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Carnival Spirit Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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1047 reviews
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Balcony view of room 5189. Top of lifeboat view from this room's balcony.
The gross state of serenity pool the entire 8 day journey. People were using it the entire time too. No thank you!
Weird decor. Get comfortable with seeing exposed breasts depicted around the ship. This was main atrium area.
Lido pool with broken cover remained open entire trip despite cold and rainy conditions
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Just off Spirit ....SAD
"We went in that line and was stopped by an extremely rude Carnival lady who told us to go to the back of the long line that we were not supposed to be there.I told her that the gentleman put us in the line and she said he was wrong and that we had to go to the back of the line...."Read More
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Not as great a shipboard experience

Review for Carnival Spirit to Alaska

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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

Review for Carnival Spirit to Alaska

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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)


Just off Spirit ....SAD

Review for Carnival Spirit to Bahamas

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layteacher
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Please don't hate on me but our cruise was sad. Not sure if it was due to new port, Post-Covid, or what. I am not a complainer and usually just go with the flow, but this was pitiful. Just got off of Spirit this week. Took 3 hours to board. We actually were about 25th in a line of about 500 when a Carnival worker ( very nice older gentleman) told us to get in another line since we had all of our ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Friendly crew

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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Juliej85
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise because it didn’t involve going to an airport. Easy embarkation for my 77 year old mum. Driven straight to the door of the ship. However on disembarkation private cars were not allowed on the pier. Wasn’t informed there was a shuttle bus until after my mum had walked 700 metres. Good to know for future cruises. Whatever you do, don’t miss the 88 keys show. The lead male ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Truly Disappointing

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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Swing1313
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Bridge version. In my opinion the Ship need to be scrapped and Carnival need to invest into further training for staff, lack of maintenance has caused ship to be an eye sore. Rust, corrosion, wear and tear is certainly no priority on this ship. Cleaning is done at an absolute minimum standard. Process are not enforced or sustained. Dirty windows throughout. Furniture torn and damaged. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


All good for first cruise - will go with Carnival again but would change things

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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nicolepuleleech
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I chose Carnival cruise because it was a family fun holiday ship. Overall cruise was great. Ship was great. Staff were great. Entertainment was fantastic. Art auctions were great. Food was fine and at times great. Grumps and don't bother with: Don't pay for the priority boarding. You get on the ship fast enough when you first board and when you disembark. As for propriety boarding on ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with children


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Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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jweston
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We were excited to go on the Carnival Spirit once again (this was our 3rd time with Carnival). Things started off rocky when we were advised that one of our ports Mare would not be visited due to ship maintenance. We got a $50 per person credit on our accounts but was looking forward to going there as i haven't been there yet. Once on board it was a pleasurable experience, The ship was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Extended Balcony

Traveled with children


Good cruise because of other passengers but lacking in some ways

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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cbowls30
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We joined the ship in sydney as part of a bigger trip from the UK visiting friends. Along with another couple from Australia we were advised at the port on embarkation day that we would not be stopping at Mare (our first port) due to a technical issue which meant the ship had to stay anchored to fix the problem. We were not impressed as this now meant a 10 day cruise only had 3 ports! Bizarely ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Absolute Torture

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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Honeymooners2019
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Well we were extremely excited to be spending our honeymoon on the Carnival Spirit but the disappointment started pretty well as soon as we boarded and continued to stay true to form throughout the entire cruise! Where to start? * Upon boarding the ship we were given a letter that explained due to Bushfires on Moreton Island we were now going to be travelling to Hobart instead and to pack ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Extended Balcony


Money gouging, NOT there for the guest at all.

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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Soph778
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Awful, nasty experience. Jeez where do I start?? I will dot point.. * the room had ONE power point. That's all. Called guest services and asked for an extension cord as I have a cpap machine. They didn't know what an extension cord was. * The so called lemonade is lemon cordial, the iced tea was a really strange flavour. Coffee from the machine was actually undrinkable... it was like ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


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