Good Family Fun

Carnival Inspiration Cruise Review to Mexico
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Carnival Inspiration

Sail Date: April 06, 2015

Ship: Carnival Inspiration

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Cabin Number: R221

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

The ship was fun.  We enjoyed being together as a family.  I would have rated it higher, however, Club O2 was boring for my teens and not much going on at the camp for my 5th grader.  The activities at the pool were entertaining, however, geared more toward adults.  Our steward, Hiro was fantastic!!!  The rooms were very clean and well maintained.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Most of the staff was very competent and friendly

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Not a lot for a family to do together at night. My kids like dancing with us and we couldn't. Everything was 21 and older in the evening.


3 out of 5
The cruise director was a little lackluster.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
Boring and uninviting

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our steward Hiro (sp?) was fantastic!! Great staff member!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean and easy to find our way around the ship

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
No complaints at all

Ship Tip

As a family, take a carry on onto the ship so you can change while waiting for luggage. At end of cruise carry your own luggage off the ship and while waiting for disembarkation play a game with the kids while having breakfast.

Ports Of Call

Long Beach (Los Angeles), California

5 out of 5
We met a great little family at check-in and hung out together on the ship.

Catalina Island, California

5 out of 5
We have been to Catalina several times so we did not get off the ship. We enjoyed all of the amenities while everyone was gone.

Ensenada, Mexico

5 out of 5
We went to the Bufadora and had lunch at the most fantastic little taco hut just near the buses. The churros are amazing and so is the baked clam filled with seafood!!
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