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i havent been on a carnival cruise for a while. First off, i was only offered once a day cleaning, no nightly turn down with chocolate. The buffet doesnt have smoked salmon, the quality has gone down. The debarkation was the worse of all the cruises I took. I hate when i'm told to be at the express debarkation at 7:20am then every person getting off the elevator and stairs cuts in front of me and the others that have been waiting for an hour. Carnival has decades of experience with cruising and they should have people maning stair ways & elevators. It was totally disorganized. My mattress We had a upper/lower, was so saggy in the middle. I know this is an old boat, but I have never had a mattress that sagged in the middle as bad as the paradise boat's did. By the way, carnival said that the us customs requires two full day People to People excursions in cuba, they dont. I took one and the next day went out on my own.The on your own/beach excursion in Cozumel was frustrating. We were supposed to be in downtown for an hour and a half, but we had to follow him around and he would say meet me in 10 minutes, then take us somewhere else and say meet me in 20 minutes. All that interruption didnt give us time to shop because it's geared to promote the stores his company is connected with. sorry, i'm sleepy just got home a couple of hours ago. so this may be sloppy.

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Carnival Paradise Cruise Review by estherharris

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2018
  • Destination: Cuba
  • Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower
i havent been on a carnival cruise for a while. First off, i was only offered once a day cleaning, no nightly turn down with chocolate. The buffet doesnt have smoked salmon, the quality has gone down. The debarkation was the worse of all the cruises I took. I hate when i'm told to be at the express debarkation at 7:20am then every person getting off the elevator and stairs cuts in front of me and the others that have been waiting for an hour. Carnival has decades of experience with cruising and they should have people maning stair ways & elevators. It was totally disorganized. My mattress We had a upper/lower, was so saggy in the middle. I know this is an old boat, but I have never had a mattress that sagged in the middle as bad as the paradise boat's did. By the way, carnival said that the us customs requires two full day People to People excursions in cuba, they dont. I took one and the next day went out on my own.The on your own/beach excursion in Cozumel was frustrating. We were supposed to be in downtown for an hour and a half, but we had to follow him around and he would say meet me in 10 minutes, then take us somewhere else and say meet me in 20 minutes. All that interruption didnt give us time to shop because it's geared to promote the stores his company is connected with. sorry, i'm sleepy just got home a couple of hours ago. so this may be sloppy.
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Interior Upper/Lower
Cabin 1A u169
good enough to sleep in the worse saggy mattresses ever in 20 or more cruises i've been on
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