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Cruise Critic's Review 3.5 out of 5+ star 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 ... read more

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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews: 606

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Loved it! Best Vacation Ever! by mattienjack

Sitting here reading all the reviews, Not sure why people think it was so bad. This was our ... continue

Western Caribbean 08/14 3.0 out of 5+
A True Review by captainorin

This was my 4th cruise. Two on Norwegian. First time on Carnival. Left Miami on August 18, 2014 ... continue

Western Caribbean 08/14 Not Rated
Carnival cruise Ecstasy Cozumel & Key West July 2014 by craigsl2

Cozumel was a huge disappointment. Lots of free time here, but little to do. Unless you book a ... continue

Western Caribbean 07/14 2.0 out of 5+
Never again on this ship! by Pollyanna flower

Ship is old pool area very small for amount of people on board

One full day w/out use of ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 07/14 Not Rated
The Carnival Ectasy Save your money by smithm135

So this was my first cruise as well as my 3 children, ever... My husban had been on a cruise ... continue

Bahamas 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
Old faithful by muddatucka

I took two friends who hadn't cruised before to experience this type of vacation. I didn't ... continue

Bahamas 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
1st time and last time by VirginiaCity

So I'm sure many will disagree with this review, especially all those Gold and Platinum status ... continue

Blank 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
My Second Cruise with Carnival by frankraffa1

I am writing about my recent cruise experience. As with my first cruise, I had to wait in line ... continue

Western Caribbean 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
Our first cruise - loved the Carnival Ecstasy! by Tracey/Thom

Overall - we thoroughly enjoyed this ship. It was our first cruise, as I've been hesitant for ... continue

Western Caribbean 06/14 5+ out of 5+
You get what you pay for. by Toshua

The Ecstasy is an old ship, small and cramped. If price is the most important consideration on ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
Nice Cruise, Horrible Food by clubowner

Embarkation at Port of Miami was fast, ten minutes at best Ship was setting sail at 4PM but ... continue

Bahamas 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Fun Time by bystech77

Let's start by saying the ship is very nice. I like the smaller ships.

We were a little ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
Remarkably nice ship! by jonaleman

My wife and I took this cruise on the Ecstasy at the absolute last minute in May ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 Not Rated
Not bad for the price, too raunchy in May by NCO

I found a great deal on the Ecstasy. I took my wife and 2 kids and paid a little over $1K. Not ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
You have to be on Ecstasy to enjoy this ship!! by Chanorah

This was my first cruise and to say I was disappointed is an understatement. The food was ... continue

Bahamas 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
A fun cruise and worth every penny by JerseyHorseLover

First, I have cruised on Carnival 6 times, as well as Norwegan once, and Royal Caribbean once. ... continue

Western Caribbean 05/14 5+ out of 5+
A Good Value by BobbiSox

If you're a old pro at cruising, you will get your money's worth on this cruise. The ship isn't ... continue

Bahamas 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Surprisingly nice ship by joeredhat1

We were surprised to find the Carnival Ecstasy in such good condition given its age. We sailed ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
you get what you pay for by funship2014

This cruise fell so short in so many ways. The itinerary was a mess. The arrival for half a day ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Best 4 day cruise ever. by Stargazer65

In Dec 2013 we booked a family cruise with our 10 year old son for Spring Break 2014. This was ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5+ out of 5+
Key West & Cozumel by johnvermilyea

This is a tough call.  I've been on several cruises with the family. This cruise falls ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
You get what you pay for - but not during Spring break by shrimpguy

Having cruised with CCL many times, we expected a short but relaxing cruise. The destination did ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
FIRST CRUISE EXPERIENCE by Miami2014

Bed sheets had many stains, had them replaced right away. Not happy with that. Carpet didn't ... continue

Bahamas 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Go with another line by NellieX

I won't go into a detailed explanation of why this cruise kind of sucked. I was a first-time ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Carnival - I would not recommend by tdspaulding

I will preface this by saying we have been on 3 Royal Caribbean cruises prior to this Carnival ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
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