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Western Caribbean Carnival Paradise Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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935 reviews
Just got off of ship at Cozumel Mexico
The atrium, I like how it goes all the way to the sky.
Ice carving demo.
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Great excursion but a small ship with limited amenities
"This was a great cruise for the price and cruising out of Tampa was a great experience. The ship itself was nice. Nothing fancy but nice. Excursions - since this was just a last minute getaway we didn't book..."Read More
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Trip to Cozumel

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mscolli
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Chose Paradise basically for the locality, close to home. Was very disappointing when boarding, as a first time cruise, had no direction on what to do or go. Buffet food and service was very poor, help had very poor english, hard to understand, moved very slow, very unorganized, many mistakes and food was stale or not cooked right. Servings were very small, long lines that moved slowly, average ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Great excursion but a small ship with limited amenities

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RLTravels
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was a great cruise for the price and cruising out of Tampa was a great experience. The ship itself was nice. Nothing fancy but nice. Excursions - since this was just a last minute getaway we didn't book anything but we did enjoy 7 mile beach in Grand Cayman and walked around the port in Cozumel (weather wasn't great!). Room/Room steward - We had an ocean view on deck 5; it was ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Great Price Great Value Great Service

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Jackie Marie
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We always choose Carnival....great price and great value. You get the most bang for the buck.We choose the Paradise because it fit the time frame we had without a lot of $ extras. This was the 3rd time on the Paradise and it did not disappoint. The beauty of the older ships is what the new ships are missing. The atrium, the glass elevators,the beauty of the showrooms the new ships are lacking. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Surprising cruise on an older ship

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talltales311
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

There were 6 friends on this cruise and we chose it for 1 reason only. The piano bar with Gustavo. We've cruised 2 other times where we had the fun of seeing Gustavo. But this was the first time on Carnival. I was leery, it's an old ship and I was afraid it hadn't aged well. I was very pleasantly surprised. Embarkation was the easiest I've ever been through. I think it's because you don't ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Not Great...Not bad either!

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Volleyvic
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I booked this cruise as it was going to be in Grand Cayman on my wife's birthday (we love Grand Cayman's 7 mile beach). Overall...the ship is older but very well maintained...it is also smaller than most of the other ships we have cruised on. Luckily...the weather was great and the gulf was not rough...so it was pretty much smooth sailing. Our room was what we expected...nothing fancy but ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Cheap Price Equals Low Quality

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goingtocarolina
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My daughter and I decided to get away from the cold and take a cruise to Cozumel and the Grand Caymans. We got a pretty inexpensive interior room on the Carnival Paradise ship. Unfortunately it was the only one going the week we needed to go, talk about a ship that desperately needs a Rehab!! Everything is outdated and you can see it the minute you get on it, from the decks needing staining to ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Won't be cruising with Carnival anymore

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Tropical79
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

My wife and I cruised with Carnival out of Miami several years ago and had a pretty good experience. We've also cruised before with NCL and Royal. There were several reasons why we were very disappointed with this latest Carnival Cruise. Thus, we don't expect to cruise with Carnival again. (1) Too much of a loud/drinking/party atmosphere. Except in the atrium, music throughout the ship was ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Great hospitality

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janet13180
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

First cruise for me and my husband. We really enjoyed our time, our room steward I Made was wonderful! He called us by name every time he seen us and made sure we had everything. He was wonderful! Also the dining team was excellent,Lab Asa, Nujarin,Rojas, Joel and Espinoza, Rogelio Jr Paiso, we thank you for your outstanding service. We will definitely be back to cruise some more. We also had fun ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Really a great time-But inconsistent with your time dining still

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jofred
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We enjoy Carnival because it is indeed Fun Ships. This cruise was exceptional. The executive staff was very friendly every time you saw them on deck, in the halls etc. The performance shows wee outstanding and professional. The crew was great except of course the continued problem in the your time dining. We have sailed to Platinum with Carnival and there is ALWAYS a dining room team that is ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Best staff ever!

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ineo44
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Cruise director Leon is the BEST in the business!! Entertainment also! ALL Staff ALWAYS greet you with a smile. Very attentive. Clean ship. Beds super comfortable. I'm gluten free and was hoping there would be more bread options. They had only one and it tastes like Thanksgiving stuffing. Not good for french toast! They do have a gluten free pizza. The dining room did their best to accommodate ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


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