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1,706 Carnival Tampa Cruise Reviews

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I will start out by saying that the prior two reviews about this cruise are spot on. After 3 prior cruises on Carnival ... Read more
2.0 Upgrades! budverge
11/14
When booking--I was just looking at dates and ports--by luck it was the first cruise after the 2.0 drydock. We had been ... Read more
hi all, i am just a second time cruiser, first was in 2005 on the Miracle-it was a group of 500 Crafters hosted by TV ... Read more
I'd do it again phldjon
11/14
This review is of our time spent on the Paradise. My GF and myself enjoyed it throughly. Granted this was only our 2nd ... Read more
We were quite disappointed with this experience. As mentioned by most reviewers, this ship is 'tired' but clean. I ... Read more

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11/14
This was my 6th cruise (4th with Carnival) and my wife's first. Overall we had a great time. The ship, like many say is ... Read more
Ship: Carnival Paradise  Sailing: Sept 29 to Oct 4, 2014  5-Days to Grand Cayman and Cozumel  Cabin: ... Read more
This was our second trip in less than a year on Carnvial Paradise. This time we traveled with a group of 20, including ... Read more
11/14
The Carnival Paradise was definitely a "fun ship". If lots of partying is not your thing, this would probably not be ... Read more
I sailed the Carnival Paradise on October 13, 2014 for the five night sailing to Cozemuel, and Grand Cayman... Have ... Read more

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Background: My friends and I do a guys cruise each year, and for the last five years it has been on Carnival. This ... Read more
09/14
We have been on other Carnival Caribbean cruises, usually 7 day or short 4 day cruises. We chose this cruise because it ... Read more
We recently went on a cruise on the Carnival Paradise and over all the cruise was good but not great. I will attempt to ... Read more
09/14
Cruised on the Legend beginning of August 2014, of their last sailings before heading out to Australia. First I do want ... Read more
Had an awesome time jeepchick40
09/14
Embarkation We got to the Tampa port area around 11:00. It took a few minutes to find the parking garage, as we were ... Read more

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09/14
We were on the Paradise for a wedding that took place prior to sailing, we arrived at 9:30 AM per the brides ... Read more
09/14
Cabin – The cabins are a little older and dated. The bed linens were also well worn and the beds were not as ... Read more
We stayed the night before at the Quality inn Airport on S. Dale Mabry in Tampa. Very nice for one night. Stores galore ... Read more
Embarkation was very easy.  Some features of the ship were really beautiful (like the glass displays in the ... Read more
This was our second Carnival Cruise and our first on the Legend. (Our first was aboard the Carnival Fantasy embarking ... Read more

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A pleasant vacation jessieboothe
08/14
My partner and I were very pleased with this cruise, but the month of August is quite bad if you want some peace: too ... Read more
Not rated
08/14
This review is long overdue, but was searching Trip Advisor today and it reminded me to post it. Hopefully, some things ... Read more
08/14
My wife and I had a great time cruising on the Legend on August 10-17th with my in-laws and kids (17, 19). This was my ... Read more
08/14
So this was my very first cruise and I was told by several people that Carnival isn't that great and to not get my ... Read more
We live in Florida, and were looking for a family cruise for a group of 14 this summer. We had considered Carnival ... Read more

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