Unforgettable...Sadly

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 05, 2015
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: M59
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Maybe Carnival isn't that bad...maybe. I'll give them the benefit of the doubt. However, this ship and everything about this cruise is absolutely awful. Food...cold, mediocre at best. Entertainment...i've seen better in a high school auditorium. Service...subpar. Accommodations...Think Super 8. Pool...liken it to the above ground pools you see in a trailer park. "Hot" tub...well, not hot. Bars....overpriced, under poured. Ports of Call...Grand Cayman was alright. Cozumel...well it is Mexico. Adult Area...not like the pictures. This is a small, outdated ship. You feel every wave in the ocean. Also, if you'd like to watch tv in your room before bed or in the morning, you better like watching the cruise ship channels or cnn...if you even get the cnn channel and you better wear glasses cause the tv is about 13". Save your money and do anything else. I would have rather stayed at a decent hotel in tampa for 5 days. 

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
cold, fatty meat, poor selection

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
if you like to drink and gamble

Entertainment

1 out of 5
seriously. It was terrible. The piano bar guy couldn't carry a tune

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
old, outdated

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
gross

Ship Tip

A tip about the ship? Don't get on

3 out of 5
3 out of 5
gotta tender in. don't wait in line. the numbers they give you are meaningless.
1 out of 5
it's mexico...think, mexico.
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