Nickle and Dime

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall rating:

1.9 out of 5
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Carnival Paradise

5 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 04, 2020

Ship: Carnival Paradise

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: U223

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Nickle and Dime you to death. You pay for the cruise and then have to pay for water, soda, drinks and then ADD tip onto that AFTER paying the gratuity BEFORE your trip. If you want a basic, poor expectation, rude staff and very poor food, Carnival is for you.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food was terrible. No taste.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Stage shows were just ok. I have seen better shows at some high schools.

Service and Staff

2 out of 5
Overall the staff were not friendly. Our Steward Made was AMAZING. The rest of the staff need to take a lesson.

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
The deign was terrible. Go up, walk forward or back and then back down to get to anything. Ship was clean, OLD, but clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Very small for the money they charge. Bed kept coming apart so it isn't a true king bed.

Ship tip

DON'T DO IT!!! They nickle and dime you to death. Charge for this.....add tip for that. HOW ABOUT 1 PRICE.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

2 out of 5
Grand Cayman ...didn't dock where we were to go. Got off the ship and no transportation to our original port UNLESS YOU PAY FOR IT.

George Town, Grand Cayman

1 out of 5
More and more money.

Cozumel, Mexico

1 out of 5
WATCH OUT HERE. I was offered so many drugs at this port. Weed, cocaine, pills, ANYTHING we wanted. Didn't feel safe.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
GET OFF THE BOAT AS SOON AS YOU GET THERE. DON'T WAIT FOR YOUR DECK TO BE CALLED.
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