Carnival Paradise

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 20, 2015
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 151M
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Ship is 20yrs old & it shows, staff was excellent & food was pretty good. My family & I will go on other quality cruise lines b/c we want higher quality food & newer ships. Ive heard horror stories of Carnival, however, we did not experience any. We are looking for higher quality at all levels. 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Some food was very good & some was not good. So overall food was just OK.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Activities lacked in professional manner.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Kids programs were great but other than that everything lacked something. Single singers w/ guitars lacked professional quality.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Our entire family loved the towel animal show!!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
There were several staff members I would employee in my families business. Excellent!!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship is over 20yrs old & it shows. The staff was excellent in cleanliness.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
extremely small but was OK. However the all metal Pac-n-Play in our room for my 11 month old son was quite medieval. It looked like something from 50-70yrs ago. Looking through the bars it seemed as though my son was in jail.

Ship Tip

If you can't afford a higher quality cruise line, going on Carnival is were your at.

5 out of 5
If out of state, stay over night the day before & after you cruise leaves
5 out of 5
You can take a taxi to any beach & snorkel with ease. Excursions were way over priced & you can save some cash.
5 out of 5
Beach excursions are, again, way over priced. Go to Paprika/Tikila restaurant where you can snorkel & swim in the ocean for free. However, food, drink & waiters are awesome!!!
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