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Here is a screenshot of the listed open time for Guy's Burger Bar that they suddenly removed after I went back and forth with Guest Services and back and forth to Guy's Burger Bar when they stated on the app and Guest Services that they were open, but then was told by a crew member after waiting 10 minutes for him to address me that they were not open at that time.
Ministry of Magic (Atrium).
This is the entire buffet
Very small buffet for breakfast lunch and dinner
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. VERY disappointed. One and done with an awful smell (smells like a wet dog) which is being generous.

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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Terrimountford
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The Paradise ship is very outdated, not ADA compliant in all areas and has an awful odor. (Smelled like wet dog or throw up). I was VERY disappointed! This was on my 82 yr old mom’s bucket list so you can imagine my dissatisfaction. The dinners each night were ok but nothing to brag about. Very small portions and seconds were not offered. The excursions are pricey and not anything special. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with disabled person


SHAME ON YOU CARNIVAL! WHERE WERE THE HEALTH PRECAUTIONS?

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jbandmr
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

While the actual cruise was very good, i was apalled when i arrived at terminal 3 in tampa and saw the hundreds of passengers crowded into the terminal with no distance and about 1/3 (if that, and that included the staff) wearing masks and that was for the 11:00 am arrival time. How did that time frame be for all the people that were in the terminal? While i do realize that we now do not have ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Not what expected

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Bucs2020
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We decided to go on this Cruise as a family ,nine of us went together, the ship was not what we expected there was not really much to do they did have some shows and things but for the most part while we were on the water it was boring they did offer a lot of food but the food in the dining room and in the buffet area honestly was kind of nasty some of it was good but a lot of it was not very good ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Small, dirty, broken

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Jojo2011
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Don’t get on this boat! We took the kids on Paradise for a relatively last minute cruise (booked 60-ish days out), b/c it was fairly inexpensive and out of Tampa. We were so disappointed. My husband and I just tried to go with the flow and make the best of the trip but the ship made it nearly impossible. The sanitation on this boat is HIDEOUS. All of the hand washing stations (not that ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Slightly below average

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Dohden
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Short and sweet…entertainment was ok nothing special, food at Lido buffet and Elation Dining Room was not very good, no flavor, meat was tough and the scrambled eggs were awful. Guy’s burger joint was good. Waiting in the omelette line took forever, only one cook. Very limited gift shop options. Mini refrigerator does not keep anything cold. Mixed drinks are super weak. Bingo was fun. Cruise ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Will NEVER go on again!

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jlongwell15
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

When you read this review I want you to put yourself in the point of view of it being your HONEYMOON! First to start I will say it was very easy process getting on the ship. Everyone was super nice helping us on etc. We get to our room & we were please at first… then our strawberries and Wine were delivered (SUPER STOKED) to find out our fridge didn’t get cold so that was a bummer. Our ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Least entertaining ship I have ever experienced.

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SelfridgeTravel
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

My wife and I sailed out of Tampa for our anniversary on May 2, 2022. There is always something going on, on the ship, however, the cruise was rather boring. We are not big partiers. On our past Carnival Cruises, this was never an issue. Carnival Paradise is the smallest of the Carnival fleet. With that being said, this cruise just didn't cater to our personalities. We ended up with a ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


This ship is meh “okay”

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Cruiser4lyf
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

First time cruiser so I don’t have many experiences to compare with it was overall a good time I bought the drink package did not get tipsy one bit… I get off the ship in tampa and go buy a premade, prepackaged small bottle of a margarita and got tipsy right away, something isn’t right there….. makes you wonder what they were mixing with on the ship… i can also say the food is “meh” not great but ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Ship was fine, liked the décor on this one in the main areas, food was blah. Ports were nice.

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shadowcat67
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Transfer from Airport to Cruise ship: - They had us waiting 1.5 hours before finally getting us there and some of the staff was starting to make comments about not making it on the cruise. Next time I will do Uber from Airport to Cruise terminal. Embarkation: Since we were so late, we got right on and had no lines. I used the Verifly app they suggested before hand to get all the Covid stuff ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Monkeys, Sloths, and Iguanas, Oh My!

Review for Carnival Pride to Caribbean - Western

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Terre
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Ship: Carnival Pride Cabin:, Category 8F (Balcony Stateroom) Dates: April 18-24th Ports of Call: Maya Chan; Roatan; Cozumel; Belize Our Total Cruises: 47 Our Total with Carnival: 17 We started our vacation on the morning of April 18th when we stepped into the cruise terminal in Tampa. Check-in was quick and easy, but then we had everything we needed to make it quick and ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


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