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4,153 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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golefty88
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We booked this cruise last Dec.16,,,,,heard a lot of bad and good about Carnaval, this was our first cruise, we are In our mid 50's. I read a lot of reviews on the ships and cruise lines, I was really impressed with the entire process, ... Read more
harleyfatboy2008
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
14 forum posts
hey I'm jeff,,,me and my girlfriend sailed this cruise even after reading all the negative reviews bout the elation,,,,well I'm here to say that the ship was beautiful in every way and we had such a great time meeting so many nice people ... Read more
fmhmd
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed four weeks ago
Just got back from 10/31/17 cruise. I did not expect much, given age of ship and reading reviews. Very pleasantly surprised. The ship was bright and colorful and did not show its age. Our room steward and dining staff were superb. Only a ... Read more
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kmelanson
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We were looking for a cruise for a "girls weekend" and this seemed really appealing to us. It was a short 4 day cruise to the Bahamas. We left on Sunday, October 29th and the check in and boarding of the ship went great. We got ... Read more
blue3ninja
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
Sailed four weeks ago
This is the shortest cruise I have ever been on (3 night) so that may impact my opinion. The ship was very nice. The stateroom was nicely updated, we were in a balcony stateroom. The food was fantastic in the main dining room but very ... Read more
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jenabrown51
Member Since 2017
1 review
I didn't chose this ship. I didn't know how different it would be in comparison to Fascination. The size of the vessel was not the problem at all. The service was. Nothing was on time. The staff was not that pleasant at all. Starting ... Read more
jrmende63
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
7,383 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2017
We chose this cruise to go to Princess Cays. We missed certain things on the ship, like a dedicated sports area. Guys burgers did not disappoint. Thirsty red frog beer was tasty. The ships shows some wear and tear but still was in ... Read more
weezie1947
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed October 2017
We chose Carnival because it was recommend by a friend. It was a great time, Our group was from 8 to 70 and all had something to do. The excursions that we booked through Carnival were superb. The food was great and our dining ... Read more
dwharrison
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2017
This was my 4th cruise with Carnival and it was the best I've very been on. I have read many of the reviews on here and can only say one thing. Either Carnival is listening or there are just people out there looking for something to be ... Read more
oscm(sw)
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2017
Wanted to try a cruise out of Baltimore as it was close to home (1 hour drive). Our boarding pass said arrive between 1230 and 1 PM so we did. Waited about 90 minutes from getting in line to getting on board. Nobody ever checked the time ... Read more
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momof4girls
Member Since 2010
1 review
577 forum posts
We chose this cruise because the dates and the port lined up with other plans we had. I knew that the Elation would be coming out of drydock shortly before we were to cruise, so I was excited to see what was new. Pros: Guys ... Read more
cajohnston
Member Since 2008
1 review
4 forum posts
Sailed October 2017
We enjoyed this cruise very much. Embarkation was a breeze with the staff taking very good care of us. We arrived at 11:15 and with a short delay steped onto the ship by noon. Spent time checking out the refurbishment and liked what they ... Read more
Mail Lady11
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
Price was right, They have upgraded added meal options and bars on Lido deck. It does not have Alchemy but it does have a bar that serves Martinis & drinks like the Alchemy which is great. Also had new EFFY store on ship with great ... Read more
jknk
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose The elation due to the itinerary and dates. The staff was inattentive and rude. The food at the buffets was cold and nearly inedible. Bathrooms were unusable on the Lido deck. Panels were falling off the walls in restrooms on deck ... Read more
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Aquaman#1
Member Since 2005
1 review
434 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I just finished a cruise 10-21 on Elation. Overall, a great cruise for us. We had an OV on deck 4. We did experience very low water pressure the first night in our sink (shower was fine). We asked our stateroom attendant about it the next ... Read more
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Romanoinfl
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed October 2017
There were a few good things to mention about this cruise. The staff was very friendly and helpful...especially the wait staff in Imagination restaurant. We elected to eat here at night because their other restaurant reminded us of a ... Read more
Kanikkij
Member Since 2017
1 review
Cruise Recap Pros- Childcare was awesome. All 4 kids loved it. Dining room meals. I loved it. Waiters were great. My kids danced every night we went 3 times. My small room was perfect. No window actually made naps easy. ... Read more
watersun 7fun
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2017
wanted to take a short cruise to celebrate our 25th anniversary. It was smooth embarking and disembarking much improvement from years ago. we had a balcony, I'm spoiled now that will always be my choice.we had early dining, Mohamed, Marvin ... Read more
Waterfallhunter
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I like to cruise from Charleston. It is convenient as we can drive over in the morning and not have to worry about hotels or flights. Unfortunately Carnival is the only choice for now. Never saw a room steward. This is most unusual ... Read more
wvgrammy1
Member Since 2010
1 review
Sailed October 2017
We chose this cruise to replace one in September that was cancelled due to Irma. There were 9 of us. My cabin was E145, interior midship ( LAST one available due to late booking), and I would never book on that deck again. We were under ... Read more
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MLockhart2013
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2017
This was our third cruise together as a couple, first on the Ectasy, and probably our only trip on this ship. Three of the elevators in Aft were out of commission for the entire cruise. We were on the Upper deck/deck 6, meaning 2 flights ... Read more
therocksplace1951
Member Since 2017
1 review
I go out of Charleston S.C. to save airfare. My last cruise was out of S.C. it was the Fantasy ship. This was my 4th cruise since 2000. After this last cruise, I might look elsewhere. My last cruise mid-week we had a midnight meal, plus a ... Read more
Go For The Fun
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
I LOVE Carnival- have traveled other lines, but Carnival, and the Pride, remains my all time favorite.-Every staff and crew member is very kind, helpful and professional, and personable.--They will always go out of their way to help and ... Read more
lukabrasi007
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
We found the Liberty to be a good ship for our needs: 2 families with 4 children from 10 to 6. While it wasn't as amazing as our previous Disney Dream trip, we actually found it to be a little more relaxing as we didn't feel like we ... Read more
sunloveratlanta
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
46 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Wish we picked a longer cruise! Overall a great cruise with good food but one thing really kept me from having a fun ship experience. They have really gotten out of control with the up-selling. Nobody wants to feel like they spent ... Read more
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