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1,826 Carnival Tampa Cruise Reviews

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411
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188
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87
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Carnival Paradise; Very Lacking laurencebarron@yahoo.com
07/15
Me and my family are waiting to disembark the Carnival Paradise. In general we love cruises. This was our 14th cruise ... Read more
My family just disembarked a few hours ago so this information is quite fresh in my mind. It was a first cruise for my ... Read more
vacation cruise milerca3
06/15
this was my first cruise vacation and last one.this carnival paradise was too far from being a paradise place to be.we ... Read more
06/15
We signed up for this cruise because all of our family could join. This board is old and doesn't have all the ... Read more
Family Cruise Hotlady2015
06/15
We boarded the Carnival Paradise on June 13th in Tampa. The ship is outdated and our cabin was small even though we ... Read more

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06/15
This was our first cruise so we really didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised! The food was great, ... Read more
This is our third Carnival cruise, but never on one of their older ships. If you're not in a balcony, I guess it ... Read more
Returned from a 5 day cruise on Carnival Paradise in an outside view room M-82. Main deck. Balcony space is limited on ... Read more
Best Cruise yet! froggy1313
06/15
This is my 7th cruise, and 4th on Carnival. This is the best cruise yet! Some of my main issues with cruise food is ... Read more
I've been on five cruises, the past 3 on Carnival (2006, 2012, & 2015). All three have been on the 'Fantasy class' ... Read more

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AMAZING Ashleybeslagic
06/15
My husband and I came on this cruise for our honeymoon. Initial thought was they are very affordable. I booked a hotel ... Read more
06/15
I want to start off by saying that the cruise wasn't that good of a cruise but there are some pluses well no there ... Read more
We have been on 5 cruises, this was our 4th with Carnival. Here is our take....the Paradise is an older ship, ... Read more
05/15
We just completed a 4 day cruise from Tampa to Cozumel on the Carnival Paradise. Even though we cruise often with ... Read more
I have sailed on four different cruise lines of a total of over 10 cruises. This is was my first time sailing ... Read more

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First Timer tramsey48
05/15
This was my first cruise and I was afraid of sea sick as I do get motion sickness. Starting takings meds for it on ... Read more
Pleasantly Surprised! optoyman@aol.com
05/15
Just got off of the Paradise, I was apprehensive about a smaller ship with no balconies but was surprised to find ... Read more
Great Service tonacliffe
05/15
This cruise exceeded our expectations although the ship is older it is well maintained and very clean. The staff our so ... Read more
Having read the reviews on many websites, I was not sure what to expect when I boarded the Paradise for my recent ... Read more
Was really looking forward to this cruise but was extremely displeased with it overall as were my fellow travelers! Had ... Read more

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Great Time stormin324
05/15
Carnival Paradise Well this is my third time using the port of Tampa for Carnival cruise. From my location the Port ... Read more
04/15
The second sailing since the ship was dry docked for cleanup. Ship was very clean even though it is an older ship. ... Read more
First Cruise Kathyeskridge
04/15
This was our first cruise ever! I guess you learn as you go! We found the food to be plentiful and very good! We were ... Read more
04/15
The crew of the Paradise seem to work hard, but they fall short. Our cabin steward, Wayan, did a fine job for us. Our ... Read more
Not Up To Par thiggins2000
03/15
Unfortunately I was a bit disappointed in this ship. It's been 7 years since my last cruise with Carnival and it seems ... Read more

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