The entire ship was the

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 44

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2007
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 10 years ago

Carnival Cruise Line. We were trapped on a nauseating sewage ship and they changed our docking at Catalina so people could not get off the cruise. When boarding the Paradise on the 24th we could not help but notice the horrible odor and asked about it. We were told it was just a temporary odor as the ship made ready to sail. That was not true. They knew they had sewage problems and set sail anyway. How would you like to be stuck in that stench for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day? The smell was worse at the elevators and the area/lobby AT the elevators and that is exactly where you stand in line to enter the dining room. Carnival Cruise Line absolutely ruined our Christmas and made me physically ill. This will not be the only place and manner that I voice my displeasure. This review may not be posted on this Carnival website but it will be posted on every other blog available.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
How could you eat with that stench? It was 4 days of feeling ill.


1 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The mechanical problems with the sewage was bad enough, then you enter your cabin and it was not clean. The toilet had not been cleaned and the mirrors in the bathroom, stateroom and on the door had handprints and smudges.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Pros: getting off of the ship

Cons: the deceitfulness of the cruise line

Recommends Carnival Paradise? No.

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