Fun in the Sun

Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 08, 2015
Ship: Carnival Magic
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 7306
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We had a wonderful time on our cruise. Overall it was a positive experience. However, there are some things that could have made it better. We found this particular ship difficult to navigate. Getting to our dining room was an event. You have to go down and around and then up. At least I think we did. It was so confusing. The ship is really big and you will do a lot of walking regardless of where your cabin is located. We found that the service didn't seem to be as good on this cruise as it had on past cruises, with the exception of our room steward, Arnold. He was wonderful.  We have never been fond of cruise food so we weren't disappointed in it this time because we expected it. The ship got us to where we needed to go and that was the goal. So in that regard it served it's purpose and we certainly didn't have a bad time!

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Variety is good, quality isn't.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
Didn't care for the comedy shows.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Dining room staff and service was lacking. We encountered a little rudeness at the customer service desk. But...our room steward was wonderful! Go Arnold!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Clean and pretty but difficult to navigate.

Ship Tip

Show up early for any and all activities to avoid long lines.

3 out of 5
I'm always just in and out of Galveston so it's hard for me to comment. I hope to spend more time there next time.
5 out of 5
Cozumel is always fun!
3 out of 5
Not a beautiful city but if you know this going into it you won't be disappointed. A guided excursion is a must.
5 out of 5
Love this port. The beach was beautiful.
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