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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 84

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Carnival Magic

7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 01, 2018

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 11264

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Had FTTF and it was helpful getting on ship, going to Guest Services, getting the boat tenders and getting off the ship. We certainly did not get our luggage early, but we did ok. We think the FTTF is worth it. This was the 2nd time on Magic - we love this ship. Some work needs to be done on the table and table mates - this was our first time not pleased.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Enjoyed Steak House first night. Was surprised that the wine was not free bottle but was half price. The dinning room staff were wonderful. The location of our table and our table mates were not as good as usual. I think we may try the Any Time Dinning again.

Prime Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Food, and service was great. We did not get a free bottle of wine the first night of cruise, but it was 1/2 price.


4 out of 5

Lovely Lobby area. Wish that the fun music would be in a larger area with more seating.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Cloud 9 Spa

5 out of 5

Everyone was great. Did not get pushed into buying anything. They gave their talk and we moved on. We did enjoy the area. We had Spa Cabin.

Thalassotherapy Pool

5 out of 5

This is a wonderful area with not so many people trying to get in.

Guest Services / Excursions Desk

5 out of 5

We had FTTF and someone was right there to answer any questions even when the other line was busy.


4 out of 5
Comedians were great. The shows were very good, but I do wish they would have that mid ship entertainment either in the comedy club or the show lounge. Not enough room.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All the staff did a wonderful job. Our cabin steward had our room straight and clean twice a day and the dinning staff were great. Only on the last Sea Day Brunch things were very slow and not up to par. But everyone is kept VERY busy and always had a smile for us.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We love the Magic. It is a large ship that holds a number of people, but did not feel over crowded.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had a Spa Balcony Cabin. It was a good size and was clean and kept clean the whole time we were on our vacation. We love the amenities with this cabin. We also like being near the elevators - no noise problems. Also this location was great for the laundry on the 10 floor.

Ship tip

Try to explore and enjoy walking outside on deck 5. Slow down and just enjoy your trip!

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Been there before and just walked around. It is lovely area

Belize City, Belize

3 out of 5
Did the city tour.

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5
Di! d the Parrot and Monkey tour. Was fun

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

3 out of 5
Just walked around - it was VERY crowded and hot. There were 3 large ships in that day.


5 out of 5
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