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Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 23, 2016
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: M27
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

The staff could not have been any better.  But, we felt like we were on the QVC shopping network from the time we got on till the time we got off.  There was no enforcement of dress codes for the one dress up night.  We went expecting a nice evening and they were letting in people with shorts and ball caps.  For all those that wanted dress up it was disapointing! 

The buffet was worse than any I had ever seen on a ship.  very few choices and even fewer hand sanitizing stations.  When you did find one it was empty.

Information for the tenders on Gd Cayman was very disorganized.

We purchased the bubbles package and the only place you could get a cola was at the bar.  It was not a place where children should be waiting for a drink.  They didn't open the bars till 10 so if you wanted a cola or a bubble you couldn't get one!

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


1 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
bathrooms out of order, lack of hand sanitizing stations

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Cabin was clean and our steward was great! Joko and his crew were always accomodating and friendly.

Ship Tip

Don't sail this ship!
Everyone I spoke with had the same comment.

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