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3,909 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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Sherilynn3
Member Since 2017
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was my second Carnival cruise, but the first for my husband and kids. I was very discouraged after the switch from Valor to Liberty, and the bad Liberty reviews didn't help at all. Every week I would visit different sites hoping to ... Read more
hvanness331
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise for the dates mainly, 3 families, 10 of us (6 adults, 4 kids) for Spring Break. Adults ages 40-50, kids ages 10-13. Embarkation was fairly speedy. We chose the 12:30 time slot. You're in this building being ... Read more
Van Houten Family
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was our family's first cruise and we sailed with my parents and my brother's family (group of 10, total). Ship was easy to navigate and overall very good. We were in Cabin 1236. Clean room - clean ship overall. Food was good, but ... Read more
mzjan
Member Since 2007
1 review
86 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Traveled with another couple, not sure of their cabin number. Embarkation was a breeze!! Even though it is a small ship, we love sailing on the Elation...this was our 3 sailing on Elation! Great cabin steward Puspa! Great MDR staff in ... Read more
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Terre
Member Since 2001
16 reviews
4,516 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
Captain: Leonardo Contarino Hotel Director: Dave Drier Cruise Director: Benjamin Lambert Cabin: Category 4E, cabin #E141 Sail Date: March 10, 2017 – March 15, 2017 Our Cruise Experience: 37 cruises total; 14 with ... Read more
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Bella Swan
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I went on this cruise with my mom and sister and we had a great time. Leaving out of Charleston was very convenient. The port staff was great as were the drivers to the the ship. We were able to go straight to our room which was a first ... Read more
bcardos
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my birthday cruise for turning 65. We had planned to do a European River Cruise this year but life got in the way and on the spur of the moment we decided to try something close by - Charleston, SC for a quick 5 day break to the ... Read more
lesro67
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I sailed on the 3/9/17 cruise to Nassau. It was a 3 day cruise that left from Port Canaveral. I am 25f and went with a group of 7 other women for my best friend's bachelorette party. Almost all of us have been on multiple Carnival ... Read more
Cruise Queene 55
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my first cruise in the US. We paid 299 each for a balcony room. The room was huge compared to my cruise on Princess. There was a long bench built into the wall, and plenty of storage place. My one complaint about the room is that ... Read more
dolaher
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This was a last minute Spring Break cruise - brought 7 college kids with two of us Moms (yes, we are brave). There was a nice mix of passengers, but mainly college spring break age (between 18-23). That said, it was still a very ... Read more
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mbrain
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My wife and I are very experienced cruisers. This cruise was our 5th to the Bahamas, but we had never cruised out of Jacksonville before so we thought we'd give Elation (only ship out of Jacksonville) a try. Actually, Jacksonville is a ... Read more
deborah9
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was our first cruise so we were not sure what to find , only went by what other people told us. I booked with a travel agent that was fine . the food in the dining rooms was very small portion and coffee cold , I thought people ... Read more
jensplace
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 forum posts
This was the very first cruise for both my 17 year old son and I. He has moderate autism spectrum disorder and global developmental delays, so I was very anxious about our trip. We chose the 5 day cruise out of Galveston for our first one ... Read more
mmdteach
Member Since 2017
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I traveled with my husband and two children ages 12 and 9. We took this 3 night cruise to test the waters ( pardon the pun ..lol) We had a wonderful experience. The food was great. The service was great! The cabin was great! The ... Read more
Kvenis
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Good value for the money. We got an email the day before the cruise that ship would be boarding and departing late due to loading of materials. Boarding wouldn't begin until 1:30pm and departure wasn't until 6pm. We were also notified ... Read more
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tlsearay
Member Since 2002
1 review
92 forum posts
This was a 3 night Carnival Live cruise with a Tim McGraw concert. I wasn't sure if I would be disappointed in such a short cruise and it not being on a Dream class ship, but it turned out to be close to perfect. This is the first ... Read more
JusBeachn
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We took this cruise because of the Tim McGraw concert series. There's nothing really fancy about the ship itself. Our cabin was an inside cabin which is pretty much like any other ship in their fleet. The pool area was nicer than others ... Read more
Aerobro
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The boat really does not have that many fun things to do, pretty much only the casino. The pools are small, the food in the dining room was AWFUL, we ate there the first night and it took a total of 2 hours. It took forever to get anything ... Read more
pageg17
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Me and my boyfriend (at the time) wanted to take a vacation that didn't cost us a fortune and would allow us to travel somewhere we had never been before. Of course our first thought was CRUISE! We looked into several different cruise ... Read more
tribbs1
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
365 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I have sailed Carnival in the pas (Valor, Conquest, Freedom), but have graduated to a more premium line now that I do not cruise with small children. But, when the Carnival Live announcement came out and I saw Tim McGraw was going to do a ... Read more
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Green water junkie
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We like cruising out of Charleston because it's only a 31/2 hr away from Charlotte, NC. Parking at the port was quick, and both embarkation and debarkation the same. The ship was well run and clean. Our cabin (M211) was well maintained ... Read more
smokeyglenn
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise is for people who are more concerned with value than luxury. This ship is older and needs to be updated. The crew was very nice and courteous and the people on the ship were very friendly. unfortunately, the food wasn't very ... Read more
Specialist001
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose this cruise because my boyfriend and I wanted to get away for his birthday. He does not yet have a passport, so it was the perfect opportunity to travel out of the country and he not need one. This was his 1st cruise, but my 3rd, ... Read more
Pinkyoshi1
Member Since 2017
1 review
25 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I always have cruised with Carnival and I have been on this ship 3 times now. I hardly write reviews but we felt like this is worth one. We sailed last year on a 5 night cruise and it was different this time. First off the music that was ... Read more
Bmit
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
I was given this cruise as a gift. I enjoyed every last second of my trip! I would definitely go again however, I traveled with 1 16 year old and would take another teen with him next time to give him some company. There wasn't much on ... Read more
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