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Carnival Miracle Cruise Review to Hawaii

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall rating:

3.4 out of 5
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Carnival Miracle

14 Night Hawaii Carnival Journeys (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 19, 2019

Ship: Carnival Miracle

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 5177

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

That particular ship needs upgrades or should only be used for shorter cruises that cost less until it is upgraded

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was good, service was outstanding from Bintoro and Lalita. The dining room is very old and in need of upgrades

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
we mostly played trivia and arts/crafts

Entertainment

4 out of 5
very good, we did not engage that much with the music

Children's Programs

we did not take any kids with us

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
the people were great, but the towels were very yellow and dingy and the bedding was as well. I was disappointed

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
design is good. The ship is being cleaned, but the hallway to my room had this horrible musty smell and there's so many areas that need updating. i was disappointed

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
there is so many rusty areas in the bathroom, the vents were so dirty, the balcony water drainway was black with mold, the carpet needs to be replaced. I could go on and on, but there are significant upgrades needed. I was very disappointed

Ship tip

not to get on this ship until significant updates have been made through cleaning replacement of needed items

Ports of call

Long Beach (Los Angeles), California

1 out of 5
no excursion, but the shuttle experience was a disaster. We paid for the premium deal, but was lumped in with the same folks who didn't. The bus wait was almost 90 minutes.

Kahului, Maui

5 out of 5
we loved Maui and had a great time on all the excursions

Honolulu, Oahu

3 out of 5
very crowded place and our excursion travel was stuck in traffic for quite some time

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

4 out of 5

Hilo, Hawaii

4 out of 5
great culture on this island. our excursion which we thought was on a bus wound up being us crammed in to a 15 passenger van, so getting pictures and stuff was hard. the driver did make a couple of stops for us to get pictures, but it was hard getting in and out of the van

Ensenada, Mexico

3 out of 5
the food there was great, the folks are too aggressive towards the tourist. every where we went we were being rushed by folks to buy something. i felt intimidated

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
a little unorganized at first, but then the cruise director started making announcement that cleared things up

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