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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Mexico

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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Carnival Splendor

7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 29, 2019

Ship: Carnival Splendor

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9278

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We took our kids and grandkids on this cruise. It was geared for them, lots of fun things to do. If we were going just by ourselves we would have chosen another cruise line. Carnival really caters to young adults, families with children and family reunions on a ship.


5 out of 5
Easy and smooth, staff was very helpful

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Everything on the ship was great. Staff was attentive, our dinner waiters were excellent, food great and the shows were fun.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The kids used the pools, the waterslide, the club and activities for them. Parents were worry free.


5 out of 5
Comedy club, both PG and R+18 were excellent, show were fun, lots of lights and dancing. Bingo was enjoyable, Capt. Cash was a little resque for the young kids playing bingo but overall it was fun.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
The grandkids said they loved all the stuff geared to them.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our dinner waiters were the absolute best, attentive and proactive. Room steward kept room clean and well maintained.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was clean, well cared for and easy to find your way around. Only issue was you had to walk thru the edge of the casino (smoking area) when you went to the aft of the ship. Not cool.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our cabin fit us perfectly. Just the right size.

Ship tip

This ship is geared for families and kids...have fun!

Ports of call

Long Beach (Los Angeles), California

5 out of 5
smooth operation, easy in and out

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

3 out of 5
The assault of the vendors. Once you clear security when you hit the shopping area be prepared to be verbal assaulted for cabs, water taxis, shops, etc. Constant yelling until you clear the area.

Mazatlan, Mexico

4 out of 5
easy on and off. got a cab and went to the beach for the day.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

4 out of 5
easy on and off, took a cab to the beach and the boardwalk. fun day.


5 out of 5
Smooth, easy, no problems. The Carnival staff know how to do it.
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