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Carnival Imagination Cruise Review

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Reviews: 4
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Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Carnival Imagination

4 Night Catalina & Baja Mexico (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 29, 2019

Ship: Carnival Imagination

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

It was my birthday cruise. I was looking forward to going to Catalina on Dec 30 for my birthday. But water was to ruff. Next time. Overall had a great birthday, because I was with my husband and son.


5 out of 5
Was really fast, on the ship in five minutes.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was the same as it has always been. Nothing to outstanding.

Grand Buffet

4 out of 5

Cookies,Pies and cakes. Also the food is good.

Pride Dining Room

5 out of 5

Love the shows that staff. Put on.

Xanadu Aft Lounge

5 out of 5

Must go to the comedy shows. The will have you laughing.


5 out of 5

Pizza was great, went every night after club.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Had fun shopping, meeting new people. And dancing the nights away. That's Entertainment. Also played Mini golf.

Imagination Promenade

3 out of 5

Had a lot of sales.

Mini Golf

5 out of 5

Really fun.


5 out of 5
Comedy club was the best. Doug Williams the comic. He was off the chain (meaning he was funny as hell.) We laughed till we couldn't stop. Go see him when he is on the ship.

Dynasty Main Lounge

5 out of 5

Club is really big inside, lots of room to dance.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
The dining staff was good. The housekeeping was also good. The customer service was lacking.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
I like how they made some new upgrades and changes.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Cabin was really, nice. There was a lot of space in the room. But they forgot to clean the bathroom. I called and someone was there right way. We had 3 people in are room. One king bed and a trundle bed. The trundle bed broke the first night. I had to sleep on floor, they brought another bed the next day. It was also broken. So for the whole trip, I slept on a mattress on the floor. They told me that Carvinal will take care of me. I was given a number to call. We will see what happens.

Ship tip

Bring room spray. Drink plenty of water. Most of all let go and have fun.

Ports of call

Long Beach (Los Angeles), California

5 out of 5

Catalina Island, California

5 out of 5
Ship was not able to dock do to ruff waters. So we had to have 2 days at sea. I understand it was for are safety. And that was good that Carvinal took are safety into consideration. The island is very beautiful if you get a chance to see it. And there are a lot of fun things to do there.

Ensenada, Mexico

5 out of 5
Best time ever.


5 out of 5
We went around 8:30am, to get off the ship. We were at the car in 10mins. It was really fast.

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