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3.5 Editor's Rating
Built in 1991, Carnival Ecstasy is the second-oldest ship in Carnival Cruise Lines' fleet. Through the years, it has undergone significant refurbishments -- including an overhaul in 2009 that added waterslides ...
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612 Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews

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We found a great last-minute price on the 4 night Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy. We had never cruised with ... Read more
11/14
Day 1 (Oct. 31st) Embarkation: My fiance and I always get to the port early (10:00am) , so we are one of the first ... Read more
this is my 13th carnival cruise... 19 in all...traveled with my husband...food was great in buffet and dining ... Read more
We were on Riviera Deck and had two staterooms R97 and R101 .. The ship looks tired and grubby! It's inevitable as this ... Read more
My wife and I went on this cruise October 6 through the 10. It was, by far, one of the better cruises we have ... Read more

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This is my 4th Carnival Cruise. I rave about Carnival because of the great customer service I've always experienced ... Read more
09/14
Sitting here reading all the reviews, Not sure why people think it was so bad. This was our first cruise. We had no ... Read more
A True Review captainorin
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08/14
This was my 4th cruise. Two on Norwegian. First time on Carnival. Left Miami on August 18, 2014 and returned on August ... Read more
I have previously sailed the CCL Freedom and Legend so I have a rather lofty basis for comparison. The ecstasy is the ... Read more
Cozumel was a huge disappointment. Lots of free time here, but little to do. Unless you book a tour or get a cab to a ... Read more

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Never again on this ship! Pollyanna flower
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07/14
Ship is old pool area very small for amount of people on board One full day w/out use of pool due to leak! Food was ... Read more
So this was my first cruise as well as my 3 children, ever... My husban had been on a cruise many years ago prior to ... Read more
Old faithful muddatucka
07/14
I took two friends who hadn't cruised before to experience this type of vacation. I didn't choose Carnival, but because ... Read more
1st time and last time VirginiaCity
06/14
So I'm sure many will disagree with this review, especially all those Gold and Platinum status members I encountered, ... Read more
06/14
I am writing about my recent cruise experience. As with my first cruise, I had to wait in line for TWO HOURS, before ... Read more

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Overall - we thoroughly enjoyed this ship. It was our first cruise, as I've been hesitant for many years about being ... Read more
The Ecstasy is an old ship, small and cramped. If price is the most important consideration on choosing a ship, the ... Read more
05/14
Embarkation at Port of Miami was fast, ten minutes at best Ship was setting sail at 4PM but started boarding around ... Read more
Fun Time bystech77
05/14
Let's start by saying the ship is very nice. I like the smaller ships. We were a little disappointed that the water ... Read more
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05/14
My wife and I took this cruise on the Ecstasy at the absolute last minute in May 2014. It was mega–cheap and we ... Read more

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I found a great deal on the Ecstasy. I took my wife and 2 kids and paid a little over $1K. Not bad. When we got to the ... Read more
This was my first cruise and to say I was disappointed is an understatement. The food was horrible, the taste, variety ... Read more
05/14
First, I have cruised on Carnival 6 times, as well as Norwegan once, and Royal Caribbean once. RCCL was the last cruise ... Read more
A Good Value BobbiSox
05/14
If you're a old pro at cruising, you will get your money's worth on this cruise. The ship isn't sparkly new, but it's ... Read more
05/14
We were surprised to find the Carnival Ecstasy in such good condition given its age. We sailed in January on the ... Read more

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