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Cruise Critic's Review 3.5 out of 5+ star 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 ... read more
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Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews: 466

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Definitely Hooked! by C0K3R

So this was my very first cruise and I was told by several people that Carnival isn't that great ... continue

Western Caribbean 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
Amazed! (And I am Picky) by aalbin

I am extremely well traveled and sometimes hard to please and I just wanted to say that this ... continue

Mexican Riviera 08/14 5+ out of 5+
Good Family Value by cmrflcruiser

Good family value for family of 4. Kids (15, 19) had a good time.

Club oxygen had a lot ... continue

Western Caribbean 08/14 4.0 out of 5+
Don't discount the Paradise based on reviews by Hockeynut1513

I just got back from a 5 day trip to Grand Cayman and Cozumel on the Paradise.

It is an ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
Best vacation ever ! by cinammon_hot102

This was my first cruise with Carnival ... and first in my life! Celebrating my 30`s with my ... continue

Western Caribbean 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
While not Paradise, it was a good trip overall by gatorphin

We on the Carnival Paradise on July 31st out of Tampa. Were on the cruise with a total of 52 ... continue

Western Caribbean 08/14 3.0 out of 5+
Carnival Paradise by ejmmc17

Overall this is fairly fun, short, and relatively cruise option. Nothing about the ship blew you ... continue

Southern Caribbean 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
A good but not great cruise by nesco522

Overall, I did enjoy my time on the Paradise boat. For about $175 PP we managed to get an ocean ... continue

Western Caribbean 07/14 2.0 out of 5+
Excellent, relaxing, beautiful cruise! by dandebnick2

My husband and I took this same cruise in Oct. We liked it so much we did it again this June. ... continue

Western Caribbean 07/14 5+ out of 5+
FUN Cruise - don't listen to the other reviews! by WorldTravlerx2

We booked a 5 night on the Carnival Paradise, leaving June 23rd out of Tampa. We also bought a ... continue

Western Caribbean 06/14 5+ out of 5+
Decent cruise but wasn't very impressed by TN1278

Just got back from family cruise on Carnival Paradise, departing from Tampa, went to Cozumel. ... continue

Western Caribbean 06/14 4.0 out of 5+
FUN FUN FUN !!!!!! by reygato

After reading all the negative reviews here, I wondered if we were either on the wrong ship or ... continue

Western Caribbean 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
5/22/2014 South Tampa Invasion by bizzy2010

Let's be short and sweet here, the ships food is pretty bad, overall ship condition is very ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Beware by sgt_ema

My sister and I decided to take a cruise and it was very last minute. We stumbled upon the ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
Wonderful Cruise! by tash3201

I read tons of reviews prior to our cruise so I wasn't sure what to expect. Overall, we had a ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Wonderful cruise by cchaze

I was a little worried about the Paradise ship because of other reviews but we found it to be ... continue

Southern Caribbean 05/14 5+ out of 5+
Paradise it was not by cleonm

It was a major disappointment when compared to our last cruise with Royal Caribbean. The food ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
Cheap Getaway by lulu1968

* I decided to book this last minute cruise for my husband's birthday. I read all the reviews ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
A complete BOMB! by norske1962

Some cruises bang, some cruises bomb. The Carnival Paradise was sadly, a complete ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 1.0 out of 5+
Had a great time by jwarren02

The Carnival Paradise was a very good cruise. It is an older ship and shows a little age. This ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 5+ out of 5+
Paradise, 4/19-4/24/14. A good cruise... by bailey57

Itinerary: Sea Day/Cayman/Cozumel/Sea Day

This is an older ship, but it is clean and ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
Cheap Cruising out of Tampa by hraheb27

If you want an easy trip out of Tampa, this is decent. I am not saying great--just ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Great Time on Paradise by scotthaw

This was the 4th cruise that my wife have been on and the first with our 3 kids ages 15, 12, and ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Could do better by peck

I choose the fttp option for this cruise which did give a speedy embarkation. My wife walks with ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
First time cruiser by pmpattycakes10

We went on our first cruise on the Carnival Paradise a couple of days ago and I gotta say, I am ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5+ out of 5+
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