Although we had a few good times during the cruise especially with the people we sailed with however we will never cruise on this particular ship again. Very disappointed since this was my daughters boyfriend’s first cruise. I also thought the food was not up to standards. Except for the breakfast food and some desserts were good
Second cruise but first time in Carnival...enjoyed it better than I thought I would. Enjoyed the different activities, i.e. bingo, comedy, live bands, shops, spa, etc. Especially enjoyed meeting new people. The crew was awesome, everyone was extremely helpful and nice.
I enjoyed the Carnival Paradise, but am not a shopper or a gambler. The food was excellent and in great abundance. Our servers were excellent. All of the staff was super friendly. I would have preferred other choices of entertainment, but after all, there's a reason the ship is named "Carnival."
I enjoyed the cruise and cannot wait to cruise again. I would just make sure to pick a very new ship. Paradise is a very old small ship with not much to offer. Both me and my girl friend came and got sick after being on the cruise with pneumonia - and I am VERY healthy normally. The best part were the photographers and professional photos we took while on board. Worth every penny.
This was a unique opportunity to visit a place that just starts to open up for tourism from the US. After the safe and cruise line organized initial visit I now know that we could have explored Havana as well on our own.
This cruise was absolutely perfect for our family! There is not one thing that could have been any better. The people at cruise.com were so pleasant and helpful. Tamara spent a very long time with me setting this trip up. My questions were answered and lots of valuable info given to me. Your staff enabled me and my family to have an experience none of us will ever forget! Thank you!!!!!!!
Great ports, service, foods, and weather! Horrible ship, rooms and dietary options. Avoid the paradise and maybe Carnival altogether! For over $500/night, it's insane this was our room and ship! I felt robbed/scammed by photos of what we expected to be our room and what was actually our room.
The servers, chefs, cleaning staff, maintenance, bussers, everyone...were the hardest workers Ive ever seen. Whatever they are getting paid, they deserve more!!!! The people are what made our trip unforgettable.
all in all - this was a great cruise, I loved the ship - hated the smoke in the casino - loved the food and the service, hated the lack of access to the pool or hot tub for the disabled. Missed Key west due to the storm, but we will go again in the future.
Overall I was very disappointed with Carnival. Not sure I will sail with them again. With all the newer ships they are launching it is really a shame that they are still sailing this ship in these horrible conditions.
We took this cruise to unwind a relax and that we did. Service was great, exceptional staff the information that is given about the destination was priceless very important to learn the does and don'ts when you are in such a c"complicated" country. Cuba is a great experience and going on the excursion was great because you are educated about the sites and the people were absolutely amazing
Although the ship feels like it is stuck in the past, the staff make the trip enjoyable. When we left the port in Florida our plan was to go to Honduras and Cozumel. The very wise captain changed the route and port we would visit. Although we had rain, thunder and lighting and some rough seas, there were days the sun did peak out! No one got sick. Thank you for being so cautious and salvaging out trip.
I would never in my life consider taking this type of cruise from this company again they talk about your experience being serene our cabin was directly beneath the hallway there was always running jumping pounding day in and day out and management could not and would not do anything about it other than offer a bottle of wine as well as other issues of which I won't even get into
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