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Carnival Magic Cruise Review

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Reviews: 2
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Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Carnival Magic

8 Night Southern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 12, 2019

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8220

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

As an experienced cruiser on the class I expected more from this ship. It is evident to me that the cruise director and activities staff are essential for an overall superior experience.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth... Room was ready when I got aboard.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Same menus, but good.

Prime Steakhouse

3 out of 5

Food was good. Small portions.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Activities were same as other Fun Ships, but lacked excitement mainly because the activities staff were not enthusiastic or engaging.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Shows had great choreography, but singing was just ok.

Spotlight Lounge

2 out of 5

Comedy performers were not good. First comedian bombed horribly and he actually thought he was funny. He blamed the audience for not laughing.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
Great port.

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
Florida Paradise.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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