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Carnival Paradise Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival Paradise
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Holiday Cruises


9 Carnival Paradise Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

Nadiezda avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Think before you book Carnival cruise line


Recently, my boyfriend and me took a Carnival cruise on the Paradise during December 22-27 , 2014 . I was thinking , it's would be a perfect little vacation getaway. Usually we book balcony cabin, but this time we ...
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Sail Date December 2014

Raleighlandshark2 avatar


1 Review Written

For Thanksgiving, Always Go With Turkey.....

Thanksgiving cruise that was a great break from the normal holiday bustle. PARADISEwas in very good shape for its' age and the service staff superb. Biggest disappointment was the cruise director Steve. He can plat ...
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Sail Date November 2013

JasonV1 avatar


6 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Can't complain too much - Good time with known caveats

I have sailed multiple ships in the Fantasy class, Paradise included (back in '03 when it was still no smoking). Due to this, I knew going in how this ship would compare to newer offerings from Carnival and ...
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Sail Date June 2013

psg963 avatar


1 Review Written

Greatest New Years Eve Celebration Ever !!!

We sailed out of Tampa on Dec. 29th on Carnival Paradise. We had an oceanview cabin, and it was bigger than we expected. It was very clean, and well stocked with fresh towels and water all of the time. The rest of ...
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Sail Date December 2012

cincinnati_born avatar


7 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Carnival Paradise - Christmas Cruise 2012

We went on our first Christmas Cruise in December, 2012. We left on Christmas Eve from Tampa, and returned 5 days later. Since we live in Tampa, we drove to the port. We arrived at about 11:30AM. This seems to ...
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Sail Date December 2012

FlaParrotHead avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

14 Days of Paradise

I can honestly say that this was one of, if not THE, best cruise that we have taken in about 20 years of cruising. For us, this cruise brought us many firsts, including our first out of LA/Long Beach, our first ...
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Sail Date December 2011

UKAirlineTraveller avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Value for Money - Just not for us

Carnival Paradise One disappointing thing to note which was totally out of the cruise lines control was the weather, we left an unusually warm London for an equally unusual cold and wet LA. This may have had an ...
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Sail Date November 2011

Tazzycat avatar


3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Friends Don't Let Friends Sail on Carnival

> My husband, myself and eight of our friends went on a Carnival cruise from 24 December 09 to 28 December 09. In order for all five cabins to get the lowest price, which is the military rate, CF, a Carnival travel ...
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Sail Date December 2009

ynot80 avatar


1 Review Written

First-time cruisers - 20-somethings, New Year's Eve Ensenada

My fiancee and I went on our very first cruise on 12/29/2008 en route to Catalina and Ensenada. We've never been to either of the cities. A bit of background: We're from the Bay Area, in our mid-20s and both ...
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Sail Date December 2008

Carnival Paradise Ratings

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