Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Mexico

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2 out of 5

Not as good as past cruises

Sail Date: September 01, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Family w/older children

Room Type: Oceanview

The ship was small but adequate for the adult's needs as we just wanted to relax and eat. Although\, I was very disappointed where Carnival chooses to hold its trivia challenges (right next to the bar and casino where you can not breathe because there are people smoking everywhere. We would have liked to do this activity with the kids but felt like we were suffocating every time we walked in that area of the ship.

Pros: weather

Cons: dining room experience

Recommends Carnival Paradise? No.

Service and Staff
I give the average rating as\, again\, in the dining room we received very poor service. On the formal night\, our teenage sons and friends wore polo shirts with nice shorts and were told they couldn't eat in the dining room with us. Both the woman at the desk and the maitre d' were very rude to us. After they were sent away a family came in with a teenage son wearing shorts. We said something\, but obviously it was too late\, as our boys were already eating upstairs. We never received a formal apology from the maitre d' which was unacceptable to me.
Cabin / Stateroom
Food and Dining
The food was very bland on this cruise. But\, the desserts were good.
Ship Quality

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