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There's no doubt Disney Cruise Line has a soft spot for Disney Magic, the ship that gave the line a name in the cruise industry. And, as of fall 2013 -- when the ship received its 15th-birthday refurb -- ...
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Steve Perez
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2008
So you are searching for a special cruise and notice that Disney is very expensive. This was our first cruise and it was tremendous. Email for details but I can tell you that there are spa specials throughout the week and excursions are ... Read more
Airtita
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2008
OK - 1st off, I was skeptical on what was so "Magical" about a Disney Cruise and went with a "Okay, don't tell me; show me!" - after all, this was costing 3 times as much as the VOS I did 2 months ago in a suite! We were a party of 7 ... Read more
Garywhit
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife, daughter and I just got off the Disney Magic yesterday. Here is my blunt review of the ship. First if you have kids, they will love the ship. Out of the 9 cruises I have been on the Disney Magic has the best childrens program of ... Read more
sammy_and_mikeys_dad
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2008
Our recent cruise on the Disney Magic was truly magical. It was the 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise, with stops at St. Maarten, St. Thomas, and Castaway Cay (of course). My wife and I had dinner at Palo the first night at sea, which ... Read more
Abby18
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2008
Me and my family of four went on this cruise for our second time in March. We love disney, and the cruise line is even better. The cruise is amazing, the rooms are very nice, we had a balcony and it is so nice to sit out in the morning or ... Read more

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Summerfeet
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
107 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2008
My children and I cruised Disney Magic for the first time a week ago. The state of the ship was excellent. The decorations were in keeping of Disney but not over powering. The staterooms were comfortable and well laid out. I was ... Read more
Marjorie Burchett
1 review
0 forum posts
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We live on the West Coast but wanted to go somewhere warm for our kids' Spring Break earlier this month. We have almost 5 year old twins and had heard a lot of great things about the Disney cruises. We had been on 3 previous cruises with ... Read more
Lora Merrill
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
To begin with we are DVC members and love our program! So, we set out three weeks ago to book a cruise on Disney, talk about last minute. We started the vacation on Thursday before the cruise date of Saturday to be sure we did not miss our ... Read more
MESH
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
111 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We did back-to-back Western followed by an Eastern Caribbean Cruise, because we enjoy cruising on the Disney Magic. Obviously, we are what you would call Disney fanatics. During the first week we went with friends, and stayed for the ... Read more
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Cohiba
Member Since 2009
1 review
36 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2008
Well this was our first time on the Disney Cruise Ship,after reading many posts on here before hand I had an idea what to expect.Most reviews were quite accurate but,overall it was a positive experience. The kids sure had a blast,it was ... Read more

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blackbelt07
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2008
My husband and our 3 kids sailed on the Disney Magic just this past week while the schools were closed for the President's Day break. This was our 3rd Disney cruise, but our first on the Magic. We had cruised twice before on the Wonder. ... Read more
pcumby
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2008
This was my first cruise on Disney, but my second Cruise. We did a Celebrity cruise in the winter of 2000 on Mercury. I will be referring to our trip on Mercury quite a bit during my review for comparison. Our cruise was from Port ... Read more
uwccc
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2007
Overall, DCL does it right. This was our second cruise, first on Disney, and first with a child along. We were upgraded from a cat. 6 to cat 5. Our stateroom was great, the veranda is the only way to go. Our overall feeling was that it was ... Read more
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marcogilbert
Member Since 2004
7 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2007
This was our first Disney cruise. We cruise with Celebrity (Summit) before without the kids but this time we took our two boys (5 and 11). Cabins: We booked a category 11 cabin about 16 months in advance (#6569) but we were upgraded to ... Read more
JoiseyMom
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2007
This was our second DCL cruise and our first on the Magic. We were on the Wonder with our children in August. The location of our cabin was really great, near Beat Street and easy access to just everything. In August we were on deck 5, ... Read more

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Flagger
4 reviews
0 forum posts
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This was our fifth cruise overall and our first on Disney. We paid as much for a seven day Eastern last week on Magic as we did for a seven day Western on the six month old Freedom of the Seas in January of this year. We are late ... Read more
givemethemusic
1 review
0 forum posts
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* Background Information We were married in early November at Walt Disney World. It was a complete dream come true. We had all ready booked a 4 night Baja cruise on Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas for late November. My wife and I ... Read more
Honeymooners
3 reviews
0 forum posts
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My wife, two of our four children (daughter, 7 and son, 5), and I just returned from the 11/24/07 - 12/1/07 Eastern Caribbean Cruise aboard Disney Cruise Line's Magic. The ship was decked out in Christmas decorations. There was a lighting ... Read more
gizimoto
2 reviews
0 forum posts
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Enjoyed the ship. The crew kept things cleaned and picked up. There were always castmembers around taking care of things (picking up food trays, etc). The rooms were nice and well maintained. We applied for a Cat. 12 GTY and got upgrade to ... Read more
Southerngarose
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2007
As a family with a child I can honestly say there is no other cruise line for us. The moment we walked in we were escorted to a special line for "Castaway Club Members" (or those who have cruised with Disney before.) We we not in line more ... Read more

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genki1s
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Overall, for a family vacation Disney can't be beat. The attention to detail and the service was awesome. The kids (age 6 and twins age 4) had a ball. We were able to utilize the kids club to take a snorkeling excursion with our older ... Read more
seaforme
1 review
0 forum posts
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Kid's club My daughter loved the kid's club and only once asked to be picked up--after she had returned following dinner. The staff in this area were great but I did think they were the only ones on the ship who seemed overworked. When I ... Read more
Shital Tanna
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and our 2 children (4 and 5 yr)and my parents recently went to the Eastern Caribbean on the Disney Magic for 7 days. We have been to the Caribbean previously but never on a cruise. It was the best vacation ever. Here's the ... Read more
jmss1950
Member Since 2006
12 reviews
181 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Eastern Caribbean September 15 -22, 2007 This was our 12th cruise, 5th with Disney , but first on the Disney Magic. Have sailed HAL, Princess, Celebrity and Carnival. All adults in party. Myself, DH,(mid 50's) my 83 year old mother (her ... Read more
Veronica Beaverhausen
Member Since 2006
1 review
228 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Arrived for embarkation at 11 a.m., did not get on board until almost 1!! Cabin was not clean. Bed looked like someone jumped on it before we arrived. Furniture was scratched up. There were hairs in bathroom that weren't ours (yuck)! A/C ... Read more

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