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3,598 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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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
4 helpful votes
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
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
4 helpful votes
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
3 helpful votes
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
14 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
gatormom108
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
62 forum posts
6 helpful votes
If you are currently booked on this cruise, please do not panic by the reviews you have read. I know that I sure did! This was my 15th cruise, but my first time sailing with Carnival. I was sailing with my husband and two of our older ... Read more
NYEDEN30
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
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
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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

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thupakula
Member Since 2016
1 review
This is our third cruise with Carnival.....room, food, customer service was excellent. We were upgraded to a Ocean Suite (we were not aware of this - because we had miles from the previous two cruises) and the agent offered us the ... Read more
RicoMari
Member Since 2014
1 review
47 forum posts
4 helpful votes
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
HLR
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
629 forum posts
10 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
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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

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oldhonker
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
pcooper
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
4 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

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Zkpr555
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
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
27 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
ratso999
Member Since 2013
6 reviews
4 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This 4 day cruise was our 5th with Carnival and 40th overall. We selected it to celebrate our 54th anniversary. Being experienced cruisers, we expect some problems and weren't disappointed. Getting onboard was no problem, about 1/2 hr ... Read more
servantonice
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we haven't been on a cruise in two years and were eager to return. We have used multiple cruise lines before and we know Carnival has the reputation for being the, "Mass Market Buffet" of cruising. ... Read more
tmcpherson
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We've now been on 4 cruises. The way we have originally chosen cruises was price, destination, and where it's leaving out of. Now, we are at a point where we would probably start choosing the cruise based on the boat. Went out of ... Read more

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