April 2015 - 5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip) Cruise on Carnival Paradise
Lots of negatives
The ship itself is uninviting and less than grand. The Carnival Paradise lacked in on board entertainment, food quality and cleanliness. There was little entertainment unless you wanted to see the cruise director juggle. The food was repetitive and bland but there were many choices from different venues. The public bathrooms were unkempt and the unisex restroom outside the buffet was filthy at all times. This was my 4th cruise, 3 Carnival and one Royal Caribbean. I debated whether to try Carnival again because I wasn't overly impressed with the other 2 but decided to give it one more shot because the price was right. It's true what they say, you get what you pay for. Don't waste your money.