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Carnival Paradise Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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30 Carnival Paradise Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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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

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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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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great first couples cruise!

My husband and I had both cruised as young adults but never as adults that could drink! We travel all the time and were ready for something different and decided on a cruise. We are so glad we did! Because of our ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

We went on with expectations LOW & We were very surprised!!!

We went on this Cruise because the ship was just out of dry dock. We decided to try Carnival again ( we went on the Glory Carnival 2014). Our expectations were very low & we were surprised to see how beautiful & ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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6 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Would be 5 stars if not for the Port of Tampa

We chose this cruise cause of the 2 stops, Cozumel, and Mahogany Bay, we felt like some beach time! The food was good to very good, the service was very good, and we had no problems with the Cruise or the ship! ...
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Sail Date November 2017

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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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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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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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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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3 Reviews Written

Christmas Cruise...awesome decorations

We chose this cruise as our first Christmas cruise as pricing was awesome and we couldnt resist. Being used to the bigger boats we missed Guys burgers but the buffet line burgers were good and we missed the ...
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Sail Date December 2016

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5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Another Fun Trip on the Paradise

Hubby and I celebrated our 30th Wedding Anniversary on this cruise. This was my 5th trip on the Paradise as we live close by. It is an older ship and a party boat. There are lots of activities: I especially ...
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Sail Date December 2016

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1 Review Written

Lots of fun....but the food needs some help.

Very fun cruise! Everything about it was positive except for the Destiny dining room for dinner. The food was mediocre at best. Just plain bad a couple times. The prime rib was so bad I heard people all over the ...
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Sail Date September 2016

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2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Best entertainment we've ever experienced on board!!!

For starters: We chose this cruise for our annual cruise to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The days, dates and departure port of Tampa were convenient, so we booked the Paradise 4-day Cozumel cruise. It's a ...
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Sail Date October 2016

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes


Location of embarkation. Value for money While the ship could use a little updating, it is clean and the staff polite. The entertainment and activities have definitely gone through changes for the better. I ...
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Sail Date September 2016

Ty9091 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

April 2016; money well spent.

Although the ship appeared slightly outdated compared to many of the newer ships in the Carnival fleet, it had all the necessities that we expected. The ocean view cabin with a king bed was clean and adequate size ...
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Sail Date April 2016

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2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

This was our 7th cruise on a Carnival ship this time we went on the Paradise. Nice ship but starting to show some age. The staff and the crew were very friendly and helpful. However Carnival is starting to get a ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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1 Review Written

The Smith's cruise review

This was our first cruise so we really didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised! The food was great, the service was remarkable, and our stateroom steward- Oswald was simply amazingly! He was the ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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1 Review Written

Good Time on Paradise

This was my second cruise (first time on Carnival) and my boyfriend's 1st!! We arrived at the terminal and went through security fairly quickly. We didn't use our passports and were surprised at how fast we got ...
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Sail Date July 2014

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1 Review Written

First Cruise

This was our first cruise ever! I guess you learn as you go! We found the food to be plentiful and very good! We were told by other cruisers that it did not compare to other ships but we found it very enjoyable! We ...
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Sail Date March 2015

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1 Review Written

Would Definitely Sail Paradise Again!

My husband and I wanted to celebrate our anniversary but I was a bit skeptical to book on the Paradise since it's an older ship and I've sailed on the Destiny and the Sensation and wasn't too impressed. I was ...
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Sail Date September 2013

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1 Review Written

Worth the Money to Relax

This was a rather last minute trip to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversay. We were looking a options we came across a cruise on the carnival paradise. I have been on one cruise before about 17 years ago on a ...
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Sail Date July 2013

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Honest, Real (and long) Carnival Paradise Review

There are a lot of pretty bad reviews about Carnival and the Paradise, especially when comparing to other companies/boats. You Get What You Pay For. This cruise was as cheap as you can find and there is a reason for ...
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Sail Date June 2013

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5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

A lovely cruise on Paradise

This was our (my wife and myself) second cruise on Paradise - the 1st being several years ago when the ship was non-smoking. Overall, this cruise shows that Carnival is putting some needed emphasis on service and ...
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Sail Date January 2013

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1 Review Written

Better than expected

I originally booked the cruse as a present for my 19 year old son. He wanted to do an intro to scuba class and , as we loved Cozumel, we booked a cruise to that destination. i had been on one Carnival Cruise years ...
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Sail Date September 2012

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1 Review Written

Paradise it was!

This was our 3rd cruise. 4th with Carnival. We booked it Christmas Day as a Xmas present for us after receiving our Green Cards Christmas Eve. My friend is TA in Canada and booked with her. We arrived at the ...
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Sail Date January 2012

Carnival Paradise Ratings

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