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Carnival Paradise

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Price: $     Size: L     Refurbished: 3 yrs ago    

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A Great Cruise

rlshelby reviewed 2 days ago

What people said about this ship:

"The service when we actually went and ate in the dining room was excellent!" in 91 reviews.

"This had been a highlight on other Carnival cruises." in 41 reviews.

"We did the Barrier Reef snorkel trip in Grand Cayman." in 28 reviews.



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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Oceanview

Experience:
7+ cruises

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worst cruise ever

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Sep 11, 2014

We did this cruise 2 years ago and loved it so we booked it again. Big mistake, food choice was half on what the first trip was. Entertainment was almost non existent. Ship is going in for a total remodel in feb,I guess they are just going through the motions for now

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Aliki
Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
4-6 cruises

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Can't wait to sail again!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Sep 29, 2014

Our great cruise getaway started with our agent Chris who was very knowledgeable and efficient. He also gave us some good tips to make our trip even better. The ship itself was excellent, very clean and the cabin and bedding very comfortable. All the staff was friendly and fun The pool servers were so efficient. The food delicious . Our dining room servers Dennis and Lala were excetional. The entertainment was great and I especially liked the innovative and colorful costumes. The Comedy club was hilarious. This is a young fun cruise with a laid back tropical atmosphere. Thanks again Carnival!

PS there were some very trashy girls who were provocative and inappropriate. They must have thought they were on the girls gone wild! Kudos to all the staff and security for dealing with them appropriately.

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sjbrawer
Purser

Traveled As:
Family w/older children

Room Type:
Oceanview

Experience:
4-6 cruises

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My 4th cruise..my honeys first.

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Aug 14, 2014

Service was excellent...room steward...bar staff...dining room staff all very accommodating. Comedy shows and the dance show were very entertaining. The weather was perfect. We had a great time in Cozumel.

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d4stir
Purser

Traveled As:
Family w/young children

Room Type:
Oceanview

Experience:
2-3 cruises

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Too much Smoke

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Oct 13, 2014

The food in the main dining room was pretty good, the room was clean and overall the entertainment was enjoyable.  Only problem was the level of smoke.  As a none smoker I quickly developed a sore throat from the level of 2nd hand smoke in the Casino, main pool deck and bar areas.

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BucketList
Second Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
7+ cruises

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An Experience!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Carnival Paradise | Sail Date: Nov 01, 2014

This was an experience!  Unfortunately our cabin flooded (broken pump on toilet) and yes still gave it 5 stars! Why?  THE CARE WE RECEIVED AFTER THE FLOOD!  It did take about 20 minutes (this was at 6:45am)  for the water to be turned off.  We were so pleased with the results and care we received!  Moved to a new cabin, credit on our account, bar drink coupons and were visited by "Willy" the next morning to make sure we were comfortable and settled in our new cabin.  We were made to feel like VIP's by the Housekeeping a Guest Services staff!  Would recommend this cruise just because of the thoughtfulness we received!

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Popular tips for Carnival Paradise.


eat all you see try new things

Don't miss out on the brunches in the dining room; ask for a window seat.

DawgsCruiser
Third Mate

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.

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5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail Date: Nov 29, 2014

Ship Name: Carnival Paradise


18 Ship Mate app members

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5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail Date: Dec 08, 2014

Ship Name: Carnival Paradise


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5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail Date: Jan 05, 2015

Ship Name: Carnival Paradise


8 Ship Mate app members

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