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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
Carnival Magic

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 24, 2018

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 7328

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Overall, most of the ladies in my party had a good time. Some of the ports were nice. The food in the MDR was really good. Lido Marketplace needs more variety, although the grilled cheese was awesome. Sometimes getting ice there was a problem. The ship was nice. The staff was really good. The cruise director was priceless.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
I found it a bit unorganized, especially with the two new travelers I had with me. Very confusing

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
I would have rated 5 stars but I found the limited hours for Guys Pig and Anchor annoying

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
No pool on Serenity deck just not acceptable and the main pool way to small for the amount of passengers.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
I didn't care for the comedian named Washington at all.Seems he just slammed people, not very funny. Need more karaoke in the evening not at 4:30.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
My room steward, Nourvi was FANTASTIC

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
very clean, not crazy about walking through the smokey casino to get to the other side of the boat...

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
it was very roomy considering we had 4 people in it...It was kept clean and the balcony was very nice

Ship tip

be prepared to wait in line for just about everything.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

3 out of 5
typical, touristy

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

5 out of 5
surprisingly it was very cool, took a 2 hour tour and it was very informative. We had an awesome tour guide. Very pretty.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5
shopping was awesome as usual.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

1 out of 5
Did not enjoy at all. The people hosting our excursion were rude, we ending up getting off the bus before it left. He made it very clear money was far more important than the passengers. I found the other people to be rude as well and not very helpful. It was up hill nearly every where we went. Could not get information/direction from shop owners.

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
Maybe the bluest water I have seen. We hung out at Margaritaville and had a great time...can't wait to go back. Shopping was good and all the shops are at port so you feel safe.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
smooth
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