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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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606 Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews

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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
Not rated
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
Never again on this ship! Pollyanna flower
Not rated
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

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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
Overall - we thoroughly enjoyed this ship. It was our first cruise, as I've been hesitant for many years about being ... Read more

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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
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

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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
04/14
This cruise fell so short in so many ways. The itinerary was a mess. The arrival for half a day in Key West then back ... Read more

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04/14
In Dec 2013 we booked a family cruise with our 10 year old son for Spring Break 2014. This was his first ever cruise. ... Read more
Key West & Cozumel johnvermilyea
04/14
This is a tough call.  I've been on several cruises with the family. This cruise falls squarely in the category ... Read more
Having cruised with CCL many times, we expected a short but relaxing cruise. The destination did not matter to us. I ... Read more
04/14
Bed sheets had many stains, had them replaced right away. Not happy with that. Carpet didn't seem clean either. Balcony ... Read more
04/14
I won't go into a detailed explanation of why this cruise kind of sucked. I was a first-time cruiser, and everyone ... Read more

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