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Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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935 reviews
Just got off of ship at Cozumel Mexico
The atrium, I like how it goes all the way to the sky.
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Trip to Cozumel

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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mscolli
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Chose Paradise basically for the locality, close to home. Was very disappointing when boarding, as a first time cruise, had no direction on what to do or go. Buffet food and service was very poor, help had very poor english, hard to understand, moved very slow, very unorganized, many mistakes and food was stale or not cooked right. Servings were very small, long lines that moved slowly, average ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Cheap Price Equals Low Quality

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goingtocarolina
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My daughter and I decided to get away from the cold and take a cruise to Cozumel and the Grand Caymans. We got a pretty inexpensive interior room on the Carnival Paradise ship. Unfortunately it was the only one going the week we needed to go, talk about a ship that desperately needs a Rehab!! Everything is outdated and you can see it the minute you get on it, from the decks needing staining to ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Won't be cruising with Carnival anymore

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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Tropical79
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

My wife and I cruised with Carnival out of Miami several years ago and had a pretty good experience. We've also cruised before with NCL and Royal. There were several reasons why we were very disappointed with this latest Carnival Cruise. Thus, we don't expect to cruise with Carnival again. (1) Too much of a loud/drinking/party atmosphere. Except in the atrium, music throughout the ship was ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Worst Carnival experience

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Partyofeleven
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We have cruised several times in the past with Carnival and had good or great experiences. This wasn't true for this cruise. I booked with the cruise line directly and that's were our problems begin. They sent ALL on my information to my ex husband. I have a different last name and never gave them his email, yet somehow they were able to find him from 20 years ago. Our food was cold ( almost ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Least favorite ship

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Cruise 2018
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the date and it was out of Tampa. Positives-Embarkment was very quick. Our interior room was roomier than most and breakfast in the dining room was great. We also liked Guys Burgers. Love the hub app to communicate with family. Negatives-set up of ship. You could not get from one end to the other on some decks which was a pain. Decore was dreary. Pools were ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Not so exotic

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Julesblack
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise to go visit Cuba and Key West with my husband. Carnival has found a way to nickel and dime you even when you pay for all such as drink package. No bartenders except in serenity that were eager to serve you. Anton was awesome and the only one to come back and keep us happy. All other bars you had to go to them and wait! Since they do automatic gratuity you get poor service. Food ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


Not great...

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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KParlett2019
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Let’s start with the positives: The food presented and service for the chef dinner was wonderful. Our dinner service in the Destiny dining room by Jose and Amamaria was wonderful. The performances were excellent. Loved “your cruise-ship Director, Melissa” messages, she was very friendly and informative. Excursion in Cozumel “giving back” to the orphanage was ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Lousy food

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Rondinello
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Price was good but you get what you pay for.1000 feet of food .terrible main dining room food was inedible. The reason I gave 2 stars and not one the cabin crew was excellent clean room .institutional food at it worst burgers horrendous main dining the worst pizza was raw. Could not even get a omelet for breakfast being raw the only food was watermelon Entertainment was good comedy ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Very disappointing, I will never take the Paradise again.

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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Rambrian
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I went on my first cruise, December of 2018, it was the Carnival Paradise out of Tampa. I highly recommend NOT taking this ship for a cruise - service was great, 90% of the crew members were terrific, but the food, OMG, in my opinion it's low quality and not enjoyable to eat, and every meal I felt like we were just herded through the buffet area like cattle. The restaurant was a little better ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Cutbacks and Sewage

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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Cuban424
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

This cruise was a far cry from the service and standards received on other Carnival Cruises. There were a lot of things that were not up to par. My list of things that fell short. 1.) Not sailing day one disappointing (missed going to Grand Cayman) and spent 25 hours in Cozumel 2.) Cruise director seemed absent from most events 3.) Constant sewage smell and backups this was all ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Extended Balcony Grand Suite


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