Had a great time

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Mexico

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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4 Night Baja Mexico (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 09, 2011
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Ship was fun! Loved staff, and drinks were around 6$ per drink. Pool was not very large and did not have much room for swimmers because of a water slide. It probably could fit no more that 15 adults. Ship seems a bit outdated and could use upgrade. Food was okay, but nothing great. overall, we had a great time, was great to forget our worries and disappear for a few days.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
ate the food, but never went back for seconds. Nothing was amazing or tasted great. The only awesome thing we ate was the shrimp at the captains dinner. DInner times were perfect, went to the 815 time and out dining room was comfortable.


5 out of 5
Fun karaoke and comedy club. They have 18 and over, when it is a bit more fun for older crowds.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
very friendly staff, met no rude or unfriendly workers.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
A little dated. Pool was older, colors on ship seem old and could use some updating. Everything was clean and livable, and restrooms always clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
very happy with room. slept 5 women and all of our luggage! large window, on empress level.
3 out of 5
not much to do in Catalina. we rented a peddle boat for an hour. Heard of a few people renting golf carts and exploring the island, but overall was quiet and we decided to get back on the ship after that.
5 out of 5
papas and beers is all we did, but is was all we needed to to!! awesome
Don't Miss: papas and beers! 10 beers for 20$

Pros: friendly staff, reasonable drink prices

Cons: food was ok, no room for swimming in pool.

Recommends Carnival Paradise? Yes!

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