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Bahamas First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Bahamas
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93 Bahamas First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


vkmeyer avatar

vkmeyer

1 Review Written

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

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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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dfsnow

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise..big disappointment!

This was my husband and I first time cruising. We had heard so many great things about cruising, so we decided to give it a try. .....Oh my!!...where to start... First...this is an old ship...carpets are ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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murrayabdn

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

Rip off cruise line Grand Celebration.

Absolutely terrible value for money. You are not allowed to take any liquids on board, neither water, nor alcohol. This means you are forced into paying extortianate prices for any drink. Food was mediocre. I ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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tpfamily

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

1st time cruiser

The entertainment was limited. Nothing started for the adults until 9. The comedy club was not open for 2 nights in a row, so they were really crowded.....The piano bar is not worth even trying. It was the same ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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cirillo5@frontiernet.net

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Too crowded and noisy

This was my first cruise. It was not good. The ship was very crowded and most activities were either cancelled or booked. Many months before the cruise I booked shows only to find out my bookings were changed ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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SteveP-NewJersey

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fool me twice, shame on me.

REVIEWER'S BACKGROUND: Experienced cruisers with 16 total, 9 on NCL. Married couple 68/67 years old. We had previously cruised on the Breakaway in July 2013 to Bermuda, and were not pleased. Service was ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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jennadwheeler

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First and Last on the Breakaway

First, it was probably my fault for not thinking about College Spring Breakers, but our first cruise was such an incredible disappointment, and I'm certainly not saying college students shouldn't have fun, I work at ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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2012Unlimited

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Carnival Fantasy

We had booked our first cruise to visit Key West and Cozumel, departing 2-22-16. The Carnival agent we booked with informed us we could board at noon, so we made flight arrangements accordingly. At approximately ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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krempep

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Dissapointing - NOT Recommended

This was our 1st cruise as a family (all adults) centered on Bahama ports of call: Half Moon Cay island, and Nassau. Started out with simple annoyance, silly policy that confiscated (sealed 12pack) of soda. Trip ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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suzanne.dk23

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not what we expected.

This was our first cruise so did not know what to expect. Travelling with a 7 year old we discovered kids club on first 2 days was only open 7pm to 10pm. As it was only a 4 day cruise there was not much we were able ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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schelosk

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We are typically All-inclusive resort travelers when going to the Caribbean. After being convinced by family and friends to try a cruise we decided on this short cruise just in case my wife or I had problems with ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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soledad86

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not Worth the Trip

My husband and I decided on an impromptu cruise since we didn't get a chance to go on a honeymoon after getting married couple months ago. We should have done a more thorough research regarding cruise ships as well ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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ppnj4

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst Vacation EVER

This was a first-time cruise for myself, second for my husband (though they were nearly 30 years apart so that doesn't really count). This was something we had talked about for 17 years but had never had the ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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YOLO4578

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Rough Ride

If you are someone who is sensitive to motion- BEWARE going out of Baltimore can be rough seas. This was my first time cruising and I spent a majority of the time in my room because I was so sick. I took Dramamine ...
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Sail Date January 2016


BloodRN avatar

BloodRN

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Cruise Ever

We decided to do a short cruise to see how we would like it. We enjoyed seeing the Bahamas but do not feel a need to ever go back to Nassau. Embarkation went quite well but I only have to compare it to other ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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CRUISEWITHMYKIDS

6 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Amusement Park of the Seas

This is my 75th cruise, and my children's 22nd cruise. We are Emerald members on Royal Caribbean and Gold members on Disney. I do not recall the statuses on Norwegian or Carnival. We went on the Anthem of The ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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sslall

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time cruiser; not impressed.

This was my 1st cruise with a group of 7 other women celebrating my sister's 25th birthday. The ship was beautiful but we spent A LOT of time searching for food. When we did find food available the quality was ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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reaudan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not at all handicap accessible if you are moderately or severely disabled.

What should of be a very Fantastic Vacation turned out to be the Cruise from hell... First off I called before ever purchasing my Package to make sure it would be handicapped accessible I told each party . ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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maidenvoyage15

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

1st time cruiser; left a lot to be desired.

I am a totally inexperienced cruiser, I had never stepped foot on a vessel of this size before Nov 22nd. I learned one thing right away, never sail on a new ship with new technology...needless to say, maybe ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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gbrewr1488@aol.com

1 Review Written

Aweful Cruise, don't wait your money

So many issues, so I'll sum it up best I can. Horrible service, rude people everywhere from the Maitre'd of the Atlantic to the servers, and the general staff on the boat. Horrible food, nothing tasty, fatty ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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jquazza

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Outdated, Small, and Boring

I won this 3 day, 2 night cruise while on vacation in Las Vegas last year - so I can't complain too much because it was "free." First off, I should've known it was going to be outdated because the website barely ...
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Sail Date October 2015


chenson61 avatar

chenson61

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for, I guess.

Recently I boarded the grand celebration, Bahama paradise cruise line. From the moment we valet parked customer service was awful. The staff employed by this cruise line treated every customer as if they had taken ...
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Sail Date October 2015


Dags100 avatar

Dags100

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not worth the Penny!

Where do I start? Once on the ship and walking to cabin you could smell a fierce smell of sewage, rather unpleasant. The ship was ok looking overall, a bit outdated and in need of some remodeling. Very small ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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sandy carver

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

New Owner Happy; Disappointed in this Cruise Line

I went in knowing this was a gimic to get me to buy timeshare when i supposedly won this. By the end of the conversation i don't spent almost 900.00. I was told i had a balcony. That was what i paid 400.00 to ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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ladykarensea1

1 Review Written

Food was mediocre at best!

This was our first and last cruise with Carnival. The food was no better than eating at an Old Country Buffet. We thought eating in the dining room would be of better quality, but no, it was not. In fact, most ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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