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Carnival Spirit Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Spirit to Cabo

Review for Carnival Spirit to the Mexican Riviera
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duvail5
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jan 2012
Cabin: Aft-View Extended Balcony
Traveled with children

I went with a family of seven on a cruise to Cabo in January. The Carnival Spirit was a nice ship but we were a little disappointed with the overall experience. It all started a week before the cruise. Carnival called us and asked if we would like to upgrade to 3 balcony rooms with interconnecting doors on the back of the ship and on the main deck that was near all the activities. We decided to take the offer because our original rooms were deck 2 inside staterooms and we figured for $200 a room we couldn't go wrong.

Embarkation:

The ship boarding went smooth and we were on the ship and in our rooms in 30 minutes. You just have to be aware that when you park at the San Pedro Pier you should drop your luggage and passengers off first and then park.

Cabin Review

Aft-View Extended Balcony

Cabin 8M

Carnival Spirit

Room 4239 - Main deck, aft with balcony. Room was spacious. Balcony door does not open. Room is very noisy and has a lot of vibration from engines. It also a door to connect another stateroom. Great view from aft of ship. Near laundry room. 1 floor above Empire room dining. Farthest away from all kid activities.

Room 4241 - Main deck, aft with balcony. Room was spacious. Balcony door does not open. Room is very noisy and has a lot of vibration from engines.Great view from aft of ship. Near laundry room. 1 floor above Empire room dining. Farthest away from all kid activities.

Room 4232 - Main deck, aft with balcony. Room was spacious. Balcony door does not open. Room is very noisy and has a lot of vibration from engines.Great view from aft of ship. Near laundry room. 1 floor above Empire room dining. Farthest away from all kid activities.

Port Reviews

Cabo San Lucas

The only disappointment with the Cabo was the tendor process is very slow. When you only have 7hrs at the port of call it should not take you 4hrs to get ashore. I am not sure if this was Carnivals fault just the fact that their were 3 cruise ships that had to move 7000 people ashore at the same time. All and all the little time we had on Cabo was great.

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