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Charleston Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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43 Charleston Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


Stacy ShowOffEquine avatar

Stacy ShowOffEquine

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Trip!

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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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NISRANAP83

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The best crew experience

My wife's birthday was on the 12 of September. Bermuda was her first choice and Charleston was an easy commute from our home in NC. It was to be my birthday present to her. Once on board we were met by the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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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


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Mayes1031

1 Review Written

Great time!

We have used Carnival before and this was our second time on this particular ship. It is an older ship, but is kept very clean, what it lacks in glamour, the staff make up for in a positive attitude! First and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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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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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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cece9922

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great ship!

We decided to go on the Sunshine because it was doing a Journeys cruise and who doesn't love extra days on vacation! The ship is very clean and well taken care of. I loved how new everything looked and the layout ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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momoftrk3

2 Reviews Written

Best cruise ever!

I was a little worried after booking this cruise because I read some bad reviews on the Sunshine. I'm glad I decided to wait and see for myself. This was the best cruise we've ever taken. The ship was fabulous. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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bsulfridge

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

A Great Second Trip on the Ecstasy

We chose this trip due to being close to Charleston and having been on the Ecstasy in October, 2016. It was also a celebration of our tenth anniversary. When we arrived in Charleston, the line to park cars was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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bunnyonthehighseas

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing and fun! A perfect getaway!

We had a blast! The Negatives (Let's get these out of the way first) There were only a couple rough spots and one of them had nothing to do with Carnival. Our first elegant night was not that great. We ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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deaver

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Best Trip Ever

We boarded in 30 minutes flat from shuttle to the port in Charleston to the ship. We had picked an early boarding time (11:30 a.m.) so this may have helped. We took a shuttle from our hotel with free parking for ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Bill Stit

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, Great People

This was our 3rd cruise with American Cruise Lines and we have booked our 4th. doing the upper Mississippi. Have never dealt with a company that is so completely customer oriented. All cruise people have your best ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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lynnc2015

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Had a wonderful time!

We chose this cruise because it sails out of Charleston S.C. And we are so glad we did. My husband and I stayed in an outside stateroom and were traveling with another couple. We enjoyed the cruise very much. ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Bill568

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bermuda -

Whenever there is a new different ship or itinerary out of Charleston we try to make it . Bermuda is a place you need to make sure you go when you can . It is NOT in the Caribbean . All of the island is very pretty ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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cal3san

1 Review Written

Cozumel instead of the Bahamas

I booked this cruise for me and my lady friend through Travels and Tours aboard MCAS, Cherry Point, NC. Given that it was not known to us until we boarded the ship the destination had been changed from Bahamas to ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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mmatwood7

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Better than I expected, longest (in a good way) vacation i've had!

As someone who has lived in Charleston for five years, I often saw the Carnival Ships at port and was so curious. I finally decided to book one with my boyfriend, for our anniversary. Embarkation went smoothly and ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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cruisinpack2

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Relaxing and Convenient

This is a short review of our cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy out of Charleston SC 8/20/2016 – 8/25/2016. I have read many reviews on this older ship, but do not agree with some of the negative comments. The ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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ggoldsm590

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

HALFMOON CAY IS AWESOME

Our 5 day cruise out of Charleston , SC on the Carnival Ecstasy was so much fun. We had great weather. The ship is a smaller class but was clean and comfortable. Crew was very nice. Food was great. We only had ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Cruisingplaywright

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

We Had A Ball!

This was our first cruise as a couple, and as individuals so we have many people telling us what to expect. We had no idea we would love it as much as we did. From the time we stepped foot onto the boat until we ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Cakelady2000

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

She's showing her age.

Carnival Ecstasy is showing her age. She is in need a some updates, but all in all she's a great ship. The crew was fantastic! Our every need and desire was met and we were treated like special guest all the ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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moose1989

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Vacation, Best Value!

My husband and I went on a 5 day cruise to the Bahamas, leaving from the Port of Charleston on the Carnival Fantasy. First, lets talk about the port. We have went on cruises in the past, but Charleston's ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Mar152

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

25th anniversary surprise; you won't believe this.

A friend of mine mentioned he and his wife were going to celebrate their 30th anniversity & my wife and me were coming up on our 25th anniversity. So we decided to surprise her and take our first time ever cruise to ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Camp Fire Girl

1 Review Written

Great Ffirst Time Cruise

This was our first time to cruise and it was a celebration for our 25th anniversary. We drove down from WV the day before and stayed at the Hampton's "Snooze and Cruise". On the ship, the food was fantastic and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Nick Sebring

1 Review Written

Fantastic Cruise

My wife and I spent our 30 year anniversary on this cruise. We had such a great time. The food was great, Guest services was awesome. We had our photos taken all about the ship. Comedy shows were great. The ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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wsmith2004

1 Review Written

I couldn't ask for better

We actually went out of Charleston on the Fantasy twice in 2014 because we enjoyed it so much and Charleston is so convenient for us to drive to instead of having to fly since we live in West Virginia. The ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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