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New York (Manhattan) Carnival Miracle Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Miracle
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New York (Manhattan)

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Very Good

61

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Poor

8

Terrible

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61 New York (Manhattan) Carnival Miracle Cruise Reviews


janeyannie avatar

janeyannie

1 Review Written

Carnival Miracle New York-Bahamas

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For our family's first cruise, I chose the Carnival Miracle from New York to the Bahamas this past February. I was trying to save some money for the 4 of us, and since we live in Belleville, ON, I thought we could ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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nrobin

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Miracle--NYC to Long Beach via Panama Canal

Overall, I would rate the resulting experience as average. We had cruised Carnival once before about 14 years ago on the "Ecstasy". The "Miracle" is enjoyed by many repeat travelers but we couldn't get excited ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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VermontCruiser56

1 Review Written

You get what you pay for

We cruised out of New York with ports in cocoa beach, nassau and freeport. First and foremost I heard a lot of complaining on the boat about not doing this cruise again. Listen folks this is a ship out of New ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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therearenowords2002

1 Review Written

Wedding on the Carnival Miracle

We are back from the wedding cruise!!! I will break this up into sections so people can skip what they like. 1. Pre wedding (planning). Prepare to be in the dark. Alot. But fear not, the last few weeks before ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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simeon63

1 Review Written

25th Anniversary on the Miracle

I was going to post a very detailed review as I did take notes, but I do not want to be here typing for an hour so I will condense it. Day 1- Embarking The sooner you arrive to the Port the lower boarding zone ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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Cliffy204

1 Review Written

First Timers on 10th Anniversary

I took my wife on a secret getaway to the Bahamas for our 10th anniversary. It was so secret she didn't even know about it until she got home the night we left when she came home to see the bags packed and ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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Andiamo Subito

1 Review Written

Miracle NYC to Bahamas

Took the Miracle out of NYC on an 8 night cruise to Orlando/Nassau/Freeport on January 25, 2013. Easy embarkation, very organized. Overall we found the ship to be very clean and neat. We felt Carnival was very cheap ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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MATHA531

5 Reviews Written

Needed a Miracle to win at Bingo

Just got back from a nice cruise on the Carnival Miracle. It was good but not perfect. EMBARCATION: Was a zoo as pier 88 had both the Miracle and the Norwegian Gem in port at the same time loading up. Was ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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gabbygal99

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Carnival Miracle Hits and Misses

This was our first trip on Carnival Cruise lines. We have previously sailed with Princess (3 times), Norwegian (1 time) and Royal Caribbean (1 time). This vacation was me (29), my husband (33) and one of our sons ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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wmowan8485

1 Review Written

Wonderful experience aboard the Miracle

As I read through previous reviews about the Miracle, I began to second guess myself regarding my upcoming cruise. I am happy to report that just as so many people have reported before "A cruise vacation is what you ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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bullnich

1 Review Written

We Got What We Paid For

We had many options for getting away from the snow for Christmas. We looked at flying to California, Florida, or even Ireland. But, the lowest cost option was doing a Christmas cruise on the Carnival Miracle. This ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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markjshap

2 Reviews Written

Carnival Miracle - OK, but this one a little flawed.

OK, I have to be fair with this review. After 8 previous cruises, I've come to the realization that there will always be some minor things that can and will go wrong. One can dwell on that and have a lousy cruise, ...
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Sail Date November 2012


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ramblemn

1 Review Written

Lots of fun, great times, exhausted (good),

1. getting on: no power due to left overs from hurricane sandy. port staff and cruise staff were helpful. 2. getting in: security and checkin were typical. no issues. its not rocket science folks, anyone ...
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Sail Date November 2012


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cdnmr

7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hurricanes and DODs

To stay clear(ish) of Hurricane Sandy Carnival rescheduled us to leave New York a day early and swap out San Juan and St Thomas for Port Canaveral and nassau. This extra day would be free of charge but came at the ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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WMQueenie

9 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Great week

We are a married couple, 56 & 61 years old...traveled with our 32 year old son, his wife, and her parents (mid-60's) on an 8 day Miracle cruise from NYC to the Bahamas. We traveled to NYC in 2 separate cars from ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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MalervyC

7 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

First time Carnival passenger - Carnival Miracle

I booked this trip for him and I in Oct 2011 with the hope that this would be the first of many trips together. We wanted to try to save some $$ so we picked a cruise port that was close to our homebase of ...
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Sail Date May 2012


costaki avatar

costaki

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Carnival Miracle lives up to it's

This is my 7th cruise and my husband's 3rd. Overall, we had such a fun and relaxing time. Embarkation was easy and we were up in the Lido deck eating by 11:30. The food selection was very good and their Goat cheese ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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lavonalo

1 Review Written

Mostly good, some areas not up to expectation

We have been on twelve other cruises, first time on Carnival. All in all, our entire cruise was a great time. The food was good, cabin steward for 8126 (Vergilio Moran) was very attentive and helpful; waiter and ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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rustyfish

1 Review Written

A wonderful family trip

My wife and I, my parents and my two teenage kids took this cruise to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Since mom and dad paid for the trip as a gift to us I opted for Carnival for the exceptional value ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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nnjprman

1 Review Written

Good Cruise leaving NYC

My partner and I and another couple just came back from Carnival Miracle Cruise that left out of NYC and went to San Juan, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, & Grand Turk. Overall, we had a good time. Here are the Pros and ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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travelingcruise279

1 Review Written

August 2nd 2012

As a heads up as to how I am writing this review, two years prior to this cruise we had gone on Norwegian Dawn and liked it, so throughout this trip we were always comparing the two ships, there positives and ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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lem4

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Carnival Miracle with my Grand daughter

Took my 12 yr old grand daughter on her first cruise. It was my 4th one, 1st with Carnival. I got on the ship about 1:00. Of course we ate first. It was hot on the pool deck & I had jeans & short sleeve top with ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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pes50

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Carnival Miracle needs help!

Just returned from the Miracle's 8/2/12 cruise. The Miracle is a lovely ship well maintained, generally everything in working order. VIP embarkation was smooth and stress less. Debarkation was not quite so stress ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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airjar

1 Review Written

Pleasantly surprised!

This was our first sail on Carnival and after hearing negative comments of a "no-frills", poor service, low class reputation, I was completely surprised with my Carnival experience. We have sailed on the Disney ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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CTCruisers

12 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice Relaxing Trip

The cruise left New York with stops at Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay, and Nassau before returning to New York. It was our 4th Carnival cruise (18th overall). We have sailed on NCL 13 times and Royal Caribbean once. ...
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Sail Date May 2012


Carnival Miracle Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining3.53.9
Entertainment4.03.8
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation3.54
Family4.04.1
Enrichment1.53.4
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.54
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