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3,843 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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BryanElGuapo
Member Since 2017
1 review
Our head waiter was fantastic. Roy knew our names, preferences, was super attentive. Great guy who always had a smile. Whenever he saw us around the ship he always greeted us by name. We had anytime dining and always waited so we could ... Read more
GSYogi9
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our 40th anniversary celebration cruise (and our 9th cruise overall). We read many poor reviews lately, but wanted to do this anyway. The Carnival Liberty is not a brand new boat, so don't expect it. It looks like any other ... Read more
twicewise
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was my 8th cruise, 4th with Carnival. I love cruising. We went on a quick 3 day from Port Canaveral to the Bahamas. The overall experience was unpleasant. We had fun, don't get me wrong, we enjoyed the 2 shows - they were great! ... Read more
E Dresser
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
The price and time were the main reason for this cruise. My sister was down from New Hampshire and needed some R and R. The medical staff was great . My sister was dizzy soon after we got on board. They got her a wheel chair , took her ... Read more
Oldrip
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
Good timing, (41st anniversary on Valentine's Day) GREAT value!! We wanted at 7-8 days, but did not want to travel to lower Florida. Got smart and took a B2B out of Jacksonville. A wonderful experience!! Did not even have to leave ... Read more
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jthorson
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
The Carnival Pride was seemingly decorated by a team of gypsy designers. The hallways are papered in scenes of Venice from the time of the Doges - which is fine - but the rest of the place, including the ceilings, represent a ... Read more
Goldenrule5333
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed three weeks ago
Took this short cruise just to get away for a few days. Port Canaveral is a nice port and embarkation is usually fast. This time we arrived about 11 AM since that was the first shuttle our hotel had, so they were already doing embarkation, ... Read more
dpal2208
Member Since 2001
1 review
424 forum posts
We chose this cruise as a get away and reunite cruise with old friends we haven't seen in a long time. Originally booked on the Valor and switched to Liberty. Sister ships and all basically the same except no Fun Hub. This was a ... Read more
lynnc2015
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise because it sails out of Charleston S.C. And we are so glad we did. My husband and I stayed in an outside stateroom and were traveling with another couple. We enjoyed the cruise very much. We especially enjoyed ... Read more
tmrothman
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
The boarding process took us about an hour once we parked our car. A good tip is to arrive at 10:30 a.m. and drop your bags with the bag drop folks. You have to wait about an hour until they allow you to park your vehicle. Once you park, ... Read more
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vilmer80
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise as we were taking along first time cruisers. A three day was chosen so that if cruising wasn't their ideal vacation, the newbies weren't out too much time or money. We are Florida locals, so we didn't do anything in ... Read more
drlsllc
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
First of all, I will say that I probably went on this cruise with too high of expectations. My fiance and I decided a while back to to book this short get a way. Our birthdays are on the 1st and 2nd of February. We thought it might be fun ... Read more
Cruise Bruise
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I live in Florida and arrived in Port Canaveral the day of the cruise. Debarkation was quick and we were onboard in less than 5 minutes (priority boarding). This was the first time we have sailed on the Liberty. Our luggage took ... Read more
justpiddlin
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Convenient sailing from Charleston SC. New procedure for boarding, staggered time. They don't let you on the ship as early as in the past. Could not park until 11:30a.m. So you sit in car, could be hot for summer cruises. Hopefully they ... Read more
betsyam
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
35 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Husband and I chose this cruise out of Tampa in conjunction with another cruise back to back. Food in the dining room was okay-would appeal to families with children. Lunch was always on the Lido deck and the Guy's Burgers were ... Read more
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oolietwo
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
4 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Just returned two days ago from sailing the Pride Jan 29-Feb 5, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan and Grand Cayman. This was our second cruise with Carnival and have also sailed RCC, Norwegian and Princess. I can honestly say that Carnival is just ... Read more
missj2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose this cruise because I wanted to go to the Bahamas and it was pretty cheap. This was my first cruise so I have nothing to compare it to. I feel like the service from the Carnival Elation crew was great. Freeport blows but I enjoyed ... Read more
ncfuncpl
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
159 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
It's a great value for the price. We'd been to all of the ports several times. We were already in Florida, so it worked for us. The ship shows it's age and is scheduled to be updated. Some renovations were going on while we were on ... Read more
MissLuLu
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE! My husband & I went with 40 other Realtors from NC & SC for a Continuing Education trip. We were supposed to be on a 5 day Bahama cruise but we were informed Tuesday night/Wednesday morning that the ship was ... Read more
kaylacrigler
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We decided to take this cruise out of Charleston SC because we have two children and being from North Carolina it was easier for us to get to..... That being said i think thats the only positive. We recieved a phone call from carnival ... Read more
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AJJ090
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Where do I begin with all the issues we encountered on this cruise? First of all, the cruise was delayed by 6 hours (should have sailed 4:00 p.m.) did not leave Charleston port until 10:00 p.m. Carnival called us but did not leave a ... Read more
ncpiggie
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
111 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This ship was delayed in Freeport coming out of dry dock due to storms. It is a long story but it was a mess! We were to leave Charleston, SC at 4pm, It was about 10 pm or a little later that we departed the dock. I actually purchased ... Read more
thisisnotright
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
While this cruise/ship is not the most elegant, it certainly is a lot of value. Our cabin was quite adequate (an inside cabin) as we spend very little time in it. The food was quite good, especially in the dining ... Read more
rogie03
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
The Bad 1.)Ship was 5 hours late, did not sail form port until after 10:00 pm 2.)Pool was empty for half of the trip so no swimming. 3.)there were multiple busted water lines causing us to walk though soggy carpet the whole trip, ... Read more
ShelbyCo
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed January 2017
Board required standing in an incredibly long line that move at a snails pace. After getting on board, cabin was not ready for an hours and luggage did not arrive for 6 hours. The cabin was snug and the balcony was tiny. Sitting in a chair ... Read more
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