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What a GREAT west coast cruise

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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jokeji11
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were offered a GREAT deal to board this ship to the Mexican Rivera. 140.00 per person, 7 days. Never having been to the west coast my wife and I jumped at the deal. Needless to say, it was one of our BEST cruises. The three ports, (Puerta Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo) were super. We loved them all and found the people to be SO friendly and helpful. We would do this trip again and have ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Interior


Not our type of cruise

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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CruiseMark
6-10 Cruises • Age 2020s

Just got off the Panorama yesterday. Here are my quick thoughts: Had a Havana Aft Extended Balcony on Deck 9. Fantastic view, loved the location right below the Lido and pizza station. It also shielded us from some of the soot that lower aft balconies reported. You do hear the occasional chair being moved on the deck above, but it wasn’t too bad. We tried all of the specialty restaurants ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Some good, some pretty bad

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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AmberlBB
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Stayed in a spa cabin, which was always kept clean. Complained about the lock not working, though, and it was never fixed. Disappointed there wasn't nightly turndown service. Spa services were excellent, and entire staff was very experienced and competent. Overall, the ship was lovely. Other than the burgers and burritos, the food quality was poor. There was a large selection in the buffet, ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


New looking ship and super efficient employees

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Don Julio
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation: From Long Beach. A NIGHTMARE. A two hour wait outside, in line to even check in. We were told this was because they needed to check each person's COVID paperwork and ask some questions. The normal streamline process was nowhere to be found. Lots of exhausted crazy people boarding that boat! Vista Dining: Of course, the waiters are the best part. Friendly and funny. We had ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Overall - Good Cruise!

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Kevstersped
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Due to Covid, this was our 4th attempt to take this cruise over the last 2 years. Boarding once past the Covid vaccination/test check went smoothly. Our Spa Balcony cabin was ready, clean and very nice. "Pen" our cabin stewardess was excellent! She was very attentive and always smiling, greeting us by name. The food was up to standards. The buffet was good with plenty of options, main dining room ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Train Wreck

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Redwood60
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Our cruise was cancelled and rescheduled twice due to the pandemic over a 2 year time frame, so our excitement level to be cruising again was off the charts. I am trying to reconcile my expectations with the travesty of this trip. The haphazard disorganized embarkation was exhausting and a test of my patience and once onboard the clues were all there to how the upcoming week was to go. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Sailing Carnival Panorama

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Bonniy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to sail the Panorama because it was a new ship and because of family harbor. Embarkation day? What a complete disaster. From getting to the port to getting on the ship was the most horrable experience that I have ever had. From boarding crew to on board crew, Lets just say, I have been treated better. First off it took over 2 Hrs just to get to the parking garage. Since we were ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Family Harbor Deluxe Ocean View

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Carnival refund check bounced

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Beachcomber11
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Embarkation was a mess - they need to figure out a better system for the Covid paperwork. The cruise overall was fine. Will be better when the mask restrictions are over- huge pain to carry around when you’re going from the pool etc. Main dining room food has really declined. The extra $ restaurants are the only option. Ji Ji and the steakhouse are the best. Things like the piano bar are just ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Great Ship,crew, some things not so.

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Yehootu
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have been on Carnival several times. We decided to try the Panorama as we plan on taking our kids and grandkids on a family cruise. We have done this itinerary close to 7 times. Embarcation was a breeze. Balcony cabin on Lido deck was a great room location. Ship clean and full of activities. Crew as always cheerful and helpful. Variety of food options very good. Huevos ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Ok cruise for first time out since pandemic

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Dms01
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Happy to be back on the water. We were a group of 7 with 4 cabins. The good: reasonably clean, some staff very glad to have us on board, boarding was easy, steakhouse was really good (try the food as art dessert), the hub app stopped working first day, had trouble downloading it again, comedy shows were good, The bad: very uneven service in every area (ie wrong drinks delivered), food in ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


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