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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews for Group and Theme Cruises to the Caribbean

Carnival Ecstasy
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23 Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews for Group and Theme Cruises to the Caribbean

Katieharvey09 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don’t waste your money


Our door would not stay locked, it kept popping open. Thus, the reason Our shoes was stolen out of our room. The wind star dinning was less than fabulous. The one night water poured out everywhere! We was eating ...
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Sail Date October 2019

MommaTravelsToo avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

GIrls Trip

This cruise was booked for a birthday celebration. The group included 11 ladies split between 4 different cabins. This review is solely based on my cabin and experience. Charleston is a convenient port for those ...
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Sail Date February 2018

granddaughters avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst cruise / I had a terrible smell for 2 days then it would come and go.

The first day I found a pair of underwear on the floor and dirty bathroom! The person who had cleaned the room said he was sorry but carnival didn't give them enough time to clean properly between cruises.We could ...
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Sail Date April 2017

thisisnotright avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

It is what it is

While this cruise/ship is not the most elegant, it certainly is a lot of value. Our cabin was quite adequate (an inside cabin) as we spend very little time in it. The food was quite good, ...
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Sail Date January 2017

Abter1 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Limiting food availability and declining service

9 member family & neighbors had a good time, but not because of ship and crew. I was surprised how much the food was obviously rationed. Lido buffet only open for short periods of time, and often out of basic ...
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Sail Date December 2016

adjm57fy5 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

NYE cruise, long but detailed; hope this helps!

this was my 4th cruise with carnival and i am not quite sure what the bad reviews have to say, but I also can't say that I wasn't disappointed with some things on this ship in relation to the other carnival ships i ...
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Sail Date December 2015

AFAM348 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ok, but just ok.

A group of us sailed Nov. 30 @ Miami on the Ecstacy. Priority boarding turned out to be slower than those in our group that didn't have priority. Seems like everyone at Miami were brand new employees so that's ok. ...
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Sail Date November 2015

cruisecritic6989 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Blood on Sheets, Mold, Bugs, Horrible Service, and More

I don't even know where to begin. First let me start by saying, typically we only cruise on royal caribbean (one of the most amazing cruise lines) but we decided to give carnival a shot. I can say 100% they blew ...
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Sail Date December 2015

Bluetiful1 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

What the heck others experienced?

This was my first cruise and I was terrified about the trip, I have read the other reviews and I didn't experience anything other than fun and entertainment. Maybe they picked the wrong time of year to cruise. I'm ...
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Sail Date November 2015

PartyPlansPlus avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

There was more good than bad.

This was our first cruise and it was a chartered cruise so I know that some of our experience would be different than some cruises insofar as the entertainment because that was included in the chartered package so I ...
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Sail Date November 2015

orocha avatar


6 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes

Cruise was OK, still had lots of fun.

I like to give detailed reviews on my cruises because the more detailed it is the more helpful I think it would be for other cruisers: We went to the C. Ecstasy from Oct. 30th - Nov. 2nd/2015. FOOD: The food ...
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Sail Date October 2015

vanamarie avatar


1 Review Written

This is the last time, Carnival.

While planning a girl's weekend recently, the bride picked Carnival because she had heard about the "younger" crowd and wanted to have a good time where the cruise was geared toward younger people. Apparently it was ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Bellastella avatar


1 Review Written

First Cruise Fun

My husband and I booked our very first cruise on the Carnival Ecstacy last year for the Carnival Live! program. Our sole purpose in booking the cruise was for our favorite performer, Gavin Degraw. We were also ...
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Sail Date August 2014

cruisenchick avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Loved it!

This was our very first cruise and I was a little nervous after reading so many negative reviews. We LOVED it! We sailed on Carnival Ecstasy which is the oldest ship in the Carnival line. The staff was wonderful. ...
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Sail Date February 2015

ladyelizabeth avatar


2 Reviews Written

Food was great, but that was about it

I went on this cruise with 15 of my friends to celebrate the end of the semester. I have been on a number of cruises before while others in my group have never been on a cruise. Overall, I had a great vacation ...
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Sail Date December 2013

BudinFla avatar


23 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

First Carnival Cruise

I have sailed on most of the major cruise lines, but never on Carnival. We decided to take a family cruise and since we had people of all ages, including some young children we decided to give Carnival a try. It was ...
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Sail Date October 2013

GaBella avatar


1 Review Written

Ecstasy Feb 2, 2013

This was my second cruise with Carnival since the last one in 2001 was less than memorable. The price was right for our group of 10 so we booked hoping for the best...and we got it! The room (interior with fake ...
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Sail Date February 2013

Sugarlovestotravel avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


I've been fortunate to take 2 cruises over the last 4 yrs, working on my 3rd for next year. My first cruise were with my sisters on Carnival Inspiration it was 7 of us. For 5 days we went to Grand Caymans Island and ...
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Sail Date June 2012

cyndil avatar


2 Reviews Written

Classic Carnival Crusing for Girls Weekend

Overall, we had a great time on this ship and once again, I am impressed with Carnival's ability to offer a fantastic time at a ridiculously low price. While I can see what the negative reviews are getting at, ...
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Sail Date September 2012

rivenmyst137 avatar


1 Review Written

Carnival Ecstasy 12/11: Seriously Meh

So, a group of about 13 of us went on the Carnival Ecstasy in last December. We left Port Canaveral, went to Nassua, then Half Moon Cay, then back to Port Canaveral. Most of us were cruise virgins, though a few ...
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Sail Date December 2011

Btru2u avatar


1 Review Written

Heavy Drinking Required.

This was our 2nd cruise, but the first on a Carnival ship. When booking, we were aware that Carnival is the budget line catering to the lower end of the cruise market, however a large group (32) of our friends and ...
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Sail Date April 2011

IamAlyce avatar


9 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Girl's Weekend

Carnival ecstasy day 1 5 day super bowl cruise with the crazies, whom I had never met before the cruise but they do seem to be a crazy group! And I mean that in a good way! Arrival and first impressions: ...
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Sail Date February 2011

tkat avatar


1 Review Written

Ecstasy is Entertaining

We actually started our vacation early as we drove from Iowa to Texas, a long drive but enjoyable, making stops anywhere we wanted along the way. After we picked up cousin in Texas we headed to Galveston. We had not ...
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Sail Date February 2009

Carnival Ecstasy Ratings

Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation3.53.6
Value For Money5.03.8
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