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Disney Magic Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Disney
Disney Magic
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

170

Very Good

56

Average

36

Poor

19

Terrible

8

Cruise type

Family Cruises

294

First-Time Cruisers

29

Entertainment Cruises

21

Repositioning Cruises

17

Romantic Cruises

17

294 Disney Magic Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


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firstsailor

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent!

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Everything was good. Most excursions booked through DCL. My biggest complaint was that we wanted to cancel an excursion and although there were people who wanted it, they had no system of letting people know it was ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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crankyblade

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lack of Soundproofing, Rocky Ship Marred the Experience

This was my 2nd Disney cruise and my 3rd time cruising. The last Disney cruise was to Alaska on the Wonder, and it was the best vacation ever! So I made a prepayment and couldn't wait to go on another Disney cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ChicagoMom87

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Skip the spa!! Worst massage I’ve ever had.

This was our 3rd Merrytime cruise, as cruising over Christmas has become our tradition, however this year might be our last. The quality of DCL is clearly slipping. The Magic is dated, showing many signs of wear ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gm12455

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not good for [stereotypical] boys

We went on this cruise with my then 5 year old and 3 year old sons. Although they aren't that into Disney specifically, we figured they'd enjoy the kids activities and we'd get some much needed adult time away. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Disney Magic

1 Review Written

First time cruiser, good times!

Our very first time on a cruise. We were family of 6, adjoining rooms with daughter, son in law , 4 yr old and 6 yr old. Rooms were immaculate and the veranda views were beautiful. Disney app made scheduling ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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liseybeast

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fun meeting Disney characters

My mom and I took my 4.5 year old nephew on a 5 night cruise to Bermuda. This was my third Disney cruise and my third time on the Magic sailing out of NYC. This was my second Halloween on the High Seas. My ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jowa78

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Would never go back

1. Room 8040 was terrible we keep hearing super loud thumping sounds from somewhere, my four year old who always sleeps like a baby woke up so many times and said it’s just too noisy 2. Food service was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Pampamsunshine

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disney Magic Mishaps

I chose this cruise because it was something I always wanted to experience and so I took my 9 yr old grandson during Spring break from school. We love the Disney Parks and wanted to try to cruise. My husband, 23 ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Daisy Duck6

8 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Magic are you tired?

Embarkation in Miami a bit rocky, the check in was not well staffed in addition to enormous amount of first time cruisers, everyone confused & slow, slow, slow. Stateroom needed much attention lots of patchwork, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dddps

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Marvel Week

This cruise was nothing but amazing! Beyond our expectations. We came well prepared with lots of U-tube videos and FB groups so we knew what to expect. Even if you don't do that the staff was super helpful. The ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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St. Nick

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Amazing Crew.. . . . .Lots of kids!

We chose this cruise because we wanted to take our grandchildren with us. The crew stood out from the time we stepped on board. Our family was announced as we walked on board and cheered as we walked past. An ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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mjm4

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nickel and Dimed; would stick with park visits in the future....

Traveled with family group of 8 (4 adults, 4 kids aged 5-9). Same group traveled to Disney World last October. No issues with embarking from Port of Miami. Cabin rooms were fine, as we knew we would not be ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Erinmag25

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good until end

I travelled with two children 5 and 6. Accessibility to characters was great! We waited several hours to onboard ship which was difficult for kids, but we did get to meet characters. The ship was very clean. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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pleeseyon@gmail.com

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

A truly magical experience

This is our first Disney experience and first cruise with your 3 year old daughter. It was a 5 day Bahamian cruise with one Marvel day at sea. CHECK IN: we were picked up easily in baggage check by a Disney ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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fsucruise

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Too much work, horrible food

This is not a vacation...there's a lot of planning and stress each day to try and force memories. To see all the characters you will spend most of your cruise standing in line. Tickets to see popular characters sell ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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AKjenn

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

I get it now

This was our first Disney cruise and I was so nervous about the amount of money it cost. However, I get the whole Disney cruise thing now. If you have kids it’s the thing to do! The daily entertainment was great. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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asgio2001

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disney is becoming too greedy !

We wanted our grand kids to be immersed in Disney, meet their characters, and experience a first cruise with this atmosphere. Upon signing up, and of course it is expensive, many limitations (cancellation, per ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Doug.Rubin

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Another "greatest-vacation-of-our-lives"

This was the 3rd long'ish (>10 days) cruise we've gone to Europe via the Disney Magic, and it was once again, one of the best vacations we've ever had. So many reasons . . . I will miss many.. We love the ship, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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stamber

1 Review Written

Very different cruising experience

I have cruised with Disney once before, and that experience was a 10 out of 10. But now, 5 years later its a very different experience. We took our cruise during an interesting time, during our trip DCL was ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ferunc

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent service and top-notch entertainment

This was our second sailing on the Magic and the service level continues to be excellent. We were in 2620 which was a bit noisier on port days due to being over one of the entrances to port, although it was not ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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AdamKiwiKruise

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Disney makes it magical for families!

We worried about having a 5 year old and 1 year old in the same room with us, but the overall experience was designed for families like ours! Also, I loved that we walked straight on at the time we were designated. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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DrDenis1

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Cruise For Children

We Have cruised on all of the popular cruise lines and are Diamond Club members on Royal Caribbean. As a college student, I worked for three summers on Passenger Liners. Having five (5) grandchildren and a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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GreatFamFun

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

10 Things You Need to Know - The Magic is Gone

Here are 10 Quick Things You need to know 1. This ship is over 20 years old and it shows. From rusty spots on the balconies to musty smells in the rooms, this ship is definitely showing it's age. 2. The ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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b0m5jgr

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Even better than expected

First Disney Cruise, 3rd cruise overall, first time Concierge service, ship was in great shape since it's the 1st one to sail. Will be very hard if we sail again not to get Concierge service. Our Concierge team of ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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texashillslady

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disney 2018 Quebec to NYC, Terrible suite, boring excursions, good entertainment

I think this must be my second review even though we are world cruisers, for years, and have sailed many different cruise lines. We have a lot of experience with all aspects of a cruise. I have cruised Disney once ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Disney Magic Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.3
Dining4.54.2
Entertainment5.04.5
Public Rooms4.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.04.1
Family5.04.2
Enrichment3.04
Service4.54.6
Value For Money4.03.8
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