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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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648 Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews

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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
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
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
Not rated
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
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
First, I have cruised on Carnival 6 times, as well as Norwegan once, and Royal Caribbean once. RCCL was the last cruise ... 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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I will preface this by saying we have been on 3 Royal Caribbean cruises prior to this Carnival cruise so we are not new ... Read more
04/14
This was my DS and I second time on the Ecstasy in 2 years. She is a great ship and the crew is fabulous! My son just ... Read more
04/14
It was a family affair, husband and I were persuaded by son, daughter-in-law and 15-year old grandson to accompany them ... Read more
I have a question..if you go to a restaurant, retail establishment, plane ride, hotel etc, and you are unhappy with ... Read more
I was hestiant to book Carnival due to the reviews, but was on a tight budget. We've sailed Disney before but decided ... Read more

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03/14
I was a bit nervous booking this cruise , knowing that the boat was one of the older in the fleet . it is dated , ... Read more
Overall this cruise was not my favorite. I will break it down below: First off: I would suggest not going during ... Read more
March 3rd, 2014 molly/sheba
03/14
My girlfriend and I were celebrating our birthdays with a cruise (thanks to our husbands). We took the Cruise ... Read more
Awesome cruise as usual! carnivaladdix120
03/14
Hubby treated me to a birthday cruise which was awesome! We've sailed with Carnival many times but this was our first ... Read more
My best friend and I decided to go on a cruise, this being her second cruise and my first. We are from Ontario,Canada ... Read more

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