The ship is a good sarting place for first time cruisers or those with young children. Although we didn't use the daycare services, they seemed organized and well supervised. The interior is well maintained, the pools were clean and the guestrooms spacious. The overall service was adequate, however, I wasn't a fan of the mandatory gratutities carnival adds to your bill on board. Our waitress in the main dining room was quite possibly the best I have ever had. She was very attentive and took extra steps to go above and beyond in providing special treats for our 5 year old grandson. Housekeeping staff was adequate. The rooms were well maintianed as well. Crowding in the stairwells and elevators seemed to be a bit much and the first night of formal dining seemed a bit chaotic. Some of the staff such as the hostesses in the dining room and guest services tended to run a bit on the rude side.
Pros: Spacious staterooms
Cons: mandatory gratuity charges even on children
Recommends Carnival Paradise? Yes!
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Although we didn't utilize the service for our grandson, they seemed organized and professional. There seemed to be plenty to keep the kids busy and well supervised.
crowding in stairwells and elevators was a bit of a problem
Food and Dining
Typical cruise faire...
Service and Staff
All staff was adequate but the only one that I felt went above and beyond was our evening waitress.
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