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Carnival Ecstasy Spring Break Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Ecstasy
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Traveler rating

Excellent

12

Very Good

7

Average

5

Poor

7

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

351

Romantic Cruises

114

First-Time Cruisers

76

Entertainment Cruises

42

Spring Break Cruises

32

32 Carnival Ecstasy Spring Break Cruises Cruise Reviews


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AnthemOfTheSeas

1 Review Written

A Bahamas Cruise

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We boarded on the ship within 20 minutes of parking the car it was truly a breeze. Once we got on at around 1:20 the room were not quite ready so we explored a little bit and went to are room. The location of a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Admin

24 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Relaxing Spring Break to the Bahamas

This was our 12th Carnival cruise. We drove to Charleston the night before the cruise and stayed at the Hampton Inn & Suites about 20 minutes from the port. Check in in Charleston was seamless. I prepaid for ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Goodhoperoad

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Terrible cruise

This ship is small, outdated, and poorly kept. Stateroom feels like staying in an old camper. We experienced a disgusting septic backup in our bathroom and guest services refused to offer anything other than a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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mld1950

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bermuda Vacation

The cruise was great, the ship was great. Bermuda was a great place, everything was a little expensive. The ship was originally supposed to be in port 3 nights, but for some reason we had to leave one day at 3 and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Cah3

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival Ecstasy - First Time Cruiser

First, the embarkation on the ship went very quick. We had an embarkation appointment at 1:00 p.m, but we were with a group and your company called Jett Tours. We arrived early at around lunch time so 12:00 p.m. The ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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copper65

1 Review Written

Average

The Port of Charleston was a breeze for both embarkation and disemabarkation which is a huge plus. The ecstacy is definitely showing age but our cabin was clean and comfortable. Our Cabin steward was fantastic! ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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EastMiss

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

This Ship needs to be retired. ASAP!!!!

A group of us decided to take a cruise for spring break. Many of us had not been on a cruise before so we figured we would give it a shot and see how it went. I can tell you right now we will not be rushing back for ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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vkmeyer

1 Review Written

If you are thinking about taking a cruise for the first time....

and you love crowds, waiting in line for everything and rude bartenders, then by all means do it! We usually go to an all-inclusive resort in Mexico where the drinks (as many as you want) are included, there is a ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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State Girl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

About what I expected!

Convenient port from NC and slides were great for kids. Went in knowing I didn't like Carnival that much. It was about as expected, except bunks terrible! 4 in our room and kept hitting head entire week on bottom ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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banana boat

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

26 Carnival cruises

This is our spring break cruise that we have done for the past 11 years. I was a little skeptical about this ship due to all the reviews. I have been on over 45 cruises and I can say that this was one of the best. ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Melissalcsw

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

A small but mighty ship

Let me preface my review by sharing, that I’ve cruised a couple of times. This was a first for my SO and 2 children ages 15 & 9. I read many reviews prior to this trip, and read many negative reviews; but with ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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aeluna

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not enough staff

I chose this cruise because it lined up with spring break and was a decent price when we got it. There are 4 of us, 2 18's and 22, 25. We drove to the port and didn't book any excursions because they sold out. Good ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rideev

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Just off maybe my last Carnival cruise

We picked this cruise because we were taking our 13yo grand-daughter. It was her spring break and her first cruise. We are an 8 hour drive from Charleston (closest port to us). Disclaimer: my wife and I are not ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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deborah9

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ecstasy Cruise Bahamas 2017/ Port Charleston

This was our first cruise so we were not sure what to find , only went by what other people told us. I booked with a travel agent that was fine . the food in the dining rooms was very small portion and coffee ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Maddox121

2 Reviews Written

Better than the Fantasy.

It was a good cruise, i enjoyed it, so did my family, there was several great things on it, but that was 2011, and it got worse from there. PROS - *Great value *Not too big, Not too small *Fun! *Has a ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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BahamaMama1214

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Ecstasy and Dolphins!

This was a last minute cruise booked for spring break, and it being our first cruise we were really excited! We left out of Charleston -- the only port within reasonable driving distance from our home -- and ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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athomas1128

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, will sail again once the staff changes.

First off let me start off with that I LOVE Carnival, and I will sail with them again. My family and I recently sailed on the Ecstasy. My third trip on her, and my 7 cruise on CCL. My family consisted of my ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Micrandall

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Cruise with the Family

We recently we cruised with our family. This was my husband and my 3rd cruise (2nd with Carnival). My children ages 14, 12, and 10 werk aboard with us, as we're my in laws. We found the overall experience to ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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skemlov

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

We had a great time!

They say you get what you pay for, we paid for a great time and got it. My husband and I have cruised twice before, but this was my girls (18 & 20) first time. We needed something inexpensive and able to fit into ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Susannetyler

1 Review Written

Third time on Ecstacy

My adult daughter, 3 grandchildren ages 10, 13 and 16, along with myself decided to do a Spring Break cruise for 4 nights. Carnival Ecstacy is a very good 4 night. The ship is smaller than some of the new ships but ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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joeredhat1

1 Review Written

Surprisingly nice ship

We were surprised to find the Carnival Ecstasy in such good condition given its age. We sailed in January on the Carnival Pride, and it was getting run down despite having been recently remodeled. It was apparent ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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cdmjulee

1 Review Written

Not bad for first time

It was a family affair, husband and I were persuaded by son, daughter-in-law and 15-year old grandson to accompany them for our first ever cruise. We travel often, worldwide, using air miles and carry-on luggage, ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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mnlawyer

1 Review Written

Would not do it again

It is very apparent that Carnival has turned this cruise into a bargain basement cruise. If you are looking for value for your money, then this is it. If you are looking for a special vacation, then look somewhere ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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krayzmelmel

2 Reviews Written

SPRING BREAK! (But not really)

My husband and I booked this cruise three weeks out for a relaxing break from work and Spring Break for my husband, who went back to college. My parents booked the cruise about 2 weeks out, because it was also time ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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epslate

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise on Ecstasy

• Background Information: Spring break cruise to get to the sun after a LONG winter! Traveling - myself (48), DH (49) and DD (17). Previous cruises on Carnival Legend (2008) and Carnival Freedom (2010).• Travel ...
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Sail Date April 2011


Carnival Ecstasy Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining3.53.6
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation3.53.6
Family3.53.9
Enrichment2.53.3
Service4.54.1
Value For Money5.03.8
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