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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Carnival Magic

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 10, 2019

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1324

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Wish the staff called people out on the rules they didn't follow. Serenity constantly had chairs with towels that had been there for hours. Woman filled water bottle with the water spout, unsanitary.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Fire alarm went off, we were rushed onto the ship. Quickest I ever made it on the ship

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
For the most part the food was really good, the German chocolate cake was fantastic. Not impressed with the steakhouse, not worth the money.

Prime Steakhouse

2 out of 5

Not worth the money, had better steak in the main dining room. Mine was over cooked

Mongolian Wok

4 out of 5

Food was good,not worth the wait. 45 minutes 6 people in front if me

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The water to the pools and slides were extremely cold, don't know how anyone made it in.

Tides Pool

2 out of 5

Notice on every ship, has sewer smell

The Serenity

3 out of 5

Quiet, except for the kids in hot top. And not enough seats

Spa

1 out of 5

Overpriced

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Comedians were great!! shows were lacking. MarQ was a great host, got the audience involved

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
My son wanted to go to camp ocean instead of hanging out with adults

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Sonny, Archie and Henry in the dining room were phenominal

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Having to go up to go down never made sense to me but it's like that on all ships. Everything was always clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Love this cabin, good amount of space

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

3 out of 5
We did the 27 waterfalls, great excursion, be careful ended hurting my neck. There is a pool and slide right off the boat that looked like a great time. Alot of hurricane damage once away from the Port.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5
Not impressed, ended up taking a tour which was nice but should have stayed on the boat. Good amount of hurricane damage.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

2 out of 5
Try the Creole nachos, didn't stay on the island long. Barely any hurricane damage

Grand Turk Island

3 out of 5
We did the kids water toys excursion. There were 2 water toys, drinks were lacking and the food was okay. Water was crystal clear and warm. Much better drivers than on the DR. :)

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
We brought our luggage off with us, very quick

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