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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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9 Night Western Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 26, 2011
Ship: Carnival Magic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Typical Carnival summer vacation time cruise. Overbooked and being a brand new ship, training of employees in restaurant area was needed. Lido cafeteria area always too crowded and crew had hard time to keep up. Too few activities planned for entertainment. Carnival has added nice new bars and private areas the Magic. Redfrog pub was a definite improvement from bars in the past.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Poor selection in Lido cafeteria during lunch and dinner.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Pros: Price and ports visited

Cons: Crowded and zoo like atmosphere due to excessive children and overbooking. Ship had 4400 people on boat that was supposed to accomidate 3500.

Recommends Carnival Magic? Yes!

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