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Carnival Miracle Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Carnival Miracle Cruise Review by galaxrex

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Feb 2018
  • Destination: the Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Balcony

We prefer smaller ships and Miracle did not disappoint. Nice public areas. The comedy shows were very good. Make sure to show early to get good seats. Main shows were well done except for last show for "Soul Classics". The entertainers definitely did not have "soul" so it was pretty silly to see a bunch of white singers and dancers trying to sing and dance to 'soul" classics. otherwise all of the shows were very good.

Sea days were full of activities if you wanted to participate. We prefer the "Serenity" area but it was often filled up with no available loungers or chairs. Carnival might want to look at increasing the size of "Serenity" on all ships since every ship we have been on in recent years seem like that part is so popular that passengers are not able to find room.

We loved all the Western Caribbean ports. We've been to all of them before and never use Carnival excursions.

The disembarkation experience was not good. We did self disembarkation.There were two lines after leaving the ship. One for an elevator and one for an escalator. We got stuck in the elevator line and spent 30+ minutes waiting to get down to Emmigration. One problem is mobility challenged people having to use the elevators in addition to all the other passengers. Perhaps there could be a dedicated elevator for wheelchairs or there should be a designated time for all self disembarking wheelchair passengers.

Overall we really enjoyed Carnival Miracle and would definitely sail on her again!


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Cabin Review

Balcony
Cabin 8D 5210

Good sized cabin. Nice layout. Shower adequate size. Plenty of storage. Good balcony with unobstructed views. Climate control worked well. Very satisfied.


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