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Disney Magic Cruise Reviews

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Very Good

88

Average

55

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30

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55 Disney Magic Cruise Reviews


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crankyblade

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lack of Soundproofing, Rocky Ship Marred the Experience

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This was my 2nd Disney cruise and my 3rd time cruising. The last Disney cruise was to Alaska on the Wonder, and it was the best vacation ever! So I made a prepayment and couldn't wait to go on another Disney cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Daisy Duck6

8 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Magic are you tired?

Embarkation in Miami a bit rocky, the check in was not well staffed in addition to enormous amount of first time cruisers, everyone confused & slow, slow, slow. Stateroom needed much attention lots of patchwork, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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mjm4

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nickel and Dimed; would stick with park visits in the future....

Traveled with family group of 8 (4 adults, 4 kids aged 5-9). Same group traveled to Disney World last October. No issues with embarking from Port of Miami. Cabin rooms were fine, as we knew we would not be ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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asgio2001

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disney is becoming too greedy !

We wanted our grand kids to be immersed in Disney, meet their characters, and experience a first cruise with this atmosphere. Upon signing up, and of course it is expensive, many limitations (cancellation, per ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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stamber

1 Review Written

Very different cruising experience

I have cruised with Disney once before, and that experience was a 10 out of 10. But now, 5 years later its a very different experience. We took our cruise during an interesting time, during our trip DCL was ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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GreatFamFun

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

10 Things You Need to Know - The Magic is Gone

Here are 10 Quick Things You need to know 1. This ship is over 20 years old and it shows. From rusty spots on the balconies to musty smells in the rooms, this ship is definitely showing it's age. 2. The ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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texashillslady

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disney 2018 Quebec to NYC, Terrible suite, boring excursions, good entertainment

I think this must be my second review even though we are world cruisers, for years, and have sailed many different cruise lines. We have a lot of experience with all aspects of a cruise. I have cruised Disney once ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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jrgray

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Losing some of the "Magic"

Our cruise was the 7-night from Barcelona to Rome, which we chose to give us more time to explore those cities before and after the cruise. While we enjoyed our cruise on the Disney Magic, we noticed a quality ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rg654

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A Tale of Two Stories: Kids v. Adults

We traveled with our 6 and 8 year old children. They loved the kids club, the amazing shows and the ability to interact with the characters. I loved that we had childcare that was high quality when we needed some ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Escape76

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Decent but definitely overrated

Everyone was telling us how incredible the Disney cruises were, so we paid a premium price to take our daughter (7r old) and took off. It was a good cruise. But nothing to write home about. We've been on Princess ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Dafuzz

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disney Magic...where is the magic?

OK. Coming out with anything but A++++ reviews of anything Disney can subject you to a backlash that makes coming out as a Trump supporter pale in comparison. We have many friends who are Disney addicts and have ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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aquawater2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed with Disney

We wanted to attend the Merry Time Cruise for the shows, spa, and holiday festivities. This was a four day girl friend's cruise. I live in Florida and have cruised on Disney and other lines many times before ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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cybercfp

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

You can't out-Disney Disney, but you can cruise better

We chose a Disney cruise because we've never done one (Disney) and there were some sailings out of NYC which saves us a flight. To review a Disney cruise, I have to break it into two pieces: a) Disney and b) ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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lexmiller

22 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Lots of fun but aging, poorly configured ship, dangerous disembarkation process

This was our third Disney cruise, the second time on the Magic. The Magic and the Wonder are sister ships, nearly 20 years old. The Fantasy and the Dream are larger, more modern in every way, and only 5 years old. ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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lulife

1 Review Written

35 Helpful Votes

I will let you decide..

I wanted to see Italy, and due to costs for a family of 4 , seeing all the different ports , a cruise seemed the less expensive way to travel, allowing us to try out each spot so we could make a return trip for a ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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bmauney7

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Dont bother with Concierge / Suites - just get two connecting rooms

First, I want to commend Andy (from Germany) and Michelle (from UK) on impeccable service and hospitality as the concierge hosts. They give everything of themselves every day and are great with children and guests ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Cmeriam71011

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good if you have kids, not so much without

Let me start off by saying that for what this vacation was targeted for, it was good. It was targeted for children and in that regard, it was a pretty good cruise. This was intended for the kids, not for the adults. ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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redsoxnation83

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disney runs low on Magic.

With a 5 year old we thought it was time to try a Disney Cruise. The cruise itself was good, it just wasn't any better than Carnival, Royal Caribbean or Norwegian. For triple the price I think we just expected more ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Fab5cruisers

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

7-night Mediterranean Cruise on Disney Magic - August 2016

I have always wanted to go on a Disney cruise with my family before my kids get "too old for Disney" and combined with my wish for them to see Europe and without my having to pack and unpack every day, this was ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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ukcruiser2013

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Inconsistent Magic

OK, this was my 18th Cruise with Disney, I have tried others, but really prefer the family atmosphere on disney ships. I had low expectations of the ports of call (Boston, Sydney - Canada - Dublin and Liverpool) ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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alexsinanan

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

Come on Disney - standing in line for 45 minutes for breakfast is not fun!!

After much anticipation, we boarded the Disney Magic on March 27th, Easter Sunday, for a 4-day cruise to Castaway Cay and the Bahamas. Boarding was smooth and the quality of the food at lunch - a buffet - was ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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jferna01

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Average Disney Cruise

We did our first Disney Cruise and expectation were high but it actually turned out to be an average cruise. In my opinion it was overpriced for what was provided. The only advantage of Disney is having the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Lnj4ever

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nice, But Definitely Less Than What I Expected

First let me say that overall we definetly enjoyed the cruise. We were on the Disney Magic, which is approx 17 years old, and this is obvious when you board. Perhaps some of the let down was on me, as I set my ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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lupy49

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

We are Castaways Club members and, as such, have been on several Disney Cruises. In fact, we will not cruise on any other cruise line. Having said that, our recent cruise on the Disney Magic was disappointing. ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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sandib@mail.org

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very, very Disappointing!!!

Our very 1st cruise was the Disney Magic in October,1998. We had a incredibly beautiful balcony stateroom. The food was excellent and the entertainment was phenomenal! It was our 2nd year anniversary. Since then ...
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Sail Date February 2015


Disney Magic Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.3
Dining4.54.2
Entertainment5.04.5
Public Rooms4.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.04.1
Family5.04.2
Enrichment3.04
Service4.54.6
Value For Money4.03.8
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