Carnival Magic Cruise Reviews

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"Upon leaving the ship NO ONE HELPED US at all.We found deck 5 to be the best deck - it was very quiet, always go a lounger chair or table and no one was around to bother us...."Read More
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Not Sure Why So Many Love This Ship…Not So Magical

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Magic

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kMorgan
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

My hubby and I were quite excited about our 7th Carnival Cruise, our 1st post-COVID Carnival sailing though so it had been a bit. I read tons of reviews, joined Facebook Groups and was really looking forward to our first Spa Balcony Cabin. True to the reviews embarkation was quite simple and didn’t feel as cumbersome as the “old days of Carnival”. I was lucky to be on my first Casino Elite ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

Traveled with disabled person


Mediocre dated ship

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Magic

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Txfcpa
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Carnival Magic is my least favorite Carnival ship. It is dated. Rust everywhere. Not very clean. Two pools are a joke. Not enough music on board. Embarkation was good but we had faster to fun Deembarkatiin they gave us 6:45 am time but we waited until almost 7:30 rolling our bags off. Would have checked bags if I would have known. Those people got off at almost same time. Entertainment ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

Traveled with children


The Scam

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Magic

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Al-vailable
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I have been a faithful Carnival Cruiser for over 30 years. Feedback specifically related to Carnival Magic: The Good - amazingly friendly, smiling staff. The food and variety were good. Kids liked the variety of activities onboard. Enjoyed the itinerary. The dining room staff were absolutely AMAZING, fun, friendly, smiling. The Scam - Carnival WTH has happened to you? I know it's been a few ...
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Sail Date: April 2024

Traveled with children


Non stop disappointments

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Magic

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OlderCruiser1
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I have limited mobility. I arrived by car and parked. Unfortunately I chose the wrong parking service and was late to my boarding time slot by 30 minutes. When I tried to approach the line for on time people i was told to go to end of the line. I was in my wheel chair as while I can walk/stand etc, I can't do it for more than 5 to 10 minutes. This "on time line" was right next to where the ...
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Sail Date: April 2024

Traveled with disabled person


Fun time, would sail Carnival again

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Carnival Magic

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Klynp
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship was a bit dated and in big need of painting and refurbishing. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The food was very good. The shows were lacking for sure. They had a great band Lady and the Vamps in the Ocean Plaza and a few other great musicians but that was about it. No productions or dancing. I’m just giving you the honest opinion. A few tips were added on our receipts as ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


anything but magical

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Magic

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1mdrealtor
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for my parents 60th anniversary.... we had 6 balcony staterooms.......... prior to sailing our PVP assured us we would have no issue getting seating in the AFT dining room...... due to medical conditions for 4 of our group we purposely selected AFT cabins to make life easier....... we were NOT granted the seating in the aft dining room even when we said we had no problem ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


So very disappointed

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Magic

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Poquitocheeto
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise to sail with family. That was really the only good point. We are gold members and it's either our 7 or 8th cruise. Never able to get a deck chair. The entire ship is beat up and dated. The food was horribly disappointing. The entertainment was so very limited and just not up to carnivals usual standards. We paid for the Italian restaurant and the service was phenomenal. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2024


The Magic is Gone!

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Magic

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Vacationlover1238
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise for it's ports of call and the time of year. It was a large family trip with members flying in from all over the U.S. The check-in process was great! We had upgraded our room to larger rooms (with balcony's) at the very back (aft) of the ship. The Magic is old and in need of both cosmetic and structural repair. The thrusters were broken during the entire cruise which mean ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Not my best experience

Review for a Caribbean - Western Cruise on Carnival Magic

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carribbound
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I have cruised with Carnival many many times (enough to be at Platinum status for a while now). First time on Carnival Magic. Embarkation: This was a piece of cake. Cabin: Adequate. We had a cove balcony which we always book. The mattress was awful though. Awful. Balcony was rusty and dirty most of the week. We expect it to be salty as it is close to the water, but this was dirty and ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


UPS & Downs

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Carnival Magic

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Copdoc808
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The food was only fair, but it helped me to avoid going weight. The Italian restaurant on board was fantastic and I wish I had discovered it sooner. The excursions were great although some cancelled due to poor weather and it prevented docking. The dance show was fantastic until a performer fell off the main stage and into the descending front stage pit and required medical help. They refused ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


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