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February has been a good time for us to go on a cruise and this February was great as well. Embarkation was very efficient. Tampa has its act together. I really liked this ship. It was so easy to get around and there were plenty of public places to sit and visit. Our cabin was a barely obstructed view balcony which served our needs very well. The best dining for us was in the steakhouse with the included bottle of wine. I also enjoyed the breakfast meals whether through room service, on the Lido or in the dining room. Lunch on the Lido was also fine. I was somewhat less impressed with the dining room menus for dinner. There was a good variety of entertainment and activity choices for young and old. On this cruise there were fewer children and more seniors probably due to the fact that it was a seven night cruise and that it was not yet spring break. We were pleased with the service on this ship. We visited four ports. Although I am not a beach person, I did enjoy sitting on a lounge chair in the shade at the beach at Mahogany Bay in Roatan. I would consider sailing again from Tampa on a different cruise or on this ship with a larger family group.

Perfect weather and great cruise

Carnival Miracle Cruise Review by Jmtrps

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2018
  • Destination: Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)
February has been a good time for us to go on a cruise and this February was great as well. Embarkation was very efficient. Tampa has its act together. I really liked this ship. It was so easy to get around and there were plenty of public places to sit and visit. Our cabin was a barely obstructed view balcony which served our needs very well. The best dining for us was in the steakhouse with the included bottle of wine. I also enjoyed the breakfast meals whether through room service, on the Lido or in the dining room. Lunch on the Lido was also fine. I was somewhat less impressed with the dining room menus for dinner.

There was a good variety of entertainment and activity choices for young and old. On this cruise there were fewer children and more seniors probably due to the fact that it was a seven night cruise and that it was not yet spring break.

We were pleased with the service on this ship.

We visited four ports. Although I am not a beach person, I did enjoy sitting on a lounge chair in the shade at the beach at Mahogany Bay in Roatan.

I would consider sailing again from Tampa on a different cruise or on this ship with a larger family group.
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Cabin Review

Balcony (obstructed views)
Cabin 7A 5187
This cabin had a barely obstructed view meaning that we looked over the top of one of the lifeboats. We still had a good view of the water. There was plenty of storage space and the sofa and fridge were definite pluses. The cabin was conveniently located to the elevators or stairs.
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