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Carnival Paradise Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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22 Carnival Paradise Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

JD1960 avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

This was our 8th Cruise on Carnival Cruise Line and was our best.


Port of Tampa was very easy port to get into and park. We had Priority Boarding went great on the ship and eating lunch in 10 min. Carnival Paradise is a smaller ship but has all the upgrades and easy to get ...
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Sail Date June 2019

mahondi avatar


3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise and great memories

This was a cruise to a place I always dreamed of visiting - CUBA. That was the highlight of the cruise. Embarkation went very smoothly. We had a 12 show time and we were on board eating and playing cards by ...
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Sail Date March 2019

deena.stanley2015 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Outstanding dining and cabin experience!

This was my first cruise ever. Did not know what to expect at all. We were on the lower deck all the way in the back. In spite of this, the sailing was rather smooth. Kudos to our cabin Steward, Wayan, who ...
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Sail Date November 2018

KSHII2 avatar


11 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

One of the best cruises and ships..

We have been on 35+ cruises and enjoyed this one as much as any before. The ship, since its 'remodeling' was in great shape. We know companies promote friendliness, but on this trip it all seemed sincere. Dining ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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Margaret Trujillo

1 Review Written

A brief glimpse of Paradise

We went with a high school reunion group It was our first cruise and we were very apprehensive. We were amazed at how much we enjoyed the cruise. The cabin was very nice. Dining and room service were great. We ...
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Sail Date August 2017

luvbirds avatar


2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise!

We were looking for a cruise that was less than 7 days, and one that included a day-long stop in Key West, and the Paradise offered both. This was not our first cruise during hurricane season, but with so many ...
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Sail Date September 2017

Tricup17 avatar


1 Review Written

1st cruise

We choose this cruise on recommendation of our AAA agent. It was a wonderful experience we are glad we choose this ship because it was a smaller ship for our first experience. The CD Mat was so funny and our steward ...
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Sail Date September 2017

Lily18 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience with no complaint at all

I have to say that this is my first cruise trip, but I am so happy that I didn't cancel my trip after reading the most recent reviews. I was worried about the recent engine problem happened in March. But our trip to ...
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Sail Date May 2017

Phantazma1988 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing 5 Day Cruise

I had a wonderful time on this ship, the whole crew was very friendly including Housekeeping. There was no dissatisfaction for me the whole cruise. I love Karaoke and the two people who hosted it were two women ...
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Sail Date February 2017

Lovefuninthesun avatar


7 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

You Can't Beat the Fantasy Class Ships! (IMO)

Our 11th cruise, 10th with Carnival -- just a quick New Year's Eve getaway, sailing out of Tampa on the Paradise. We had an absolute blast! We love the smaller ships -- easier to get around and navigate, no long ...
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Sail Date December 2015

tonacliffe avatar


1 Review Written

Great Service

This cruise exceeded our expectations although the ship is older it is well maintained and very clean. The staff our so friendly and helpful, the food fine and the entertainment good. A special mention to Donna Lin ...
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Sail Date April 2015

sailorgal28 avatar


5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

3 Generations

I took my daughter and grand daughter on the 5 day cruise out of Tampa. We were celebrating my daughters 28th birthday. I had cruised twice before on the Paradise as the port is close to home. We had a very good ...
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Sail Date February 2015

dixie14174 avatar


1 Review Written


hi all, i am just a second time cruiser, first was in 2005 on the Miracle-it was a group of 500 Crafters hosted by TV Host -Carol DUVAL. It was a great time taking classes from her top seven guests. But my second ...
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Sail Date November 2014

cruisescouter avatar


3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival Paradise - Fun times!

Cabin – The cabins are a little older and dated. The bed linens were also well worn and the beds were not as comfortable as they were on some newer ships. The cabin was a decent size and actually it seemed bigger ...
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Sail Date February 2014

jwarren02 avatar


1 Review Written

Had a great time

The Carnival Paradise was a very good cruise. It is an older ship and shows a little age. This one is smaller than what we usually sail on and I think we will go back to the larger ships. The staff was excellent! ...
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Sail Date May 2014

rustycar58 avatar


2 Reviews Written

It's All About Service

This was our 3rd cruise, the first on Paradise. The first pleasant surprise was embarkation, as it took only 15 minutes from the time we arrived in port until we were in our cabin. Our luggage was waiting for us by ...
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Sail Date September 2013

ladylyn915 avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Greetings from Paradise - September 2, 2013

A little background about us. We are a (mostly) retired couple. My husband and I have been on 7 cruises. This was our first Carnival Cruise. This review will be long. I hope its informative! We arrived in Tampa by ...
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Sail Date September 2013

Fighterone avatar


8 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Treated Like Royalty!

We are a quiet couple in our 60s. We sailed to obtain our Platinum status before the end of the year and purchased the minimum 1000 shares of stock in order to get onboard credit. We bought and sold this stock on ...
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Sail Date February 2013

evilelf avatar


4 Reviews Written

Great time on the Paradise

This was my 12th cruise, my 9th with Carnival, and my first time on the Paradise. 2 adults (in our 50's), 2 children (10 & 11) and my wife's service dog Duncan. Our previous cruise was last year on the Carnival ...
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Sail Date March 2011

Lrupri57 avatar


1 Review Written

First Carnival cruise to Key West & Cuba after hurricane Irma

Always wanted to go to Cuba, booked 6 months prior to Irma. When I left for Florida by car, cruise was in jeopardy of being cancelled. Carnival called when I was almost to Florida, they said Cuba was a go but Key ...
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Sail Date September 2017

Coplady1954 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A relaxing and fun time with courteous staff

we wanted to go to Cozumel and the price was fantastic!!!! we love Carnavale cruises and the experience is always delightful! In chooses a cruise we have found cruises that were much more expensive and never have we ...
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Sail Date January 2018

travelbug14 avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fun and Informative CUBAn Cruise

Love the Small Feeling of Carnival Paradise... Plenty of Hot Tub space on back of ship for us, Senior Cruisers. So much Information from The Cuban Ambassador. Activities and Shops were at best. Night ...
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Sail Date August 2018

Carnival Paradise Ratings

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