Catalina/Ensenada on Carnival Paradise

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
4 Night Baja Mexico (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 08, 2011
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 6 years ago

We recently went on a 4-day cruise on the Carnival Paradise to Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico. The room steward was great but everything else was average. The room was functional. The food was so-so. We had asked for MyTime dining but when we got on ship we were told that was not available. They assigned us to the late dinner which was difficult with two children. We ate in the buffet area for most of the time. The open atrium area was too smokey. Probably coming from the open casino. I've been on many other cruises and think this one was just average. I don't think I will go Carnival again.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Pros: Room Steward Indra was great.

Cons: Food was mediocre and too much cigarette smoke in the atrium area.

Recommends Carnival Paradise? No.

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