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Carnival Paradise Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival Paradise
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20 Carnival Paradise Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

excarrier avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

We Had To Laugh!


I traveled with my husband on this cruise to celebrate a birthday. We had a porthole cabin which accommodated two, at the most. Upgrades to the Paradise with the 2018 refurbishing now includes an in-drawer ...
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Sail Date November 2019

tonylander avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Seating areas taken away

This cruise in general was a good cruise; Leon the CD is amazing, he brings the passengers together and is very good at doing his job. Good singer too! The food was very good, variety was with many choices, and ...
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Sail Date February 2019

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gyspy cruiser

1 Review Written

1st short cruise

Been on several 7 day cruises and decided to try short one. Chose the Carnival Paridise for the interesting look of the atrium. Since this ship was recently redone and a smaller ship leaving from Tampa. I was only ...
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Sail Date January 2019

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10 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Fun cruise overall

I've cruised Carnival many, many times, and indeed, I've cruised "Paradise" many times as well. This cruise was very good, but I can see lots of small things slipping. Food was good, but not as many choices as in ...
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Sail Date December 2018

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome adventures on the high seas.

My family and I cruised on the Carnival Paradise as the final stop on our summer vacation. We embarked from Tampa on Monday August 13th, enjoying the Lido Deck dance bon voyage party with drink specials. Our ...
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Sail Date August 2018

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1 Review Written

Carnival Friends

Myself and a group of friends cruised together the overall experience was pretty awesome! Entertainment was on point the entire staff is friendly!! The embarkation was the only problem, checking into the ship was ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Thank you for a great family vacation!

First cruise for our family of 4. Ease of boarding and settling in was impressive. Beautiful pools, fun slide. Multiple sun decks to choose from. Great mini-golf. Overall fun atmosphere. Food was good, very ...
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Sail Date February 2018

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5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Fun Time Aboard

We had a smashing good time due to the high energy entertainment staff. What a fun cruise! I've got to complement Leigh the Cruise Director and his staff, Leon, Christian and (especially) Josh for making this a ...
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Sail Date February 2018

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1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

The best Guest Services Associate-Maryna

I was not going to take Carnival Cruise to Havana. But due to late planning we had to choose Carnival or not go at all. I was pleasantly surprised by the level of service. The service from the customer service ...
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Sail Date July 2017

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1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Crazy Carnival....Oddly Fun as per Usual

We live in Tampa Bay and chose this cruise due to the proximity. We have been to Key West and Cozumel several times so the tours didn't jazz us...we needed a getaway! Booked a grand suite as my husband likes to ...
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Sail Date June 2017

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7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Casino cruise

Have sailed Paradise many times,crew all the way to staff officers very extra friendly. New hatch on port side done they were just painting same(guess this is for Cuba run). all elevators up and running. Menu so-so. ...
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Sail Date May 2017

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1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Don't listen to negative reviews

I read all the reviews for the Paradise and some were positive and some negative. Im a first timer cruiser with my two daughters.Boarding was no problem took about 35 minutes, room was ready by 1:30,The room and ...
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Sail Date May 2017

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1 Review Written

My First Cruise

A friend helped me get this cruise and i was happy to be on a ship. i love the trip as a whole and found a new treasure for me in a great restaurant in casta maya. love love love the krazy lobster! The food on ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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LuvBirds on paradise

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Love Birds on Paradise

Nice old ship have been on it 4 times always stayed on the Empress deck E74,E76 & E78. It is easier to get any where on the ship in that location. The Paradise need some updates but it is clean and the staff is ...
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Sail Date March 2017

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5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Back to back starting 1/26

I have been on 30+cruises with the majority(25+) being on carnival. I selected this one because of timing and a great deal from CCL.The 1st 4 day cruise had one stop which was Cozumel. The2nd was 5 days & stopped ...
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Sail Date January 2017

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7 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Carnival Paradise - Delivers a Great Vacation - Again!

Carnival Paradise 5 day cruise is a great time. This is the third time we have been on the Carnival Paradise, and have had three terrific times. The ship is beginning to show its age, for example there is rust ...
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Sail Date September 2016

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First trip is okay.

This was our first cruise and we went with 6 veteran cruisers. I had read reviews about Paradise and knew it was small and old, but we live in Tampa and leaving from that port helped make the choice for us. ...
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Sail Date September 2016

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1 Review Written

Still Wonderful!

I chose this cruise out of Tampa so I could relax after Hurricane Irma and I was not disappointed. I was traveling solo which is always fun to do! This was the new Cozumel Plus with extra time in Cozumel so I was ...
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Sail Date November 2017

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great hospitality

First cruise for me and my husband. We really enjoyed our time, our room steward I Made was wonderful! He called us by name every time he seen us and made sure we had everything. He was wonderful! Also the dining ...
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Sail Date January 2020

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cruising goth

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Eating Gluten Free on the High Seas

I chose Carnival Paradise for two reasons, they advertise gluten free diets and they were inexpensive to try out for a first time cruiser. My meals were always delicious but I felt limited on the offerings. By ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Carnival Paradise Ratings

Public Rooms3.53.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Value For Money4.03.8
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