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Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Paradise
Mexican Riviera
Los Angeles

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Excellent

74

Very Good

37

Average

29

Poor

20

Terrible

4

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167 Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews


keiko618 avatar

keiko618

2 Reviews Written

Don't understand the disrespect for Paradise!

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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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UKAirlineTraveller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Value for Money - Just not for us

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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miamivice435

2 Reviews Written

A Halloween/Anniversary Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2011


breanth avatar

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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newmanew

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A mixed bag on the Carnaval Paradise

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


Sandy JJ avatar

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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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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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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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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capalmtree

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good option for a quick getaway

My husband and I chose to cruise the 4-night Mexico cruise on Carnival Paradise to celebrate our upcoming anniversary. While the price for our Grand Suite was similar to that on the Carnival Splendor's 7-day cruise, ...
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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


megs1954 avatar

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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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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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


Livinginca avatar

Livinginca

1 Review Written

Nice ....... But....

This was my second cruise and my husbands first cruise. My husband was expecting really good food. He thought the food at dinner was just so so. What made it better was our server German. He was great. We ate at the ...
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Sail Date July 2011


VegasK avatar

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


dvleo avatar

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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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


missmas avatar

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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califdaphne

1 Review Written

WHAT HAPPENED TO PAMPERING

Embarkation, well organized. It took about 1 hour from drop off to boarding. Stateroom: Outside with window. Inadequate sitting area. One chair,not upholstered or stool under desk/vanity. No settee. Shower larger ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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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