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We went on this Cruise because the ship was just out of dry dock. We decided to try Carnival again ( we went on the Glory Carnival 2014). Our expectations were very low & we were surprised to see how beautiful & clean the ship was. The staff everywhere were very helpful, pleasant & always there to help. TIPS: We had the Faster to the Fun- did get you on fast but our luggage wasn’t at the cabin on time. It did also help with disembarkment! We also had the “eat anytime” the lines were very long! ( FTTF) doesn’t work for restaurants on this ship! (Next cruise we’ll do a regular time slot) Do get the drink package & when at dinner ask for your bottle of water for your room or they charge you if you use the bottles in your room. Tell your room steward you want your room done twice a day & ask for a bucket of ice for your water.(we tipped him in the beginning of the cruise) He did a wonderful job! We also always bring singles with us! We tip after our drinks are served & you will see a difference in how you are treated. (This is on all cruise ships) Don’t go on carnival for great food! The food is ok. Nice they put the two new eateries on board.

We went on with expectations LOW & We were very surprised!!!

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review by Eklein105

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We went on this Cruise because the ship was just out of dry dock. We decided to try Carnival again ( we went on the Glory Carnival 2014). Our expectations were very low & we were surprised to see how beautiful & clean the ship was.

The staff everywhere were very helpful, pleasant & always there to help.

TIPS:

We had the Faster to the Fun- did get you on fast but our luggage wasn’t at the cabin on time. It did also help with disembarkment!

We also had the “eat anytime” the lines were very long! ( FTTF) doesn’t work for restaurants on this ship! (Next cruise we’ll do a regular time slot)

Do get the drink package & when at dinner ask for your bottle of water for your room or they charge you if you use the bottles in your room.

Tell your room steward you want your room done twice a day & ask for a bucket of ice for your water.(we tipped him in the beginning of the cruise) He did a wonderful job!

We also always bring singles with us! We tip after our drinks are served & you will see a difference in how you are treated. (This is on all cruise ships)

Don’t go on carnival for great food! The food is ok. Nice they put the two new eateries on board.
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Cabin 8B E237
We were very surprised to see they did a wonderful job on the renovations. We had one of their New balcony’s (E237) The cabin was very clean, bathroom clean and balcony was average size. The cabin does not have a chair in it (so we took the balcony chair and used it inside)
There was a problem with a noise overhead in our cabin ( like rushing water) told guest services & they took care of it. It seamed they had a water issue & needed to turn off the water to fix the problem. ( funny might be a coincidence but after that no more noise over head)
We enjoyed the ship very much
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