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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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486 Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

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We on the Carnival Paradise on July 31st out of Tampa. Were on the cruise with a total of 52 people, we had 17 cabins. ... Read more
07/14
Overall this is fairly fun, short, and relatively cruise option. Nothing about the ship blew you away but all in all I ... Read more
Overall, I did enjoy my time on the Paradise boat. For about $175 PP we managed to get an ocean view room. However, ... Read more
My husband and I took this same cruise in Oct. We liked it so much we did it again this June. The ship is older and ... Read more
We booked a 5 night on the Carnival Paradise, leaving June 23rd out of Tampa. We also bought a Faster to the Fun....and ... Read more

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Just got back from family cruise on Carnival Paradise, departing from Tampa, went to Cozumel. Total cruise time 4 days. ... Read more
06/14
After reading all the negative reviews here, I wondered if we were either on the wrong ship or missing out on the ... Read more
Let's be short and sweet here, the ships food is pretty bad, overall ship condition is very good, the ship does get ... Read more
Beware sgt_ema
06/14
My sister and I decided to take a cruise and it was very last minute. We stumbled upon the Paradise based off the ... Read more
06/14
I read tons of reviews prior to our cruise so I wasn't sure what to expect. Overall, we had a wonderful experience. One ... Read more

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06/14
I was a little worried about the Paradise ship because of other reviews but we found it to be great. Getting on the ... Read more
06/14
It was a major disappointment when compared to our last cruise with Royal Caribbean. The food was a big part of that ... Read more
Cheap Getaway lulu1968
05/14
* I decided to book this last minute cruise for my husband's birthday. I read all the reviews and set our expectations ... Read more
A complete BOMB! norske1962
05/14
Some cruises bang, some cruises bomb. The Carnival Paradise was sadly, a complete bomb. I first want to say that I ... Read more
Had a great time jwarren02
05/14
The Carnival Paradise was a very good cruise. It is an older ship and shows a little age. This one is smaller than what ... Read more

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Itinerary: Sea Day/Cayman/Cozumel/Sea Day This is an older ship, but it is clean and well kept, and a very manageable ... Read more
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

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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
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

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