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"Wow, we were so excited for this Cruise. It was our first. I took my husband for his 50th birthday and my mother-in-law for her 80th birthday. We booked JR. Suites with a balcony. V-5, V-7, and V9. All of which..."Read More
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First time Solo on the Inspiration

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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woodey

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

before i Sailed i checked here for a few reviews and didn't see many up to dated ones so i thought i would add one, it was a few ago and i did not write anything down so i will try to be detailed. This was a 4 day cruise from Long Beach Ca. Catalina, Ensanada Mx. sea day back to Long Beach So for the People reading this in the future we just started getting serious about the Corona Virus ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Ocean View


The crew and entertainment make up for the shortcomings of this older ship

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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Pnote

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

A smaller ship has its benefits: It was easier to get on, get off, find a deck chair, and find a chair at the shows. But this is an older ship, it is worn on the edges, had some bed smells, and had a funky cabin layout (The 4 of us were layered like a Jenga game). The bands play in odd places that don't have chairs to watch them from. Even being an older ship, it is Carnival, and the staff is ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children

1 Helpful Vote


Four Day Getaway for a Solo Cruiser

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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gdisney

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

This cruise was a four-night trip on the Carnival Inspiration, round trip from Long Beach, visiting Catalina Island and Ensenada. This was my 16th cruise lifetime, and 4th on Carnival. My most recent cruises were on Princess; my last cruise on Carnival was about two years ago. This was my first cruise as a solo (divorced) traveler. I picked this trip simply because the timing worked out, and the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Porthole

25 Helpful Votes


Surprisingly Pleased

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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Grado

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We had 10 cabins and were there to celebrate a birthday. I was expecting an unruly party crowd and was surprised to see people behaving maturely on this ship. Perhaps it was the time of year and the fact that kids were still in school. There were kids there but most were kept in check. The ship was easy to navigate and nothing was too far away. Cabin has only one plug so bring a strip. Nothing ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

16 Helpful Votes


Second time around

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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tch912

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday before the cruise. I had never been to the west coast so I wanted to see as much as possible before the cruise. I am in love with LA and probably will not return anytime soon because it a long way from home but it is still a domestic flight with limited food selection and no on board entertainment. I was with a friend and her daughter for the four days ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Interior

24 Helpful Votes


Inspiration wasnt Inspiring

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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Tweety0480

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

We picked this cruise to go with some friends who were also cruising. It also is conveniently located to some family so we could maximize our vacation over the holiday. This was my first time on carnival. Embarking the ship was so easy and not a long process at all! Very fast and friendly! The cruise director and entertainment staff were very fun and entertaining. The Motown show was very fun. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children

4 Helpful Votes


Carnival inspiration

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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pamommy

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

We have taken many cruises but this was our first time on carnival. I would like to summarize my families pros and cons in hopes of helping others. 1. Boarding in Long Beach- was easy, took an Uber to the port, was dropped off right near the entrance and was even able to board early. We had a noon board time and we were on board by 11am. 2. The rooms- felt much smaller than NCL, RCCL ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children

5 Helpful Votes


I was robbed of Cash and Social Security Card by Room Attendant, Cruise paled...

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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StellaBrin

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Class Reunion was to take place on this Cruise Ship. It was set up by the worst Travel Agent in Tehachapi, CA.......... No Meeting set up anywhere... No information provided... That was a worthless gathering... We felt totally left out................ The "Masquerade Ball" lacked music and dancing... So, it was just people in costumes, or not... who barely spoke to each other. Nothing ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

18 Helpful Votes


A short & relaxing fun ship

Review for Carnival Inspiration to Mexican Riviera

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Windrosesg

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We wanted to try out something that’s fun and relaxing and were told Carnival Cruise Line could be one good choice. Since the itinerary was able to fit into our overall schedule touring LA and taking another cruise ship, we decided to sail on Carnival Inspiration. We were impressed by the Long Beach Cruise Terminal which is run by Carnival Cruse Line. The fun element started when we were ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Porthole

8 Helpful Votes


Nice Time

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islandborn

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

My husband and I hopped on this cruise for a quick getaway. We’re booked on the Horizon for next year, but couldn’t wait that long, and I needed to get to my happy place: the ocean. It’s been twenty years since we were on a Fantasy Class ship (Elation), and we had some reservations about the condition of this ship. We noticed that the ship underwent a recent refurb, so we took the chance and went ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

13 Helpful Votes


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