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New Orleans to the Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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Large and busy ship

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Mexican Riviera

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maverdegem
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We didn't choose the cruise,it came as part of a visit to Tenessee.It was a very large ship and very busy as it was half term in some parts of America. There was only one small pool, far too small for the amount of passengers on board,also there's a children's play pool and water slides. This area of the ship was always packed with people, many of whom spent the day drinking alcohol. On ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


Bye Bye NCL

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Mexican Riviera

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nsb06751
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After 7 cruises on NCL beginning with the Norway in 1999, no more NCL for us until some policies are reversed. We felt more nickel and dimed than ever. First you can no longer bring your own bottled water on board. I can't tolerate the tap water on the ship as it makes me feel ill and the cost of on board bottled water is ridiculous. This amounts to extortion. Also once on board I was ...
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Sail Date: November 2016


Mexican and Mayan experience

Review for Carnival Triumph to Mexican Riviera

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NewOrleanian
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Departure city: natives of the departure city. Attended cruise with extended family Ship and Cabin: Housekeeping attentive. Cabin was roomier than expected and comfortable. Clean. Dining: Food ok/hamburgers were excellent. Waiters in dining room were very attentive but the food was not as good as expected. The iced tea from the self serve machines had a "funny" taste and was not ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Less than Satisfied on the Triumph

Review for Carnival Triumph to Mexican Riviera

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bgreenwell88
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my 3rd cruise with carnival. 1st time however on the Triumph. I've always had a great experience with Carnival. However this cruise did not meet my expectations. My family made the most of it, but the main difference here was the people working the ship. Many of them seemed very stand offish and just didn't seem to put our wants or needs as a priority. For example if you went up to ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


The honest truth. Ill be specific.

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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thecarlanthony@gmail.com
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Left port out of New Orleans. Parking was $90 up front before you park. This was organized and very quick from time you pull in the garage to the time you begin boarding. 5 to 10 mins max. Once your on the boat you are immediately in tje middle of the large entertainment area. Dont let that fool you. Its kinda down hill from there. Im not going to bore you with tiny details but there are deal ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower

Traveled with children


Save your money.

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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Latinamom33
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

The room and service were the best. The staff does go above and beyond. The food for lunch is your typical hot dogs and hamburgers. The breakfast is probably the worst, the eggs are runny, omelettes are super oily. Fresh fruit is beat up pears and apples and canned peaches. The mongolian wok was good but close to an hour wait. There were long lines for the food every day I was there. The pizza was ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Awesome Cruise

Review for Norwegian Dawn to Mexican Riviera

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happylad123
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I had the best time on this cruise. I have been on many cruises with lots of companies but this cruise prompted me to join cruise critic and write this review. I have read other reviews and understand that the Dawn is old but she still is a beauty and the staff take care of her well. Apart from a bit of wear and tear she is in great condition which was surprising as I was expecting her to barely ...
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Sail Date: April 2015


Booking on Deck 9

Review for Carnival Dream to Mexican Riviera

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joet.
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Our cabin was on deck nine just under "The Gathering", (the place where you ate is you didn't want to dine in one of the fine restaurants) and the pool & the recreation area which was Deck 10 & 11. Anytime during the night, you could hear tables & chairs scooting around on the decks. We complained several times. they said they were unaware of any such problems. How could they have not known? ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Spa Ocean View (obstructed views)


Spring Break Cruise

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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DH41
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

I went into my first cruise with extremely low expectations. It was my final college Spring Break week; I figured it would be mediocre, the food would probably stink and just overall be a cheap cruise. The boat is on the older side of their fleet but other than that I was completely wrong. The Carnival Elation staff was awesome. The first day I went to the dining hall and asked a crew member ...
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Sail Date: March 2015


Great First Cruise!

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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amberdarcey
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

This was my first cruise. Staff was GREAT, especially dining staff (GORAN!) Food was exquisite. I probably gained 10+ pounds. The rooms were not spacey, but definitely not cramped. IT GETS REALLY HOT IN THE ROOMS. This was the ONLY thing I didn't like about the cruise. (& the prices of drinks, I DEFINITELY recommend the Cheers! package) Comedic acts were great. There's LOTS of entertainment, ...
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Sail Date: March 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


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