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Carnival Miracle Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Miracle
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

141

Very Good

88

Average

71

Poor

34

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

346

Romantic Cruises

142

Senior Cruises

63

Entertainment Cruises

47

First-Time Cruisers

43

346 Carnival Miracle Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


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SanDiegoNewlywed

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Felt Like a Budget Cruise

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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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StacM

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ship is old and needs to be retired

I chose this ship for a short family vacation and trial run with the kids and my husband at cruising. We took the 3 day Ensenada cruise out of San Diego. The ship is old, the food is not fantastic, there are not a ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jdib78

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Old ship needs work

My wife and I picked this cruise despite the fact we swore we wouldn’t sail with Carnival again after our last trip a couple years ago. Compared to NCL and RC, we just weren’t impressed with our last cruise. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gr8fulmare

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Loved the Quirkiness and Size of the Miracle

We were visiting our son in San Diego and decided that instead of renting a place, we would all go on a Mexican Riviera cruise. The embarkation and debarkation were smooth and fast, even with no FTTF available. The ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jobella418

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed not my typical Carnival Experience

I just got back from Mexican Riviera my 3rd time on this particular cruise and second time on the Miracle. Since it has been 2 years cruising with Carnival I don't know if it was the Ship or if Carnival has just ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Trinijamgal16

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not the Birthday I expected

I choose this cruise based on some prior reviews. I had sailed carnival previously and had a great time before, but I was very disappointed on this cruise. The worst part was my balcony cabin, and the food ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Jodi7386

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Hawaii Journey-14 days

14 days to Hawaii- Lots of sea days, but they had activities. If no activity you slept, ate, read, gambled, drank, swam, sunbathed, or people watched. Ports---Hilo, Honolulu, and Maui were fine and we got to see ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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angelaandtommy

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise

My daughter and son-in-law did a Carnival Cruise for their honeymoon two years ago in October and loved it so much they wanted us to join them on a Carnival Cruise. Hurricane Darian caused us to have to leave a day ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Tks8085

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser Experience

We were offered this cruise last minute because the Vista our of Galveston was canceled. We were offered cruise credit because of the cancellation, so we got a pretty good deal on our first cruise. The boarding ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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denisead

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Just OK

I've cruised with Carnival before, we liked the itinerary, and the price was reasonable. The food was excellent and the wait staff and cruise director were great. Also, we really enjoyed the ship's entertainment. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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OdessaDrew

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ten out of Ten. This is Why Carnival is #1!

Where do I start? Cruise Director Frankie was awesome. He is high energy and seemed to be everywhere. Giving tips, seeing cruisers off for their excursions, welcoming them back, MC-ing just about everything and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Love to take vacations!

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Hesitant but Very Pleasantly Surprised!

We honestly chose this cruise because we booked too late to get the ships and price we wanted out of Port Canaveral. I was very hesitant to book and worried because of the size of the ship. Most reviews were good, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Stevepse

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great family vacation on a nice ship out of Tampa

This cruise was a chance for our entire family to enjoy a cruise together. We booked this a few weeks after we got off the Carnival Glory in 2018. This was our 12 year old son's 1st cruise and our 19 year old ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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stanrock22

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Vacation on the Miracle

We had a great time on the Miracle. The embarkation and disembarkation was easy and quick. The ship is in good shape but is ready for Dry dock. The only negative was ship vibrations and toilet water at times was ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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modernscarlett

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fun celebration cruise

We had an absolutely wonderful time on the Miracle. We purchased Faster to the Fun for the first time, and it was completely worth it. The priority embarkation and debarkation, the dedicated guest services line, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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GB Chicago

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Panama Cruise - Easy to find your own fun on this ship

Cruising the Panama Canal was on my husbands bucket list so this cruise was a birthday gift for him and our 29 year old son. This was my 28th cruise with Carnival and the second time on the Miracle so I'm not new ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Teafran

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not the best cruise

This was an April vacation cruise for our 9 year old Grandson to visit the Grand Cayman Sea Turtle Research farm and have some fun in different countries. We booked a cruise on Carnival Miracle out of Tampa Florida. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Love2CruiseDestiny

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

This was the absolute worst cruise we have ever been on. Severe lack of entertainment. Music was horrible no bands just violins an acoustic singers that were awful . Same soundtrack of 80s music throughout the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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pam32310

6 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great time on Carnival Miracle

Cruised with my 20 YO Granddaughter. Had a great time despite having very few younger people on the ship. First time to Panama Canal. Tampa embarkation is a little more difficult to me having to park across the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jbdusf83

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Spring Break Cruise!

This was cruise number 10 for us and one of, if not the best. We have previously sailed on Carnival, Royal Carribean, and Holland America. We found the Carnival Miracle to be in excellent condition, the service was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Okhappy493

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Carnival Miracle February 2019

I heard the Carnival Miracle has the most elbow room on all the ships, its true, it seemed to have a lot less people all over the ship, the food and waiters / waitresses were phenomenal in the MDR, the buffet was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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donmcd

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dec. 2/14 day Journeys

This was our first 14 day Journeys cruise. Ship was Carnival Miracle. Departure port - Tampa. Panama Canal partial crossing. Ports - Cozumel, Limon, Panama Canal/Gatun, Cartagena, Aruba, Curacao, Montego Bay. Did a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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ldbeav

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Time to dry dock her

This ship was worse than sailing in a row boat. We were mid ship on the 6th floor in a suite and all day and night this ship shook and tugged in the water like it had a bad engine. The room steward had several ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Charlie6661

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great cruise - anniversary

I love Carnival cruises. The itinerary was what attracted us to this cruise. The ship was perfect and very clean. Dining room food was okay. Loved the Steakhouse. Lido deck food was good.....same stuff ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Sailing Smooth

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic New Year's Eve Cruise

Our embarkment was delayed because the Port of Tampa had been closed due to fog. So we were sent an email around 9 am asking us not to go to the port. We continued to get updates every 2 hours or so. Each said ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Carnival Miracle Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining3.53.9
Entertainment4.03.8
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation3.54
Family4.04.1
Enrichment1.53.4
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.54
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