Worst cruise experience I’ve had

Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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

Overall rating:

2.8 out of 5
Carnival Magic

6 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 02, 2019

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I will now be trying another cruise line after sailing with carnival for several years very disappointing food n staff


1 out of 5
Not enough staff on lido deck and food was horrible

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Worst food experience including the steakhouse very disappointing the staff was also very disappointing and buffet food was disappointing and even had shortened buffet times compared to all my other cruises

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

4 out of 5
My child enjoyed camp experience

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Other than 1 waiter and our room steward the staff was a nightmare. Seemed short staffed and not very pleasant interaction

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
In need of repairs and upkeep on many decks

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Balcony room was good but I did not like the fact that there was a deck below us where people walked sunbathed and in hot tubs below us I hv never experienced that wth a balcony room so it wasn’t very private

Ship tip

Choose another ship

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

2 out of 5
Not at all a beautiful tropical destination as I had imagined

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

4 out of 5
Very busy somewhat nice did an excursion out of Punta Cana that was fun


2 out of 5
Worst experience getting off a ship and atthis port never had this type of experience before
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