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Charleston to the Eastern Caribbean Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews

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Don't get stuck on the negative reviews....

Review for Carnival Ecstasy to Caribbean - Eastern

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Drummer1978
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

So, I did an 8 day trip to St. Thomas, St. Maarten and San Juan. I was very hesitant on this because it was 1. My first cruise 2. I was going solo and 3. All the negative reviews. I did it anyway. One thing I learned, people will gripe if you hung them with a new rope. Was there a smell? Yes, it was hardly noticable. Did the ship list and rock? Yes, the best part about the whole trip was ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Don't be scared by bad reviews!

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jenniferrogers55
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This was our second cruise (cruised on the Magic last year), and we were prepared after reading reviews and watching videos- for the fact that this is an older, smaller ship. Plain and simple- your cruise is what you make it. Yeah, there were some weird smells in the mornings. Yeah, it was a little rocky the first night (it's a boat). We actually enjoyed a smaller ship. We could walk the whole ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Pass on this ship if you can.

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Angelarotthoff
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

The ship was built in 1991. This wouldn't be relevant except for the fact that the whole ship stinks. In every area during any time of the day or night there would be a sewer smell. In our cabin, off and on there would be the smell of a skunk smoking a cigarette. No kidding. Distinct skunk smell pumped in through the air conditioning vent. We were on the 11th floor and still had the sewer smell ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite (obstructed views)


This boat is a rust bucket. Don’t waste your money

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Bulldogs Rule
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This ship is a joke. Room had several patched jobs with different colors. Smelled and broken furniture. Women’s dry sauna was registered at 230 degrees wet sauna had no steam (reported it twice) never changed all week Numerous medical emergencies. Rust filled Lido deck, broken down elevators. Entertainment suitable for the gereatrics ward. Save your money because Carnival doesn’t care. Day 2 man ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


7 nts out of Charleston on the ECSTASY, Cabin M117

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EmJakeBubbie
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Port location was motivation to sail this ship. Charleston is well equipped to handle the bag drop off and embarkation smoothly. Disembarkation was just as smooth, although all passengers were trying to do the same thing, at the same time. Good assistance for handicap needs. Many did self disembarkation - saw them leaving as early as 7a.m. ECSTASY shows evidence of her age; however, inside, is ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Solid 3.5 out of 5 experience. First timers!

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ANRR722
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

As first time cruisers, traveling with children, we wanted to make our experience as simple as possible. With Charleston being an easy 5 hr car ride, we chose to leave from there and traveled down the day before embarkation. We took advantage of a hotel deal where we could stay the night, have a sit down breakfast, park our car for the week, and take the hotel shuttle to and from the port- this ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Hard working crew. Ship is fine. Food good. Highlight was dinner each night

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CaptEZ2Like
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I had an 86th birthday during this cruise I took solo. Although I met many other people, older folks have more difficulty enjoying the entertainment currently offered and finding companionship. For my birthday, Guest Services recognized it with Champagne, box of candy, a note, spa gift, and waiters singing at my dinner table. I took the 8 day cruise to the Caribbean on 9/8 so there would not ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Cruise Critic/Carnival Meet and Mingle was a surprise pleasure!

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dcwalker
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because it was 8 days out of Charleston, and I like Ecstasy. I live in Northern Virginia and don't mind the drive to Charleston for a cruise as long as 8 days. It would be much simpler to drive to Baltimore, but I just don't like Pride as much as I do Ecstasy. When I saw the lines I thought boarding would be a problem, but nope, things moved very quickly and politely. Same ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


The Pluses and Minuses of Carnival Ecstasy

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tvgirl59
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise based on the ports of call - St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Puerto Rico and the length of the cruise and embarkation port close to home. Pluses of the ship: Clean ship, easy to get around, great ship for smoker's, Negatives: For non-smoker's they must walk through the casino smoking area to get to the aft or forward part of the ship. Food: Lido - Way below par - cold ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Loved it!

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THUDSON
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We had FTTF and was on the ship and in our room in 15 minuets. Loved everything but food lacked flavor. We ate breakfast and dinner in dining room it was much better! If you want good service at a bar Sewlyn at the bar by the deli was awesome always gave me fresh drinks knew my name. Loved to talk to him. Mohammad our waiter was awesome and our room steward was as well E89. Loved location of our ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


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