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2697 Psgrs
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Dec 2008

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Older ship; great food and service, rocky travels.

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Service and food was fabulous!  Older ship was a little rocky in 8-10 ft waves and strong winds.  Pool small.  Hot tubs were lukewarm.  TV's are older;  tube television set.  Picture was dark and no sound on movie due to set.  But whose on cruise to watch tv!  

 

 

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The Walmart version of a cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Mar 31, 2014


This was our first cruise together. Our original plan was to go snowmobiling in the UP but the Midwest winter was too long, too gray, and too cold. Not quite last minute but very little planning in getting to the warmth and sunshine. Tampa was a convenient port and our thought was at least sunshine, cocktails, and descent food. Got the sunshine. Cocktails were there but the service and value was a joke. And the food...community college cafeteria fare would be a compliment to the slop that was served throughout the voyage. The first thought and continuing theme I have for the tale I share with those that ask about our "3 hour tour" is that... Carnival cruises and the ship known as PARADISE is the Walmart version of what a cruise should be. We will definitely cruise again but we will take the extra few months of savings to get on a ship (cruise line) that takes pride in their service, comfort, and culinary skills. The folks on this ship were overly concerned about two things:

*Cutting food costs

*Upselling everything to the point that after day one, we felt the service staff was more concerned in proving their sales skills to the Carnival brass rather than the reason we paid a good dime to relax...SERVICE SKILLS!

There were a few bright spots on an otherwise welfare version of a cruise that we expected to be money well spent...

*Francisco, our room care captain was outstanding. He had a genuine work ethic and was proud of the effort his staff put forward (and they were fabulous)!

*Barbara, the room service guru, was friendly and warm, the kind of person I would hire in a heartbeat to run an FOH in the Midwest...she GET'S the concept of service and patience!

*Armando the pool deck Bar keep...may not tow the company line in upselling everything but was charming enough to get us to "up-buy"! (The only one that talked us into an up-sell, like a rum-runner I wanted no part of). I'd hire Armando to be a barkeep in my local tavern.

The photog’s provided made it look like luxurious and large pool(s) that were user friendly for adults and kids alike…WRONG! My husband and his Chris Farley-esque physic absorbed nearly half of the water displacement during a descent cannon ball. My children would have been painfully bored if they would have had to endure this 5 day cruise.

With all that being said, I just can't, in good conscious, recommend Carnival or PARADISE. Loved the concept of Cruise but was seriously disappointed in the value and performance of this crew!

 

 

 

 

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"Family vacation"

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Mar 27, 2014


We were lookin for more of a Family vacation. There was plenty to do if you were to drop your children willingly off at Camp Carnival. I think you need more family activities. Cozumel was beutiful and exceede our expectations. Didnt feel there was much to do on the ship itself (as far as for the family together).

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First time cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Mar 27, 2014


I would highly recommend this cruise.it was a fantastic cruise.the staff went out of their way to please everyone.The food was great.The experience was great.i know why it's called the fun ship.

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Good value

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Mar 22, 2014


Fine dining was galactical. Lido deck pizza was bland. An unsupervised kid broke glass containers @ poolside grill. Crew immediately secured & swept , but did not remove debre. Rm svc -ok. Wall phone was dusty. Pulman (beds) allowed more floor space. Phone charger went missing. Got full cost credit. It returned 24hrs later. Miss professional theatrical productions. Loved the kareoke master. He had thee best selections. Our 3yr old sang Happy. Better located in a smokless lounges across from a hallway bar outside the casino. Which makes this bar entertainment & excellent foot traffic local from the dining rm. The poolside DJ & activity host rocked. Cruise excursion was to Tiki beach was ok. They should "announce" (ring a bell) when the shuttle arives. Took a taxi back. Operators said we could not ride back on the 2nd bus which was empty. Food was "tourist pricey."

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No Paradise!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Mar 17, 2014


Very desappointed with overall experience. I was expecting more!

We cruised with Holland America before and everything was way better.

On Paradise the food was ok not great.

We had no chair to loundge on during sea days! You have to get up early to save chairs and no one is at their chair anyway.

We had a bad experience with getting to our activity in Cayman. We had to wait an hour in line in a hot cage like chickens, they wouldnt let us go by our self only when I demanded to be rehemboursed they told me I could go by myself with a taxi. Riddiculous!

It was very disorganised at the port, not fun.

I was told I had VIP embarquation and desembarquation because we had suites. We were laughted at when I was telling A member of the team. I had no VIP privilage to leave.

 

 

 

 

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Great stops, Grand Cayman & Cozumel

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Mar 08, 2014


Lots of fun with Kids & grandkids & friends. The dining room experience was great. there were 21 of us, on 2 large tables, the waitress & waiter did an unbelivable job taking care of us. (10 kids). the rooms were kept inmaculate by our room stewart, the ship was clean and full of travelers, all having lots of fun, specially in  the pool area. The only hicup was I made a mistake of bringing a small bottle of wine in the luggage(should have been in the carry on) which was confiscated, later returned.  The excursions (private) were great, a big sail boat in Cayman, and then rented a JEEP in Cozumel, traveling thru-out the island, making stops along the way to eat (+beverages). Great food @ PLAYA BONITA, excellent view while dining. I recommed this to anyone willing to have lots of fun in just 5 days. My cruise agent @ CRUISE.COM was as good as they come. Alex..........thanks

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Carnival Cruises Awesome, but may want to avoid Spring Breakers!

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Carnival's crew is amazing. Our stateroom steward, Ikadek, was amazing. He remembered our names even if we weren't standing in front of our room. The only advice is that if you are looking for relaxing time, choose earlier or later dates, not with the young spring breakers. Still had an amazing time.

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Awesome Fun

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Mar 03, 2014


Awesome food, lovely people serving in restaurants make the cruise special. Entertainment amazing especially the magician in restaurant. reta Canyman Island and Cozumel are wonderful islands to visit. Would recommend to people of all ages.

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Staff was all wonderful

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Feb 17, 2014


Everyone of the staff was wonderful.  The food was pretty good and way too tempting were the desserts.  The only thing I didn't care for was the fried chicken and some gluten free bread.  Our houskeeper was very nice always with a smile on his face.  The dining room people were super.  Would have preferred not to have to set at a table with people we didn't know alll the time.  We ate casually two nights out on a table on the deck.  The warm breeze and watching the sunset was fantastic.  My biggest dissapointments were not being able to get by the pool as everyone claimed the loungers for the day very quickly. They said that they remove unattended towels from loungers after 40 mins left unattended but I didn't see that happening. Most of the activities started late at night after my husband was asleep.  The only thing we did get to was a movie at 5 pm one night. Cozumel was not much fun. It was hot and we walked several blocks that were alll shops with people trying to get us to buy something every 2 feet or so.  Grand Cayman was much better. We went to see turtles that were up to 1000 pounds.  The  morning that we ended our trip we were dalayed from the fog.  It was stressful waiting with our flight back leaving in the afternoon.  Luckily our flight was delayed  70 mins. We got off around 2 pm and headed to the airport just making it ontime. I had always wanted to go on a cruise and built my expectations too high.

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Restaurants
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Destinations & Excursions: 68%
Stateroom Quality: 57%

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Cabins of Carnival Paradise

Interior Stateroom on Carnival Paradise Size:
185 sq ft.

Amenities:
- Two twin beds that convert to a king size bed individual climate control wall-safe closets chair and coffee table private bathroom with shower telephone and a television with first-run movies.
- Two twin beds that convert to a king size bed sitting area individual climate control wall-safe chair and coffee table closets private bathroom with shower telephone and a television with first-run movies.
- Two twin beds that convert to a king size bed sitting area desk private bathroom with shower telephone and a television with first-run movies.

Please Note: Smoking is prohibited in all guests staterooms.

Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
E52, E53, E56, E57, M298, R298, E80, E81, E116, E119, E120, E123

Available On Decks:
Empress, Upper, Main, Riviera, Verandah

Oceanview Stateroom on Carnival Paradise Size:
185 sq ft.

Amenities:
- Two twin beds that convert to a king size bed picture window chair and coffee table individual climate control wall-safe closets private bathroom with shower telephone and a television with first-run movies.
- Two twin beds that convert to a king size bed picture window individual climate control wall-safe closets chair and coffee table private bathroom with shower telephone and a television with first-run movies.

Please Note: Smoking is prohibited in all guests staterooms.

Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
E64, E65, E66, E67, E68, E69, E70, E71, E72, E73, E259, U243

Available On Decks:
Riviera, Empress, Upper, Main

Porthole Stateroom on Carnival Paradise Size:
185 sq ft.

Amenities:
- Two twin beds that convert to a king size bed two porthole windows chair and coffee table individual climate control wall-safe closets private bathroom with shower telephone and a television with first-run movies.

Please Note: Smoking is prohibited in all guests staterooms.

Available On Decks:
Riviera, Empress, Upper, Main

Junior Suite (obstructed view) on Carnival Paradise Size:
220 sq ft.; Balcony: 30 sq ft.

Amenities:
- A private furnished balcony with obstructed views two twin beds that convert to a king size bed sitting area with sofa (single sofa-bed) chair and coffee table private bathroom with shower individual climate control telephone refrigerator (un-stocked) wall safe and a 22" flat-screen TV with first-run movies.

Please Note: Smoking is prohibited in all guests staterooms. Guests will be permitted to smoke outside on the balcony.

Available On Decks:
Verandah

Interior Bunk Bed Stateroom on Carnival Paradise Size:
185 sq ft.

Amenities:
- One upper bed and one lower bed (bunk bed) a sitting area desk private bathroom with shower telephone and a television with first-run movies.

Please Note: Smoking is prohibited in all guests staterooms.

Available On Decks:
Riviera, Empress, Upper

Junior Suite on Carnival Paradise Size:
220 sq ft.; Balcony: 30 sq ft.

Amenities:
- A private furnished balcony two twin beds that convert to a king size bed sitting area with sofa (single sofa-bed) chair and coffee table private bathroom with shower individual climate control telephone refrigerator (un-stocked) wall safe and a television with first-run movies.

Please Note: Smoking is prohibited in all guests staterooms. Guests will be permitted to smoke outside on the balcony.

Available On Decks:
Verandah

Grand Suite on Carnival Paradise Size:
330 sq ft.; Balcony: 70 sq ft.

Amenities:
- A private furnished balcony two twin beds that convert to a king size bed sitting area with a sofa arm chairs and a coffee table private bathroom with whirlpool tub and shower individual climate control walk-in closet with wall safe telephone refrigerator (un-stocked) and a 26" flat-screen TV with first-run movies.

Please Note: Smoking is prohibited in all guests staterooms. Guests will be permitted to smoke outside on the balcony.

Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
U69

Available On Decks:
Upper

Deck Plans for Carnival Paradise

Carnival Paradise

 

Sun

Whether you are using the Jogging Track or just getting some sun, you'll enjoy the best view from atop the Sun Deck.

Sun
2 Upper Beds
2 Upper Beds
1 Upper Bed
1 Upper Bed
Twins/King Bed & Double Sofa Bed
Twins/King Bed & Double Sofa Bed
Queen Bed & Single Sofa Bed
Queen Bed & Single Sofa Bed
2 Porthole Windows
2 Porthole Windows
Unisex Wheelchair Accessible Restroom
Unisex Wheelchair Accessible Restroom
Twin Beds Don't Convert to King
Twin Beds Don't Convert to King
Twin Bed & Single Sofa Bed
Twin Bed & Single Sofa Bed
Twins/King Bed & Single Convertible Sofa
Twins/King Bed & Single Convertible Sofa
Twins/King & Upper Bed & Single Sofa Bed
Twins/King & Upper Bed & Single Sofa Bed
Queen Bed
Queen Bed
Queen & Upper Bed & Single Sofa Bed
Queen & Upper Bed & Single Sofa Bed
Connecting Staterooms
Connecting Staterooms
Twin/King Bed & Single Sofa & 2 Upper Beds
Twin/King Bed & Single Sofa & 2 Upper Beds
Wheelchair Accessible Stateroom
Wheelchair Accessible Stateroom
Obstructed View
Obstructed View

Dining

Your Time Dining on Carnival Paradise Dine in the main dining room anytime between 5:45 and 9:30 PM. Guests are usually seated within 20 minutes on a first-come, first-serve basis, depending on party size. Parties of 10 or more may need to be accommodated at different tables.

Seating Times: 5:45 - 9:30 PM.
Dress: We suggest smart casual dress attire. On formal evenings, formal dress is required. Shorts and swimwear are not permitted.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current bar menu prices.
No reservations required.

Elation & Destiny Dining Rooms on Carnival Paradise The Paradise's main dining rooms offer a variety of delectable selections in a full-service, sit-down setting.

Seating Times: Breakfast: 7:45-9 AM; Lunch: Noon to 1:30 PM; Dinner: Early: 5:45-6:15 PM or Late: 8-8:30 PM.
Dress: We suggest smart casual dress attire. On formal evenings, formal dress is required. Shorts and swimwear are not permitted.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current bar menu prices.
Reservations required.

This exclusive dining event for 12 lucky guests features a multi-course dinner hosted by one of Carnival's master chefs. The evening includes a private cocktail reception, a tour of the galley led by the chef, and a sumptuous dinner in a non-traditional dining venue, such as the gallery or the library. (Dining location depends on the vessel.)

Seating Times: TBA
Dress: We suggest formal attire.
Costs: $75 per dining guest; the fee does not include specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks which are offered at current bar menu prices.
Reservations are required and need to be made onboard at the ship's guest service desk.

Paris Restaurant on Carnival Paradise The Paris Restaurant is a self-service casual buffet restaurant that's open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests will find multiple hot and cold food stations featuring pastas, stir-fry, carving stations, a New York Deli, rotisserie chicken, freshly grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, a pizzeria, salad bar and a wide array of desserts.

Seating Times: 7 AM to midnight.
Dress: We suggest casual attire.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current bar menu prices.
No reservations required.

Mongolian Wok on Carnival Paradise Indulge your craving for Asian fare at this design-your-own-stir-fry bar. Experienced chefs man the woks while you choose your preferred noodles, veggies, meat and sauce.

Seating Times: Late morning to early evening; check onboard for exact hours of operation.
Dress: Always casual attire.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current bar menu prices.
No reservations required.

Sushi Bar on Carnival Paradise Watch the sushi chef prepare fresh Nigiri salmon, California rolls, Nigiri Toro, and other delicious Japanese delicacies for your enjoyment. Then grab some chopsticks and sample these colorful creations.

Seating Times: Open nightly prior to dinner: 5:30 - 8:30 PM.
Dress: Casual attire.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current bar menu prices.
No reservation required.

The Taste Bar on Carnival Paradise Sample complimentary bite-sized appetizers before dinner for a taste of flavors that await at the ship's most popular dining venues.

Seating Times: Check onboard for hours of operation.
Dress: Always casual attire.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current bar menu prices.
No reservations required.

Pizzeria (located in the Paris Restaurant) on Carnival Paradise Stop by for a warm, delicious slice of pizza any time, day or night.

Seating Times: Open 24 hours.
Dress: We suggest casual attire.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current bar menu prices.
No reservation required.

Located on the Lido Deck, the Poolside Snack Bar offers delicious hamburgers, hotdogs, cold sandwiches, fruit, salads, pastries, and cakes.

Seating Times: Noon to 6 PM.
Dress: Always Casual.
Costs: No additional costs, but specialty drinks, alcoholic beverages, and wines are charged at current menu pricing.
No reservations required.

Café Ile de France on Carnival Paradise The Cafe Ile de France is a perfect place to enjoy specialty coffees while watching the passing scenery.

Seating Times: Check onboard for times.
Dress: We suggest casual attire.
Costs: A nominal fee for all items sold at the café.
No reservations required.

Room Service on Carnival Paradise Nobody goes to bed hungry aboard Carnival ships. No matter what time your appetite catches up with you, complimentary and cheerful stateroom service is just a phone call away.

Seating Times: Available 24 hours.
Dress: No dress code.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current bar menu prices.

Entertainment

Art Gallery on Carnival Paradise Deck: Lido
Type: Other
Description: Browse the diverse and stunning array of fabulous artwork.

Circle C on Carnival Paradise Deck: Verandah
Type: Kids Zone
Description: One of the coolest spots on board is Circle C and it's just for kids 12-14... video games, dance parties, late night movies, Karaoke and more. What could be more fun?

Club O2 on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Kids Zone
Description: We know just what teenagers 15-17 like...Music, video games, food, new friends and BIG fun, the Carnival Imagination Club O2s got it; the perfect round-the-clock hangout full of the funnest things to do.

Formalities on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Other
Description: Rent your formal wear here.

Internet Cafe on Carnival Paradise Deck: Lido
Type: Other
Description: Send friends and family a quick email and don't forget to include a picture. They'll be so jealous.

Leonardo Lounge on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Bar
Description: Meet, greet, chill and chat at the Carnival Paradise Leonardo Lounge. It's a cool place to have a drink, tell friends a joke, listen to live music and laugh till dawn.

Library on Carnival Paradise Deck: Verandah
Type: Other
Description: Catch up on your reading, write family and friends back home or stimulate your brain with a game of Chess, Checkers, or Scrabble in the Library.

Lobby and Atrium Bar on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sun
Type: Bar
Description: The Carnival Paradise Grand Atrium Plaza and Bar is just that - Grand. Mix and mingle with friends, old and new, in this breathtaking space that's the hub of all things fun and fantastic on the Carnival Paradise.

Lobby and Atrium Bar on Carnival Paradise Deck: Verandah
Type: Bar
Description: The Carnival Paradise Grand Atrium Plaza and Bar is just that - Grand. Mix and mingle with friends, old and new, in this breathtaking space that's the hub of all things fun and fantastic on the Carnival Paradise.

Lobby and Atrium Bar on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Bar
Description: The Carnival Paradise Grand Atrium Plaza and Bar is just that - Grand. Mix and mingle with friends, old and new, in this breathtaking space that's the hub of all things fun and fantastic on the Carnival Paradise.

Lobby and Atrium Bar on Carnival Paradise Deck: Lido
Type: Bar
Description: The Carnival Paradise Grand Atrium Plaza and Bar is just that - Grand. Mix and mingle with friends, old and new, in this breathtaking space that's the hub of all things fun and fantastic on the Carnival Paradise.

Majestic Casino on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Gaming
Description: Feeling lucky? Sure you are. Try your hand at poker, blackjack, roulette, craps and more -- Just a sampling of the games the Carnival Paradise Majestic Casino has in store. It's your turn…show 'um what you got.

Normandie Main Lounge on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Entertainment
Description: Seen any great performances lately? Well you will in the Normandie, the Carnival Paradise main show lounge. It features a revolving turntable, orchestra pit and a recessed speaker system. Come, see, and rave all about it.

Normandie Main Lounge on Carnival Paradise Deck: Verandah
Type: Entertainment
Description: Seen any great performances lately? Well you will in the Normandie, the Carnival Paradise main show lounge. It features a revolving turntable, orchestra pit and a recessed speaker system. Come, see, and rave all about it.

Photo Gallery on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Shop
Description: The photo gallery is loaded with some of your best Fun Ship moments. Pick your favorites; then take home your fondest and most fun memories.

Queen Mary Aft Lounge on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Bar
Description: Meet, greet, chill and chat at the aft lounge. It's a cool place to have a drink, tell friends a joke, listen to live music and laugh 'til dawn.

Resort Style Pool on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sun
Type: Pool
Description: Think palm trees, a cool breeze and relaxing with your favorite drink in your hand. Take a swim or just chill out. Nothing says vacation like the new resort-style pools.

Rex Dance Club on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Bar
Description:

Serenity on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Other
Description: Chill out in this kid-free oasis that's the hub of relaxation. Take in the ocean view, hop into one of two hot tubs, or just kick back and chat with friends and enjoy the serenity.

The Fun Shops on Carnival Paradise Deck: Verandah
Type: Shop
Description: Everything from t-shirts to high-end timepieces, trinkets to your favorite spirits (duty-free) - That's what you'll find at the shops of Carnival. Find the perfect Fun Ship gifts for friends, family and yourself.

United States Bar on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Bar
Description:

Video Arcade on Carnival Paradise Deck: Sports
Type: Kids Zone
Description: If you love to play video games we've got just the spot for you - no matter your age. Check out The Warehouse video arcade, which is equipped with the latest high tech games.

Tips for Carnival Paradise

Go early before everyone wakes up for breakfast and avoid the wait. Book the early dinner. The pizza was very good along with the omelets and sandwiches.

Go to the Chinese restaurant for lunch where you can choose your own vegetables and meat and have it made right there. Delicious.

DON'T BOOK THE EXCURSIONS - USE LOCALS BUT DO GO ON A CRUISE ITS AWESOME :)

The late night comedy show was not very good There as a middle buffet (carving station) between the Mongolian grill and the other side that generally does not have a line or very little.

The Paris restaurant on the Lido deck was mediocre. The omelet station and the sandwich stations were great. The 2 saved the whole restaurant!

I would go again next week if I had the funds!

I did enjoy having a sit down breakfast.

Take the stairs when you can to get some great exercise from all the food you will be eating; avoid sunburning; and the tours/excursions can be just awesome! Shopping in Cozomel wonderful deals and items!

Go to the grill for lunch sandwish and pizza was good

Try the Sushi and the Hamburgers they are excellant. Our Headwaiter Slavisa made our dining experience the best we have ever had, he is the best!

TRY ALL THE FOOD. OUTSIDE GRILL IS NICE WHEN WEATHER PROVIDES. GO TO YOUR SITDOWN DINNER AT LEAST ONCE WHILE ABOARD.

On Deck 9 in the back of the ship there was an area called Serenity that was for adults only. Had a great view of the ocean and was relaxing.

bring an alarm clock. With no window, hard to tell if it day or night! Great on board prices for shopping.

Choose another one!

Go to pool early and get you chair as it fills up fast

Best breakfast is poolside vs fine dining. Lido pizza was bland.

Dining in buffet for breakfast but formal dining is a must for dinner as amazing food and service to make the evening a bit more special.

As they say ,"ITS A FUN SHIP"

Go to the dining rooms for breakfast - it does not cost extra and is better than the breakfast buffets.

If you are going to eat on Lido deck, go early or go late. If you can take the late seating for dinner

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