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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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425 Carnival Imagination Cruise Reviews

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
Are you an early-twenty something wanting to drink your way though the cruise? If you answered yes, this is YOUR ... Read more
Personal Background Information – We are a family of four. Parents in their early 40’s and boys age 5 and ... Read more
03/14
This was my second cruise with Carnival cruise lines, and it was intended as a short weekend getaway. I was celebrating ... Read more

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