Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 22

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: May 01, 2011
Ship: Carnival Magic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago

The rooms were very good andthe service from the attendents was very good. Eating on the Lido deck was a big mess as there was not enough people working to allow the lines to flow and we stood around wasting time and becoming irritable and the worst was trying to get breakfast early in order to leave on time to go on the tours. Some of the tours were very badly organized whilst other went like clock-work and were very enjoyable. The food was boring in the Deli- Lido deck but the service and the quality of the food in the dining rooms were excellent. Wi-fi connection is terrible. The entertainemnt was not good- there were only two shows that were of a decent calibre. The stand-up artists were poor. The Piano bar was excellent as was the service in the Red Frog Bar. We unfortunately left the cruise very unhappy overall. The elegant nights were basically pointless - where was the capatin and crew and why did we have to pay for drinks? Other cruises that we have been on have had a complimtary drink(s) and snacks. I am not looking for anything free but the principle of the fact of meeting the captain and having to dress up - for what? The sports section and the pools and all the activity areas are beautiful as are the slides. The Serenity deck is fanatstic - a wonderful idea. Unfortunately we did not come away very happy as we had on previous cruises.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: Serenity Deck

Cons: Too big too many people and not enough crew to provide the service.

Recommends Carnival Magic? No.

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