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3,736 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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1,583
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881
Average
574
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329
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Jayarby
Member Since 2007
1 review
17 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was a Thanksgiving week vacation, Sunday to Sunday, with a family of Ten sailing out of Baltimore. The ship was very nice and embarkation/disembarkation was a snap. We were on the Riviera deck, which I prefer because of seasickness. ... Read more
Elkmont7
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
Food A. To many people to serve at one time at buffets. B. Disappointed because Guy's famous Bar-B- Que was only opened for one day of the entire 5 days and for 2 and a half hours at that. Never did get to sample his wonderful ... Read more
Rotorlow
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was a two family cruise which we planned as a budget alternative to longer and larger cruise. For my wife and I, we had never cruised with Carnival. For the first time, we drove to the port from home in TN. We stayed the night prior ... Read more
SnowbirdWannaB
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
15 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
For our kids' first cruise with our boys aged 16 and 11, we chose Carnival's 5-night Bahamas cruise aboard the Elation. This was only the second cruise for myself and DH; our first was 7-nights aboard Celebrity Reflection. So, we've kind ... Read more
Kacot
Member Since 2014
1 review
13 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Just got back early this morning from our 5 night cruise on the Elation. Once again I was pleasantly surprised by our experience, especially after reading some of the other reviews on this forum. We took a taxi directly from the airport ... Read more
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franl24fan
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
1,324 forum post
I have sailed on the previous Carnival 4 day cruise on the Sensation and the experience was night and day from the Valor. This was my third cruise on Carnival, I have done most of my cruises (25+ ) on Royal Caribbean. I just wanted a last ... Read more
wallyO'
Member Since 2010
1 review
115 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our group of six friends wanted a quick trip before winter and the onset of the holiday season. The port of Baltimore is only two hours from our Pennsylvania home, and is right off of Interstate 95 and easily accessed. The ship, the ... Read more
ThienHo
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
It was our first cruise on Carnival. We chose Carnival this time for its best "value for money" rating. First, the embarkation was easy and quick. It took us about 15 minutes from the check-in terminal to our cabin. We got a ... Read more
TDAtchley
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose the Ecstasy for the price and ports of call for shore fun days. I read a lot of so-so and even negative reviews and had second thoughts about my booking. Glad I didn't change it! My family of 5, with our sons over 21, had the ... Read more
Jakemeister
Member Since 2015
1 review
17 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Carnival Valor is probably a great cruise ship for first time cruisers, but I'm not sure if it will impress people who aren't interested in the party atmosphere, have been on a cruise before, or sailed lines besides Carnival. There were ... Read more
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Susano219
Member Since 2016
1 review
I have cruised with Carnival 5 previous time in fact was my daughters wedding cruise was one of them and have been very pleased, but after this last cruise I will never cruise them again. It was a 6 days cruise with 3 ports and 2 out of ... Read more
Archana S
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We had a great experience with carnival pride.The ship was clean and beautiful inside.staff was very friendly and had a big part of making our vacation a wonderful experience.Jenelyn,our stateroom steward always greeted us by name and with ... Read more
Bryanbe
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
from embarkation to debarkation everything was great. 1st thing is I forgot my boarding pass and health questionnaire and Carnival had me fill out papers at terminal and I was still on very fast.(we had fttf) We had a very nice balcony ... Read more
pchoustontx
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
It was our honeymoon cruise and first thought when seeing the interior of the ship.. It looked like a casino interior with Americana that vomited everywhere. Gold painted eagles on every column in the elevator waiting areas, busts ... Read more
cruznjan
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1,482 forum post
2 helpful votes
My cousin chose this cruise to celebrate her retirement. The service was great, the meals were okay and the crew was very friendly. It was good to be able to drive to a cruise port. Because I have a handicap placard, I was not charged for ... Read more
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cherrycokezero
Member Since 2010
1 review
162 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Cruised the Sunshine out of Charleston on 11/6/16 to Nassau & Freeport. Worst embarkation EVER! Will never cruise out of Charleston again. But, despite the embarkation fiasco, it was an enjoyable cruise on the Sunshine. We had an ... Read more
jnally74
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This is my 8th cruise (RCCL, NCL and Celebrity) but 1st with Carnival. I am not a picky person and believe a vacation is what you make it. I mean really how bad can it be right? Pretty bad. Let me start with the good because there ... Read more
tommiemaggggie
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
We sailed with our extended family because of a wedding.The carnival people onboard were great,but the cruise its self was very rough.many passangers were sea sick.half moon cay was beautiful.the food on board was good.The bar service was ... Read more
cmorris
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was my husbands and mine first cruise and first vacation alone together after 12 years. The cruise ship smelled horrible like sewage .The food was absolutely horrible. We pretty much lived off of scrambled eggs and ice cream for 5 ... Read more
Marshall cruiser
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
I chose this cruise based on price and destination. I am not a big fan of Carnival because the boats are smashed full of people. However, I will say that Carnival keeps people returning based on price and delicious food. That is why I ... Read more
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Buckimion
Member Since 2015
1 review
99 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I chose this cruise due to trying to plan way in advance of another event while taking advantage of a reduced deposit sale. Of utmost importance to me as well was booking a HA cabin for my scooter which factored into my decision to book ... Read more
LISP
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
33 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We sailed on the Valor- needed a short cruise to see if my sister in law liked to cruise before she committed to sailing Alsaka this summer. Had been on the Valor before and was looking forward to returning to her. I have never sailed on ... Read more
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Carolekn
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Halloween cruise with lots of scary problems. Embark first horror...disembark bigger mess. In between 5 days with deaths, rape, poor correspondence between crew, one mistake after another. Food questionable in main dining and buffet ... Read more
earthboundmisfiteye
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We have cruised Carnival 3 times and this was our second time on Pride. I was looking forward to booking on board for next summer. Our first time on Pride was so good, I knew even if it did the same old Bahama run, we could do this ship ... Read more
cruise_mojo
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
970 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We are used to sailing Sensation, Fascination and Fantasy so familiar with the class. We had a good idea of what to expect on the E. On board ship, most everything we liked. Service, room steward, bar service was all great. The ... Read more
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