Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Mexico

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Better than expected

Sail Date: December 26, 2011

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/older children

Room Type: Inside

Nice ship (new) with many things to do onboard. The food was hit and miss, some excellent and some not so good. The staff was courteous and helpful all the time. I rate them exccellent as well. The entertainment fell well short of our expectations. We basically had 2 decent shows even though they had technical difficulties but they depended too much on the guests for shows and no fireworks for New Year's! No fireworks? Com'on guys.

Pros: The ship

Cons: The entertainment

Recommends Carnival Magic? Yes!

Well short of expectations. The daily stuff (golf, basket court, etc) was very good but the Show Theater, stand-up comedians and piano player were mediocre at best
Food and Dining
Quality of food was hot and miss - some really good and some not so much.
Cabin / Stateroom
Even though it was an internal stateroom, the condition was excellent, which is what I expected from a new ship. But well serviced as well.
Service and Staff
Great staff - friendly, always said hi and welcomed us. Very well behaved
Ship Quality
New ship (May 2011) I expected no less.

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