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1,810 Carnival Tampa Cruise Reviews

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407
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183
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I have sailed on four different cruise lines of a total of over 10 cruises. This is was my first time sailing ... Read more
Very Nice Ship calebc6
05/15
I know I am a little late writing the review, but I am getting ready to go on the same cruise next month and I thought ... Read more
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

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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
Having read the reviews on many websites, I was not sure what to expect when I boarded the Paradise for my recent ... Read more
04/15
We very much looked forward to this cruise and it lived up to our hopes and then took flight! My spouse and I have ... Read more
Was really looking forward to this cruise but was extremely displeased with it overall as were my fellow travelers! Had ... 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

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We sailed on the 14 night repositioning cruise from Tampa to Baltimore with stops in Grand Cayman, Costa Rica, Panama, ... Read more
When we first saw this cruise listed, we were delighted that the Pride was coming back to Baltimore. We'd never done ... Read more
Loved the Pride threetrips
04/15
Short lines to get checked-in at the Port and on the ship in no time at all. First stop - Guy's Burgers. We ate there ... Read more
Awesome cruise mountainraven
04/15
This was my first time Cruise with Carnival and it was great. I have cruised with Princess, Holland America, Royal ... Read more
04/15
This was our fifth time on the Pride and was grateful for the changes from the "same old thing". ... Read more

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04/15
This was our fifth time on the Pride and was grateful for the changes from the "same old thing". ... 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
I have only been cruising for 18 months and the cruise on the Carnival Pride was my ninth cruise. We booked this cruise ... Read more
Great Vacation! sgiann13
04/15
We have been on the Pride previous to the 2.0 upgrades and it was just ok. This time my experience was much different. ... Read more

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Really a fun ship molmisaliroc
04/15
Wow, what a fun time from the moment we arrived at the dock. We had our check-in in a very timely manner & up the ... Read more
04/15
We sailed on the 14 night repositioning cruise from Tampa to Baltimore with stops in Grand Cayman, Costa Rica, Panama, ... Read more
We booked this cruise five days before sailing. We were only able to get an inside cabin which was interesting but ... Read more
The food was terrible. The dining room food was cold, improperly cooked, or simply tasted terrible. I apologized to the ... 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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