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Carnival Magic Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Magic
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Traveler rating

Excellent

72

Very Good

43

Average

28

Poor

12

Terrible

6

Cruise type

Family Cruises

574

Romantic Cruises

161

Senior Cruises

79

Entertainment Cruises

77

First-Time Cruisers

64

161 Carnival Magic Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


Kay16 avatar

Kay16

1 Review Written

Amazing honeymoon cruise

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We chose this ship specifically because it went to Half Moon Cay, had the ''Movies under the Stars'' and had Guys Burgers. We booked through my Carnival Rep who is awesome! This was my 13th cruise and my husbands ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Waddy

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing!

We arrived in Fort Lauderdale the day prior to our cruise. Stayed at the Four Points Sheraton Cruise/Port which was a 5 minute drive from Port Evergaldes. For a small fee you could book a shuttle to your ship. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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chipper001

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Carnival Magic was NOT that Magical!

First and foremost let me say that Carnival has a automatic 18% tipping system built in that you can dispute at guest services but is very hard to do. Here is the issue I have with it. I may be traditional but in my ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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gnv962

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Carnival experience

This was a 6 night cruise which sailed from Ft. Lauderdale to half moon cay, Grand Turk and Amber Cove. This was our first carnival cruise only sailing with Norwegian previously. To start the first views of the ship ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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nicnic96

6 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Ship needs a makeover, but this cruise was all about the itinerary!

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and the value. The Magic is showing it's age in the form of rust and lots of it. As we pulled up to the ship the first thing we noticed was the rust stains on it which ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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MYoung0105

1 Review Written

Younger Couple's First Time on Carnival

This was my sixth cruise- first one with Carnival, the others were on Royal Caribbean. My boyfriend and I (we are 24, almost 25) arrived in Fort Lauderdale a day before the cruise departed (we had to fly from New ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ChantalEric

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Out of 11 cruises this one was the worst!

My husband and I were on the Carnival Magic for the second time (first was August 2018). We took this cruise to celebrate both our 45th birthday. This was our 11th cruise, 10 with Carnival and 1 with RCCL. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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woodster

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best Vacation EVER!!!

Room 6338 on the Carnival Magic September 22 - September 28, 2019 Exotic Eastern Caribbean Cruise 6 Day. Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk, and Amber Cove Dominican Republic Husband and Wife Cruise First off let ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Moonbeem318

1 Review Written

Very enjoyable cruise

We choose this cruise (7th cruise) because of the itinerary. We purchased FTTF, so our boarding and disembarking went very quickly. Took no more than 10min to board, and we were off the ship by 7:30 on the last ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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pinkhaley

1 Review Written

Amazing Honeymoon

We went on this cruise for our honeymoon and had an amazing time!! This was our first cruise ever and I’m so glad we chose this ship! Embarkation and debarkation were so easy and hassle free. Got on and off the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Doc Z

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Seriously Overrated

The rating is based on several Carnival cruises. This ship was the biggest disappointment in the Carnival Fleet. First, if you over 90, this is your ship. If your only cruising to become intoxicated, this is your ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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jasmine_cruise_yeah

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful time on Carnival Magic

We booked this cruise to relax and I must say... Mission accomplished! This was our 3rd sailing with Carnival, our first on a larger ship. Overall, we had a great time! The ship did not leave until 9 pm since she ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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mlredlin

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Overall experience was outstanding!

Although embarkment was rough, it was an overall great experience. The ship before us caused us to be delayed for several hours (which wasn't normal). We got over that pretty quickly once we had a yummy cocktail in ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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maryperdomo

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Beautiful and amazing experience with a nice and gently crew always ready.

This was my first time at the Carnival cruise, I always go by Royal Caribbean or Norwegian.. I was mad at the first day with the delay and all the mess while we were waiting to board, but as soon as we understand ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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LovingLifeinNC

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

This is a great ship, crew and experience

We chose this cruise for its value, ship size and itinerary. Now, if you read a lot of the reviews, you are expecting to board the Pinta or Santa Maria or a slave Ship. I was kinda expecting grumpy crew members and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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mark 6711

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Spring 19

It was fun until time to get off the boat. That was slow and tedious The dinning room service and food were very good and an enjoyable experience. The room service was always on time. They now charge for items ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Roly.T

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Carnival Magic - 10-17 February 2019

This was our 4th Carnival cruise (plus 4 Royal Caribbean, 1 Norwegian, 1 Disney). We chose this cruise for the ship amenities and the ports of call: Amber Cove, Dr; San Juan, PR; St Thomas, USVI; and Grand Turk, ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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texashunter

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good time but could have been better

We chose this cruise for a sibling/extended family getaway. We flew from Houston and chose the Carnival bus for the transfer from the airport. At the airport Carnival personnel directed us to a Carnival desk where ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ruthie.figueroa

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best Birthday Cruise

I chose this cruise because of the 4 different ports and because it fell withing my birthday. I really loved amber cove because it had a pool and bar as well as activities and zip lining. I don't have much to say ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Kayakbouy

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, casino and port of Miami have some serious issues

We love this ship and Carnival Cruise line. This trip had new destinations and traveled from a new port. We went in November 2018 and loved playing the Craps electronic game. This was a highlight. We were ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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AlleyMay

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

25th Anniversary Cruise - Fun but not without a few hiccups

We chose this cruise because it was our 25th Wedding Anniversary and we wanted to get away to celebrate. This was our 6th Carnival Cruise. We had a balcony room on the Lido Deck. The ship itself is similar to ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Palm Beach Fritz

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good food, bad ship!

We are once a month Cruisers. Usually we ride Celebrity, Princess, Royal Caribbean, MSC, and Norwegian, this time we thought we take a chance on Carnival. First that good stuff. The evening restaurant meal was ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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srhart2006

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not my favorite

We take Carnival every year, this was my least favorite ship that we've ever went on. It was hot all over the ship, the cabins were miserable hot, and every guest that I spoke with stated the same. The bars, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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beachseeker72

6 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

The Magic was magical

We booked this cruise, our 5th last minute, only 3 weeks from departure. I was worried about the cabins left but as it turned out, we loved it. We had a balcony cabin on deck 8 which was aft and close to the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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mikeyj25

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Appalling Customer Service

We did a back to back Cruise leaving on 4th Aug If long queues for food, overcrowded swimming pools, woeful organisation, rude staff, and constant sales pitches are you thing, then carnival magic is for you ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Carnival Magic Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.53.6
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.53.9
Enrichment1.03.4
Service5.04.1
Value For Money5.03.9
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