Not So Magical

Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 05, 2012
Ship: Carnival Magic
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago

Four Thousand Two Hundred and something passengers on board during our cruise. Too many people meant waiting in line for most things, rude fellow passengers. Haven't been on a Carnival Cruise for about 5 years, but it now seems to be the Wal Mart of the high seas. If you purchase airport transfers from the cruise line, be prepared to wait until they can fill the bus (about an hour and a half in our case) prior to leaving for the pier.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Ate in dining room the majority of the time to avoid the crowds on the Lido Deck. Food was above our expectations.


3 out of 5
Lots to do, but difficult to get into some venues due to the number of people on board.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very good service in dining room by our three waiters. All staff we encountered were polite and willing to help.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean, well maintained ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Interior room, good size for two.

Pros: Staff

Cons: Ship size, number of passengers.

Recommends Carnival Magic? No.

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