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Carnival Miracle Cruise Review to Hawaii

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Carnival Miracle

15 Night Hawaii Carnival Journeys (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 02, 2017

Ship: Carnival Miracle

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7196

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

This was by far the best cruise i have ever taken. We went through a storm on the way there and it was still fine for me. On the way back a lot of people got sick with coughs and such. I had my antibacterial hand sanitizer on me at all times and also used the paper towels Carnival supplies to open bathroom doors so my husband and I did not get sick. All in all it was a great cruise.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
No lines fast friendly and very professional

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We ate mostly in the main dining room for breakfast and dinner and every brunch they had it was awesome. There were so many choices that I never ate the same thing twice except the desert that was always the Delicious chocolate melt away cake. Lunch was mostly on the lido deck and they also had a verity of food. If you didn't like the theme they had for the day Pizza and Deli stations were always an option. Nick and Nora'a is a must it is extra but totally worth it.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Every bar always had what i wanted to drink. The Alchemy bar had new drinks for me to try. It was awesome with their light up menus and strange drink names a must try.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Vicky and Anna the casino hosts make being in the casino fun and exciting. They have a lot of different slots and table games. The dealers Sergi, Dubar, Denys, and Voychek were so helpful in teaching us all about the betting and rules for the tables. We had a blast!

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
There was always something going on to keep you busy. Comedy shows, magic shows family game shows and verity shows.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
My real first encounter with any of the staff was with Lidja from guest services. She was the kindest most loving and professional woman i had the pleasure of meeting. I would make a trip to guest services a couple times a day just to catch her and say hello. Bonnie from the my time main dinning room was also up there on my list. He was so good at his job we would make a reservation for his table. Luis my steward I can not say enough nice things about him. Always on call and so helpful. These people made my trip GREAT!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
the only problem i had with the design or layout of the ship is the ladies and mens room were a little walk from the main dinning area. After drinking a bottle wine with dinner most nights i felt i had to make a mad dash to the ladies room to tinkle =)

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Room was awesome. My Neighbors not so much. The balcony door would slam shut if it was not held and i guess my neighbors didn't know how to hold a door. Left side neighbors were early risers. 6 AM or so and the right side were night owls 2 am 3 am you get the gist took a few days to get used to the slamming of the doors. Maybe add a slowing mechanism so the door wont slam. Other than that bathroom was great makeup mirror was awesome and bed was super comfy.

Ship tip

Bring flat dress shoes. It was very awkward walking in high heals when the ship is rocking also bring 2 pairs of sneakers. sometimes one pair gets wet =)

Ports of call

Long Beach (Los Angeles), California

5 out of 5
When stayed on the Queen Mary and did the tour the ship is beautiful and we had so much fun.

Kahului, Maui

5 out of 5
We rented a car and drove around seeing the mountains we also went shopping and saw the most beautiful sunset.

Honolulu, Oahu

5 out of 5
We did the Missouri and Arizona tour. It was something everyone needs to see once in there lifetime. the Missouri has many steps and ladders so wear sneakers. For dinner we went to Germaines Luau it was excellent from the lifting of the pig out of the pit to the entertainment recommend this for all going to Hawaii.

Nawiliwili, Kauai

5 out of 5
Beach was walking distance from the boat but they also have free shuttles to the shopping center witch is about 3 minute walk from the beach/ Lovey place for beach and shopping.

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

5 out of 5
Did a private tour 2 coffee plantations a macadamia plantation beach and the Painted Church. Painted church is something to see. Captain took the long way around to Hilo so we stayed up late to see the Active volcano/

Hilo, Hawaii

5 out of 5
Went shopping saw the Japanese garden and Coconut grove. It is very beautiful and peaceful.

Ensenada, Mexico

5 out of 5
Got on a shuttle that took us to town to shop and grab some food. It was great.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
it was super fast super easy and very short lines if you had nothing to declare (not sure how it was if you had to declare anything).
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