Meh....not for avid cruisers.

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Sail Date: November 01, 2014
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

For avid cruisers this ship is terrible. Maybe \"average\" for newbies. One of the most important things on a cruise is the cuisine right? Well\, unfortunately Carnival Paradise has the worst food I've had on a cruise ship. I'm an avid cruiser\, been on every line. This one was by far the worse in terms of variety and taste. Paradise needs to step it up! On the other hand\, the resident DJs were the BEST I've seen. The music selection was awesome.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
The same lousy hamburgers and hot dogs every single day on the lido deck and buffet grill.. they didn't even have the courtesy to switch french fries for tater tots at least once! The food overall was tasteless and very little variety. Salad bar was awful. Vegetarians would be very disappointed.


1 out of 5
TERRIBLE entertainment. Comedians were the worst and the dancers and shows were too. Ridiculous. Again\, for avid cruisers it was bad. Maybe average for newbies with not much to compare to..

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
They were okay\, not above and beyond.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
There were old and dusty silk plants in the planters and just looked yucky. Common areas are part of the experience\, and on this particular ship everything looked run down. Half of the hand dryers in bathrooms didn't work.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Pros: Music and DJs

Cons: Food was terrible\, common areas need refurbishing

Recommends Carnival Paradise? No.

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