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Los Angeles Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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25 Los Angeles Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


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sbmommaut

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise on Carnival Miracle

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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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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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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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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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GaryG32

2 Reviews Written

A Nice Weekend

We sailed out of Long Beach on September 20. We booked an interior cabin at the last minute. We arrived at the pier at about 12:30 PM, and were on board by 1 PM. Great service there. We were booked on the Empress ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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georgias.kid22

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pre-Xmas cruise to Hawaii

This is a brief overview of my 14 day pre-Xmas cruise to Hawaii on the Sapphire Princess. I spent a pre-cruise night at the LAX Marriott. Transportation to San Pedro was via motorcoach the following afternoon. ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Sailfish

12 Reviews Written

New Years Eve Cruise Aboard the Splendor

We booked this New Years Cruise on the Carnival Splendor over a year ago; we got a great price and a free upgrade at the last minute. Overall, we had a very enjoyable cruise that we would not hesitate to do again. ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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scanditaly

1 Review Written

We really enjoyed our family on this Holiday Cruise

We occupied three staterooms, and Celebrity has been our line of choice for three of our first five cruises. First time on Princess for all of us. The Sapphire is a beautiful boat and our whole family really ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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UniqueNTexas

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Holiday and Restful Vacation

Background Information: This was our 10th Cruise and 6th on Carnival. We LOVE to cruise and try to cruise at least 2 to 3 times each year. We selected this cruise because we wanted to experience Holidays at Sea ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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fourman

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Year Cruise to Hawaii

This was our first trip on the Queen Victoria having made a number of prior cruises on the Queen Mary 2. Embarkation at the rather huge cruise terminal at LA, was relatively hassle free and we were soon on board. ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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Immebsmom

3 Reviews Written

Christmas & New Years Hawaiian Cruise

We were sailing as a family group of 7. Myself and BFF Jeannine (40 somethings), our two adult (19 & 20 yo) daughters, Jeannine's mom (65) and my dad and his girlfriend (70+) Let's start from the beginning: We ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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DisneyHotMama

2 Reviews Written

Our Pre-Christmas 2011 Cruise

We live locally so the morning of December 19th we awoke, finished packing and loaded the car for the 1 hour drive to Long Beach and the start of our cruise. We have never cruised in the month of December before. ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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nevada1

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Cruise to Hawaii, American Samoa and Tahiti 2011

The 28 day Sapphire Princess cruise from LA to the South Seas ran the gamut of service and enjoyment. THE EXCELLENT: Our mini-suite and our steward, Dionie. We had an AA mini-suite that more than fulfilled our ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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popovova

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas in Mexico

This was our fourth year spending Christmas at sea. We sailed with our two college age sons and found the Sapphire Princess to be a nice place to spend the holidays. Overall, the ship was in very good condition and ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Liv to Cruz

1 Review Written

A Wonderful Time, but.......................................

We arrived San Pedro 2 days prior to sailing. We stayed at the Doubletree Hotel. Nice Hotel, we had a view of the Marina and could see as the Golden slowly arrived into port. The Hotel lets you leave your car parked ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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cruisemeister94619

1 Review Written

That'll Be Two Adults for the Norwegian Star, Please!

When it's cold outside in CA and the office is closing down for the holiday, what better way to spend the time than on a cruise to Mexico! This was my 10th cruise, but my first experience with NCL and "free-style ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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traveler-a-go-g0

1 Review Written

Cost cutting shows in lack of service and maintenance

This was our fifth cruise with Princess and likely to be our last. At first we thought the broken public toilets, non-working drinking fountain in the gym and stopped clocks were minor maintenance issues that would ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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kimchee1212

3 Reviews Written

Christmas on the Sapphire

Sail Date: December 20- December 27, 2008 Passengers: We had a 53 year old man, a 43 year old woman, a 38 year old woman celebrating her birthday (39), and a 14 year old teenager. Itinerary: Day 1- Los Angeles ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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gingerspice

1 Review Written

Christmas on the Coral.......New Years in Panama

We are a family of 6... 4 kids ages 21-13 we travel with my mother and her best friend. That makes traveling a little hard with 8 of us. That is why we "choose to cruise". We boarded the ship in LA which was nice. ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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TravlGrl

13 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

New Years Eve on Vision of the Seas - You'll love it!

Pre-cruise: We stayed at the Crowne Plaza in San Pedro for one night pre-cruise. The Crowne Plaza is about a 20-25 minute ride from the Long Beach airport, but the hotel doesn't offer an airport shuttle. However, ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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ROCruiser

5 Reviews Written

Great time on a busy ship

Embarkation: We have the home port advantage as we are from the L.A. area. Driving from home to San Pedro took about 45 minutes. We arrived some time after 12:00 and it was crowed! Had to stop and fill out the ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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ynot80

1 Review Written

First-time cruisers - 20-somethings, New Year's Eve Ensenada

My fiancee and I went on our very first cruise on 12/29/2008 en route to Catalina and Ensenada. We've never been to either of the cities. A bit of background: We're from the Bay Area, in our mid-20s and both ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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big green

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cristmas 08 on the Star

Embarkation : very easy we arrived at 10:30am , parked in the lot, carried luggage to a porter and went inside and were one of the first to check in. We were on the ship at 11:30am walked around as rooms were not ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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dmzx11

1 Review Written

Norwegian Star Thanksgiving

Ship Info Even though the Norwegian Star is not a big as the new monsters they are building nowadays, don't be fooled, this is still a very big ship. It is a Panamax ship. The areas of the ship are divided by three ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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Scopace

1 Review Written

The good and Bad of NCL Star

I just returned from a Thanksgiving week cruise with my wife on the NCL Star. The ship departed Los Angeles, and made stops at Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, and Puerto Vallarta (in that order). THE GOOD: We had a ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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