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Carnival Spirit Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Carnival Spirit = Three Ring Circus!

Review for Carnival Spirit to Hawaii
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DMJKelowna
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2010
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As first time cruisers we were hoping for a relaxing holiday with 5 days at sea and then lovely visits to the Hawaiian Islands. We certainly got the latter but a relaxing holiday it was not.

First, avoid any embarkation that involves San Diego with a transfer to Ensenada - disastrous.

Second, the Spirit is looking tired and needs a refit.

Cabin Review

Cabin STR

Nice cabin but the plumbing seemed to be a bit inconsistent. Balcony was nice & large. Pity the people next door had to smoke all the time!

Port Reviews

Hilo

Great shore trip to the volcano.

Kona (Kailua Bay)

Quaint town & has the Kona Brewing Company brewpub - highlight of the trip!

Kauai

One-horse town but made up for by shore trip to volcano

Honolulu

Lovely city! Don't bother with the Pearl Harbor tour - or at least wait until the reconstruction is finished.

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