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Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews for Singles Cruises to the Mexican Riviera

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Spring Break Cruise with 2 kids age 8 and 4

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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Angel1505

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

Let me start by saying we are the type of people who believe that any vacation is what you make it and therefore, can have a good time pretty much anywhere. And we did on this trip. It was a wonderful 9-day vacation although there were definitely some ups and downs. We've cruised on Disney, Carnival and NCL all 7-day's or longer. When we chose this cruise we did so knowing that we were getting ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite Quad

Traveled with children


Carnival Spirit-Mexican Riveria

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ChicagoSteven

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We have been on the Spirit before. It has always been mediocre, but traveled where and when our lives permitted. The ship just returned from a two week drydock and it showed. The gym has been totally reconfigured and outfitted with state of the art Life Fitness equipment. There is a new 21 and over pool and sun area that is just wonderful. Quiet (means no kids) and pretty at the back of the ship. ...
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Sail Date: February 2012

Cabin Type: Extended Balcony


No spirit on the Spirit

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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bginlv

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have been on the Spirit for 3 or 4 times. In July 2012 we cruised to Alaska and the Spirit was as wonderful as ever. However we just returned from the Mexican Riviera on the Spirit again and what a difference. We were traveling with 5 other couples, all past cruisers and all of us had similar complaints about dinner. The menu had been cut back drastically with fewer items to select from. ...
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Sail Date: January 2012

Cabin Type: Balcony


Spirit to Cabo

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duvail5

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I went with a family of seven on a cruise to Cabo in January. The Carnival Spirit was a nice ship but we were a little disappointed with the overall experience. It all started a week before the cruise. Carnival called us and asked if we would like to upgrade to 3 balcony rooms with interconnecting doors on the back of the ship and on the main deck that was near all the activities. We decided to ...
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Sail Date: January 2012

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with children


Carnival Holiday Mexican Riviera Cruise 12/23/11

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Shimmershine

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This was my first cruise, and to be frank I wanted to go with Holland America but the holiday cruise I wanted was booked and I could only get a late booking with Carnival. I was traveling alone and single over the holidays, so knew this would be an interesting experience to say the least, since I was aware of Carnival's reputation of being geared more toward families, cheap cruising, and "fun." ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Holiday On Carnival

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califblondie

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I took this cruise to avoid the holiday same ol same ol. We left the 23rd of December and returned January 1st. It worked! All in all we had a very good time. We were lucky to meet some new friends that I believe we will have for years to come. In fact we have all booked another adventure together on Holland America. Having said all this let me move on to the problems ...
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Sail Date: December 2011


Carnival Spirit on a Budget

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kronic_kruiser

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

The ship was nice for it's age (10 years old) but time had left its mark on her. Most notably was the noise and vibration from the engines. I guess I have no one to blame but myself for not doing my homework beforehand. The cruise we scheduled was apparently the last cruise before the ship's scheduled dry dock date. Therefore the vibration and noise were about as bad as anyone would imagine. I can ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Good Bargain but Not the Best

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David X

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our third cruise on the Spirit (5th overall). Why Spirit? Because it is inexpensive and has a good itinerary. Otherwise, the ship experience itself is just ok. We were in three cabins (Wife and I in balcony, In-laws in a second balcony, and grown daughter and friend in an inside). The price was so good, it made for a very affordable vacation. THE SHIP. The ship is fine. All the of the ...
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Sail Date: November 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Reasonable cruise with some let-downs

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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oldbold

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

Basically, this was a good cruise. The stateroom was quite adequate, clean and well maintained. Meals in the main dining room were very good and the waiter service excellent. Unfortunately, the same could not be said of the buffet (deck 9). The buffet area is very poorly laid out and diners have to walk "half-way round the ship" to find all the meal selections. Prominent signs directing ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Carnival Spirit (October 21, 2011 sailing)

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mamag123

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We arrived at the Port of Los Angeles about 1pm. It took about 30 minutes total to board the ship, which was a very nice surprise. I should mention that there were long lines, however, we got in line with my VIP brother and bi-passed the long wait. As we boarded the ship, I must say that the staff was very curious and welcoming. Our rooms were ready and our luggage showed up about 4pm. This ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


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