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Los Angeles Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

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Carnival Paradise
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94 Los Angeles Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews


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traveller123

8 Reviews Written

Panama Canal: One more check mark on the bucket list

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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 ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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suzanne217

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Paradise...really it was!!

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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FlaParrotHead

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

14 Days of Paradise

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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keiko618

2 Reviews Written

Don't understand the disrespect for Paradise!

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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evilelf

4 Reviews Written

Fantastic Weekend Getaway

My wife and I finally had a getaway without the kids. We are in our mid 50s, and this was my 10th Carnival cruise (finally Platinum) and her 9th. We also traveled with my wife's service dog, Duncan (his 4th ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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ccruisequeen

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE

Oct 10-14 Cruise to Paradise Day 1 Embarkation We arrived at 11am & dropped off our friends, who booked a suite at the VIP lounge, then waited for check-in at the dome. Finally, someone said they were still ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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sherry08

1 Review Written

Exceeded Expectations

We had an excellent time, albiet we really want to step things up a notch for our next cruise. The four night cruise out of Long Beach was a nice introduction to cruising for us and left us all wanting more, much ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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tomcruise007

1 Review Written

A Blast !

We did the 4 night cruise to Catalina and Ensenada. I am not sure about all these complaints. We had a really good time and there was nothing to complain about. Of course the decor is little outdated in some areas ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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megs1954

3 Reviews Written

Cruise on Carnival Paradise

Carnival Paradise August 26, 2011 My sister, 41 and Milestone, and I, 57 and Platinum, were joined by two of our nephews who are in their twenties. My sister and I shared a cabin that had two portholes, R8, ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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cheryl2freeman

1 Review Written

Great First time Cruiser

The embarking process was easy and smooth. Once on the ship there was an awkward smell, but this went away in a matter of hours. The ship was pleasantly nice and clean. Very well kept. The staff was ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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VegasK

3 Reviews Written

The Perfect Weekend Getaway!

Our travel party consisted of my husband, and another couple, our good friends. We left our kids at home for a "weekend getaway". I had heard the "booze cruise" is a party ship, and that is right! It is! I would NOT ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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adriedecali

1 Review Written

All about the cruising! A great stress-free way to celebrate

For our one-year anniversary, my husband and I decided to take a cruise because we both love boat rides and were looking for an all-inclusive, stress-free trip. This was my second cruise (my first being over a ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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dvleo

1 Review Written

Baja Mexico Cruise a huge success!!

I just returned yesterday but felt a need to get up and write my review immediately!! We returned yesterday from a 4night, 5day cruise on Paradise(July 4-8), stopping in Catalina and Ensenada. We traveled with our ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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dsmagiccity

1 Review Written

Awesome cruise on Carnival Paradise

We just returned from my first, hubby's 2nd cruise and it was everything and more than I hoped it would be. We splurged and went with a suite (V25) so we had VIP check in as a result. Arrived at the port at ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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evilelf

4 Reviews Written

Great time on the Paradise

This was my 12th cruise, my 9th with Carnival, and my first time on the Paradise. 2 adults (in our 50's), 2 children (10 & 11) and my wife's service dog Duncan. Our previous cruise was last year on the Carnival ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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onstage

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Carnival Paradise

My husband and I recently returned from cruising on the Carnival Paradise. I believe this is one of Carnival's older ships, but we were pleasantly surprised to find the ship spotlessly clean and well-maintained; ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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GiantEeyore

1 Review Written

Relaxing, inexpensive weekend cruise

We have taken this little Baja cruise four times now as quick little get-aways from work. The ship is aged, but very clean and easy to navigate. Boarding was quick and easy. Our cabin was ready at 2pm as ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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MissyMac13

1 Review Written

Our Weekend in Paradise

We arrived at the port in Long Beach around 12:45pm and it was the perfect time, as there were no lines to get in and we were directed to an open window to check in right away. The employees in the check in area ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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faerieamie

1 Review Written

Still thinking about it nearly a year later!

I took my mom on this four-night cruise on the Carnival Paradise as a birthday present. It was the first cruise for both of us, and it has forever made us cruise addicts! We had a fantastic time from start to ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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Dutchteq

1 Review Written

Carnival Paradise Catalina / Ensenada 4 night cruise

Hi All! After reading some reviews on this site I decided to join and post a review on our experience in hopes that it will help provide even more light on the subject. We decided that instead of the regular ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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kept

9 Reviews Written

Captains Table 4 night cruise November 29, 2010

We went on the 4 night Carnival Paradise out of Long Beach, CA R/T on Monday November 29, 2010. Onboard were my daughter, age 4 1/2 and I, age 45, in a regular outside cabin E140. We boarded fine since ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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Kbohica

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Vacation Ever!!!!

On 13 September 2010 my wife and I left on our first cruise, on the Carnival "Paradise," from the Port of Long Beach, CA. This was ABSOLUTELY the best vacation we've ever had in our lives!!!!!!! "My" cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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Calilivin

1 Review Written

So Much Fun! cant believe there aren't more good reviews!

This was my second cruise, the first being a disney cruise, one of the girls fourth and the others first. We're from Northern California so we drove down the day before and stayed at the Vagabond Inn in Long Beach ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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JayinAZ

11 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Family Cruise to Catalina/Ensenada

We are a family of 5, cruising with 9 yr old daughter and grandparents. This was our 13th cruise, the first to Catalina (although we've been on 2 of the shorter 3 nighters to Ensenada). We drove in from Phoenix ...
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Sail Date July 2010


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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