Disappointed

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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Carnival Paradise

5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail Date: August 05, 2013

Ship: Carnival Paradise

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: R107&172

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review Summary

We were disappointed in our first (and probably our last) Carnival cruise. *We feel that there were a lot of hidden costs. *Most of the crew was not friendly..... almost appearing "unhappy" with their jobs. *The pool was closed 3 evenings of a 5 day cruise. *Photo quality was poor and there were no photo packages offered. and these are only a few of our issues with Carnival.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Dining room EXTREMELY hard to get to for dinner.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
$25 for one game of BINGO is crazy!!!!

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Eat early BEFORE they close the buffet while you're in line. Don't plan on using the pool.

Ports Of Call

Tampa, Florida

3 out of 5

George Town, Grand Cayman

1 out of 5
When allowed 7 hours, you shouldn't spend 1hour before anything is open nor should you spend 45 minutes in a line to get back on the ship.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
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