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3,467 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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aburr
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We had an amazing time being pampered on the Carnival Ecstasy! Loved the Faster to the Fun option that allowed us to bypass the longer check-in lines and exit lines. Worth the $49 dollar per room charge to have access to this level of ... Read more
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moonfairybaby
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The Room This was our first cruise, we traveled with our 4 year old daughter. I was somewhat nervous because although I have read a ton of reviews this was a new experience for us. We had an amazing week on the Carnival Pride! Our room ... Read more
Bayonex
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
After reading many bad and some good reviews of this ship (Elation), I was determined to be open minded going into this cruise. I chose this cruise/ship because it was a fairly close port for us to drive to and the dates fit our Summer ... Read more
cruisinterps
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
First things first. You don't take a three night Carnival cruise to Nassau because you're looking for the ultimate in luxury, demand gourmet food, and are irritated by children on cruises. As long as what you're after is a quick getaway ... Read more
rewster cogburn
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
5 helpful votes
To be honest I was looking for a larger ship since our previous 3 cruises had been on different Fantasy-class ships and we wanted to try something new. Our vacation window however only fit with a cruise out of Jacksonville on the ... Read more

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steelcruizer
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Friends and family were going and ask us to go. Overall, we were somewhat disappointed with various aspects of the cruise. In comparison with other cruises that we have gone on, we felt that the food selection in the main dining room was ... Read more
Dl1435@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my first cruise. I was very pleased with how everyone treated me, and the other guests. I was called by my first name a lot. I had a balcony room, and it was so exciting. The food was good, and if I had one complaint , it was ... Read more
hokkaido
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I read tons of reviews before leaving for the first-time cruise, but many reviews from Pinterest didn't help. Yes, I was supposed to read more reviews at this site. We purchased Faster to the Fun, so we could get on board early and our ... Read more
Kermarkim
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This is my 8th cruise and we love Carnival. It truly lives up to its motto of being the Funship. For all the naysayers that the Victory is outdated and dirty and staff unfriendly and miserable, I'm not sure we were on the same ship. We ... Read more
TheKahuna
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We were looking for a quick getaway and the Carnival Victory seemed to check off all the boxes. I must admit we set our expectations low based upon some of the reviews we had seen. But we were VERY pleasantly surprised. We purchased the ... Read more

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TBandKcruisin
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Let me start by saying my wife and I love to cruise. Best adventure in the world.... Breaking down the good and the bad for this cruise. Location: Port of Charleston - 3 hour drive vs 8 hours was thought to be beneficial. ... Read more
pinkie60
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
207 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was a getaway for me because I'm a caregiver for my husband. I chose this cruise because it was the closest port to my home and the shortest cruise. My friend Darlene and I are able afford a nice suite, so Carnival upgraded us from a ... Read more
gdaniels
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This Carnival Cruise was a Concert Cruise, with the entertainment of Trace Adkins. I had only known this soft spoken man on Celebrity Apprentice and as Sandra Bullock's husband. I did not know that he could sing so well. He did an ... Read more
lissilytle
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I traveled with my daughter and we had a good time. I want to let the Cruise Management team about our great experience with Edmund (Housekeeping). Shervin (Saint Lucia), Nongkran (Thailand) and Zarko (Bosnia). These last three employees ... Read more
jmlahr
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We chose this cruise line because of its price point and also that it would sleep 5 in one cabin. Positives: Buy the Fast to the Fun! It is worth it! The room stewards were nice The seas were ... Read more

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Lame_Dad
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Pro - Staff was very friendly in every encounter in every area of the ship. Pro - Lots of food, no need to ever be hungry Pro - the Cheer's beverage program was all it promised...we never got close to 15 drinks a day. Con - My ... Read more
leece65
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Pro Fast Embarkation Pro Faster to the Fun is worth the extra $50.00 We were first on the ship, first to have access to our room and our luggage was in our room waiting. Pro Drinks were well made, Bartenders were very ... Read more
rtrittel
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
This cruise was selected due to date, port location and price. Overall, I was very impressed with Valor. The ship was lovely, there were lots of entertainment options, the food was good, the service was excellent and the ports of call ... Read more
Timsanders1251
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
A short cruise to accommodate family but overall a good one. The staff on the Victory were very open ,friendly and helpful. We did the "Faster to the fun" and chech in was a breeze. We boarded just after Platinum/diamond members. ... Read more
baudoincruise
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 4th cruise, first on the Dream. Went on this cruise to help celebrate my sister n law wedding. Had a great time! First off I want to thank our deck server Edgar Rojas. He went over and beyond his duty to make sure our group ... Read more

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njbeliveau
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We are platinum cruisers on Carnival and defer to them because of there rewards program. As I have said in other reviews this was not a perfect cruise but it sure was awesome. There were a number of things that I liked better about this ... Read more
gotti1038
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Freedom Ship We sailed with a party of 39 people, this is my 7th cruise on Carnival, my third out of Galveston. This was by far the best cruise I have ever been on. That is including the Royal Caribbean cruises I have sailed. The ... Read more
angoracruiser
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because the dates matched when we could travel. This cruise exceeded my expectations in most areas. Food: The food was exceptional. We did the Chef's Table experience, and it was truly memorable. We enjoyed meeting ... Read more
Harry and Rosemary
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My wife and I decided to take our first cruise this year. We choose the Elation since it sailed out of Jacksonville. The cruise would be long enough for us to decide if we would enjoy cruising. We left Atlanta Friday night in terrible ... Read more
Sjohns
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Jacksonville port was fast and easy. The ship was very dated and upon entering my room hair was every where. The food was great one night and decent the others. Not much to do on this ship my kids and I was bored after the first hour. Half ... Read more

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