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Mediterranean Carnival Magic Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Surprisingly Luxurious

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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misterkevin
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I was skeptical to take another cruise out of Galveston with Carnival. My last cruise on the Ecstasy was five nights with stops in Progreso and Cozumel in June of 2008. On that cruise, I had an obstructed ocean view and felt like a stranger in a strange land. I’m not Texan. I don’t like country music. I have no tolerance for children running around in my vicinity. I don’t even like frozen sweet ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


Magic-al Cruise

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stevegoad
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

There will be some that trash the January 15th trip on the Carnival Magic. I know this because I heard people on the ship planning it. So let's get past the 2 big complaints first, since they were really out of Carnival's control. There were two very big problems this week. First, when getting on and off the ship in the Grand Caymans, tendering was outrageous., with those who were not taking ...
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Sail Date: January 2012

Cabin Type: Interior


Carnival Magic -- A Mixed Bag

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dpster
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

CARNIVAL MAGIC -â€" A MIXED BAG We recently took a 9 night Mediterranean cruise on the Carnival Magic. We are experienced cruisers, but most of our recent cruises have been on Princess or Celebrity, and we had not been on Carnival for many years. We have avoided Carnival for our Caribbean cruises because we do not particularly like all the hyper-activity party environment that we associate ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Carnivals best ship to date, Great Cruise

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Pigchief
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

We originally booked this cruise because John Heald was supposed to be the cruise director. Much to our chagrin he left the ship a few weeks early. We were quite disappointed and this set us up to be very disappointed in his replacement. But other than that, this was a great cruise. The ship is by far the nicest of those we have been on previously. We found the decor to be less gaudy and more ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Overall a better than expected cruise

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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jasmineflower
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Having sailed on Carnival in the past we knew pretty much what to expect. We liked being on a new ship and the itinerary. A few glitches we noted: The cabin temperature was "too cold" so we notified the room steward who called the Director of Housekeeping. She arrived in the cabin and got an ambient temp of 72 degrees. We told her we wanted it adjusted and that our thermostat didn't seem to ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Cove Balcony


Great destinations, but beware

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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at-wyo
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had an aft balcony on Deck 9 just below Lido deck. We had smokers on both sides and because there was not a positive air flow on the back like you would have on the side balcony, we were driven back inside because Carnival allows smoking on balconies. Also we constantly heard chairs moved around above, sometimes waking us.My recommendation is DO NOT get aft balcony on the deck 9 or if smoking ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Wonderful 12day Mediterranean. Great 16day Transatlantic.

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Valp41
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We stayed in Barcelona for one night previous to our cruise. On the morning of the 16th October we left the Hotel by bus from the Hotel with several other CC friends who we had met through chatting on the Roll Call. The check in at Barcelona is one of the easiest we have ever encountered. Our room was ready and we had booked the same room for this B2B as we had on the Carnival Dream two years ago. ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Lacking some Magic

Review for Carnival Magic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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ziggyperth
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked this cruise because it was visiting some of the sites we have not previously been too, such as Dubrovnik and Mt Etna. We booked a SPA package and Suite. The Suite did not disappoint. More than ample room. Very spacious and clean with a spa bath of our own and separate area for our clothes. We were more than impressed with the cleaning staff who worked around us and we never came ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


My Magical Adventures

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jpg1747
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

It all started on Friday, October 14, 2011. I left home with my packed bags at 9:30 a.m. After a few errands -â€" to the bank for a fistful of dollar bills for room service and other tipping, to the gas station to fill the tank, to Dunkin Donuts for coffee and breakfast and finally to the nail salon for a mani/pedi -â€" I was on my way to the airport. The overnight flight to Barcelona via ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


Carnival Magic - Just Ok

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minimidget5
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

We went on the Carnival Magic in October for a 9 day cruise around the Mediterranean. The ship itself, even being so new, showed some signs of wear and tear but was for the most part very clean. Clientele was generally older and not as quite downscale or rowdy as you might find on Carnival ships sailing in the US. The buffet food on the Lido deck, as many have mentioned, is cafeteria quality. ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


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