Better than expected

Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Mexico
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Carnival Magic

6 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail Date: December 26, 2011

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin Type: Inside

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Review Summary

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.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Quality of food was hot and miss - some really good and some not so much.

Entertainment

1 out of 5
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

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Great staff - friendly, always said hi and welcomed us. Very well behaved

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
New ship (May 2011) I expected no less.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
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.

Pros: The ship

Cons: The entertainment

Recommends Carnival Magic? Yes!

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