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Carnival Miracle Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Reviews: 2
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Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Carnival Miracle

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 19, 2018

Ship: Carnival Miracle

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7203

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

First time sailing on Carnival, will definitely sail again!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Faster to Fun pass make the Embarkation very easy. Even without the pass, it didn't appear to be too conjusted.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was very good. We ate breakfast at the buffet. It was always fresh and hot. The lines were not too long. We ate dinner in the main dining room most evenings. Our head waiter Kresimir took very good care of us as well as Zainal and Lasno (assistant team waiters) I loved the décor of the dining room. It is quite quirky. If you can schedule it, I highly recommend the Chef's Table... AMAZING 11 course meal. We also went to Nick and Nora's for my birthday dinner. Service and food were incredible for only an additional charge of $35 per person.

Nick & Nora's Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Amazing service and food. Highly recommend.

Mad Hatter's Ball Lounge

5 out of 5

Good venue although limited seating for comedians.

Grand Buffet

5 out of 5

Good food, lines were not too long.

Dr. Frankenstein's Lab Dance Club

5 out of 5

Fun time and good music.

Bacchus Dining Room

5 out of 5

Great experience and food was hot and delicious.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We have never done so many activities on a ship before. It all started with ANDY our cruise director. His wit and energy really set the tone for the entire cruise. His team was so fun and truly excited to be there. Our favorite fun team member was Shadeen from Belize. From the ship tour on the first day, to Digital Scavenger hunt (we won a "Ship on a stick", all the trivia games, bingo, etc. There was so much to do. The adult only area was beautiful and relaxing. The whirlpool in the gym was a nice surprise and loved the steamroom and sauna.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The entertainment was great. 88 Players were so talented and loved the different shows each night. We did make it to the 18+ comedians, all very funny. Get there early, as seating is limited. I also enjoyed the violinists in the atrium at different times of the cruise.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Every single crew member that we saw ALWAYS said hello and was smiling. Our cabin steward, Slamet took great care of us and his towel animals were adorable. Only had to speak with Customer Service desk once and they were very helpful.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Let's be honest, The Miracle is an older ship and she is in need of an update. Some of the previous reviews I read really had me worried. The ship was very clean, pretty easy to navigate around and so many elevators. (hint: use the glass ones in the atrium to get to your room - they are forgotten about) The casino wasn't too bad with smoke smell, just walked fast through the area.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The size of cabin was perfect for the two adults. Plenty of storage for clothes and suitcases went under bed. The bathroom was clean and adequate size. Slamet our cabin Steward kept our room clean and turned down each night.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

5 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5

Belize City, Belize

5 out of 5

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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