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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: November 01, 2013
Ship: Carnival Magic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago

The ship was wonderfull\, with the majority of public areas fore and aft or on lower decks. this left the prime comfort areas for cabins\, so you should sleep well. It is a vacation after all... rest is important

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
For breakfast in the free style dining hall\, they needed more omalette bars. the lines every morning were crazy\, but worth the late.


3 out of 5
Too much of the cruise seemed to focus on Booze and Shopping. Enjoyed the comedy\, especially the family friendly shows we watched with our teen age kids. Wanted more family friendly entertainment though.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
The programs may be better when there are lots of kids aboard\, but with only about 100 kids\, they just could not get enough interest to make it interesting to my kids.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
From our room stewart to the dining wait staff\, everyone made it a point to know your name\, and treat you like you were the only guest. Carnival should take pride in their staff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
I can not criticize the ship at all. Wonderful ship\, beautifuly laid out.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had a balcony room\, and when we go on our next cruise\, I would want the same room again\, why mess with perfection

Pros: The dive in theater\, and the sports deck are first class

Cons: Felt like I was constantly be sold upgrades

Recommends Carnival Magic? Yes!

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