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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
Pinkie123
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 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
alisharyan
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 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
771 forum posts
7 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
9 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
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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
bobylax
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our4th cruise, 2nd cruise with Carnival, and was a family reunion of sorts. There were 25 in our party. Let me start by saying the Carnival Miracle is a worn out and tired ship. In my opinion it needs to be retired or completely ... Read more
Xertes
Member Since 2013
5 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
raringtogo
Member Since 2005
1 review
1,885 forum post
3 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
1,137 forum post
5 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
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jeepers13
Member Since 2014
1 review
66 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
833 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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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
louanne93
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
1,325 forum post
14 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
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Essjay
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 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
27 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
Mummo
Member Since 2009
1 review
1,368 forum post
2 helpful votes
We took our daughter, son-in-law and two little grandchildren. It was the kiddo's first cruise and they seemed to LOVE it. Camp Carnival was a hit with the 5 year old, but not as much with the 3 year old. They both enjoyed the live shows ... Read more
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carinainacar
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
94 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My family of four embarked on a one hour car ride to the terminal in Long Beach. This was our 16th Mexican Riviera cruise together as a family, however; we've been to the Long Beach terminal numerous other times for other cruises. This ... Read more
cjjetsfan
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Cabin & Guest Services Cabin #7245 was impossible to sleep in due to a vibrating ceiling that made a constant ticking noise while the boat was in motion. See our cabin review for more. Anyways this is where we had the bulk of our ... Read more
jobella418
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
24 helpful votes
We booked this cruise 30 days out at a great price and it was perfect! We love to cruise this was my 4th. We had both had been on the Mexican Riviera cruise before, me with Carnival and my husband with Royal about 10 years ago but even so ... Read more
JenSDCA
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
176 forum posts
13 helpful votes
I know that everyone has their own needs and expectations when cruising. For us, for what we needed and expected, this was absolutely a 5-star vacation. Let me start by saying that yes, Miracle is showing her age in places, but I'm ... Read more
ojer
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We picked this cruise because it was a short and easy for us to get to, Our home is in Phoenix, Az. and we were traveling with my 91 year old Mother. We had traveled with Carnival in the past and were very happy with the service, ... Read more
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