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Barcelona to Europe - Western Mediterranean Carnival Magic Cruise Reviews

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Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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trickie

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Pools too small very crowded, hot tubs not hot at all,plus chairs by the pool very scarce. The information given by the cruise director was very often conflicting to what was printed in the daily planner in the room. Much of the information in regards to excursions was inconsistent which caused unnecessary aggravation and lost time trying to explore ports. Shuttle buses told to be available at ...
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Sail Date: September 2011


Great Trip Overall, Bad Cruise Experience

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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erineliz1010

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Where to begin....let me first say that these are my own opinions, obviously, and others may disagree with me on some of these points. I don't intend to insult anyone. Our main intent for this cruise was just to get to the destinations without having to pack and unpack in each city, on a strict budget. My companions and I are in our late 20s to mid 30s, so this may be an entirely different ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


Carnival Gets It Mostly Right

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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KenC-VA

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Stateroom: Excellent all around - our room steward was all but invisible, but always there to clean up no matter how little time we were out of the room - bravo! Food/Dining: Fair to Very Good - Dining room team was just OK; not real personable, but reasonably efficient except for syncing up coffee/espresso/cappuccino with dessert delivery. Had some trouble getting drinks; if you ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


So disappointed

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Zanygill

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We sailed on the magic on sept 4 th from Barcelona, having done the carriibean the year before the first thing my husband and I noticed was---- the food wasn't up to our last cruise,so this time we ate in the dining room, we did find we got warmer food, as on our last cruise the food was cold every night Our balcony state room was fantastic-- We thought it was us expecting too much with the ...
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Sail Date: September 2011


Best Vacation Ever

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Hotairtours

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Booked this cruise for a group of friends for our anniversaries. Carnival has raised the bar with it's new ship Magic. The customer service and cleanliness were the best I have experieced on a ship. Here are a few notes about our expereince: Embarkation: Was quick and efficient. Received our luggage prior to sailing. Rooms: We booked the back end balconies. Really enjoyed the panoramic ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Carnival Magic - The Walmart of the waves

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Bullroarer

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We were traveling around Europe for two months and decided it would be nice to break the trip with a few days of living the easy life and not being hassled by street beggars, pickpockets and conmen continually trying to fleece us as we toured. But they were on the Carnival Magic waiting for us! I won't give a long winded tirade of the way Carnival Magics staff continually harass those on board ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


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Magic not up to par!

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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NolaAnnie

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Embarkation: Very well organized and quick. Balcony Suite: Roomy and spacious. NOTE: We thought there was a problem with our AC and called maintenance. They said it was normal as it was set at 72 degrees. We were very warm in the room and it never got very cold. So if you are hot natured - this will be very uncomfortable for you Food: MDR - Southern Lights: 6 out of 10. Italian restaurant: ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Another chip off the old block

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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elphin

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Although the Magic is new this year it is not radical and its layout will be familiar to anyone who has sailed on the Carnival Conquest and subsequent ships. Whilst familiarity is reassuring perhaps the time has come for Carnival to consider something more radical? Changes made from recent ships such as the Freedom are mostly related to increasing cabin capacity with the Lido deck being on level ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


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Europe on Carnival Magic

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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steilkurve

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

My wife and I were traveling with our 8 and 6-year old daughters. This was our 20th cruise, 4th on Carnival (last in 2003). We've sailed mostly on RCI and Celebrity. Below are our impressions of the ship, preceded by a link to a video tour of the ship that I filmed while onboard. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O0FvAlIdhA Highlights for us: - Itinerary: This 12-night ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Carnival Magic 8/26

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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ShariStarshine

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

There were many positives & negatives about our 9 day Mediterranean cruise on Carnival's Magic. First off let's get the negatives out of the way...The transfers from the airport to the hotel a day before the cruise was a nightmare. Everyone was cranky & tired after flying all night. We were made to wait in the very hot airport (haven't they heard of A/C in Barcelona?) standing up against a ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


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