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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean from Galveston

Carnival
Carnival Ecstasy
Caribbean
Galveston

Traveler rating

Excellent

19

Very Good

9

Average

8

Poor

7

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

47

First-Time Cruisers

13

Romantic Cruises

9

Senior Cruises

6

Spring Break Cruises

6

47 Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean from Galveston


dude_hdt avatar

dude_hdt

5 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Goodbye cruise to Ecstasy before she leaves Galveston

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Carnival Ecstasy August 15, 2011 - August 20, 2011 Galveston - Progreso - Cozumel - Galveston This is our fourth cruise with Carnival (Ecstasy 2007, Fantasy 2008, & Conquest 2009). We also sailed on ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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pboedeker

11 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our Farewell Ecstasy Cruise

Our seasoned family of 4 set sail for the Thursday - Monday aboard the very familiar Ecstasy. We've sailed on her 6-7 times over the years. She will be changing ports soon, so we took the opportunity to sail on her ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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Margiep

1 Review Written

Awesome trip!

This is a great ship! I am sad it is going to Louisiana. Our room, cabin U1 on Upper Deck (6) was nice. The two beds pushed together held my hubby, me and my 10 year old daughter, and my hubby and I are really big. ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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texasnana

2 Reviews Written

Family Gathering 11 of us on vacation

We had been planning this cruise for months. Finally school was out and crusing time. We live about 2 hours from Galveston so i prebooked E-Z parking and paid and printed out 7:30 am and two stops we were parking ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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Lumbertoncruisers

1 Review Written

No rating

Fun for all Ages on Ecstasy

We are fresh off the ship from 5 wonderful nights on the Ecstasy. Our cabin was a tight squeeze for our family of 5, but it was manageable. Our cabin steward was wonderful. Fresh ice was always in the bucket, and we ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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txtvsales

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outdated ship that Service could have improved

Though the Ecstasy is an outdated ship, it still had its charm. I was looking forward to taking my 80 year old father and Mother, along with my nephew on this 4 night outing. When cruising, there is something for ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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bsbobup

2 Reviews Written

Ecstasy family get away

Family Dw (61),DD (40), DGD (8) Grandpa (62). I'm limited by COPD. This info will help to understand levels of cruise features.Family flew in to Houston from Michigan April 1st I drove in from Louisiana picked them ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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epslate

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise on Ecstasy

• Background Information: Spring break cruise to get to the sun after a LONG winter! Traveling - myself (48), DH (49) and DD (17). Previous cruises on Carnival Legend (2008) and Carnival Freedom (2010).• Travel ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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sarsie

1 Review Written

Ecstasy was pure ecstasy...for the most part

Embarkation:Embarkation was very smooth. We arrived about 10:30 am. We went swiftly through security, stood in line to set up sign and sail for about 10 minutes. We then sat fairly comfortably waiting for our ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Moskman

1 Review Written

Fun with the family

We headed to Galveston the night before from Austin and stayed at the Sheraton Four Points. This was the best idea because it took us 6 hours from Austin due to the Houston traffic. Woke up Thursday morning nice ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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SnJ01

1 Review Written

Our 1st Family Cruise, Mine and DH 2nd Cruise

Just some info about us. We are a family of 5. Myself, DH and 3 kids. This was my DH and my 2nd cruise. It was our kids 1st cruise. 5 Day Western Caribbean. DH and I had previously sailed on the Carnival Conquest in ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Raven Days

8 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

My 3 Days of Ecstasy

I was traveling with my 4 year old granddaughter and this was her 1st cruise and my 4th. This was my 2nd time on the Ecstasy. I arrived on the island at around 2.45pm Friday, February 18th. I had a room reserved at ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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cruisechic30

3 Reviews Written

Fun and inexpensive vacation

This is the fifth time cruising for my husband and I and the first time cruising for my two sisters and my sister's two children aged 9 and 7. We usually book more expensive cruises and have been a fan of ...
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Sail Date February 2011


granno avatar

granno

3 Reviews Written

A disappointing cruise

This was our 2nd cruise on Ecstasy in 2 months; actually after the last one, we knew we never wanted to cruise this ship again, but our kids wanted to go. This time, however, we noticed a definite decline in ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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ivywynne

3 Reviews Written

Carnival Ecstasy Nov 18, 2010 Cozumel Double Review-Long

Carnival Ecstasy Nov 18, 2010 - Nov 15, 2010 Wife and husband went with 3 friends Cabin M25 (wife review) Day 1 Boarding Arriving at 11:00 we were quickly processes. At the x-ray machine ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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Katmarha

1 Review Written

Pre-Thanksgiving Holiday!

Carnival Ecstasy Review November 18 - 22, 2010 Cabin M193 - Window Day 1 We left north Dallas area around 5am day of cruise heading south on 75 then 45. Ended up in Galveston at approximately 10:30am, ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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dtblake

1 Review Written

Carnival Ecstasy August 2010

My review of Carnival Ecstasy Travel party: Myself, 37 Husband, 37 Daughter, 4 Itinerary: Sailed out of Galveston on Thursday, 8/26. Returned Monday, 8/30. Prior cruises: We've been on 4 other cruises without ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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kc5cbt

1 Review Written

Will not cruise on Ecstasy again.

My wife and I cruised on Carnival because it was the only line out of Galveston on the dates we wanted. We have previously cruised 2 times on Royal Caribbean. One of those was this same basic trip, but a seven day ...
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Sail Date August 2010


furias3 avatar

furias3

3 Reviews Written

Ecstasy Out of Galveston

Fourth cruise with Carnival and perhaps the best! First much of a cruise is weather dependent and it could not have been better, from the time we left Galveston to our return, sunny perfect days and almost a flat ...
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Sail Date May 2010


Driver391 avatar

Driver391

1 Review Written

Good Times!!!

This was the fifth cruise for my wife and me. It was our second onboard the Ecstasy and our fourth with Carnival. We are both in our 30's and have always enjoyed sailing with Carnival due to the lines laid back ...
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Sail Date May 2010


Ibehappy avatar

Ibehappy

1 Review Written

Beware of the Fog and Customs problems.

Took a 5 day cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy out of Galveston on March 29, 2010 with my son. It was his 16th birthday this week and he was out of school this week. Getting There: We live in Houston and drove and ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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cruiserfromtexas

1 Review Written

CRUISING DURING SPRING BREAK

We went on this particular cruise due to the date. We were able to take two of our adult children, and one teenager. This was our fourth cruise and yes bigger is better when it comes to cruise boats. This was by far ...
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Sail Date March 2010


whciv avatar

whciv

4 Reviews Written

Carnival Cruises - Nice But Not For Everyone!

My family has cruised a number of times on many different ships and cruise lines. In this review I will try to grade each major area of the cruise to give you a feeling of our experience. We chose the Carnival ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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Explorer3514

3 Reviews Written

Galveston is One Cold Port!

I've cruised a lot - about 30 cruises - all over. I will not cruise out of Galveston again in February. It's just too cold! It was 36 degrees and raining/snowing when we got on board for our Caribbean cruise. Both ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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GSRDPM

2 Reviews Written

First Carnival Cruise

For my wife and I, this was our fourth cruise. It was our kids' third and my mom's third as well. It was the first cruise on a Carnival ship for all in our group. We chose the 5 day Ecstasy cruise because it was an ...
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Sail Date December 2009


Carnival Ecstasy Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining3.53.6
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation3.53.6
Family3.53.9
Enrichment2.53.3
Service4.54.1
Value For Money5.03.8
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