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Alaska Carnival Spirit Alaska Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Eco Lagoon Tour - Half-Moon Cay. The boat we went on the blue boat in the picture!
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Amazing excursions, absolutely nothing to do on cruise
"Main performers were ok the first night, we missed one performance, final night was amazing.We ended up buying one at the port, first time we've ever done that (soooo worth it)...."Read More
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Disappointing

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ORMTNESTER
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoy taking the end of the season cruises. Usually the crowds aren't as large and the temperature is nice. We have been on several cruise lines and have always preferred Carnival. But, our recent cruise to Alaska was very disappointing. CARNIVAL HUB APPLICATION: This application is frustrating to use. I could not stay connected to the Wi-Fi, and had to log in each time to use it. ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Not as great a shipboard experience

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Sunflight7
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My family decided a cool weather getaway from the desert heat was a great idea. So, Alaska here we come on the Carnival Spirit. I must say I was quite disappointed with the ship. Ok, we last sailed on the Carnival Panorama, which is an amazing ship and I am not trying to compare the two. The Carnival Spirit has an inconsistent, indecisive décor. Art Deco meets Old Masters meets Greek ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


You get what you pay for

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Knittingnerd
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this sailing because the price for 2 people in a balcony. But we soon found out why. Our balcony was so spongy we were afraid if both of us were using it at the same time we were risking collapse. Also upon boarding we headed to the serenity adult section of the deck. The pool out there was dark green! And people were using it the entire trip with it like this. The night of boarding we ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)


Amazing excursions, absolutely nothing to do on cruise

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paradiselost79
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Honestly price was a big factor because we were bringing a big group (total of 7). This includes 2 teenagers who were bored to death during anytime on board. I believe this is partially due to lack of crew. Bars closed early with no activities in them, just about only thing to do was trivia in an open area where you could barely hear the announcer. Cruise director Erin was mostly nowhere to be ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

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UsernameGuy
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

It was just bad in almost all regards. The Guy's burgers were good but other than that dining options felt limited. Some parts of the ship were severely overcrowded and other parts were dead empty. There was painfully loud music or other sounds in the main pool area, which had a closed roof that trapped the noise and made getting around rather difficult. The main dining room food was decent, but ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Fantastic budget Alaska cruise!

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JLM_Alaska
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I originally booked the cheapest cruise I could find, as a single passenger. I got an interior room near the bow to myself for an 8-night cruise to Alaska for under $250, before taxes and add-ons. My expectations were low, especially given the price. This was my first time on a Carnival ship, and my first time on an Alaska cruise. I expected to be unimpressed with the views and ports, as I grew ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Alaska in September

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Hud123
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was one of our best vacations. We arrived in Seattle a few days early and spent time enjoying the waterfront and downtown. It is a fun city! I was concerned about staying downtown when making reservations, so we stayed at The Inn at Queen Anne, Queen Anne district. This is an old hotel, very charming, but, remember, it is old. It doesn't have an elevator, so ask for a first floor ...
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Sail Date: September 2012


Last Cruise on Carnival Spirit to Alaska

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bigdog1958
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The Seattle Port is average and a little dis-organized, but overall not bad. We boarded the ship about 1:30pm and went to the Atrium Bar where we were suprised to find the Awesome Beverage Program being offered. We purchased the open bar program and it was great. You still signed for each beverage, but it showed the price, then credited back that price. We found it well worth the money. (with ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Carnival Spirit to Alaska, next to last time.

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medic149
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Boarding was very smooth, but a bit long in Seattle. Our luggage arrived to our room without any issues. Tough to get elevators when you first board because of the elevators being used for baggage movement. It was perfect having a cabin with french doors so you could open them and get fresh air. It didn't matter that we had an obstructed view by the life boats, as long as we could get ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Cabin Type: Interior with French Door (obstructed views)


First time to Alaska

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Amremti25
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

After reading posts on Cruise Critic we decided to get into Seattle a day early and stayed at the Westin in Downtown Seattle. The Westin is a perfect place to stay. It is centrally located for all the touristy things to do in Seattle. The roms are very confortable and with our room in the north tower, an excellent view of the Space Needle. The Carnival Spirit is a beautiful ship. All the ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Cabin Type: Extended Balcony


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