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San Diego Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
San Diego

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Excellent

429

Very Good

289

Average

126

Poor

90

Terrible

44

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Senior Cruises

1,886

Cruises for the Disabled

1,796

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

1,723

Fitness Cruises

1,668

Romantic Cruises

990

990 San Diego Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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henart1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Holiday Hawaiian Cruise

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Not our first time on Crystal, but now our last. We were late leaving San Diego as the ship's doctor had to be rushed to the hospital. As we were sailing under a Bahamian flag, it was determined that two of the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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lynnrosenblatt

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Hawaii March 1-18 on the Eurodam

We are HA fans after multiple cruises but as others said their reputation is not what it once was. We had never done a cruise with so many sea days in a row so was uncertain if that was for us. While we survived ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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joeu071570

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Service...Great Destination!

We chose this cruise for the length (15 Days) and the destination (Hawaii). Boarding the ship in San Diego was extremely organized, once you got through security. The security line was pretty much a free-for-all. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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SanDiegoNewlywed

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Felt Like a Budget Cruise

Upon hearing that Carnival was beginning to leave from San Diego, my family decided it would be a great first cruise for 5 year old twins. We took a New Years cruise to fit in winter break. My husband and I have ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Osoyoos Tommy

1 Review Written

Carnival Miracle Panama Canal

We loved everything about this cruise....except the comedian(so bad it was embarrassing- many people left halfway through his performance) and the Comedy Club hostess with her squeaky voice and her fake hair flips. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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AHUEY2

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Girls Cruise

The cruise was chosen by a friend because of the destinations and the price. I had never been to Cabo San Lucas nor Escenado but picking the right cruise line and the right cabin mate is essential. We had an ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Zebra2

6 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

Horrible suite/very good food

We have previously sailed on Crystal Serenity. Both cruises our suite was beautifully furnished and very comfortable. Since we had cruised the Bahamas in past years, we wanted a different itinerary. So we decided ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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dcruz2

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fun on and off the Carnival Miracle

We chose this cruise for two reasons first because it was departing San Diego (our hometown) and second because it was going to Cabo. We choose a 1:00 pm check in and it was so easy. We did not have to wait in any ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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tensixmom

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fun, short trip

I just wanted to post some thoughts on the Miracle. We sailed her on a short 3-day out of San Diego, leaving last Friday and returning yesterday morning. This is technically my 4th cruise overall- the first was ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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StacM

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ship is old and needs to be retired

I chose this ship for a short family vacation and trial run with the kids and my husband at cruising. We took the 3 day Ensenada cruise out of San Diego. The ship is old, the food is not fantastic, there are not a ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Zanne208

1 Review Written

Zip Lining & Private Oasis at this Age!

My sister is a 4 time mariner and after the loss of her husband of 56 years asked me to join her for a cruise that she and my brother-in-law had wanted to take during Thanksgiving. I did! I am 58 and had such a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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jdib78

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Old ship needs work

My wife and I picked this cruise despite the fact we swore we wouldn’t sail with Carnival again after our last trip a couple years ago. Compared to NCL and RC, we just weren’t impressed with our last cruise. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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geddess1952

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

We Felt Completely Pampered

This was our second cruise with Carnival. Our experience was beyond expectations. Our cabin steward Henry was very accommodating and helpful. I had requested some bathrobes and said the next day would be fine. When ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Hayley88

1 Review Written

15 day Panama Canal Cruise

We’ve sailed in HAL and I find they have excellent service. This was no different. I really loved the itinerary (Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and the Bahamas) and they had great ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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gr8fulmare

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Loved the Quirkiness and Size of the Miracle

We were visiting our son in San Diego and decided that instead of renting a place, we would all go on a Mexican Riviera cruise. The embarkation and debarkation were smooth and fast, even with no FTTF available. The ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jobella418

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed not my typical Carnival Experience

I just got back from Mexican Riviera my 3rd time on this particular cruise and second time on the Miracle. Since it has been 2 years cruising with Carnival I don't know if it was the Ship or if Carnival has just ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Alimck

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal Eastbound

Embarkation at San Diego was not a problem, and we were onboard for 12.30 and had nice lunch and a couple of drinks. Got to our room for 1.30 and bags arrived soon after. The ship looked in reasonable condition, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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scottborland

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good cruise itinerary, terrific staff, clean comfortable ship.

Very clean, well appointed ship. Dining @Lido and Dining Room was usually top rate. Lots of variety, well presented, variety of options through the cruise. Staff, without exception, were terrific for the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Mobster

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Too many problems and limitations along with poor quality food / poor activities

This is our 4th cruise this year. First cruise with HAL. We were in a Neptune suite. I will start with the things that were nice - friendly people, efficient embarkation and disembarkation, the food in the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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tbop

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent service and loved BB Kings

Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly. Service from all staff was excellent. There was crowd of mixed ages. From the reviews I read about everyone on this cruise line being more of an older crowd I would say ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Elsa Shores

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointment from prior Nieuw Amsterdam cruises

Stateroom Attendant service was outstanding.. Quality of Lincoln Center Stage musicians and recitals were world class. Panama Canal presentations and speaker were excellent. The actual transit was normal : 8 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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majda89

1 Review Written

What a wonderful time!

Nine of us traveled together to cruise the Panama Canal. Our group consisted of three married couples and three single ladies ranging in age from 50 on up. Despite different interests among the members of the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Sesca

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hate to complain but this cruise was disappointing in many ways.

We've been on HAL before and we never had any issues. We chose this cruise as we have always enjoyed sea days, we like Hawaii and it was very easy for us as we departed and returned via our home port. The ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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vintagesizzle

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Last Minute Cruise Deals - Don't Hesitate, GO!

This was our third cruise to Mexico and first cruise on a Holland America ship. It met our requirements for a new or recently refurbished ship, left from a nearby port, offered a last minute deal and was destined ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Lily lady

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Boring

Our ninth cruise first with holland america,cruised mainly celebrity and one cunard. The ship was consistantly cold rattled and vibrated non stop for the whole 3 weeks. First time i have had seasickness. 1 port in ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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