Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 22, 2012
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 5 years ago

The ships decor is very outdated. We went with our small children not a good idea as there are no activities for them to do. the pools are small, the kids pool is tiny and over filled with people. The dining room has dimmed lighting and now we know why. My son was served raw chicken please look at your food well. We had food poisoning the second night. And suffered the rest of the trip, the waiter told us do not say anything they will lock you in your stateroom for 2 days...

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
horrible\, I have read the reviews and can not figure out where people say the food is top rate. They must never had taken another cruise before. Nothing to compare... Well I have and the food on the paradise was not so good..


1 out of 5
Unless you have no kids they lack in this area. If you go kid-less you have as better chance of liking what they have to offer. Now if you have older kids the have 2 clubs for them ages 13-16 and 17-18. we were in shock...

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
Camp carnival is a joke..they are just baby sitters and that's all..Not qualified to handle more than 5 kids at a time..

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff was the best part of the trip.\, They are honest and will tell you the truth about everything.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Not a very clean ship\, decor is very outdated. dime lighting hoping you do not notice all the flaws...

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Ugly\, dated and had a smell. Mattress had springs pooping out\,

Pros: THe ending of this crusie was the beat part

Cons: FOOD POISONING horrible served raw chicken

Recommends Carnival Paradise? No.

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