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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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494 Carnival Imagination Cruise Reviews

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SandieG
1 Review
Member Since 2015
8 Forum Posts
There's not a lot of choice out of the west coast--so you're kind of stuck with Mexico or Alaska. I've been on this ... Read more
lauriefamily
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
4 Forum Posts
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1/15
We booked this cruise pretty last minute, and got a good deal. one week out, we had a phone call from Carnival asking ... Read more
ACook
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
33 Forum Posts
We did a little 2 night cruise on the Carnival Imagination in Jan 2015, The Imagination is a smaller ship and it is ... Read more
imescaping
1 Review
Member Since 2010
13 Forum Posts
I have been on two previous Carnival Cruises, one of them was also on the Imagination. From those two cruises to this ... Read more
dmix315
1 Review
Member Since 2009
5 Forum Posts
I went on this cruise with my Sister, celebrating her Divorce. We had such a great time. The ship is starting to show ... Read more

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PattiPB
3 Reviews
Member Since 2005
269 Forum Posts
We replicated our very first cruise 15 years ago in January for our 14th cruise. For reference, our preferred cruise ... Read more
sogy
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
12 Forum Posts
I’ve taken a few 3 day cruises to Ensenada before, so my expectations where low. I didn’t know that they ... Read more
dmich87
1 Review
Member Since 2014
My husband and I booked this cruise relatively last minute, after finding a fantastic deal on the cruise fare. This was ... Read more
SoCal Flyer
1 Review
Member Since 2015
A 4-day "New Year's" cruise on the Imagination out of Long Beach was our first trip with Carnival in a number of years, ... Read more
tofu26
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I just went on the Carnival Imagination with my husband and two boys ages 2 and 5, arriving back home today. I wish I ... Read more

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endorphin8
1 Review
Member Since 2010
14 Forum Posts
11/14
PREFACE: This is my first Trip Review, and unfortunately this ship was one of my very first where our experience with ... Read more
raseven2000
1 Review
Member Since 2011
61 Forum Posts
Our first cruise was in 2000 with Carnival Sensation. We were not impressed with the cruise line after our first ... Read more
lhook
1 Review
Member Since 2003
35 Forum Posts
We took the 4 night Thanksgiving sailing to Catalina Island and Ensenada. We were traveling with myself, my husband, ... Read more
tuscansun17
1 Review
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
This was my first cruise and it was a blast! First and foremost, I totally recommend to pay for "Faster to the Fun" ... Read more
cainweb
1 Review
Member Since 2014
My wife and I have never been on a cruise before, so we jumped at the chance to go when invited by my brother and his ... Read more

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mamabelladonna
1 Review
Member Since 2013
81 Forum Posts
I found the staff the best thing. They were caring and helpful and earnest to make this little cruise fun. They were ... Read more
IEBear
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
8 Forum Posts
Overall Rating 4.6818 Average For first time Cruisers and inexperienced Cruisers the most important thing I would ... Read more
PittsburghPenguins
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Just got off a fabulous fall break cruise from Long Beach. Parked at the pier ($17/day). Embarkation was a breeze. Room ... Read more
marxthespot
1 Review
Member Since 2014
20 Forum Posts
Ship sailed Sept 28th - Oct 2nd on Carnival Imagination BOOKING - is a great experience. I would advise against travel ... Read more
eduarditos517
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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

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Shelbyscout
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
19 Forum Posts
This was my second 3-day Carnival cruise and my husband and I enjoyed ourselves throughout. We had originally booked an ... Read more
HackingVegas
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
56 Forum Posts
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
CousinEddy
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Pluses:  Service people were outstanding. They were happy even with my sour attitude. Bar tender Alexandru was ... Read more
BigRich
1 Review
Member Since 2006
17 Forum Posts
I would consider myself a well seasoned cruiser (11 on RCCL, and 3 Carnival). This cruise was a quick weekended ... Read more
Liseluv
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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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