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Carnival Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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Mexican Riviera
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1,758 Carnival Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews


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Tanner110

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

But the best ship

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Overall the food was okay and our waitress was great, but on-board activities were lacking. It was not kid friendly, but they attempted to make up for that with an area that seems attractive to teens. The issue in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GlendaleAZ

11 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Mexican Riviera Quarantine Style (8 days for the price of 7 days)

Review of the Carnival Panorama This will be a review of our most recent cruise, which took place sailing from Long Beach, CA on Carnival Panorama. We left February 29, 2020 for a 7-day sailing to the Mexican ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Oren

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Service, Difficult Crowd and Casino Smoking Issues

We got off the Carnival Panorama at the Long Beach port after returning to our rooms for one additional night as one passenger was Covid 19 tested and the 4000 of us had to wait for that one passengers result. Thank ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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preciousharley

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship. awful room - very noisy in the morning

Chose the Panorama since its a newborn ship, Lovely, clean and new. Bad part was the room above a gym. Unfortunately a suppose to be a very relaxing cruise is ruined by a very loud morning spin class that blows ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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KJandMJ

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely Cruise

We sailed on this cruise departing on 02/29/2020 along with our son and his girlfriend. Embarkation was somewhat delayed. We were in the "A" group and embarked around 12;30 p.m. Once we arrived on the ship, we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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OliversGiGi

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Despite bad disembarkation day (not Carnival's fault). GREAT cruise!

I don't know if I am the first to write about the Mexican Riviera that sale 2/29-3/7, but let me start by sharing we were one of the ships on the news that was held up at Long Beach, unable to Disembark due to a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Xertes

15 Reviews Written

139 Helpful Votes

Kudos to Carnival Panorama

My wife and I sailed on the Carnival Panorama on Feb 29th –Mar 7/8th (I will explain more on that later). We are experienced mass market cruisers having sailed on Carnival, Princess, Holland America, Norwegian, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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dmw3wx

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very Nice Ship, Quarantine and all

I have done the 7-day Mexican Riviera trips several times over the last 6 years through Carnival Miracle and Carnival Splendor. I was excited to learn a brand new ship was coming to the west coast and just knew ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mutherlode

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Totally Disappointed

I chose this cruise for a 70th birthday blowout with my family. Big mistake. We love Carnival and have cruised with them 3 previous times. I was excited to book on this new ship however I did not investigate it ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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nellierigby

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely crew, big improvements

Just back from a week on the Panorama plus a bonus day on the ship when a passenger got sick and needed medical testing to ensure it wasn’t corona. It wasn’t, thank goodness. The ship is clean and modern. It ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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elle63

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Some good/some not so good

We chose this cruise because my hubby and i wanted to see the pacific side of mexico, Why not on a NEW SHIP?! .We only have Celebrity to measure to but here is what we found... the main DR was ALWAYS cold...like ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Opiod!Mode

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Avoid Rooms on Deck 11 below the fitness center

We stayed in Suite 11221, which was a beautiful comfortable room but I would advise people to avoid this particular cabin and the ones around it unless you don't want to get any sleep. This suite was directly under ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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machaus

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Uninspiring

We chose this cruise because it was a brand new ship and thought it would be exciting. It was not, and was a rather bland experience compared to other cruise ships we have been on. I don't think there is anything ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Salidaboy209

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Avoiding large crowds

Carnival panorama is a beautiful new ship. Everything is new, carpeting, furniture, drink ware, flatware, etc. with over 4,000 passengers public spaces are very crowded though. The beach pool area midship and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Wolfshair

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great time on the new ship

We have a lot of fun on Carnival and chose this ship because it was new and we had never sailed from California before. We had never been to the Mexican Riviera. We did a back to back. The first week my daughter and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Maxine1

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Back to Carnival! Great Cruise.

Our last cruise was the Celebrity Reflection, we have not cruised Carnival in 10 years, so i was a little nervous to return to the line. The Panorama ended up being our favorite cruise! My husband and I are 55 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SanDiegoNewlywed

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Felt Like a Budget Cruise

Upon hearing that Carnival was beginning to leave from San Diego, my family decided it would be a great first cruise for 5 year old twins. We took a New Years cruise to fit in winter break. My husband and I have ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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2theC

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great ship,friendly staff - Booked the wrong week!

We have cruised previously on HAL and RC, first time on Carnival. We sailed during the mid-winter break for California schools. There were 1500 kids (full capacity on the ship and they were everywhere. We would ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Two per Year

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Room 1432 - First Floor Experience - Panorama

We are experienced AZ cruisers with Mexican Riviera cruises due to easy access to ports. We have sailed various Mexican Riviera itineraries with Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean (no longer avail). We ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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toprs20022004

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Detailed Review

Cabins: We had two cabins 2371 & 2369. 2371 was a Cove balcony which was a first for us. I now prefer the cove balcony to a regular balcony. The cove balcony has more shade and privacy and less wind. Two doors ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Coloradobab

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Panorama Carnival Great Ship

We loved sailing on the Panorama. The staff was wonderful - they really went out of their way to help in any way possible. Since there was only a slight difference between Panorama and Horizon but it still made a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cmn7777

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Panorama cruise

We chose this ship because it was a new ship with 3 hours by flight. We were very excited about the fun amenities. Getting on the ship was ok. Getting off the ship was horribly long and painful. We had hoped ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Glenlisa5242

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice new ship for carnival

the design of the ship reminded us a lot of Royal Caribbean, it is disappointing they don't put lemons on the tables every night only formal nights. We had a great time the extras like the hand washing stations in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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RicknTina

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Mixed feeling = Mixed reviews. Some good, some not so good.

On so many levels we wanted this cruise to be epic because we had my MIL and my sister with us, both first time cruisers. Having cruised on Carnival and other Cruise lines in the past we didn't sway their judgement ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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katsrew

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival flagship Panorama is top notch!

We booked a back to back so we were on the ship for 14 days and had a great time. Positives; Embarkation was fine. I like that there were multiple dining venues open for lunch on embarkation day. I remember ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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