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Kenwsf
Member Since 2016
1 review
26 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
15 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
31 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
9 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
21 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
132 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
32 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
10 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
10 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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JustMe425
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
First time cruise for me. Sleeping quarters: Our cabin R118 was fine, but only one (out of two) outlet that worked. Very clean and comfortable. Entertainment: Comedians were okay - but too many sexual innuendo jokes. Some of ... Read more
Laurakarl@rocketmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Carnival Imagination was a fun ship for first time cruisers! We did the 4 day cruise to Catalina Island and Ensenada Mexico. You can tell the ship is a little outdated, but was kept very clean and the staff was very friendly. We got a ... Read more
NICULisa
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
16 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We booked this cruise through a voucher for a free cruise for 2 given to my husband from the El Dorado Casino in Shreveport, Louisiana. I selected the Miracle because we have never done that itinerary and we wanted to stay in Los Angeles ... Read more
msvickyes
Member Since 2014
1 review
18 forum posts
19 helpful votes
We had 6 people and 3 balcony staterooms. This was my first Carnival Cruise. I have only cruised Royal before but my nephew talked us into joining them. It was a great cruise. I was very impressed with Carnival. Cabins were basic and ... Read more
danelover
Member Since 2004
1 review
29 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I will begin by saying I did not have great expectations of a Carnival three day but had seen some good reviews .We have had some decent experiences on Carnival so decided it was a cheap weekend and what the heck. Our first clue was ... Read more
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coldiaz
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
17 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Quick last minute getaway out of the port of Long Beach on the Carnival Inspiration. I had been on the Imagination twice and this ship offered a few pleasant upgrades from the Inspiration, such as the upgraded Alchemy Bar and and newer ... Read more
jjatravel
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Friends convinced us to travel with them. This was our first cruise so we thought this four day trip to Catalina/Ensenada would be a good test. We had no idea what to expect. My partner thought the entire affair "cheesy," but ... Read more
lisaclipclip@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was my 23rd cruise: and my 18th with Carnival. The Miracle was my least favorite ship. There was not enough variety of food on the pool deck. The dining room staff weren't very friendly and the Cruise director was very unprofessional ... Read more
Cattuck
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Do not travel or trust carnival cruises. They do not honor their "Best Price Garuantee." I found a cheaper price and followed the process but never heard back from them - ever! My room was filthy; chewing gum stuck under the ... Read more
neb1982
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
What should have been a relaxing and enjoyable vacation celebrating our anniversary was unfortunately the worst vacation that myself or my significant other have ever had the displeasure of enduring. Upon boarding the Imagination, my ... Read more
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