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3.5 Editor's Rating
At 2,052 passengers and 70,367-tons, the mid-sized Fantasy-class ships (which include Fantasy, Ecstasy, Inspiration, Imagination, Fascination, Elation, Sensation and Paradise) are the workhorses of Carnival's ...
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470 Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

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213
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99
Average
58
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If you want an easy trip out of Tampa, this is decent. I am not saying great--just decent. The check in was easy and ... Read more
I was a little nervous about booking a "spring break"cruise, but followed the advise of my travel agent and booked the ... Read more
05/14
This was the 4th cruise that my wife have been on and the first with our 3 kids ages 15, 12, and 9. My expectations ... Read more
04/14
I choose the fttp option for this cruise which did give a speedy embarkation. My wife walks with a stick and we were ... Read more
First time cruiser pmpattycakes10
04/14
We went on our first cruise on the Carnival Paradise a couple of days ago and I gotta say, I am pleased! We are a young ... Read more

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Not a fun ship gatorjules
04/14
I've cruised on another Carnival ship in the past and had a great time, but the Paradise leaves so much to be desired. ... Read more
Very disappointed Travelnbabe
04/14
Port of Tampa was very nice and I would be happy cruise from there again, however never again on Carnival. This ship ... Read more
Fun, Food and Delays GraphicsKing
04/14
My wife and I truly enjoy cruising. We have taken cruises that sailed as many days as 14, and as few as 3. This cruise, ... Read more
04/14
First: this is a beautiful ship. Embark/Disembark: it took only 30 minutes to get to the cabin from the time we walked ... Read more
BIG Disappointment bobandtori
03/14
So, after almost 20 cruises with RCCL, we decided for schedules sake, to try Carnival Cruise Lines. Wow...what a ... Read more

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First, let me say its important to remember that everyone's expectations are not going to be the same. This was my ... Read more
Spring break 2014 trotterlvr
03/14
After booking airfare for springbreak and a hotel and car rental, we looked into a cruise instead. It was 300.00 ... Read more
We booked this cruise as a birthday/late anniversary getaway for our family of four (14-year-old daughter and ... Read more
02/14
Departed from Tampa-got to the port at, 12, dropped off our bags in our room by 12:30. The only negative experience was ... Read more
02/14
We were first time cruisers who had heard both positives and negatives about cruises and Carnival and did not know ... Read more

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02/14
My wife and I have sailed Carnival with some frequency. We booked this cruise at the last minute. We read the reviews ... Read more
After years of thinking about taking a cruise, I finally got to check that off my bucket list and the adventure was ... Read more
Big mistake Pj2014
02/14
Worse cruise ever! Had problems with customer service and they could not resolve it had to go there 3 times and never ... Read more
Carnival Paradise is OK but it seriously needs some updating. Rust is visible from the balcony doors to hull of the ... Read more
SAVE YOURSELF!!!!! applepicks
02/14
This just might be the worst cruise ship on the ocean these days. Built in 98', and with no upgrades ever, you can tell ... Read more

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First Timer RJP6072
02/14
I would like to start by saying although this was our first cruise and we were fortunate enough to have feedback about ... Read more
hifax hifax
02/14
I usually don't write reviews, I'm not one who likes to complain about service being in the service industry everybody ... Read more
Not rated
02/14
First off, the crew were top notched. Now the rest. the best food served were the hamburgers. Breakfasts were ... Read more
I loved my first cruise. My husband and I travel extensively in the US and Europe and enjoy doing so. Therefore, we had ... Read more
Under appreciated Warrenton
01/14
I am a very experienced and well travelled female and I enjoyed every minute of my recent cruise on Paradise. The ... Read more

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