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3,519 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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Sjohns
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Jacksonville port was fast and easy. The ship was very dated and upon entering my room hair was every where. The food was great one night and decent the others. Not much to do on this ship my kids and I was bored after the first hour. Half ... Read more
cheriroth1@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I chose this cruise because it is a 50 minute drive from home - easy to get in and out. This was my 4th cruise on Carnival Pride out of Baltimore. This was a mom and daughter get-away. I was totally disappointed and irritated with this ... Read more
evs65@verizon.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We went on Carnival Pride with our our family and relatives totaling 7 people. It left from Baltimore sailing to Port Canaveral and Bahamas. Baltimore's port was ok. It does need to be expanded. Very crammed at the security check area. ... Read more
malikdouglas
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
This cruise was the worse one that we have been on. We had to wait over 3 hours to be served for dinner, we constantly smelled sewage, and the rooms were not cleaned. At one point I asked one of the cabin stewards for a cup to use for ... Read more
Jenniferd143
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We had a great vacation on the Carnival Ecstasy ship to Nassau and Half Moon Cay Bahamas. This was my daughters (6 years old ) first cruise and she loved it! The water park on this boat was a huge hit with her and the Kids club was a lot ... Read more

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jennieb1
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
13 helpful votes
Hi Everyone! I just got off the 3 night sailing of the Carnival Victory to the Bahamas. Nassau specifically. A little bit about me. I am 39 years old, live locally in Florida and I took this cruise with my 4 year old son. This was his 6th ... Read more
snm12589
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
I have cruised with carnival cruises on a few occasions and have typically enjoyed myself due to them being early twenties friendly. Although I didn't select the Elation ship personally, I still expected a good time due to past ... Read more
Tahoe diva
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
We took a cruise on the Carnival Fantasy for a family reunion. The length of the cruise for perfect for first time cruisers. The ship is older and you tell by the decor. The cabins are okay, the rooms could have been cleaner, I could see ... Read more
Happy sailor from Indiana
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it fit into my time constraints. We are planning two others for next year, same ship, same terrific people. Thank you so, so much. From beginning to end everything was well orchestrated, but at an easy pace. ... Read more
drichar2
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I cruise at least once a year on carnival - - I do enjoy cruising with them on any ship. The cruise ship was nice and clean. I totally hate the pool and hot tubs - - to many people. It was my fault I choose a cruise when school was out ... Read more

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glynnis_thorpe@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it was the cheapest and I had kids, in laws, parents....basically a large group of people traveling with me. I had been on this ship before and knew it wasn't a luxury cruise. However, I was expecting ... Read more
rtibits
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This is a very smelly ship. Cigarette smoke was everywhere and they even allowed it in a common area. There is a bar that you must walk by and sit next to for many of the activities and this is a smoking bar. You will reek of smoke all day ... Read more
mdockery
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The Port of Baltimore is close to my home so a Baltimore departure was excellent. Th embarkation process was very smooth. Upon getting on the ship, I immediately felt at home. All of the staff and crew were excellent. I met my ... Read more
Cindysec
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
As a first time cruiser, did not know what to expect. ship is nice and clean. Our steward, Rai on the seventh deck - Empress, was wonderful. He always greeted you with a smile and a sing in his voice. After learning the boat, things ... Read more
david k
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Our third Carnival cruise. We sailed on Conquest, Magic, and Breeze. Last cruise was two years ago and it was very similar to the first. Both were 5-star experiences. Sorry to say the cuts by Carnival over the past two years dampened ... Read more

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galaxieman63
Member Since 2012
1 review
10 forum posts
25 helpful votes
Just of the 6/19/16 4 Day out of Port Canaveral. I have mixed feelings about the cruise. This is my third cruise with Carnival. The two prior were both 5 day cruises on the Fantasy when it was sailing out of Charleston. I loved both ... Read more
sweetiebabe05
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We took this cruise for our honeymoon. My husband has sailed on Carnival many times before and swears by it. I have only sailed on Princess Cruise Lines and decided to give Carnival a chance because the crowd on a Princess cruise is ... Read more
lee savalle
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I liked the short itinerary, not too long nor too short for our first time sailing without the kids. We liked the idea of a long day at Nassau and going in June would ensure nice, warm weather. We found embarkation to be a breeze! We ... Read more
2bush2
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Affordable cruise. The worst thing is the pool is horrible - tiny and people stuffed in shoulder to shoulder. Very unappealing I did not go near it. Same with hot tubs. Not sure how 2000ish people are expected to use the pool. Food in ... Read more
Rushman58
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
2 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We've been on 17 cruises, 10 of which were with Carnival. The Elation is new to Jacksonville, so we thought we would give it a try. I have to say, out of the 10 Carnival cruises, even with this being an older, remodeled ship, we were ... Read more

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jennyrieswilson
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We went on the Carnival Ecstasy on June 15. When we got to the port, our car overheated and broke down. This could of been an absolute nightmare for our family of five. Instead two wonderful men by the names of Jeff and Michael came to ... Read more
Akroncruiser73
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Took my kids and mother. We had two rooms side by side and they were clean and we had plenty of space. Kids loved the animal towels. Food was great and service excellent. Loved Emma and the roaming party. Dinner in the main dining room was ... Read more
TracyLane72
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because my family was going on it and I was looking for something to give my daughter in the way of a vacation after her graduation from high school. The overall experience was very positive, but there were some issues. ... Read more
kwalker1158@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
My friends (three couples in all) and I chose this cruise because it was leaving from our city. Convenience is a good thing. Embarking and disembarking could not have been easier. This is the easiest port I have gone in and out of. We ... Read more
Mimiandpop
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
Have cruised on Royal Carribbean, Norwegian and Celebrity for 10+ cruises. This was our first cruise on Carnival and was selected because it left out of Norfolk and did not entail having to fly to a departure city. Embarkation: could ... Read more

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