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Carnival Magic

94 reviews
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Passengers: 3,690   |   Crew: 1,386
Passengers to crew: 2.66:1
Passengers to space: 35.1:1
Launched: 2011   


  • Deck 1
  • Deck 2
  • Deck 3
  • Deck 4
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 6
Additional decks
Deck 1 layout
  Interior Upper/Lower (1A)  
  Interior (4A)  
  Deluxe Ocean View (6L)  
  Deluxe Ocean View (6N)  
  Porthole (PT)  
  Interior (4B)  
  Ocean View (6A)  
  Deluxe Ocean View (6M)  


Cabin size: 185 - 185 sq. ft.
Connected rooms: 186
Accessible rooms: 2
Maximum passengers: 4
Number of cabins: 851
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Tari wrote a review 14 Jan
Washington DC, District of Columbia98 contributions39 helpful votes
This was my first time being on a cruise ship since the pandemic started and it was great! The crew of the Carnival Magic made us feel very safe as they followed covid protocols. I believe the ship was around 60% guest capacity (don’t quote me on this) so you never felt crowded in venues. Dinner was at staggered times and you were seated with your party only. It was a short trip (5 days) but so much fun and the crew and entertainment was exceptional! One thing to note, not much to do at the ports as most businesses and shops were closed due to the pandemic. If getting off the ship to explore, it’s best to book an excursion. We went on the city bus tour, the guide/driver was the best and Nassau is beautiful!
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cruisinjean wrote a review Nov 2021
Illinois12 contributions11 helpful votes
First B2B and super excited just to be back on a ship! Week 1 great balcony cabin and steward. Great ports Eastern Caribbean: St Marten, St. Thomas, San Juan, Amber Cove. Food was good. Drinks were good. Shows were average. Casino on two different decks. Larger allowed smoking smaller was non smoking. In both, slots seemed tight! The process for reboarding for week 2 took forever. Some people who had done this before said it usually takes less than 1/2 hour. It took about 2 hours to reboard! Too long! We moved to an aft balcony for this week. I was so excited but quickly disappointed. The room was much smaller than the previous weeks room! The temperature of the room was always freezing! The refrigerator did not work! The balcony was smaller and always covered with soot. The glass on The balcony was never cleaned but the prior week the glass on the balcony was cleaned. There was no couch nor a chair. I will forever go with a regular balcony over aft!!! New paint job on the outside of the ship which looked fabulous. While in dry dock, surprised carpet wasn’t replaced in certain areas of the ship. Definitely showing some wear! All in all, we had a great vacation and happy to be sailing again!
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Willsjupr wrote a review Sep 2021
San Juan, Puerto Rico334 contributions118 helpful votes
Well, we took a back to back. In September 2021. Onboard the great Carnival Magic. Better than the newest Carnival Mardi gras. We are Platinum level. We took many Carnival cruises.
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Kathi S wrote a review Aug 2021
Tampa, FL125 contributions59 helpful votes
After sitting idle for over a year I didn't expect to have so many areas in disrepair. Peeling ceiling in the dining room, pieces of moulding missing in several areas throughout the ship. Our cabin (Grand Suite #7284) had a broken jacuzzi tub, broken shower head, one phone out of order, light switch that kept the bathroom lights on constantly until repaired and we needed to unplug the tv every day so it could reset. The staff was amazing! Our Cabin Steward, Ivan, was great! Bartenders Jurica and Dusko know their stuff!
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Meg R wrote a review Aug 2021
1 contribution
Horrific!!! Not worth the money! Don't go!!! We were miserable the entire time and walked away with 800 dollar bill when we paid for everything in advance cheers package and all!
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