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Los Angeles Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Paradise
Destination
Los Angeles

Traveler rating

Excellent

94

Very Good

40

Average

31

Poor

21

Terrible

5

Cruise type

21 Los Angeles Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews


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newmanew

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A mixed bag on the Carnaval Paradise

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This was my seventh cruise, and my second with Carnival. This is a "Fun Ship," and everything had "fun" in its name. If you are familiar with the fun size Halloween candy, you know that "fun" is really code for ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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SFBootLover

1 Review Written

Worst vacation in 4 years

This was my 3rd cruise and by far the worst. I'd go as far to say that it was one of the worst vacations I've ever been on. First off, the cruise ship is severely out-dated. Second of all, the food was terrible. You ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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missmas

2 Reviews Written

Too many unsupervised children!

Our family has taken numerous cruises on almost every cruise line over the past 12 years. After my father past away last August, my 81 year old mother still was hoping to enjoy cruising. Since my dad had been sick, ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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robtnanna

1 Review Written

Very disappointed

We just came back from a 4 night cruise on the Carnival Paradise to Catalina and Ensenada. We've taken this cruise several times in the past and were pretty happy with it. But this particular cruise really ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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CALMOM

3 Reviews Written

What Happened to Carnival

My very first cruise, was the exact cruise, I just came back from. I was very disappointed to say the least. The service and food was sub-standard compared to our previous 3 cruises with Carnival. I was not ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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ZFoxy

1 Review Written

Felt like dirt

I had been on a 5 day cruise with Carnival before and absolutely LOVED the experience so I was looking forward to this 3-day to Baja for quite some time with my mother and two friends. The first thing we noted upon ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Bruin Steve

8 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Carnival Paradise 3 night Baja 2/18/2011

I just returned yesterday from a three night cruise to the Baja on Carnival Paradise. First, to put this in perspective, I am certainly not a Carnival fan. I choose my cruises based on itinerary, timing ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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BlazerBeau

10 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Carnival Paradise - not so much

Last minute decision to go on a quick 4 day cruise for our 17th anniversary. We booked only a week before and felt at the time we got a great deal. We had never been on a Carnival Cruise before and were used to a ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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CanadaFour

1 Review Written

From Awe to Awful

We cruise regularly with our children (12, 6) and were curious about Carnival having sailed on NCL and Disney exclusively. We chose this itinerary (Ensenada and Catalina) based on convenience and were aware that ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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bellasmommy

1 Review Written

First Time Cruisers~WILL NEVER CRUISE WITH CARNIVAL AGAIN!

We are a young couple in our older 20's, took our 2 and a half year old daughter. We were so excited for our FIRST cruise, and it was such a disappointment. I HIGHLY do NOT RECOMMEND Carnival. We even paid for the ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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suegab

4 Reviews Written

the walmart of cruises

we didn't have a great experience on this ship for many reasons. first of all we were expecting our GPS to find the port of long beach. it didn't. so we got lost in long beach. we called Carnival to ask them the ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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kept

9 Reviews Written

1-22-10 Sailed after midnight

We went on the Carnival Paradise 3 night cruise on Friday January 22nd, 2010. In our cabin was my husband, me and 2 kids ages 5 and 3. We got an email and automated phone call on Monday the 18th from Carnival ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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Karenlea

1 Review Written

Carnival = Never Again

Background- my boyfriend and I saw a great deal on this cruise, less than two hundred a person and decided to go for it. Unfortunately, this cruise is cheap for a good reason! We had both taken previous cruises and ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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doittoit

2 Reviews Written

Carnival Paradise - Pacific Coastal

Getting on board was a snap, but thats where it stopped. Walked in and all you can smell is sewer! Couldn't get to rooms until 1:30 all ways blocked. Had to go up to Lido deck for lunch with carry on! No sewer ...
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Sail Date April 2007


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Mom22gks

1 Review Written

Carnival Paradise - Mexican Riviera

My children and I took a 4 night cruise aboard Carnival's Paradise in April for Spring Break. My daughter is 15 and my son is 7 years old. My husband was unable to go with us due to work. We started our journey in ...
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Sail Date April 2007


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Chuck

6 Reviews Written

Not all its cracked up to be

My wife and I went on a 4-day cruise over Christmas. We are in our 30's and this is the first cruise that we have ever been on. We selected this one since it is affordable and a shorter duration so that we could get ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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royal3

12 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

3 day cruise not child friendly

The was our first cruise on Carnival having sailed several time with Disney and RCCL in the past. For a 10 year old ship the Paradise is in good shape. The cabin bathrooms are very large and there is a lot of ...
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Sail Date February 2008


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Kendra

1 Review Written

Carnival Paradise - Mexican Riviera

Booking this Mexican riviera cruise, I did a bit of research attempting to find the best cruising experiance for the value. It was pretty much a toss up between the Royal Carribean ship or Carnival's Paradise. Being ...
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Sail Date February 2006


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Ned

2 Reviews Written

Carnival Paradise - Mexican Riviera

Having traveled on our first cruise on Royal Caribbean the week prior to this cruise, we were very excited to cruise again and experience another ship. Overall, we were disappointed by the food, cleanliness, ...
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Sail Date August 2006


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classic pooh

2 Reviews Written

Carnival Paradise - Mexican Riviera

This was my third cruise, and second on Carnival (first time on Paradise). While I am sure many have had wonderful experiences, ours was not the best. I traveled with five people in total. One member of our group ...
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Sail Date January 2007


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Summerlin

2 Reviews Written

Carnival Paradise - Mexican Riviera

Quick Overview We booked this cruise at the last minute as a Labor Day Weekend Getaway for us and our three kids. Their ages are 2, 4 and 10. My wife and I are 34 and 35, respectively. In terms of achieving the ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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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