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Tampa Carnival Miracle Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Miracle
Destination
Tampa

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Excellent

155

Very Good

70

Average

50

Poor

26

Terrible

12

Cruise type

314 Tampa Carnival Miracle Cruise Reviews


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dayaway

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Tired Old Tub disappointed us

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This was our second cruise on the Miracle. The last one was in 2015. We have been on 13 cruises. 5 cruises with Carnival. Poor maintenance shows all over this rusty old tub. CABIN: We had the beds arranged as two ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Trinijamgal16

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not the Birthday I expected

I choose this cruise based on some prior reviews. I had sailed carnival previously and had a great time before, but I was very disappointed on this cruise. The worst part was my balcony cabin, and the food ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JayeCruise

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Not my favorite

Background: This was my 12th cruise on Carnival and my 2nd time on the Miracle. First time was in 2006 and I remember LOVING it back then. This time around was a little different. We originally scheduled our ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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CarleenCT

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly surprised!

I was very apprehensive on booking this carnival miracle cruise because of the bad reviews I had read and also I had only cruised with NCL in the past. I had previously been on 2 cruises both on the big ships ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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the mistral wind

5 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Itinerary was great

The itinerary was great. The ship smaller then most. But never crowded. Our cabin was great our cabin steward was wonderful. She always had fresh ice and wine glasses clean cabin and fresh sheets and bathroom ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Katec68

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Skip it!

This cruise line was chosen by a friend for an all-girls cruise. First, this is an older ship, in dire need of a remodel. The decor was fine, just worn. Our shower was moldy and the faucet at the sink was broken, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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angelaandtommy

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise

My daughter and son-in-law did a Carnival Cruise for their honeymoon two years ago in October and loved it so much they wanted us to join them on a Carnival Cruise. Hurricane Darian caused us to have to leave a day ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Vegasme3

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Casino

Enjoyed this ship overall. One of the best casinos/dealers I’ve experienced although the drink service there was virtually non-existent. Pools need to be refurbished. Cabin was in excellent shape for an older ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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kwmartin1970

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Miracle - It'si a miracle this thing is allowed to operate

Seven six day cruise from Tampa - Grand Cayman - Roatan - Beleize - Cozumel - Tampa This rust bucket of a boat shout be taken to the Mariana Trench and scuttled along with the crew. I have never had a more ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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aswyers

3 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Not What I am Used to on Carnival

This was my 7th cruise with Carnival. I usually cruise in the spring, but this time chose to go in August. We were able to snag Faster to the Fun, so embarkation was pretty easy. I went to the gym on the first ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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CaRichE

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Low budget Carnival but still had a great time with my wife

Let me preface this review by disclosing that my wife and I are Platinum Level with Princess so that is our comparison. Although we were only Ruby level, the boarding process was quick and easy we arrived for our ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Tks8085

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser Experience

We were offered this cruise last minute because the Vista our of Galveston was canceled. We were offered cruise credit because of the cancellation, so we got a pretty good deal on our first cruise. The boarding ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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denisead

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Just OK

I've cruised with Carnival before, we liked the itinerary, and the price was reasonable. The food was excellent and the wait staff and cruise director were great. Also, we really enjoyed the ship's entertainment. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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OdessaDrew

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ten out of Ten. This is Why Carnival is #1!

Where do I start? Cruise Director Frankie was awesome. He is high energy and seemed to be everywhere. Giving tips, seeing cruisers off for their excursions, welcoming them back, MC-ing just about everything and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Love to take vacations!

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Hesitant but Very Pleasantly Surprised!

We honestly chose this cruise because we booked too late to get the ships and price we wanted out of Port Canaveral. I was very hesitant to book and worried because of the size of the ship. Most reviews were good, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Stevepse

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great family vacation on a nice ship out of Tampa

This cruise was a chance for our entire family to enjoy a cruise together. We booked this a few weeks after we got off the Carnival Glory in 2018. This was our 12 year old son's 1st cruise and our 19 year old ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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stanrock22

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Vacation on the Miracle

We had a great time on the Miracle. The embarkation and disembarkation was easy and quick. The ship is in good shape but is ready for Dry dock. The only negative was ship vibrations and toilet water at times was ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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modernscarlett

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fun celebration cruise

We had an absolutely wonderful time on the Miracle. We purchased Faster to the Fun for the first time, and it was completely worth it. The priority embarkation and debarkation, the dedicated guest services line, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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LJTomei

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Western Caribbean done right!

We have always found Carnival's Spirit-class ships (Spirit, Miracle, Legend, & Pride) to be just the right size to provide big-ship comfort with small-ship service and a superb design that includes ample space in ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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KSHII2

11 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

What a Great Ship and Crew...

We have cruised 35+ times and enjoyed this trip as one of our best.. First, we love cruising out of Tampa. We really enjoy their valet parking. We wish other ports adopted this, it would hurt the "Off Site" ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Kearhartkbds

5 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise

Going to Panama canal was the highlight of our cruise...friendliest people onboard crew was excellent, dining room very slow ..plan on spending 2 hours there ...shows old school nothing fancy, bands in red ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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SaltWaterNewfie

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Great cruise but needs a little update

Embarkation in Tampa on the Carnival Miracle was the fastest and smoothest of our 10 cruises we have been on. We literally where on the ship enjoying buffet 15 mins after our Uber dropped us off at the port. No ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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GB Chicago

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Panama Cruise - Easy to find your own fun on this ship

Cruising the Panama Canal was on my husbands bucket list so this cruise was a birthday gift for him and our 29 year old son. This was my 28th cruise with Carnival and the second time on the Miracle so I'm not new ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Teafran

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not the best cruise

This was an April vacation cruise for our 9 year old Grandson to visit the Grand Cayman Sea Turtle Research farm and have some fun in different countries. We booked a cruise on Carnival Miracle out of Tampa Florida. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Love2CruiseDestiny

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

This was the absolute worst cruise we have ever been on. Severe lack of entertainment. Music was horrible no bands just violins an acoustic singers that were awful . Same soundtrack of 80s music throughout the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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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