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22 Carnival Cuba Cruise Reviews


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kahlijr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Some people just love to complain!

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We chose this cruise because the itinerary included Cuba, which we wanted to visit. I most likely wouldn't have chosen this ship otherwise. That said, I don't get what all the complaints are about! I'm on my 20th ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Elvis1001

6 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Havana is unlike any other Caribbean port we have visited

Paradise Review – April 2019 5-night cruise from Tampa to Key West, Havana and Cozumel departure on Monday, April 8 and return on Saturday, April 13. This is a long review because we spent several days in Tampa ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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SeasTheDay1989

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great itinerary on an older ship

First off embarkation and debarkation were a total breeeze. Everything went smoothly and getting off the ship in Cuba and through customs was about a 10 minute process. Everyone was extremely organized. I have read ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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bjd9e1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A nice cruise, but the highlight was the Port Day in Havana

Our group of 5 made a last-minute decision to book this cruise, and we grabbed what seemed to be one of the last 2 or 3 cabins available about 2 weeks before departure. A few days later, we then added another cabin ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Milbeach1

1 Review Written

Excellent Experience But Learning Curve too!

Cuba was one of the few places we had not visited in the Caribbean. That was rectified January 2019 on a five night cruise aboard the Paradise which proved to be an excellent overall experience. This ship was easy ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Chance for Cuba

Always wanted to go to Cuba and I prefer the smaller ships and the price was good and right after the holidays I hoped the ship would not be crowded and not too many kids which turned out to be correct on both ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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iamlisad

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cuba was amazing! The rest was all good icing!

Extensive Cruise Review! Carnival Paradise 8/18 – 8/26, 2018 Hello! We were a strange party of four. L & T, female/male, mid 50’s, from Pittsburgh. Both have cruised before. Accompanied by F & J, 40’s ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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NauticalNancy72

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Worry Free Week.

Before going on this cruise I read some poor reviews of the ship. I shouldn't have believed a word.... Yes, the Paradise is a smaller ship but therefore less people, simple and wonderful. Download the Carnival ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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baseballlady

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cuba Dreams Fulfilled

I have wanted to go to Cuba my whole life, but it has been closed most of that time. I thought that my traveling days were over, but when my son gave me a Carnival gift card, I booked the first cruise to Cuba I ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Liz Williams the second

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A fun trip to Cuba

We chose this Cruise because it was only five days and it went to Cuba. We stayed in Tampa for a few days before joining our American family and nine month old grandson on the Cruise. We have been on eight cruises ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Bobbysjack

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Havana Great Time!

Visiting Cuba was a bucket list item for us and when we saw that Carnival was going to have a trip there, we jumped at the opportunity. Although there were a few glitches here and there that could have made the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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RWolver672

3 Reviews Written

Cruise to Cozumel and Cuba

This was our 12th cruise, 11th on Carnival. All of the others have been on either the Destiny, Triumph or Conquest Class. There is a huge difference in those classes and the Fantasy Class. We had 63 VIFP days and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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SandyIsRetired

1 Review Written

Cruise to Cuba: Outstanding service but cabin was poor!

Went to Cuba on a four-day cruise! Wanted to see Havana! I loved the old cars there!!! The cars made the entire trip worthwhile. Also, out tour project was to Fusterlandia. The most fascinating place!!! We ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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kitten1965

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A bucket list itinerary

We chose this cruise because it was going to Cuba, and we wanted to see Havana before you could no longer go as a U.S. citizen, or before it became commercialized. We stayed in the Ybor district before the cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Mag P

5 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Cuba

Cuba was on our (husband and myself) list of places to see at least once. The trip was very good. I was a little skeptical at first because I was reading both negative and positive reviews about the ship ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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lucky13elec

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mystery Cruise

We took this cruise to see Cuba. When we arrived at the dock a rep told us that Carnival was not sure if the Paradise would goto Cuba because of hurricane Irma. Many passengers stayed out waiting to see if the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Bamagirl52

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cuba cruise

I choose Carnival Paradise to fulfil a bucket list destination..Cuba. We were so excited to go and invited two friends to enjoy the cruise with us. We are Platinum members and that helps with the embarkation. So ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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geffric

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Trip to Cuba

I really feared the worst as the ship was older but to my pleasant surprise. It was clean, not moldy,or smoky. It had some of the best customer service ever. Our waiter, Waylon was great. Food was ok, it was the ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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latevoyager

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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sandij

4 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Cruise to Cuba

We chose this cruise when they first announced that they were sailing to Cuba. We wanted to go some place new and some place was hadn't been commercialized yet, this sailing fit the bill for both. The ship is ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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sweetnewbie

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Adventure of a lifetime

Cuba was the trip of a lifetime. The staff was wonderful to us and really only had one issue with a bartender at the comedy lounge. Fortunately our normal bartender came in and helped out and cut him off as he was ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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joannebroad

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fun in the Sun.

We always have great experiences on Carnival. You could definitely tell the ship was in an older class. The paint was chipping and rusting all over the ship. That is the only reason I did not give it a 5 star ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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