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Bahamas Carnival Sensation Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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Carnival Sensation
Bahamas
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617 Bahamas Carnival Sensation Bahamas Cruise Reviews


cruiseapalooza007 avatar

cruiseapalooza007

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First cruise...looking forward to a different cruise line

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I was invited to join a birthday group traveling to the Bahamas. We cruised on the Carnival Sensation. The staff was quite friendly, I must say! Our steward was very outgoing (the three times we saw him), our dining ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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cbreton23

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good value cruise for an older ship

As I first boarded the ship, I wasn't prepared for how small and aged the ship was going to be. Being my 7th cruise, this was the smallest ship I have cruised on. The overall decor of the ship was outdated (carpets, ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Nursey67

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Do not be worried about all these negative reviews!

My daughters booked this cruise for themselves and several college friends and I tagged along. I was reading the reviews after she booked and got very worried! We've been on Carnival cruise before but never this ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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SheisSheshe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

3 stars for good cruise

My cousin chose this cruise for her 28th birthday. We overall enjoyed ourselves because we have a good time no matter where we are. But i must say carnival nickels and dimes you for everything. The fee for wi-fi is ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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001Sunshine001

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Heads up for future cruisers

Went on this trip with my family and a travel group. My second time traveling with this group and had a lovely time. We left from Miami to Princess Cay Island which was lovely. This island is privately owned by ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Mocha latte

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Half Moon Cay

Family vacation with friends, the cruise was on 4 days , 2 days was at sea with not much todo and one of the days was at half moon cay which was just hanging at the beach all day, no shopping just on the beach! And ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Tortgurl

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing

The entertainment on this ship is literally amazing! The cast should be on broadway not a cruise ship! They are dedicated to making it as amazing for you as possible! They take their time and make everyone feel ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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samanthalo

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

WASTE OF MONEY

I went on a Carnival Sensation Cruise from 05/17/2018-05/21/2018. It was the worst experience of my life. We got on the boat at 11 am but was not allowed to go to our room until 1:30. When we first arrived on the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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KmomChicago

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Value for the dollar can't be beat

Everyone is looking for something different in a vacation. I like a good return on my financial investment, and for that reason, I give our cruise 5 stars. The seas were terrible the first night and our first ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Hughbanks

1 Review Written

Aft view balcony- awesome time

We had cabin E257, an aft view extended balcony room. It was fantastic. Our room steward, I PUTU, was great! Very attentive and helpful. The food options were great. I am very picky in what I eat as I have lost over ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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yardvillecruiser

1 Review Written

Very Nice Cruise

I took my Mom on this cruise for her 80th birthday. Carnival treated her like a queen. Myself and other passengers wish security would have kept some of the loud, obnoxious and disruptive drunks under better ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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terry5681

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Sensation Cruise 1/16/17

Usually I go on an annual cruise with my best friend and her family. my hubby does not cruise . we stayed in M122. I knew the room would be small but sufficient for two people. all ports had beautiful weather. I ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Cork-dork

5 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Older, smaller, but still quite nice

My family (DW, DD, father, and stepmother) booked adjoining interior cabins on the Sensation for a 5 night cruise to Half Moon Cay, Freeport, and Nassau. DD is a first-time cruiser (she's 4. We'll forgive her), ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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frankt1940

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bahamas Cruise November 3, 2016

Overall, we enjoy this ship. It is a smaller ship in the fleet but it is easy to get around. This is the third time I have sailed on Sensation and have been pleased with it every time. If you are looking for the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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cmorris

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Cruise....Horrible Experience

This was my husbands and mine first cruise and first vacation alone together after 12 years. The cruise ship smelled horrible like sewage .The food was absolutely horrible. We pretty much lived off of scrambled eggs ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Novice Cruiser16

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival Sensation is truly a fun ship.

First I checked in at Miami International Airport so once at port went straight on ship. This was my first but definitely not last cruise experience. First let me say with this being our first cruise we ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Marshall cruiser

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Bahamas cruise in November

I chose this cruise based on price and destination. I am not a big fan of Carnival because the boats are smashed full of people. However, I will say that Carnival keeps people returning based on price and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Diver Dog

1 Review Written

Refreshingly fine.

Carnival Cruise , Sensation 3 Day Port Canaveral to Nassau, Bahamas , June 2013 Summary: Great short cruise! Despite our marginal expectations after reading some negative reviews, this turned out to be an ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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clskinsfan

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Carnival Sensation 10/15/2016

I will start by saying that I am a seasoned cruiser. And I have to agree with others that the Sensation is an old and tired ship. We Thought the crew was fantastic. And we also thought the food was very good. But ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Terryterry54

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

The Best Time

I had the best time on the cruise ship. The cruise was really good. The shows were nice, the people were nice, the staff was great. Also I really liked the dj. My first cruise and I will remember this for a ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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rolyat

1 Review Written

Carnival Sensation: Miami - Nassau - Half Moon Cay - Grand Turk.

We did this same itinerary last winter on the Carnival Fantasy out of Charleston, and although the Sensation is basically the same ship, Sensation provided far better service, and overall experience than the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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BahamaMama999

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Adventure in the Bahamas!

My hubby and I chose to go on this cruise for an early Wedding Anniversary gift. Celebrating 26 years! We had been on Royal Carribbean cruise 15 years ago. This was our first Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas and wow! ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Hungry Traveler

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Time with the Family

This was a family cruise of sixteen people. Our cabin was roomy, clean, cool and big enough for eight grandchildren to use as a focal point. The food was acceptable but below our previous experienced cruise. Our ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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janicemholmes78@gmail.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Can't Wait For Our Next Cruise!

After going thru quite the ordeal just to get to our cruise we had a wonderful time. Half Moon Cay was a ton of fun and beautiful. All the activities on board kept us going the entire time we were on board. Matt our ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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msbookworm425

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Went in with an open mind but still disappointed.

This was my first cruise with the Carnival Cruise line. I had cruised 3 times before on Royal Caribbean and I can tell you it was a major difference. We were there to celebrate a friends birthday and it was 10 of ...
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Sail Date July 2016


Carnival Sensation Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.53.7
Dining3.53.6
Entertainment3.53.6
Public Rooms4.03.8
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family4.03.6
Enrichment2.03.2
Service4.04
Value For Money4.53.7
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