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Charleston to the Caribbean Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Caribbean
Charleston

Traveler rating

Excellent

37

Very Good

28

Average

27

Poor

10

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

398

Romantic Cruises

111

First-Time Cruisers

88

Senior Cruises

52

Entertainment Cruises

45

111 Charleston to the Caribbean Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


bicandstan avatar

bicandstan

1 Review Written

Please read

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First if your parking at the port,you will need to have your credit card ready to pay for parking,the embarkation was swift and easy,we walked on with two bottles of wine one with a screw off top so we could have a ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Quillylurlean

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good Cruise That Could Be Great!

I picked this cruise for my husband's birthday celebration as it departs from our hometown port. We had a 12th deck spa balcony room. To be concise, I will list pros then cons of trip from our experience. PROS: ...
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Sail Date December 2019


bzinkhan avatar

bzinkhan

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Rough start but fantastic ending - Love MIKEY & Serenity Deck!

We went on this cruise to join some family and it was my very 1st cruise. Embarkment was delayed due to a medical emergency, but it felt good to know that I was boarding a ship that they made sure to take care of ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Stacy ShowOffEquine

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Trip!

This was a wonderful trip! I have been on several cruises, but this was my husbands first. We were traveling for our honeymoon. The staff was absolutely fantastic and the attention to detail was amazing. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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rduck23

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Carnival Cruise Experience

First off let me say that I am not an avid cruiser. This was my 5th cruise in a 20 year span. My family and I have always cruised Royal Caribbean and decided to give Carnival a shot since the port is only 3.5 hours ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Goose999 avatar

Goose999

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Terrible

Absolutely awful cruise to go on as a honeymoon, should have just spent the entire week in Charleston instead of getting on the boat. Cons: Drinks should not include 18 percent gratuity for just grabbing a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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kendra0673

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The worst

I have cruised before with carnival a great experience on Fantasy but this cruise on Ecstasy was terrible. The food was disgusting the only thing i could eat was Guys burger joint and ice cream. The ship and my room ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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jmu2nmsu

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival Ruined Our Wedding Day

We cannot tell you how excited we were to leave on 1/6/19. We were eloping, taking our first cruise, and my soon-to-be husband was leaving the country for the first time. His name is Brandon. That'll be in important ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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earlduke325

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Chef's Table highlight of the cruise

Embarkation was very easy. We were on the ship early. No waiting for ID photos any longer. They scan the picture from your passport, on the ship in 20 minutes. We had a great time. Dining room every night. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Dee718

1 Review Written

Loved every moment

I went on this cruise with my husband, two sons 22 and 15 , mother in law and sister in law. we had three rooms. everything was smooth and great. I give everyone from the cruise director leon, the dining staff ...
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Sail Date December 2018


JustUs326 avatar

JustUs326

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Stay away!!

My husband and I decided on this cruise because of the short driving distance to Charleston. We were celebrating our birthday and upcoming anniversary. Charleston is Charleston. Nothing new there. Our cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Amyjones

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Carnival Ecstasy is overrated... Pool area is super small. Unless you get out early and reserve a lounge chair with your towel, you won't get a spot near the pool. Serenity Adult only area is pretty small as ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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THUDSON

1 Review Written

Loved it!

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2018


copper65 avatar

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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dtwilkin

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great time on the Carnival Ecstasy!!

Had a great time. This was my 6th Cruise, 5th Carnival, first time on Ecstasy, first time going out of Charleston (even though I live there). We did FTTF which I love. I am notoriously cheap on my cruises, ...
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Sail Date February 2018


uagirl avatar

uagirl

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Find Another Cruise Line...

This was our third sailing with Carnival, and our last. This ship is old, and needs a complete face lift. Paint was pealing all over the deck. The food was mediocre. The breakfast buffet was the same everyday, as ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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LadyJessica

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Old...

So the ship is old and you could tell very easily. We tried the dining room three times but my husband had issues each time. We paid extra ($20) just for a steak, plain. It came with some red wine sauce on it, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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cruiser12

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good to be back on Ecstasy

This was so last minute, but very exciting, you see I was on this ship when she first arrived in 1991 my very first time cruising. ECSTASY has been very well maintained plus a few changes. I will begin with yes ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Clyde1964

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The UN-Friendliest ship on the seas

Was looking for a cruise near where I could go see a Miami Dolphin, and an Atlanta Falcons football game. Charleston was the best fit time and location wise. Don't get me wrong aspects of the cruise were good, but ...
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Sail Date November 2017


legends1 avatar

legends1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A family cruise

We chose this cruise because it was close to home .We have never been to cruiseline private island it was very nice the ship is a little older but still very nice.we enjoyed the shows the casino and room service. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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bmetz34

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awesome time on the Ecstasy, family trip

We had a great time on our recent trip! This was a 5yr anniversary trip for my husband and I and we had our 3yr old daughter with us. There were, of course, the little bumps in the road you'd expect on any trip, ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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SpaceCowboy9

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Love Charleston & the Ecstasy

We chose this cruise because Charleston was about a four hour drive & we wanted to try an interior cabin, to stretch our cruise dollar. Would we go stir crazy? Wow! I like the Port of Charleston! (even though ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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scnative23

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazing Vacation

We chose the Ecstasy due to it embarking in Charleston, where we live. Getting on the ship was fast and easy. We had stateroom E244, which is at the back of the ship. The balcony was worth the extra dollars. It was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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roflmmfao

1 Review Written

good ol ship

for being the oldest of carnivals ships it is kept well. you can tell it is dated. food was normal for carnival. service was the same. it is a smaller ship so there are less things to do then the big ships. i ...
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Sail Date March 2015


Jessica321 avatar

Jessica321

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It was AMAZING!!!!!!!

This was my second cruise I have been on, the sunshine was awesome I loved the people that worked on it they made everything fun,the food was amazing way better than my first cruise. I had the best time of my life ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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