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Los Angeles Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Very Good

25

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15

Poor

4

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Family Cruises

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641

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Holiday Cruises

93

93 Los Angeles Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


sydneywuu avatar

sydneywuu

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fun Christmas Cruise!

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This cruise was my third time aboard the Ruby Princess, having boarded the ship one year ago with the same destination (Holiday Mexican Rivera). My family and I enjoy cruising on mid-sized ships. Mexico was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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sbmommaut

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise on Carnival Miracle

We picked this cruise because we've always wanted to do a Mexican Riveria cruise and this one worked for our time off from work. We did not travel with any children or anyone else...just the husband and myself!! ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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rmurray847

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Our group of 12 had a great time at sea for the holidays!

Our group of 12 was on the NORWEGIAN JEWEL from December 23 -30, 2016. The group was my wife and I (4 other cruises) in an Oceanview stateroom, my 29 year old son and his girlfriend (first cruise) in an Oceanview ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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greggliz

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Warm New Years with Warm Friends

Unless you pay for the more extravagant excursions, most coastal Mexican towns/ports are very similar with a lot of souvenir shops and pushy junk vendors. In Puerta Vallarta, the Cathedral of Our Lady of ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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dgary870

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

We went on the Norwegian Jewel for the New Years Eve cruise. Was it crowded? Yes. Was it fun? Yes. All in all everything was just fine. The Ship itself is in good condition. No failures or issues to report. Our ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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sueohara

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Christmas Cruise, and First Princess Experience with Family Suite

I traveled with my family of four on the Ruby Princess for its Christmas Cruise to Hawaii. We flew from Oklahoma the night before the cruise was to debark and had done 'massive' preparation for the trip. We packed ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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allhamm

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

We sailed and, luckily survived....albeit with coughs, colds, vomitting etc.

Wish I could choose no stars. Half the ship sick as no sanitisation policy, sloppy management (Italian and S. American majority) art auctions...painting and easels all over our muster station, no checking of tender ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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carinainacar

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

A disappointment this holiday season

I was on the Crown Princess for Christmas and celebrated it with my family on board. For our itinerary, we visited Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, and Manzanillo. My family of 4 stayed in two connecting ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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tomzon75

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent New Year's Cruise

My wife and I cruised on the Norwegian Star over New Year's 2015. I read all of the reviews before the cruise. I have to say the Star is in excellent shape, it is a beautiful ship. This was our 8th cruise overall, ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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skiserf

1 Review Written

New Year's Cruise

After reading many reviews lambasting Carnival for their shoddy em/de barkation procedures and abysmal tender offload in Cabo, we were a little concerned about what to expect. Perhaps we set our expectations really ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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jennevery

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We had a good time

My husband and I wanted to do something different for Christmas, like not spend time with our family this year and do our own thing!!! It was our second cruise we have ever been on. I am going to list the pros and ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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SoCal Flyer

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

OK, But Some Rough Spots

A 4-day "New Year's" cruise on the Imagination out of Long Beach was our first trip with Carnival in a number of years, and overall we were satisfied with the brief jaunt, although there were a couple of ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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coba57

7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A surprisingly pleasant cruise

Having just come off a 7 day Mexican Riviera cruise in a suite aboard the Norwegian Star, I wasn't expecting much from our 4 day cruise to Catalina Island and Ensenada in an ocean view cabin on one of the oldest ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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savvypueblochick

9 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

No rating

A Decadent Cruise on a Semi Dated Ship

Just finished up a 7 day Norwegian Star cruise to the Mexican Riviera... This is my 3rd cruise on the Norwegian Star, my 10th cruise altogether. Embarkation as a suite passenger was fast (less than 30 minutes) ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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spqr369

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Cruise to Hawaii (round trip LA)

My family (parents and husband) and I recently returned from this cruise (11/19-12/4/2014) and were very happily surprised after reading a few bad reviews about the Grand Princess. Yes, she needs a rehab to the ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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fishrandy

1 Review Written

2014 Thanksgiving Family Cruise

My family and I were very excited to take a cruise that we’d been planning and looking forward to for almost a year. When the day of the trip finally arrived, everyone was excited as we climbed into two large ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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roglin711

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival Miracle

Carnival was not "up front" with it's guests for this cruise. A lot of us didn't realize until it was too late, that the Miracle has been having propulsion problems since early this year, and decided to continue ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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fun4amc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst Cruise experience ever!

We just returned from a 4 night Thanksgiving holiday cruise on the Golden Princess. We have sailed on the Golden Princess previously but this time was definitely not like the first. Most of the dining staff and ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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josiemartinez

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

A Really

Just returned from the NYE cruise out of Long Beach on the Carnival Miracle. A few impressions: Debarkation: Miserably hot, long lines outside then once escorted inside the check in area – Eureka! I was speedily ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Jaclynw

1 Review Written

Mexico

Just returned from the Christmas cruise aboard the Sapphire Princess. I had read the reviews prior to leaving and was a bit nervous after to reading them. I have not cruised with Princess before but have cruised ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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LJHSViking

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

The Skip Christmas Cruise

Husband and I wanted a year off from Christmas celebrations: no tree, no lights, no gifts. Church, music, dinner would be missed, but not the shopping and sales. Holiday week cruises are usually sky-high, so when we ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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lizmit

9 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing cruise

My husband and I booked this 4 night cruise to get out of hosting Thanksgiving for our family this year. We left Los Angeles on Wednesday, 11/27/13 with easy boarding. The ship looked nice, no obvious signs of wear ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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sunnyvegas

2 Reviews Written

Christmas Cruise to the Mexican Riveria

My husband and I have been on four cruises—three of which were on Norwegian. We have found that the freestyle cruising concept works really well for us and that the service is always great. We have tried different ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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travlin2

5 Reviews Written

Easy, Simple, and Relaxing!

This was our 14th total cruise, 7th with Princess, and our 2nd time on this particular cruise and ship. This was our 1st time staying in a mini suite stateroom. My wife is a "bath tub" person and the mini suites ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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royal3

12 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Thanksgiving on the Miracle.....

For the 2nd year in a row, we spent Thanksgiving on the 7 day Mexican Riviera cruise. Here is a brief review and some tips: Embarkation: At Long Beach you first check your luggage with a porter on the ground floor ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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