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Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
3 Night Baja Mexico (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 23, 2007
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago
I thought the ship was pretty good. It was definately worth the extra money for the room with the balcony.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
OK, So we borded late and skipped lunch due to the rush to get to the boat and we ended up at the cafeteria style resturant. It was wonderful. We did everntually hit the Elation Resturant and were let down. The prime rib , lobster, and chicken were all over cooked. The salads were wilted. We ate in the Paris resturant from then on. We loved the 24 Hr pizza joint.


3 out of 5
My husband and I have been to several plays and musicals and I guess I expected more. The musical on board was like.......Lots of half naked chicks with bad wigs and too much sequence fabric. The lead male singer was flat and I felt like there was a distinct lack of male talent. The library on board was ok maybe 300 books or so? We enjoyed the room movies

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone was so helpful and very friendly

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was very well kept up. I never once saw a staff member taking a break. Our room was make up consistanly quickly.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The bed was a little hard but good sheets. Pretty confortable
5 out of 5
My husband and I went horseback riding which was great. We were very sore though.

Pros: I liked the free grub

Cons: Days at sea with nothing to do but eat , drink and spend money

Recommends Carnival Paradise? Yes!

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