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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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9 Night Western Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 07, 2011
Ship: Carnival Magic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago

The overall cruise was great but the smoking issues I mentioned and the steakhouse experience could have been better.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The buffet was so-so but the dining room food was great. We paid $30 each for the "privilege" of using the steakhouse. When I say "privilege" I mean when I applied the rules for the other dining areas I was told we couldn't do it. I wanted the surf and turf which came with the filet mignon. I asked to substitute the ribeye for the filet and was told it would be an extra $20. I don't understand why I could order 3 filet's and 3 lobster tails in the dining room but not in the steakhouse.


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Joey in dining room was excellent

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Don't Miss: Don't miss the trip to Capri
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Pros: The port selection was super. However, too much to see in such a short time. Can't wait to go back.

Cons: Upgraded to balcony room but got limited usage because of smokers on each side. Carnival should do something about segregating smokers

Recommends Carnival Magic? Yes!

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