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3,536 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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Hkenn35
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was my first cruise and will probably be my last. The Carnvial Ecstasy is so outdated...I felt like I was in a time machine back to 1991. We sprung for the larger room which I highly recommend, as it will be the only place to regain ... Read more
catattack57
Member Since 2016
1 review
Just back from a 7 day trip to Grand Turk, Half Moon cay, and Freeport, Bahamas. Baltimore terminal was fine, quick unloading of luggage, short wait to board. We have sailed on the Pride previously, so weren't expecting to be wowed when ... Read more
missnancy1955
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
My husband and I were looking for a quick getaway as we live in Florida. Loved the Victory. We have sailed before with Carnival and usually sail on the Sensation but wanted a bigger ship this time. We were very pleased with everything. ... Read more
Firemedic10584
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We went on this cruise as a celebration for a group of us passing paramedic school. Boarding the ship went pretty smooth. Our interior cabin was pretty small, but expected. The crew members were all friendly and helpful. But, I found the ... Read more
BenjiRodney
Member Since 2010
12 reviews
3,663 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was a nice get away to the Bahamas. First time in 14 Carnival Cruises that we wold be going to Half Moon Cay. Booked this last October while sailing on the Breeze. We wanted a cruise in the summer to fill the gap until the December ... Read more

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map92
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
44 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise for 2 reasons, 1, We wanted to visit Charleston and 2, we wanted to go to Half Moon Cay. Both were great! Can't say the same for the ship. Its old, made LOTS of noises, and smelled bad in the bathroom the whole time. ... Read more
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Roly_T
Member Since 2016
1 review
We did this same itinerary last winter on the Carnival Fantasy out of Charleston, and although the Sensation is basically the same ship, Sensation provided far better service, and overall experience than the Fantasy. We chose this ... Read more
cruisinpack2
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This is a short review of our cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy out of Charleston SC 8/20/2016 – 8/25/2016. I have read many reviews on this older ship, but do not agree with some of the negative comments. The Ecstasy was clean and ... Read more
simonluxmt
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise as we had family visitors and wanted to combine a cruise with a stay in Charleston. Compared to Port Canaveral, this port is slightly more disorganized. I suspect that there is not enough cruise passenger volume to ... Read more
gena172123
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
As a first time cruiser, I had an amazing time. Embarkation was smooth and easy. Registering online helped a lot. There was a lot of traffic in the Port of Miami, but not many signs giving you directions, so plan to loop in a few circles. ... Read more

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marlborotazlady
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
With this being our first cruise we were a little skeptical due to reviews that we read but once we finished with the check in, going through security, and boarded the ship we noticed 2 things 1. The ship was beautiful even if it was out ... Read more
denl8177
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
We wanted to give Carnival another chance and they disappointed again. Like many, we had started out as Carnival customers and really enjoyed our first couple of cruises. Over time, we started to see a decline in service, food and ... Read more
NYEDEN30
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
I chose this cruise because of the price during the time of booking and becasue of the water slides which I knew my 6 year old would enjoy . Cons: It is a small ship outdated. The pool is very tiny and over crowded, its salt water ... Read more
adriagna12
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our first experience and it was perfect. The service is outstanding. Thanks to Mary from the Guest Service, Claudia from the Room Service and Dewi from the housekeeping service. We went to Nassau, Bahamas and to Half Moon Cay( ... Read more
RicoMari
Member Since 2014
1 review
36 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
The Valor is a mixed bag for me, but the good outweighs the bad. The ship is difficult to navigate and (to me) has poor signage, so I often found myself frustrated and in the wrong place. Chalk some of that up to the fact that it was our ... Read more

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HLR
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
603 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Carnival Pride - August 14, 2016 – 7 nights It was a good cruise! Not great…but good. It was pretty much exactly what we expected. Like others have said it was never really crowded even though a full sailing and children ... Read more
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laurel.finch7@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My husband and I sailed on the Victory to Freeport and Nassau from August 14th – 18th, and we had an amazing time! It was my fifth cruise, fourth with Carnival, and my husband’s first cruise. He was already talking about our ... Read more
jerrygfl
Member Since 2013
1 review
20 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our 14th cruise 12 on Carnival. My wife and I have been to the Bahama's many times before. However we thoroughly enjoyed the destination again. We saw many new places and some of the old from a different perspective. We made ... Read more
oldhonker
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
serafin our stateroom attendant was excellent. our waiter in pacific lower was excellent. His name was Joel. It was his last cruise on this ship (will be on spirit in two months) joel was the best server I have ever experienced. Food ... Read more
twtybrdy
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of the proximity to our home. We didn't have to fly and could drive to the port. Embarkation went smooth. We had priority since we had a suite so we were one of the first group on. Room was ready with our ... Read more

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pcooper
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My husband and I went on this 5 day cruise to Nassau and Half Moon Cay celebrate our anniversary and we enjoyed it. This was our 3rd cruise but the first time on the Elation. The staff was great and overall the food was good. The cabin ... Read more
2hot2cruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Chose a short cruise close to home due to time limits on our vacation.It worked out well - weather was good, entertainment and dining staff were great. Could use some additional afternoon activities for non-pool-deck folks.The ship is ... Read more
floydrounds@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We had an overall good time on the Elation. This was me and my wife’s first cruise. It started out rough because Carnival misplaced my extremely large suitcase in someone else’s on the first day. We arrived on the ship at ... Read more
Zkpr555
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Loved it! We went on this as a family cruise of 15 people and not one complaint. My kids loved our room with the balcony. So nice to sit and watch the sun rise and set over the ocean. The staff was awesome, we never had to ask twice for ... Read more
retirement dream cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
24 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My wife, 20 year old son, and I sailed on Carnival Pride on 07-14 August, 2016. We stayed in ocean suite #6185. Loved the ship (décor is outdated), the crew was great, things to do on board were plentiful, dining experience was ... Read more

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