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Carnival Paradise Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival Paradise
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19 Carnival Paradise Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Julesblack avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not so exotic


I chose this cruise to go visit Cuba and Key West with my husband. Carnival has found a way to nickel and dime you even when you pay for all such as drink package. No bartenders except in serenity that were eager to ...
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Sail Date April 2019

Hey.itskayy avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very unsatisfactory

My husband and I went on this cruise for our honeymoon . The bathrooms were all very dirty and not big enough for the amount of people on the ship . There was always very long lines . The food was absolutely ...
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Sail Date October 2018

britthaller20 avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Such a let down!

My husband and I chose this cruise date for our honeymoon/wedding celebration, to enjoy with family and friends. The 5 days seemed liked the perfect amount of time and the dates worked great because we figured it ...
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Sail Date May 2018

CityGurl214 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Huge disappointment!!

This was a Valentine birthday cruise for myself and my husband. It was a 5 day to Grand Cayman and Cozumel and thankfully, we are happy to have a good time together regardless and we settled for a quiet cruise with ...
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Sail Date February 2018

RICKY1645 avatar


1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes


First i will say, i have never took the time to write a review of any cruise that my wife and i have been on. we are experienced cruisers with over 30 cruises. the issues started at the port of tampa with check ...
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Sail Date April 2017

McDeans avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Done with Carnival

This cruise started badly when Carnival changed the port itinerary a few weeks prior to departure and didn't have the courtesy to inform us. We found out by accident that the visited ports had changed, and we had to ...
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Sail Date April 2017

MurrayC avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Service and Food were the bright points!

I've cruised with Carnival several times before and had great experiences. This ship just needs to be retired. The engines couldn't power us to Grand Caymen so we had a new schedule assigned just the day before ...
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Sail Date March 2017

Oakandyen avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Low expectations

This was my boyfriend and I first cruise. We had $1,000 gift card that we won and decided to use it to pay for a junior suite. That alone cost $1,400 in the end and thank god we got the suite. We both agreed we ...
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Sail Date February 2017

wmarsh9280 avatar


3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Time to Put the Carnival Paradise Out to Pasture

Embarkation: Huge lines of passengers queued up (large amount of high school and college age). The process was slow and the staff was not kind. Treated like cattle. The ship: The Paradise is a very old boat and ...
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Sail Date May 2016

chino29 avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

The tiny ship I'm tossing

I chose this cruise for the convenience of just driving downtown Tampa and parking to get on the ship. This is however my first time on carnival since 1980 and it is no comparing them to Royal Caribbean or Princess ...
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Sail Date May 2016

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FLgalloves cruises

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


We picked this cruise because it was close to home and cheaper than doing a vacation with hotel, etc. The staff was wonderful. Our cabin steward, Melinda was so sweet and our waiter in the MDR, Oscar plus his ...
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Sail Date September 2015

mwomer avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Paradise; Not

Bored this 5 night cruse to catch up with some old friends. Start with the good. Destiny Dining Room was excellent and meals were good, service was impeccable. Room was nothing special, like all cruise rooms it ...
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Sail Date August 2015

JEBG avatar


1 Review Written

Paradise Lost

This was my 8th cruise. Previously, I had gone on a 3 day Carnival from Port Orlando to (ugh) Nassau…..but that was my first cruise and I did manage to have a lot of fun. My second cruise was on Royal ...
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Sail Date August 2015

milerca3 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

vacation cruise

this was my first cruise vacation and last one.this carnival paradise was too far from being a paradise place to be.we purchase an excursion to Cozumel mexico to passion island for $160 for my wife and me,they told ...
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Sail Date June 2015

TammeyO avatar


1 Review Written

Very Disorganized, and Very Poor Service

Was really looking forward to this cruise but was extremely displeased with it overall as were my fellow travelers! Had Oceanview Upper 214. The hum of the motors drowned out other hallway sounds until last night ...
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Sail Date April 2015

cleonm avatar


1 Review Written

Paradise it was not

It was a major disappointment when compared to our last cruise with Royal Caribbean. The food was a big part of that disappointment. It was mediocre at best. I also don't understand why they shut the buffets down ...
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Sail Date May 2014

FrkAintEz avatar


1 Review Written

Never again on Carnival!

My Carnival experience turned out to be the worst vacation of my life and I have had some horrible ones. I should have known when my father was going through the security check and they asked him for his card. My ...
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Sail Date June 2013

suegab avatar


4 Reviews Written

the walmart of cruises

we didn't have a great experience on this ship for many reasons. first of all we were expecting our GPS to find the port of long beach. it didn't. so we got lost in long beach. we called Carnival to ask them the ...
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Sail Date January 2010

Karenlea avatar


1 Review Written

Carnival = Never Again

Background- my boyfriend and I saw a great deal on this cruise, less than two hundred a person and decided to go for it. Unfortunately, this cruise is cheap for a good reason! We had both taken previous cruises and ...
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Sail Date January 2010

Carnival Paradise Ratings

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