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Los Angeles Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

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Carnival Paradise
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Very Good

40

Average

31

Poor

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Terrible

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31 Los Angeles Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews


UKAirlineTraveller avatar

UKAirlineTraveller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Value for Money - Just not for us

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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 ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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drumbum100

1 Review Written

Good and Bad

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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GrayGrammy

7 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good news/Bad news Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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breanth

3 Reviews Written

It is what it is

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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Sandy JJ

1 Review Written

Good Basic Cruise - But she's showing 'er age..

Our family of five sailed the Paradise on 10/17/11 out of Long Beach for the 4-day cruise. Our last cruise was on the same ship/itinerary in 2008. Total cost was $220 each per person U.S. which an interior and a ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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deepblu

1 Review Written

Relaxing Getaway but McDonalds has better food

My wife and I took this cruise to get away for a few days and relax. My wife loves to dance and there aren't a lot of places where we live that have the music she enjoys dancing to. We had taken this cruise with ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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jobysarah

1 Review Written

Paradise lost

Took a recent cruise we took on Carnival Paradise. We have been with carnival twice before, and on several other cruise lines. This time I took my entire family and they were so excited about the experience since we ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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phxpe

1 Review Written

Family Cruise? Choose another cruise.

I did not check reviews prior to booking this short cruise for my family (4 kids (9/8/8/2) and wife). Although my wife and I have cruised before we had children, we wanted to try one with the kids and thought a ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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realmccoy

1 Review Written

Paradise...not quite.

Well, we had booked this cruise for my Birthday...I forgot my Birthday was also Spring Break. We had never sailed the Paradise and this was just a quick weekend trip to have some fun. We knew not to expect much so ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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Tractor77

1 Review Written

Carnival Paradise 02/18/2011

I pretty much agree with everything Bruin Steve had to say about the Carnival Paradise, although we didn't see any of the production shows. I live in near Long Beach and since Carnival has a monopoly on 3-Day ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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SA_Traveller

1 Review Written

Not the Best But Worth the Money

This was my fourth cruise, second with Carnival. Overall I had a good time. I felt the cruise was very reasonably priced. Let's start with my only serious complaint, which is the embarkation process. By far ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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CapsR1

2 Reviews Written

First Time Cruise out of Long Beach - 3 day to Ensendada

This was our 4th family cruise with our now 7 yr old son. Stayed at the Queen Mary the night before due to its close proxmity to the port, but if you're renting a car, forget about this hotel and choose another one. ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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GKD

1 Review Written

Not horrible....but not great.....

This was our third cruise; it was the first time we've traveled on Carnival. Embarkation was pretty quick, about thirty minutes. We arrived at about 2:00 (embarkation was open from 1:30-4:00) and were on the boat ...
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Sail Date July 2010


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sassyredhat

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

ANNIVERSARY CRUISE

We chose this cruise because it was short, and only a 2 hour drive from our home. We had an easy commute. On Southern California freeways, this was a pleasant surprise. We arrived early so we could get a parking ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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nadine87

1 Review Written

Hmm...well, it wasn't all bad...

I've been on three cruises so far: 1 on Princess, 1 on Royal Caribbean, and this one. I would rank this as my least favorite out of the three. I was traveling with my parents and younger brother. ROOM: The ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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raedelgadillo

1 Review Written

Unfortunate Carnival Paradise Experience

Regarding our recent 4 day cruise to Baja California: We had the same horrible incident happen TWICE the last two nights of the cruise. The worst of the two on the last night - our 21st wedding anniversary. Sewage ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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feb08paris

2 Reviews Written

Some are good some are bad!!!

I have a very low expectation and decided short cruise with Carnival will give me a taste of experience. I have sailed NCL three times and very fond of the freestyle cruising so we opted the anytime dining. Due to ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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bohlman1550

1 Review Written

The Facts of Life

Background info: This was my second cruise. My first was a 7 night to Alaska on NCL. I am a 30 year old female and I traveled with my coworker/cousin. Booking: We booked our cruise on carnival.com about 6 weeks ...
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Sail Date November 2009


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breanth

3 Reviews Written

ladies cruise to Ensanada

Last week we got off the Paradise and I can say without a doubt I had a wonderful time! Not because of the cruise but because of the company I was with. I went with 13 other ladies to just have a fun and forget ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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icangocalifornia

1 Review Written

Looking for quality? stay away!

My sister and I took our mother on her first cruise to Catalina and Ensenada on the Carnival Paradise. Both my sister and I have been on several cruises and I have to say we both thought this was the worst cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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babykates

1 Review Written

Overall Good Time!

The cruise was exactly what we were looking for - an affordable weekend away (alone) together where we'd have changing scenery and optional activities or endless relaxing and sitting in the sun. HIGHLIGHTS: ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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beatriz22

7 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

it was a nice 4 day get away

We found good and not so good things, like any other ship, but over all we 'd go again on this cruise line.We did an early check in outside which was very easy.About 11:30 they started to let us go in. Lunch was ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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fus

1 Review Written

Carnival Paradise

Unlike most people my husband and I started planning for retirement in 1964 when we got married. After our first cruise in 1975 we knew this was something we wanted to do again. From that time until we retired, we ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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itsme_jj

7 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Party on Paradise

About Us: We were two middle aged women getting away for a girls weekend without kids or husbands. We've both cruised a few times and know what to expect. This was our first short cruise. I wanted a short cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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Cuizer2

23 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Carnival Paradise 3 night cruise to Ensenada

Carnival Paradise three night cruise to Ensenada, Mexico - July 4 to 7, 2008 This is my eleventh cruise, fourth on Carnival. This is also my third time on this weekend cruise to Ensenada. While Ensenada holds no ...
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Sail Date July 2008


Carnival Paradise Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.7
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.53.7
Public Rooms3.53.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family4.03.8
Enrichment4.03.3
Service4.54.1
Value For Money4.03.8
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