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Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 18, 2013
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago
We were impressed with the size of the room we had, plenty of closet space and dresser drawers. A very large window , more than adequate bathroom facilities and plenty of dressing space. For an older ship everything was clean and in very good condition. The crew and staff were fanatastic and by the time we left they seemed more like good friends. The food as very good, we ate in the dining room every night and had lots of fun with our dining companions. They did a wonderful job of pairing us up with people from neighboring states , similar backgrounds and similar age. I could have been very happy to just cruise aboard the ship but the shore excursions were a big bonus. In Grand Cayman we went snorkeling and swimming with the stingrays with Capt. Marvin. They did a great job with this excursion and I highly reccomend them. In Cozumel, we snorkeled with Sand Dollar Sports. What a wonderful bunch of people they turned out to be! They are very profesional, knowledgable and caring, a great excusion for a little bit of money. We plan on taking this same cruise in the future and highly recommend Carnival Cruise Lines.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great dinners, also loved the burgers and Sushi

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Good Comedy Acts, Very good bands, Stage shows were okay.

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

I have never been taken care of quite as well.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean, appeared well maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
I was very impressed, larger than I imagined

Ship Tip

Try the Sushi and the Hamburgers they are excellant. Our Headwaiter Slavisa made our dining experience the best we have ever had, he is the best!

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