Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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1 cruise (first)


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4 out of 5

Excellent first cruise experience

Sail Date: June 10, 2013

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

Even for a smaller ship it gave me everything I expected for my first cruise experience. Food (dinning room and buffet) was great and the wait staff on the Elation dining room was outstanding, providing a fun memory filled experience.

We had a slight I convince of smelling smoke through our in room AC. Our steward did everything he could to fix the problem, but ultimately came down to poor planning on placing the smoking area right by the intake for the front most rooms AC.

Pool areas do get crowded due to their small size and mini golf on the top deck on some days is almost pointless due to it being so windy up there and the ball being blown by the wind.

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Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Alison our ship steward did fantastic fixing little problems. I Gusti our head waiter was amazing! Providing us with magic tricks and animals out of table cloths
Comedy shows great! Had to make it to some things due to our late dinner time
Children's Programs
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Did not book through Carnival
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