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3,902 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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drlsllc
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
First of all, I will say that I probably went on this cruise with too high of expectations. My fiance and I decided a while back to to book this short get a way. Our birthdays are on the 1st and 2nd of February. We thought it might be fun ... Read more
Cruise Bruise
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I live in Florida and arrived in Port Canaveral the day of the cruise. Debarkation was quick and we were onboard in less than 5 minutes (priority boarding). This was the first time we have sailed on the Liberty. Our luggage took ... Read more
justpiddlin
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Convenient sailing from Charleston SC. New procedure for boarding, staggered time. They don't let you on the ship as early as in the past. Could not park until 11:30a.m. So you sit in car, could be hot for summer cruises. Hopefully they ... Read more
Thedrix
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the convenience of leaving from Tampa (30 minutes from home) and the variety of ports on just a 7 day cruise. To make it even better, we were joined by 2 friends who were EXCITED about their first cruise. ... Read more
betsyam
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
36 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Husband and I chose this cruise out of Tampa in conjunction with another cruise back to back. Food in the dining room was okay-would appeal to families with children. Lunch was always on the Lido deck and the Guy's Burgers were ... Read more
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oolietwo
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
4 forum posts
Just returned two days ago from sailing the Pride Jan 29-Feb 5, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan and Grand Cayman. This was our second cruise with Carnival and have also sailed RCC, Norwegian and Princess. I can honestly say that Carnival is just ... Read more
missj2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I chose this cruise because I wanted to go to the Bahamas and it was pretty cheap. This was my first cruise so I have nothing to compare it to. I feel like the service from the Carnival Elation crew was great. Freeport blows but I enjoyed ... Read more
ncfuncpl
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
159 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
It's a great value for the price. We'd been to all of the ports several times. We were already in Florida, so it worked for us. The ship shows it's age and is scheduled to be updated. Some renovations were going on while we were on ... Read more
MissLuLu
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE! My husband & I went with 40 other Realtors from NC & SC for a Continuing Education trip. We were supposed to be on a 5 day Bahama cruise but we were informed Tuesday night/Wednesday morning that the ship was ... Read more
kaylacrigler
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We decided to take this cruise out of Charleston SC because we have two children and being from North Carolina it was easier for us to get to..... That being said i think thats the only positive. We recieved a phone call from carnival ... Read more
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AJJ090
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Where do I begin with all the issues we encountered on this cruise? First of all, the cruise was delayed by 6 hours (should have sailed 4:00 p.m.) did not leave Charleston port until 10:00 p.m. Carnival called us but did not leave a ... Read more
ncpiggie
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
111 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This ship was delayed in Freeport coming out of dry dock due to storms. It is a long story but it was a mess! We were to leave Charleston, SC at 4pm, It was about 10 pm or a little later that we departed the dock. I actually purchased ... Read more
thisisnotright
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
While this cruise/ship is not the most elegant, it certainly is a lot of value. Our cabin was quite adequate (an inside cabin) as we spend very little time in it. The food was quite good, especially in the dining ... Read more
rogie03
Member Since 2017
1 review
The Bad 1.)Ship was 5 hours late, did not sail form port until after 10:00 pm 2.)Pool was empty for half of the trip so no swimming. 3.)there were multiple busted water lines causing us to walk though soggy carpet the whole trip, ... Read more
dbeauch6xx
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
Sailed January 2017
My wife and I and another couple sailed out of Tampa in January. We drove up to Tampa from Port Charlotte and used the valet parking which got us to Faster to the Fun even faster. Our cabin (8192) was ready but our bags did not arrive ... Read more
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ShelbyCo
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Board required standing in an incredibly long line that move at a snails pace. After getting on board, cabin was not ready for an hours and luggage did not arrive for 6 hours. The cabin was snug and the balcony was tiny. Sitting in a chair ... Read more
Bulldog1970
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 forum posts
Sailed January 2017
Our embarkation went smooth but slightly disorganized. The terminal at Tampa has people disembarking into same area as the passengers trying to board. The Pride is showing signs of ageing. The main entertainment in the Taj Mahal was not ... Read more
cuppettmd
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
202 forum posts
21 helpful votes
I have been on eleven Carnival cruises, but all were on Fantasy Class ships.I booked the Valor just to try something different. We were switched to the Liberty because of propulsion problems. This caused some concerns as we had aft cabins ... Read more
ClearwaterFlorida
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
122 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
12 of us (over 55) get away every January just to play cards, catch up and enjoy being together. I saw all the mixed reviews and had little expectations for this cruise. Liberty is not a high class ship but it was fun! The food exceeded ... Read more
bravesfan114
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
My husband and I took this cruise for our 20th anniversary. We sailed out of Jacksonville for a 4 day cruise. Initial first impressions of the ship were that it is older. The decor inside is a bit gaudy with all the brass and loud ... Read more
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GeorgiaPeach1211
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
16 helpful votes
First the pros: VERY inexpensive cruise Easy access from JAX airport to the port Fastest check-in I have ever experienced Musical entertainment was good Dinners were good to very good Evening Dining room service was good ... Read more
yardvillecruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed January 2017
I took my Mom on this cruise for her 80th birthday. Carnival treated her like a queen. Myself and other passengers wish security would have kept some of the loud, obnoxious and disruptive drunks under better control-they pay their money ... Read more
terry5681
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
140 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Usually I go on an annual cruise with my best friend and her family. my hubby does not cruise . we stayed in M122. I knew the room would be small but sufficient for two people. all ports had beautiful weather. I stayed on the boat for ... Read more
sdpd
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I never sailed on Carnival so I thought I would give it a try. Was not happy. First off I had read a recent review and the complaints were the windows being so dirty you couldn't see out of them and a sewage smell in the ship. yes I did ... Read more
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2LoveBikes
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
58 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Although the ship was old and the decor not my favorite, it had all the usual entertainment and great service. The main dance band Addixtion was very good. The Playlist Productions were mediocre in their vocals but entertaining. Food ... Read more
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