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Carnival Miracle

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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
6 reviews
7 forum posts
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
jeepers13
Member Since 2014
1 review
71 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
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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
840 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
1,437 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
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
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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
37 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
1,439 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
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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
9 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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Cuyjetonboard
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Travel agent recommended it. I am not likely to ever sail Carnival again unless a real steal. Carnival does not understand the definition of Serenity. It was as loud as the other pool areas where adults and children swam and played. ... Read more
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Amf1pe@sbcglobal.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We were pleasantly surprised by this cruise! Service was good, food was good and the Camp Carnival staff was super! Always a plus when you are traveling with just one child. We had previously cruised on Carnivals's three night trip ... Read more
dancrr
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 forum posts
38 helpful votes
Just got back from a week on the Carnival Miracle sailing from Long Beach California to Puerto Vallarta for two days and Cabo San Lucas for one night. This is my 7th cruise, second on the Carnival Miracle. This was one of the best times ... Read more
sandybach
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
4 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
32 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
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
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