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Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Mexico

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Sail Date: October 01, 2010
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
The ship was very spacious with a lot of open common areas.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Quality of the food was excellent. Wait staff were excellent


5 out of 5
Activities were abundant. There were actually too many activities and we were not able to see everthing we wanted to see.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
The kids loved the activities. We saw them in the morning and then not until dinner. Then, after dinner they were gone again. I felt the activities were safe. The only problem was when my daughter's kids club was on a scavenger hunt and they got in trouble from security for running. I feel like the security guard should have taken the issue up with the activities counselor instead of the parents since it was a ship sponsored activity.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The wait staff went above and beyond. Our waiter was very considerate of my son's picky eating. He really catered to him bringing him extra side dishes and recommending fruits and veggies to him!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Moderate sized ship in good condition. Good layout with a lot of common space. Decor of stateroom could use some updating. Ship was clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Staterooms were small as was expected. Decor could use some updating. We had an inside cabin which needed more lighting. Location was terrible, we were beneath the galley.

Pros: Excellent food, many activities for the kids.

Cons: Our room was directly beneath the galley area...very noisy starting at 4:30 am.

Recommends Carnival Paradise? Yes!

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