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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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Katgoesonholiday
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1,052 forum post
0 helpful votes
After an amazing Mediterranean adventure in July 2014 with just my husband and I, we decided to take our sons (6, 8 and 13 years) on Disney Magic - which we had docked next to in Venice and Katakolon. They were beyond excitement at the ... Read more
speresie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
A little background. We are "lite" cruisers. We enjoy a cruise every few years. We have greatly enjoyed cruises with royal Caribbean, and to a lesser extend, Norwegian. This was our first cruise with a child. We logically thought disney ... Read more
FellowCollector
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
45 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were in Navigator’s Veranda 6638 7A for 7 nights beginning 12/14/2014. This was our 11th DCL cruise (3rd on the Reimagined Magic). We would book this cabin again; 14 months after extensive drydock, and the living portion (carpet, ... Read more
kkid
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
152 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We arrived about 1215. Parking at ship was very easy. We dropped our bags off and parked in the regular lot for $120. The Premium lot ($140) is only a little closer and is not covered. The regular parking lot/garage is just across the ... Read more
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HACKT
Member Since 2006
11 reviews
97 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
My wife and I cruised on the Disney Magic to the Western Caribbean in early December 2014. This was our 18th cruise overall but first on a Disney ship (we’ve also cruised Royal Carib, Norwegian, Holland America, and Princess). ... Read more
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jbar434
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I'm going to be giving comparisons based on our other cruise experiences since that's what I would be looking for. Embarkation was the fastest on Disney, likely due to the assignment of arrival times. Cabin, we had cabin 2134. It ... Read more
travelbliss888
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
We looked forward to our first Disney cruise for over two years. I've sailed on Carnival and Celebrity and always heard that Disney blew them both away. I was sadly disappointed, however. We got a great deal, so at least that helps soften ... Read more
hillorie_m
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I was blessed to go on a limited "test run" itinerary on the Disney Magic going to the Southern Caribbean. They did 4 runs in September and October 2014, and DCL is undecided if they will renew this itinerary. I SURE HOPE THEY DO!! The ... Read more
stefanobel
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
This was our 12th Disney cruise and the first transatlantic crossing. We had plenty of issues with our stateroom during the first 5 days on the ship. For several days the toilet didn't flush for up to 3 hours because there were "issues ... Read more
Madam Butterfly Ahoy
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
10 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
I'm a little late to post,we had a very smooth and enjoyable experience with our young kids.The staff really went out of their way to fulfill our needs, my twin boys both 2yrs old were usually tired by 630pm and couldn't make the shows so ... Read more

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Jessica9592
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2014
We surprised my niece on Christmas 2013 with a Disney cruise as part of her present from Santa. She was so excited to go, but obviously she had to wait a few months. The magic started before we even went onboard the Disney Magic - Whilst ... Read more
Fifegirl
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2014
First time that I have been on a cruise, I travelled with my husband and 6 year old granddaughter. The ship is really stunning, we had a inside cabin at the front of boat, which meant we did feel the boat move a bit, did not realise that ... Read more
janflan
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
43 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Travelled with my two Grandchildren aged 7 and 10 who loved the ship, and were happy with just about everything on it! I wasn't so easily impressed and I don't really know how I feel after the cruise The positives - - the Adults food ... Read more
Kizkho
Member Since 2011
1 review
20 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My husband and I recently sailed with our 4 children(13, 11, 6 & 3) this was our 4th cruise, having previously sailed, Disney Wonder, Oasis of the Seas(x2). We stayed at the Hotel Alexandra, who were really good, we would stay there ... Read more
tandabuss
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My 12-year old daughter and I just returned from a wonderful week onboard the Disney Magic. I was apprehensive; some of the reviews on this ship haven't been stellar, but we loved almost every aspect of it. Staff went out of their way to ... Read more

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retiree56
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
My mother, 2 newphews and I sailed on the Disney Magic in August this year, this was our second cruise on the ship. My mother and I are frequent cruisers with Celebrity and Cunard and have also sailed with NCL and MSC. The positives about ... Read more
kirstyjazz
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed August 2014
11yr and 9 yr old girls and their parents. Love Disney, last 2 summers spend in Florida which we all loved but eldest gets travel sick and doesn't like flying so wanted to try a close option. I had been on a 2 week Caribbean cruise and a ... Read more
Disney2014
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We are a family of 4 with 2 children aged 6 and 10. We planned to start our holiday in Barcelona staying for 2 nights prior to the cruise.We stayed in a lovely hotel called Groupotel Gravina, 5 mins walk away from La Ramblas and only a ... Read more
Daw6id
Member Since 2004
8 reviews
223 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Disney Magic Mediterranean Cruise Barcelona-Barcelona July 26, 2014 This was our first Disney Cruise, but far from our first cruise. Many of our shipmates expressed surprise that we were on our first Disney cruise, they were all veterans ... Read more
swaggar
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I traveled with two of my daughters aged 15 and 26 as a girls trip. This cruise was absolutely fantastic. The ports were great the food was as can be expected of a cruise. The adult only restaurant has amazing soufflé. The on deck ... Read more

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jonasaa
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
BACKGROUND INFO As our choice of Disney Cruise Line last year was such a success last summer (Western Caribbean), we booked this Mediterranean cruise onboard the last time. We are a male married couple (33 and 36) from Norway. HOTEL ... Read more
jaso101
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We booked on the Disney Magic for the 12 day Mediterranean cruise for main reason that we thought Disney were a trusted brand who cared about Brand Image & Customer Service, we could not have been more wrong. Firstly let me say, that ... Read more
medRoswell
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Let me first say that by no means have I been a Disney hater and it pains me a bit to write this review. In fact, I have been a huge fan of the Mouse my whole life being an annual pass holder on both coasts, spending 6 of the last 10 ... Read more
serial45
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
So anyway. We have cruised before 4 times infact. Every cruise we have been on has had great excursions, great pricing, great value, and if we had any problems with them we had money off the bill. This brings me to my first and biggest ... Read more
zedman
Member Since 2008
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
About me: Frequent cruiser in my 40s, traveling with a group of 20, first time on Disney (RC and Carnival in past), love to dance. Not a Disney fan in general. Was worried about boredom on 12 day Transatlantic. Most of group in early 20s. ... Read more

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