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72% Loved It
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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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609 Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews

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An awful gas filled the ship for most of the trip, smelled like sewerage/sulfur. My husband and I had an awful time ... Read more
Kins296
12/13
Prior to boarding the ship, I had purchased a pack of new t-shirts and slipped them into my suitcase. When unpacking on ... Read more
12/13
My wife and I took the Thanksgiving 4 day Bahamas cruise to Freeport and Nassau from Port Canaveral. Wife rides a ... Read more
Departed out of Port Canaveral, FL with my boyfriend, Tim. Ports included Freeport, Nassau & Half Moon Cay. Our ... Read more
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12/13
Knowing that this was my first cruise there was high expectations, but there were pro's and con's for both the ship and ... Read more

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Let me start by saying this was my first cruise, so I did a lot of reading beforehand to see what I was in for. There ... Read more
I've been blessed to have been on a few cruises across the gamut from budget to luxury. While Carnival is not known for ... Read more
11/13
Just returned from a 5 day cruise on the Ecstasy - Loved it! The staff must have been "Disney" trained because they ... Read more
11/13
My wife and I were simply overjoyed with this cruise. Yes, it's an older ship, but I can't imagine how the experience ... Read more
For first time cruisers, we weren't really sure what to expect. We had done our research, but of course, this is all ... Read more

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11/13
First I need to say that I was very excited to go on this cruise....I had heard so many raves about cruising, the food, ... Read more
11/13
Let me start off by saying how nervous I was to be sailing on one of the older ships in the fleet.... Let me also start ... Read more
11/13
I have sailed on most of the major cruise lines, but never on Carnival. We decided to take a family cruise and since we ... Read more
We just returned from a four day trip on the Carnival Ecstasy. My wife and I (mid 40’s) decided on this cruise as ... Read more
10/13
The Good: -Extremely fast embarkation/debarkation. It took only 15 minutes to embark and 5 minutes to debark. ... Read more

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Embarkation – We park our car at park n cruise. The shuttle drive to the port was less than 15 minutes. We got to ... Read more
Carnival Ecstasy dralliw1985
10/13
So a few preliminaries- traveling myself and sweetness to celebrate 28 years of marital bliss. No kids, no boss. No ... Read more
First of all, let me share with the readers that I am a Carnival Platinum member. I have cruised with Carnival on many ... Read more
We purchased Faster to the Fun and I must say that I feel it was worth it. We were on the ship at 11 am, dropped the ... Read more
Just got back from a great 5 day cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy. Just wanted to provide updates as the reviews/research ... Read more

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Quickie review (sorry no pics) - Cast of characters: Myself53 4th cruise, DD19 3rd cruise, DD22 3rd cruise & ... Read more
Great Cruise But... caseymorgan
09/13
...you can't get there from here. Let me back up a bit. We just got off the Ecstasy and had a great trip. Good food, ... Read more
As always the embarkation was easy and we were on the ship by 12:00pm. Our room was ready so we dropped off stuff and ... Read more
09/13
We (Me, my Wife, my Son, his wife and my 2 grand daughters ages 14 and 6) had a great 5 day cruise on the Ecstasy to ... Read more
We are frequent cruisers and global travelers, including quite a few Carnival cruises in the past, and while this ... Read more

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