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1,886 Carnival Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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GordonC
Member Since 2005
1 review
2,547 forum posts
0 helpful votes
There were 9 of us on this cruise, the ages were from 7 to 78. We had 3 generations sailing together for the first time, 5 of us had sailed before and 4 of us were brand new to cruising. The first timers of 4 already want to do another ... Read more
baaaaaaa
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
Taken many cruises in the past ... So this isn't my first rodeo. Carnival has gone downhill. Food poorer quality at all their ship locations. Major disappointment. They seem to have cut corners everywhere. Paid $20 "upgrade" for ... Read more
jnojr
Member Since 2008
1 review
390 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
I'm left with the impression that this cruise (short duration, old ship) is used as a training event for staff. Overall, I was happy, and would do the same itinerary & ship again, but there were a lot of rough spots in service. There ... Read more
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TNIris
Member Since 2013
1 review
129 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We cruised from Long Beach to the ports of Cabo and Puerto Vallarta on 10/10/2015. We had flown in a few days before to spend a few days at Disneyland, so we went straight from our hotel to Disneyland to the port. It was HOT! It was ... Read more
Lnwolf2657
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
We had never done a west coast cruise so we decided to try one. We did a 7 day, 2 ports of call cruise and absolutely loved it. This ship is a very beautiful ship with a Phantom of the Opera theme. Although we we will never return to Port ... Read more

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GARBALU46
Member Since 2007
12 reviews
88 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
We took this cruise because we always wanted to go to Catalina island. We are platinum with carnival. We know what to expect. Embarkation was easy as we were escorted on early really not much wait. We chose cabin M172 which was outside ... Read more
CruiseMomma92305
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My husband and I booked a 4-day cruise on the Carnival Inspiration, out of Los Angeles/Long Beach to Catalina & Ensenada. The reason for the cruise was a short getaway to celebrate our 10-yr wedding anniversary, without our 3 and 4 ... Read more
shspringer
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
We booked on the Triumph Sept 26, 2015 6 women and have been on this ship before the fire. This time the trip was less than desirable, there were no shows at night, everything was centered around buying items off the ship. We had to go ... Read more
zenjirou
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Been on a dozen or so Carnival Cruises. The boat and everything about the experience is slightly less then the bigger boats that go in the Caribbean. One Dining hall as opposed to Two, less food bars/options as compared to the larger ... Read more
Qcruise
Member Since 2005
11 reviews
282 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The wife and I live here in Long Beach, so wanted to try the easy four day over to Catalina then Ensenada, it was actually less expensive to do this than to pay for the Catalina Express shuttle for us. We bought the FTTF to see if we ... Read more

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Tobys_mom_2013
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Usually I am so excited to go on a cruise I already know the ship inside and out, when the buffets are open, whats on the ship to do etc. But my mother-in-law passed away exactly 6 weeks before the cruise from a long battle with cancer ... Read more
caitmac1
Member Since 2015
1 review
77 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
I picked this cruise mostly because of the departure port - I wanted to cruise with friends from southern California and it just plain made sense to leave from Long Beach. Two of us were first time cruisers and one had been on a previous ... Read more
EMMIUX
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
If you want to hear continuous noise, non stop fun, and watching crowded scenes of people drinking and smoking all day (there is nothing else to do) this ship is for you. Most of the cruise ships have many well located bars to avoid or ... Read more
Sheebah
Member Since 2004
7 reviews
1,018 forum post
3 helpful votes
Hey friends, we’re back with another review and film of the Miracle from our 8/29/15 sailing. At the end of this review, we've placed links for a full video tour of the ship, a shorter video tour of the ship, and some food videos, ... Read more
Jolly Bee
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
Our family had fun and great time on this cruise ship. The staff were all friendly and doing their job, well. Dining at Bacchus was great. Thanks to Pande, Welly, Nemie, Leonora, Danilo, Vergel and Carlos, among others. After dinner, we ... Read more

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lagraham
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We recently completed our first ever cruise, and really enjoyed the experience. There was some highs and lows, which I have covered and categorized in as much detail as possible. • Cruise Ship – We were on the Carnival ... Read more
dustybunz
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The wife and I just took our 4 kids on the Carnival Imagination for the 4 day cruise from Long Beach to Catalina, then to Ensenada Mexico. This is the second year in a row we took the kids and 4th year in a row for a Carnival cruise. ... Read more
duck93446
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I have cruised cruise lines with 20+ cruises under our belt. We cruise Carnival alot because we are on the pacific coast and unfortunately not too many choices. The mexican riviera is a cruise we do alot, its cheap for a ... Read more
shalomtou
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Just back from the Carnival Miracle 7 night cruise from Long Beach to the Mexican Riviera. Good cruise for Carnival -- frankly, our expectations are probably a bit lower for Carnival. We paid the premium for the "faster to the ... Read more
stefania326
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
I have been on RCL at least 5 times, NCL and Princess as well so to say that I wasn't expecting much from Carnival was an understatement. BOY WAS I PLEASANTLY SURPRISED!! The Miracle was a great size, the food never disappointed, ... Read more

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NPjohn
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
We took this weekend 3 day cruise with friends who were celebrating their anniversary. We live outside of Los Angles so this was very convenient. My wife and I had been on the "booze cruise" about 8 years ago on the Carnival ... Read more
npmom805
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our fourth cruise, first with Carnival. Very disappointed. Check-in and check-out was a pleasure - went smoothly and quickly. Boat didn't leave Long Beach until 6:45 p.m. We planned to spend some time on the ship, enjoy our ... Read more
justinrhibbard
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was my third cruise, and my first with Carnival. For us, we chose this based on the sail date, the price, and the number of nights. It was a good value. As others have noted, the Victory ship is one of Carnival's smallest in their ... Read more
amcglynn2
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Three of us found the food, ship's decor and nightly entertainment quite good. The biggest problem we encountered was the goofy time table that the ship stuck to in Cabo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. For example, the cruise brochure shows ... Read more
blatchd
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was an absolutely wonderful cruise for the family. We have been on many cruises and this was by far, the best for kids. Carnival does it right for child safety, allergy awareness, children's programs for all ages. One granddaughter ... Read more

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