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San Diego Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews

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15 Day Hawaii Cruise from San Diego April 10-28

Review for Carnival Spirit to Hawaii

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KruisinKrazy

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

We've been home a week now and I finally (kinda) have time to write a review. I am so thankful for all the reviews I have read, I wanted to give back a little.DH & I are from Columbia, SC. On 4/10/12, we started our vacation off wrong by oversleeping! I think neither of us could sleep the night before like it was Christmas Eve. We had a flight out of Charlotte at 7:50 am. We had plans for someone ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Balcony


Carnival Spirit 15 Day to Hawaii April 13, 2012

Review for Carnival Spirit to Hawaii

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bolivar5599

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Where should I start? First, I want to say this is MY review and ONLY my account will be in it. Nobody else had any input or review of it so if it is badly written it is all my fault. This cruise was memorable to say the least. I will start with kudos to our wonderful "hostess" Amy, our Cruise Critic leader. She was on top of stuff and was/is the spark plug that made things seem to come together. ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Balcony


FABULOUS 15-day cruise to Hawaii on the Carnival Spirit!

Review for Carnival Spirit to Hawaii

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jordanaire

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My wife and I (56 & 55) recently returned from the 15-day, roundtrip cruise to Hawaii aboard the Carnival Spirit. It was the BEST cruise we've ever taken! Despite the cold and windy weather going to and from the islands, I can't think of anything at all to complain about. We flew from Cincinnati to San Diego two days prior to the cruise, mainly to allow for jet lag to settle in and to explore a ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Interior with French Door (obstructed views)


Outstanding Roundtrip Cruise to Hawaii

Review for Carnival Spirit to Hawaii

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New_Mexico_Cruiser

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We just returned from a 15 day cruise on the Spirit to Hawaii and as expected, had a great time! Carnival continues to live up to its reputation by offering a great cruising experience at a reasonable price. Embarkation/Debarkation No complaints in this category. It is important to be patient and understanding because the cruise line is trying to load/unload over 2,100 passengers and ...
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Sail Date: April 2012


Spirit Repositioning Cruise - San Diego to Vancouver 4/28/12

Review for Carnival Spirit to Cruise to Nowhere

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cruisy-suzy

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I never do this, but I flew into San Diego the morning of the cruise. I arrived at 10:15 AM. I was meeting my cousin who arrived in CA two days earlier. Because of the extremely low rates for this repositioning cruise, we each booked our own cabin. Originally we booked 4K interior with French doors, but due to price drops we were able to upgrade for very little cost to these adjoining balcony ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great Trip from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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Sunshine9756

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I live in San Diego and thought this 5 day trip to Cabo would be great and super convenient...and it was! We left on Sunday and arrived for embark at 2:00 pm. We were scheduled to leave at 4:00 pm. The process went very smooth, couldn't have been more than 20 mins max. We had our docs and passport in hand and went right to the check in then on to the ship. Our room was ready ...
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Sail Date: April 2012


Spirit Show Band, Dancers, and Singers Rock

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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boomercruiser2

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

The Big Easy is a salute to New Orleans. I couldn't believe how much energy the performers brought to the stage and the production values that are invested in the show: pyrotechnics, dynamic lighting, multiple sets and costumes. The ten-piece band is even blocked into some of the scenes and everyone has a rollicking good time. You've got to see the "House of the Rising Sun" scene with it's dancing ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Interior


Great for a First Cruise

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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agb79

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

This was my first-ever cruise. As of writing this review, I've now gone on a couple more cruises, both with Carnival, and looking back, the 5 day Baja Mexico cruise was a perfect little get-away. The ship was clean, and comfortable. The room was clean and just exactly what you'd expect from a cruise ship room. The shows on this ship were particularly good. The cast and crew were very ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)


Not the best cruise we've been on, but good value for the $$

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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Cras108er

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first cruise on Carnival. We'd heard a lot of horror stories about the line, but were intrigued by the price difference. The old addage, "you get what you pay for," held true, but as long as you adjust your expectations, you it was a good value for the money. We arrived in San Diego at about 1:30 for a 4:00 sailing. It took us about an hour and a half to get on board. We had to ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Balcony


Spring Break with the Kids

Review for Carnival Spirit to Mexican Riviera

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BobnLana

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

The first time we did a cruise it was a 9-day Mexican Riviera on the Spirit. This time it was on the Spirit again, but with the 5 kids ages 16, 15, 15, 13, and 12. Also with 3 grandparents, 2 nieces, and 1 sister-in-law. My wife and two girls stayed in room 4195 which was on level 4 with french doors and an obstructed view. We could see a little between the life boats in this room. Having fresh ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)

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