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Carnival Inspiration

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Price: $     Size: L     Refurbished: 2 yrs ago    

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Great food!

mscoco999 reviewed 1 day ago

What people said about this ship:

"The first night in the dining room we had to wait to order until our entire table, 11 was..." in 139 reviews.

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Carnival Inspiration departs from:

Long Beach (Los Angeles), California

Carnival Inspiration sails to:

Mexico

1543 reviews from our community




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3 out of 5

Great food!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jul 20, 2015

We really loved your food! This is my 5th cruise and I really enjoyed your dining room service this time. Our waiter I Dewa Gede truly went out of his way to help us and to make us feel like royalty!!!!  I also want to thank Putu, our housekeeper, he was excellent too!

Our cruise was very good overall with the exception of the beds. I was in V-36 and the trundle bed was extremely old that I had to use towels under to avoid falling off. Putu was very kind and gave me second mattress, so I could sleep better. The regular bed also was old and hard which made it difficult to have a good night sleep. I really hope you take this comment seriously and replace those beds. Thank you.

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A weekend that is completely different from all other weekends...

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jul 17, 2015

The best thing about three day cruise is that you don't have to wait for another vacation. You can still relax and enjoy every minute of your small mini vacation just by being  away  for three days.

The staff was  very   friendly. The food was good. I want to thank you and mention three names that were so nice, kind, friendly and caring. They made the dinner time really special. Here are the names:

Tatiana Dmitruk

Alexandru Dragus

Aerardo Alvarez

I recommend this cruise.

 

With regards,

Karine karapetyan

 

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1st Cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jul 06, 2015

We had a lot of fun doing excisions and relaxing on the boat.  I was told about how much there was to do on the boat, but I did not find it overwhelming with options.  I wish there was more entertainment on the cruise ship.

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Wonderful cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jul 06, 2015

My husband and I can't say enough about this cruise. Everything was so perfect. This is all due to the Carnival Cruise Inspiration staff. From the servers to the baggage men, who were so courteous and helpful. The food was excellent, and plenty of it. We enjoyed every day. Love

Diane Robinson

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first timer

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jul 03, 2015

Overall the trip wonderful, the staff was great the room services guy was fantastic. I can't wait to book again. Is so much to do and see, you can't see everything in one trip lol

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Great time

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jun 29, 2015

The service from all staff was amazing and wonderful!! We don't gamble and the comedy was a little too crude for our enjoyment. Even our 24 year old Son did not enjoy some of the comedy nights. We were hoping for some additional entertainment or shows. The Pool was WAY too small! Yicks seemed like a kiddy pool. Other then that we had a wonderful time and the staff again gets' a 100%!!!

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Not the best vacation at all....

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jun 29, 2015

I was looking for a quick, relaxing getaway and unfortunately this did not live up to that expectation.  There were so many unruly children on board whose parents just let them scream, and roam the ship without supervision, that any adult that was on the ship to relax and enjoy its amenities didn't have a chance.  The very small 21 and older serenity deck was always packed you couldn't find a chair because of the number of people looking to escape the same thing from the rest of the ship. Catalina is a beautiful port, however, Ensenada offered nothing really of enjoyment or relaxation as many other ports of call do.  And unless you are very much into the Vegas type lifestyle, the ship really doesn't offer anything but.  What happens to those of us who live in Vegas and deal with the casinos and the clubs and just want to get away from all of it for a little while?  I was hoping that the ship offered other things to do besides the nightclub life and casinos and kids activities.  We did enjoy the comedy club that we went to one night of the trip.  If you are looking for a relaxing getaway with quick but beautiful ports of call, this is not the cruise for you.

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small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jun 26, 2015

HappyEXCELLENT CRUISE TRIP.  PERFECT CUSTOMER SERVICE IN THE SEVEN SEAS. Drinks were a bit false with the cheers program but crewman& ship were close to flawless. 

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Cruising Ensenada

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my experience

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Inspiration | Sail Date: Jun 22, 2015

cruise attendants were great. port of ensenda, mexico was very disappointing and discussing. nothing to really see. took the market tour. surrounded and harressed by poverty stricken people. should have stayed onboard

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on the last day, we waited to the very last minute to exit off the ship and avoided the crowd.

JusMe
Cruise Director

On the final day you can go to the lido buffet and have breakfast while waiting to get off the ship. if you take your time and have breakfast and get off the ship at about 10, quicker through customs and parking lot. You do not feel like your getting the bums rush to get off the ship.

If you go ashore, go early, do not wait til 10:00 AM to get off the ship.

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