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Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
4 Night Baja Mexico (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 14, 2011
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 7 years ago

Had a great time on the Paradise. The food was pretty dang good and being able to get up whenever to get something was pretty nice as well. The service when we actually went and ate in the dining room was excellent! Our waiter was there when we needed him and was always on top of getting us anything we needed. The gym was pretty well stocked with your basic exercise equipment and it was open at very convenient times. The room service wasn't the best when it came to asking for things. For example, my wife wanted hot chocolate and on the first night they brought her a pitcher of hot chocolate,which tasted great. But when we asked for it again, it was a pitcher of hot water with a mix-in packet that didn't taste very good. And sometimes it would take a while for room service to arrive. But other than that, it was a well-needed vacation that my wife and I both enjoyed.

ps. you probably shouldn't let people get piss-drunk before the safety briefing... just a thought...

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


3 out of 5
Most of our entertainment came from making fun of the drunken acts of idiocy of other passengers...

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
La Bufadora is always a big hit. But try to get back into the town of Ensenada. Sure the touristy places are fun, but the nitty-gritty of Mexico is where it's at!

Pros: Dinner in the Dining Room

Cons: Entertainment

Recommends Carnival Paradise? Yes!

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