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Los Angeles Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

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14 Days of Paradise

Review for Carnival Paradise to Panama Canal & Central America

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FlaParrotHead
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I can honestly say that this was one of, if not THE, best cruise that we have taken in about 20 years of cruising. For us, this cruise brought us many firsts, including our first out of LA/Long Beach, our first along the Mexican Riviera, first through the Panama Canal, and first 14-day sailing. We have cruised The Carnival Paradise several times when it sailed out of Miami into the Caribbean and ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Panama Canal: One more check mark on the bucket list

Review for Carnival Paradise to Panama Canal & Central America

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traveller123
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Panama Canal Cruise -- Carnival Paradise -- November 28-December 12, 2011 Overall, this was a wonderful 14-day cruise on the Paradise with a somewhat unique itinerary (for Carnival) of passing through the Panama Canal from the Pacific to the Atlantic. This was my 10th cruise, and the 6th time on a Carnival ship. THE SHIP: The Paradise was a medium-sized ship (Fantasy Class), but ...
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Sail Date: November 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Don't understand the disrespect for Paradise!

Review for Carnival Paradise to Mexican Riviera

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keiko618
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Two friends and myself did a BFF weekend cruise on Paradise. I don't understand some of the negative posts about the ship, not that everything is perfect. We drove to port from NoCal and stayed at Hotel Maya using the CCL code, great deal. One of my crew was platinum so we did VIP embarkation and I was the first on the ship! Pretty cool. I'll say that the staff in port and on the ship were ...
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Sail Date: November 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Value for Money - Just not for us

Review for Carnival Paradise to Mexican Riviera

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UKAirlineTraveller
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Carnival Paradise One disappointing thing to note which was totally out of the cruise lines control was the weather, we left an unusually warm London for an equally unusual cold and wet LA. This may have had an impact on some of our thoughts about the cruise. Embarkation The check in process in Long beach was quick and efficient. The lady who check us in was really friendly and worth ...
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Sail Date: November 2011


Paradise...really it was!!

Review for Carnival Paradise to Panama Canal & Central America

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suzanne217
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

My DH and I arrived in Long Beach 2 days before our cruise began. We Pricelined a room at the Long Beach Hyatt ($65) and it was great. No problems. We took Prime Time Shuttle from SNA to the hotel. The first day we took Sunseeker Tours for an all day LA tour. The tour was arranged by a fellow cruise critic friend. Alberto was our driver and we enjoyed the day very much. We then met a ...
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Sail Date: November 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Good news/Bad news Cruise

Review for Carnival Paradise to Mexican Riviera

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GrayGrammy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This ship is nicely decorated and well laid out. Our party wanted to relax completely, so we skipped getting dressed up for anything, including the dining rooms and shows. Instead, we enjoyed hanging out with one another and eating the above-average food in the Lido Deck Buffet. I was impressed with how well the traffic flows in that venue, even when crowded. Also, we appreciated the Early ...
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Sail Date: November 2011


It is what it is

Review for Carnival Paradise to Mexican Riviera

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breanth
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

A group of 7 of us went on this last weekend and although we had a great time I truly think it was because of the company of each other rather then the cruise itself. I have been on may cruises from 3 days to 14 days and so I know what to expect and I got exactly that but a little less.... First off lets start when we were booking our cruise. There were 7 of us and so 3 people had to share a ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Good and Bad

Review for Carnival Paradise to Mexican Riviera

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drumbum100
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

CARNIVAL PARADISE Overall experience of my 4 day cruise to Ensenada and Long Beach was just okay. Getting on the ship was fairly easy and did not take longer than 25 minutes. This was my second time on this same ship and when I was on board the ship it was exactly the same as i saw it in 2008. SHIP - The ship is in deperate need of renovation. It was built in 1998 or 1999 but you can see ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Interior

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A Halloween/Anniversary Cruise

Review for Carnival Paradise to Mexican Riviera

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miamivice435
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Pros: Very easy Check-in and out. No long lines. I suggest the self-assist when it comes to your on luggage's. It's much quicker! The Room we had which was R187 was very clean and spacious!!! The steward we had named Daman was AWESOME. He was always helpful and friendly whenever we saw. He is really DA-Man! The Paris Restaurant-Buffet had different choices everyday from breakfast, lunch ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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