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Carnival Paradise Cruise Review
3.5 / 5.0
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This cruise is for those who like to drink and gamble or sit by the pool.

Carnival Paradise Cruise Review by handyrosie

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2019
  • Destination: the Western Caribbean

This was our first cruise so did not know what to expect. Sailed out of Tampa to be close to home. Easy access to ship. Be careful in the casino since they double the amount of cash you insert in machine if you answer yes to charge to my card. Just beware. The food in the Elation restaurant is not the greatest and there is a long wait for your dinner, but if you eat in the Paris restaurant you have many choices at the buffet. Drinking, gambling and the pool are the main attractions. All in all for us it was ok. The cabin is sufficient. You have to pay for room service. Just go to the buffet. 5 days at sea is kind of long. Went to Grand Cayman and Cozumel. Cozumel is a big tourist trap. No beach close by and many expensive stores. The ship was clean and organized. Make use of the daily schedule to partake in the extra curricular activities to make the cruise enjoyable.

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Cabin ocean view on deck 7 E66

Like a small hotel room. Television channels limited. Nice to have a window.

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