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Carnival Imagination was one of the original "Fun Ships" and now, after a costly 2008 refurbishment -- to the tune of over $40 million as part of the lines' $350 million Evolutions of Fun Fantasy-class ...
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428 Carnival Imagination Cruise Reviews

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Great Short Cruise PittsburghPenguins
10/14
Just got off a fabulous fall break cruise from Long Beach. Parked at the pier ($17/day). Embarkation was a breeze. Room ... Read more
10/14
Ship sailed Sept 28th - Oct 2nd on Carnival Imagination BOOKING - is a great experience. I would advise against travel ... Read more
Imagination eduarditos517
10/14
So I just got of the ship. did a 4 day cruise to Catalina & Ensenada. This is our 15 cruise. Basically you get ... Read more
09/14
This was my second 3-day Carnival cruise and my husband and I enjoyed ourselves throughout. We had originally booked an ... Read more
Pluses:  Service people were outstanding. They were happy even with my sour attitude. Bar tender Alexandru was ... Read more

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09/14
This was my 3rd short cruise. My first 2 were with RCI. My wife and I thought this would be a perfect way to test ... Read more
I would consider myself a well seasoned cruiser (11 on RCCL, and 3 Carnival). This cruise was a quick weekended ... Read more
My family of 4 had on Oceanview room on the Empress deck. We loved the location of the room, close to everything. Our ... Read more
This was me and my husbands first cruise. Overall, we had a blast! Pros: Neither of us experienced motion sickness ... Read more
Great family cruise! bassspanker
07/14
Our family took the short 4-day Baja cruise out of Long Beach on the Imagination last week. My wife and I have been on ... Read more

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07/14
We recently took our kids on their first cruise. Me and my husband have cruised several times prior. First off I will ... Read more
Outstanding Lucky dozer
06/14
Three of my friends and I booked a quick cruise to Ensenada and were extremely pleased. Embarkation lasted 15 minutes ( ... Read more
Shock mriucd
06/14
I reserved this cruise with high hopes in mind. Prior to this we sailed with Sapphire Princess- 7 day Mexican Riviera, ... Read more
06/14
My husband an I live near so we did this as a romantic getaway. The longest time away from our two year old twins so I ... Read more
Never Again! fiona1013
06/14
This was our 7th cruise with the last 4 being this very cruise through Carnival. I was SO disappointed. First, we could ... Read more

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The ship was small and certainly not outstanding to say the least. Very dark. I like bright decorations. I did not ... Read more
06/14
I normally cruise for at least a week and have sailed Carnival only once before. This was 6 years ago on a different ... Read more
We went on our first cruise on the Carnival Imagination from the 11th through the 15th of May. I had read a lot of ... Read more
This was my second cruise (my first being almost 20 years ago) and my husband's first. We were celebrating his 40th ... Read more
05/14
This was our shortest cruise, we typically go 7 night cruises instead of 4 nights. This was our 5th Carnival cruise, ... Read more

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The Imagination is a little dated in terms of decor, but the staff certainly made up for the lack of ambience. We had ... Read more
04/14
I live in South America, and decided to take a couple of weeks vacations in California, so my wife and I, took a short ... Read more
Recently enjoyed a relaxing 4-day cruise on the Carnival Imagination over spring break/St. Patrick’s Day. We had ... Read more
04/14
When the Carnival Elation left Long Beach last year to go to New Orleans, Carnival introduced the Carnival Imagination ... Read more
04/14
Husband's been struggling with cancer for years and it recently moved to his brain, so we had little time to complete ... Read more

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