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Los Angeles Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews

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Good Value for the Money

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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LvLawyer
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation (1/1/11) We drove to the ship from Las Vegas and stayed at the San Pedro Doubletree. They let you park for the week as part of a room package and deliver you in their van to and from the pier. Tip the driver, who works very hard at getting you close to the curbside porters. My only complaint was that the porters seemed overwhelmed and you do not get a claim check for your ...
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Sail Date: January 2012

Cabin Type: Balcony


Spirit to Cabo

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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duvail5
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I went with a family of seven on a cruise to Cabo in January. The Carnival Spirit was a nice ship but we were a little disappointed with the overall experience. It all started a week before the cruise. Carnival called us and asked if we would like to upgrade to 3 balcony rooms with interconnecting doors on the back of the ship and on the main deck that was near all the activities. We decided to ...
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Sail Date: January 2012

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with children


Carnival Spirit 15 day Hawaii

Review for Carnival Spirit to Hawaii

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eyegirl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We sailed on the Carnival Spirit from San Pedro for 15 days to Hawaii. We had planned this trip for 1 1/2 years! Since we live in Az, we drove in a day early and stayed at the Doubletree in San Pedro, since they had a room/ parking package. The hotel was fine and the package worked out perfectly for us. Embarkation was delayed until about 2:00 because the ship was delayed coming into port ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Interior with French Door (obstructed views)


Carnival Spirit to Hawaii

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GottaLuvCruising
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We sailed the Carnival Spirit round-trip from Los Angeles (San Pedro) to Hawaii 12/02/11-12/17/11. We had sailed the same ship 12 days from Honolulu to Vancouver in 2004. This was my 13th Carnival cruise and 31st cruise overall. Generally, we had a good time. We met some really nice folks, enjoyed our Cruise Critic get-togethers, loved most of our port time and had a great vacation. ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Carnival Holiday Mexican Riviera Cruise 12/23/11

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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Shimmershine
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was my first cruise, and to be frank I wanted to go with Holland America but the holiday cruise I wanted was booked and I could only get a late booking with Carnival. I was traveling alone and single over the holidays, so knew this would be an interesting experience to say the least, since I was aware of Carnival's reputation of being geared more toward families, cheap cruising, and "fun." ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Holiday On Carnival

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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califblondie
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I took this cruise to avoid the holiday same ol same ol. We left the 23rd of December and returned January 1st. It worked! All in all we had a very good time. We were lucky to meet some new friends that I believe we will have for years to come. In fact we have all booked another adventure together on Holland America. Having said all this let me move on to the problems ...
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Sail Date: December 2011


Probably our last cruise

Review for Carnival Spirit to Hawaii

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okhotnik
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We can't blame the cruise line for the bad weather, however we have been on smother riding trains than this ship. In the MDR even in smooth seas there was always vibration including the silver and china (as if the screws were out of balance). We could even feel the vibration in our cabin at night (mid ship deck 6). It was obvious the staff has been cut as the dining service really ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Carnival Spirit on a Budget

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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kronic_kruiser
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

The ship was nice for it's age (10 years old) but time had left its mark on her. Most notably was the noise and vibration from the engines. I guess I have no one to blame but myself for not doing my homework beforehand. The cruise we scheduled was apparently the last cruise before the ship's scheduled dry dock date. Therefore the vibration and noise were about as bad as anyone would imagine. I can ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Carnival Spirit Hawaii Cruise 12.2.2011-12.17.2011

Review for Carnival Spirit to Hawaii

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d76dots
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This part is going to be mostly about the ship. The review of the ports are below. Let me start out that over all we enjoyed our trip. We LOVED Hawaii and hope to go back. We felt that for our first visit this was the way to see some of the best of what the islands had. Definitely not enough time on them, but gave us a good taste of what they had to offer. I'll start with the not so good ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Extended Balcony


Mexican Riviera 9-Day w/first-time cruisers

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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contracosta
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Particulars: My family joining me to celebrate my birthday included Me, DW, DD(5) and DS(8), also adult niece, nephew and wife, and sister. Since only my niece has cruised previously, when my wife said she wanted to get my family together for my birthday, a cruise wasn't the first thing I thought of. I wanted to get together somewhere warm over the holiday period rather than the chilly places ...
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Sail Date: December 2011


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