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Tampa Carnival Paradise Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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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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Disappointing!

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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CruiserLady31

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I have been on over 10 cruises using 5 different cruise lines over the years. We were invited on this cruise with a group. I would not have chosen it but, then I thought, how bad could it be? Dining room food was terrible. Cold, fatty, soggy, runny, undercooked, overcooked, sparse, lack luster....you name it! I was shocked at how bad the food was. I even upcharged ($20) for a steak one evening and ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Be aware if you're planning to take this cruise. The safe...NOT SAFE!!!!

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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unee1818

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

I want to start saying we took this short cruise with family just to relax for a couple of days. We got on the cruise early around 2 pm. walking tours the buffet we noticed a sewer smell but we though it was the Port of Tampa waters. At the buffet to summarized the experience ended up eating a sandwich, this time we though food was snot good because it was port day and they had just gotten there ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower

Traveled with children


Ship, cabin, the workers

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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Wendi Ballon

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

My mom case got missing with her needles for her insulin and her jewelry was in there. We searched the room we took everything out our suitcase and under the bed the closet it was no where to be found.. So we reported it. The security came in and he said it was not to far from my mom foot. That’s was real crazy how he found it. After no one could. I seen him place it there. My mom went two days ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Maitre d is the Worst, Does not understand customer service.

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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stpeteman1

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Stay out of the Elation Dinning Room for Brunch, Crazy slow service, Rude waiters, There was a prob. with a 5.00 drink, we called for the Maitre d, ....he could have cared less. He has no idea what customer service is. I spent over 14,000.00 to take our whole family on this trip and could not get an issue with a 5.00 drink corrected.....really ! We are both Platinum, but this is our ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite

Traveled with children


Stay away from Cuba (and Carnival)!

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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AHiredGun

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We took the cruise to see Cuba. The first stop was Key West, which was great (as always) but way too short of a stopover. Cuba is a beautiful country and most of the people we met were quite nice, but guarded, The tour guides could hardly speak English and were propaganda robots for the Cuban government, but the Taxi driver was great (and he got a big tip). My biggest problems were the ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Worst cruise so far!

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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mickeychicky

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

I chose Carnival because (1) I have never sailed on Carnival and I had been on 7 cruises prior and (2) because Tampa port is close to home so I didn't have to spent money on port parking or a hotel the night before. I read the reviews and was already aware of the dry dock this ship had gone thru recently so I figured it couldn't be so bad with all the renovations. I'm not even sure where to ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


CHOOSE ANOTHER CRUISE LINER !!!

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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hatingparadise

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I didn't choose this cruise i went with a sick friend whom wanted a companion. I don't even enough strength to even go into how miserable everything was from the accommodations to the food to the service. Absolutely low low class. No air conditioning in room, no coffee pot, shower sprayed all over the floor, do i need to go on? I guess i do. The food was horrible. The same food everyday. Lots of ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Never again on Carnival!!!

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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salshoe

6-10 Cruises

Age 90s

This trip was unreal!!! First day the water in cabin sink was brown. Over a 2 day period the water went from brown to yellow to clear. After the water runs clear, the sewage odor lasted for the remainder of the cruise. We sailed through Hurricane Michael, on the eastern side of the storm. The seas were rough about 18 hours, other than this the cruise was smooth on the water. I conclude ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Paradise in hell

Review for Carnival Paradise to Caribbean - Western

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Sweetkitty7272

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

This ship is awful. Our 9th cruise, we know what to expect. Guest relations were terrible. The people on this ship just didn't want to help. From guest services, to house keeping (one day our room wasn't touched) to the cruise director (when is it funny to make fun of people who get hurt). The app we paid for didn't work on half my parties phones, so 4 of us could text each other, the ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Bad, Bad, and more Bad

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lavernegilmore

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This was my wife and my 45th anniversary present to each other. We should have stayed home, went out to dinner, and saved 4 grand. If you are looking for a low budget frill cruise, an over crowded ship, school cafeteria food, and poor service then this cruise is for you. First the over crowded, dipping your toes in the pool or even finding a lounge chair, unless it’s raining, was impossible. In ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


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