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3,856 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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ginbuck
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
204 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We took this cruise because we could drive to the port and because it fit perfectly with my grandchildren's vacations. We appreciate the kid's program on Carnival, and it included New Year's Eve. We are very seasoned cruisers with ... Read more
msalkeld
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I think I have been really spoiled by Royal Caribbean. Pros: Cheap, good for a first cruise. Ports were good. Party boat. Free Room service for a bunch of foods and pretty cheap for other things. Cruise Pictures were good. Gym was ... Read more
sseanickels
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
It was about what I expected for the price - I'd consider Carnival as a low-mid line. It was during Christmas break, so there were a LOT of kids on our cruise (too many for my liking, but they can't do anything about that). Sometimes I ... Read more
64redhorse
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was the first cruise I had ever been on. Let me start by telling you I had to pay double because I was a single cruiser, so I paid $1800.00, I had room #6221 on Level 6. The room was adequate with a balcony, however, I was only ... Read more
dmarie13
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We just wanted a 3 night cruise over Christmas, as we are snowbirds in FL anyway. This is our 3rd time on Victory in the last 4 years, not on purpose, BTW. We always get a balcony room, so we can enjoy peace and quiet. We really enjoyed ... Read more
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BBjrod
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The only way you can NOT enjoy a holiday cruise on the Ecstasy is if you make up your mind NOT to enjoy the cruise! We left Charleston on December 22 and returned to port on December 26 so we were actually on board over the Christmas ... Read more
brian999
Member Since 2017
1 review
While food and drinks were available almost 24 hours, the activities were poorly communicated and most events were only in the evenings between 7:30 and 11, right in the middle of our dinner hour. Prior cruises I have been on had piano ... Read more
NancyandTom
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Planned a family Christmas Cruise with 5 adults for a year. The ship was old, dirty, and just plain worn out. Carnival sails at capacity but I think this ship was overbooked. So crowded you could not relax. Drunk, disgusting, smelly people ... Read more
cogenthought
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
My family and I (4 adults) have been bitten by the cruise bug, and wanted to do something a little different for Christmas. This was our third cruise, all with Carnival, as we had an excellent time on our previous two (the Paradise, which ... Read more
Goldheart
Member Since 2008
1 review
39 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I chose this particular cruise to enable us to join some friends for Christmas. We had 3 cabins on the Veranda deck. Because we booked late the only way we could be together / adjacent was near the rear. We were originally booked on ... Read more
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Introvert_Cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Overall I have rated it 4 stars because overall we did enjoy it and I was aware of its shortcomings and such prior to booking. My party consisted of the parents and 3 children 10-16. Bottom line upfront: This is a cruise geared ... Read more
JulieF
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
Christmas cruise for myself and 17-year-old son - paid for Faster to the Fun, a complete waste, did not get on ship until almost 1pm. Room was open and not vacuumed. Went to lunch and returned, room had been vacuumed. Later that evening ... Read more
Kaseyjoness
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for a few reasons: This is our 4th year traveling at Christmas, we wanted to go somewhere warm(er), the port is 2 hours from our home, and the ship was not overly large. This was definitely a good choice. We got an ... Read more
Irenet2
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We started with Carnival and tried others. We loved being back on Carnival because there is so much more to do, especially trivia, which some of us love. The food was excellent in the Restaurant and some of us loved the burgers and ... Read more
mastersonsherry
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise because the date and port were the most convenient for us. My expectations were not high because the last Carnival Cruise we went on had gone way down with its quality of service. This was our 8th Carnival cruise. ... Read more
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dougdowds
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We cruised to the bahamas and were thoroughly pleased with the staff,food,ship and the shows.Our steward Herald was the best steward I could have wanted. He knew everyone by name and took care of you to make your trip pleasant.We stayed on ... Read more
luis72
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My husband and i decided to bring my 8 years old son on a cruise we booked 11 month ago with Carnival Valor 2 weeks before sailing we get a e-mail saying there was a ship changed to Liberty we wore suppose to sail dec 15 at 4pm and board ... Read more
silverpenguin
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
206 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was the 3rd Carnival Cruise for DH & I. Just us, no kids. This was the first cruise after Liberty’s transfer to Port Canaveral and the ship had just come out of 2 weeks in dry dock (we had originally booked on the Valor). ... Read more
ajking95
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
The cruise left a bad taste in my mouth before we were even on the boat. The ship was switched from the Valor to the Liberty about a month or so before the cruise was set to sail. It changed our embarkation time from early afternoon to ... Read more
dderevensky
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
For my daughter's 7th birthday we decided to go on a cruise. She has never gone on a cruise before and this will be my fifth. We booked a 3 day cruise on Carnival Valor out of Port Canaveral. A couple months after booking, I get an ... Read more
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Kasandra1
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
where should I start? The beginning sounds like a good place to start. My family and I selected the Carnival Valor ship and was to check in at 4:00pm. A week before the sail date, we were advised our ship has been changed to the Carnival ... Read more
JeranEm
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I sail regulary on carnival cruiselines and today i can honestly say this was my worst cruise ever. I sailed on the Carnival Liberty out of Port Canaveral Fl. to Nassau Bahama's, which was originally suppose to be the Carnival ... Read more
CRICKET07
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
3 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Well we are seasoned cruisers that have taken cruises on several cruise lines Carnival among them.... I will start with that the Cabin 7347 Balcony was good, clean what you can expect lots of storage...no real issues...The Valor itself was ... Read more
Mom+Dad
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This is the first time cruise experience with my family and friends. We are family with 2 kids. All of us enjoyed it very well. Boarding: Super fast. Well coordinated. Lunch was waiting for us as soon as we boarded Staff: Very ... Read more
Shipbeaux
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
3 helpful votes
I’ve been a huge Carnival fan for decades. I’ve been on more cruises than I can count beginning in the late 70’s as a teenager. I have Platinum status in the VIFP program and have sailed on just about every ship ... Read more
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