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Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 9
Helpful Votes: 176

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Carnival Paradise

5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 01, 2016

Ship: Carnival Paradise

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: U67

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

If you are a first time cruiser or looking for a quick getaway cruise then this might be a good way to go. Do not go in with lofty expectations. This is an older, smaller ship. It is clean with a friendly staff but everything from the entertainment to food and activities are done on a smaller scale than most of the larger ships. Remember most times you get what you pay for and if you keep that in mind you"ll have a nice time.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Middle of the road food. Nothing fancy.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Lots of bingo and art shows if that's your thing.


1 out of 5
Pretty mediocre. If you are disabled you will have a hard time finding a spot for your scooter or wheelchair.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Great staff all around

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Older ship,dated design but kept clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Standard oceanview cabin. Nothing fancy.

Ship tip

Any time dining is a good way to go. Never had much of a wait for a table for two. If you are in a wheelchair or scooter a are going to a show in the theater you need to arrive well before the show. Very limited areas for the disabled.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

5 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5

George Town, Grand Cayman

3 out of 5
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