Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

2-3 cruises


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2 out of 5

Bad Service and Food

Sail Date: March 17, 2013

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

The room was great as was the housekeeping staff. I give them a 5. The dining room service and food were way below par. They forgot my husbands order several times and the food was better on the Lido deck. This was my 35th wedding anniversary and was my husband's 1st cruise. This was the first time we had been on a trip with out kids or in-law's. I was hoping to get my husband to take more cruises with me in the future, he was not impressed. I had a choice of cruises but, went with Carnival because it was going to Belize. To my disappointment we received a letter the night before we docked in Belize from the Captain. We were not to leave the port area because of terrorist. We should have been informed of this when we booked the cruise.
With all the problems Carnival has had recently I would have thought they would try harder to please their guests.
My husband will not cruise again. Thanks to Carnival.
Food and Dining After the first night the dining room food was not good. My husband's order was forgot twice. Better food on the Lido deck.
Cabin / Stateroom Room was great. Housekeeping excellent.
Service and Staff
The housekeeping staff gets a A. The dining room and pool service gets a C.
Entertainment Not enough time to enjoy dinner and then rush to get to a show.
Children's Programs
Did not have any children with us.
Onboard Activities
Not enough time in between activies.
Destinations and Excursions
Did not take any. Wanted to see beaches in Belize. Had to stay in port area per Captain. Terrorist and robbers. Would have been nice to know before our cruise was booked.
Galveston, Texas
Do not book a cruise on spring break. Too crowed.
Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Belize City, Belize
Only saw the port area. The letter from the captain had everyone scare to go too far.
Cozumel, Mexico Save the money for this cruise and just fly to Cozumel. Beaches were great. Take the fairy to Playa get shopping


Check the information on all the islands before you book your cruise. Visiting Belize was the main reason I booked with Carnival. Did not get to see anything but the port area.

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