxpress
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We need a place to hang out as our house is fumigated for 3 days and we decided to take a 5-day cruise. That was our 5th time to cruise (4 with Carnival, 1 with Royal Caribbean) I can say that this whole Carnival Inspiration cruise ... Read more
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jeepers13
Member Since 2014
1 review
54 forum posts
Sailed September 2016
Miracle is a pretty standard ship for mid-sized ones, but the Bacchus dining room is spectacular - laden with purple globes to represent the wine god. Room are standard, straightforward. Service overall was fairly medium except from ... Read more
Capt-G
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Scheduling was a big factor. This was a last minute trip with a friend and this trip was one of few that was available. We missed our first two port of calls because of a hurricane. Not Carnival's fault but disappointing for us ... Read more
akeka
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
829 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We had a family of four adults in a balcony (8J) cabin. My husband and i have been on many Carnival cruises but the food was so bad in the lido this trip that we are saying no more Carnival unless it has Guys and Blue Iguana to make lunch ... Read more
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fun2cruise123
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
First time to cruise, great value for a little vacation to Catalina Island and Ensenada. The service and activities and shows were fantastic! Food was OK I give it a 3 out of 5. The wait staff always polite and the stewards did an ... Read more
Billynda
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We have been on Carnival several times and always enjoyed it and recommended it to others. The Imagination did not live up to our expectations. I realize we sailed at the end of summer so I expected to see some children, but not ... Read more
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coopco
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
52 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We recently came back from a great 4-day cruise. Faster to the Fun (FTTF) is worth every cent -will never, ever go on a Carnival cruise again without it. Arrived at the terminal just before 11 and took about 5 minutes to check in. ... Read more
GradUT
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
2,170 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
When planning our cruise out of Long Beach, I saw few reviews of the Imagination and once I returned, the short review I wrote on the Carnvial board received few comments. My conclusion is that there is little interest in this ship or its ... Read more
Tanndance
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
We wanted to take our entire family on a cruise to be together for a week. We took our 80 year old parents, two adult children & spouses and 6 grandchildren on the Carnival Magic to the Mexican Riviera in late August. We don't cruise ... Read more
thanes
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We took a cruise for the first time. We had a few friends with us. Every time we went to eat they always took great care of our needs. All the staff was fun and friendly. I can't wait to go agian. The shows where fun and the comedy show ... Read more
rbuffing01@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We've been watching this ship from our balcony for 4 years, and we finally got onboard. Myself, my husband, and our 13-year-old daughter. The best thing about the cruise was that for us here in Long Beach it was just such a chill, ... Read more
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louanne93
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
1,269 forum post
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
A little background about us, we are in our late 40’s and this was our 11th cruise. We have cruised Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Princess. By far, we LOVE Carnival. Simply because it’s FUN! We loved Royal as well, and will ... Read more
Essjay
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
We chose a cruise on Carnival Miracle as we had been on a previous cruise on Carnival Spirit and loved it. Embarkation day at Long Beach was quite chaotic. There were queues for miles, not helped by a technical issue which delayed ... Read more
kheilmann
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 forum posts
26 helpful votes
We just got off the Carnival Miracle for a 7-night cruise to the Mexican Riviera: Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, and Puerto Vallarta. We had a very enjoyable time. Service was good and the ship seemed to be in good shape to me. High points ... Read more
dascherz
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
My family (mother, grandfather, and his girlfriend) took the week long cruise out of Long Beach on the Carnival Miracle. By the end of day 1, it was abundantly clear we would never take another trip on Carnival again. Being native ... Read more
nuttss
Member Since 2012
1 review
35 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Shame on Carnival Miracle with all the norvo virisus happing they did not have a team member at any of the food venues insisting passangers with hand sanitizer it was opptional,bad bad decesion. The ship is old with the old heavy wood in ... Read more
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