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Jacksonville to the Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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Bahamas
Jacksonville

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Excellent

320

Very Good

209

Average

133

Poor

90

Terrible

76

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76 Jacksonville to the Bahamas Cruise Reviews


jcookejr avatar

jcookejr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lower decks smell of raw sewage....

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Cruised the carnival ecstasy with huge family and could not have been more disappointed. This was our 4th carnival cruise and it had been about two years since our previous. Since then, so many things have changed ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Katieharvey09

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don’t waste your money

Our door would not stay locked, it kept popping open. Thus, the reason Our shoes was stolen out of our room. The wind star dinning was less than fabulous. The one night water poured out everywhere! We was eating ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Blooma04 avatar

Blooma04

1 Review Written

Cruise to nowhere and not even back!

Our cruise experience was doomed from the start. About a week before our cruise hurricane Dorian started forming. As our sale date approached we kept a close eye on the projected path and Carnival‘s website. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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pipsy26

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

If I could give this entire cruise a negative rating, I would.

I have been on 3 Carnival Cruises and my wife has been on nearly 10 of them and this was by far the worst experience I have ever had on a cruise. First, I realize that we cannot control the weather but as another ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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tommiefremont

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Lots of fun.

I cruised as part of a large group and because of the group I was with had more fun than I have ever had on a cruise. I purchased Faster to the Fun and it was totally worth it. Skipped the line at embarkation, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Tara_belle92

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Do not go on this boat

I have been on 7 carnival cruises and I have enjoying every single one of them. This cruise was very dirty, the boat was very old, and there was rust everywhere. The bartenders at every single bar I'm not ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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dlnjones

1 Review Written

Carnival Has Cheapened Their Cruises

I sailed with a group of ladies. The dining seated was constantly messed up to keep us together. I realize we had a large group, but what happened to assigned seating. Breakfast in the Imagination Room, we were ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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GingerSnap35

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Horrible Cruise, Terrible Service, Food was Yuck

We chose this cruise because the port was close to home and we wanted just a short little long weekend trip. We have cruised before with Carnival, but first time on this ship. We had all levels of cruisers from ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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RinaR

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Room location was awful

We are frequent cruises and lower our expectations when necessary. The ship itself was well maintained and the food was good. Guys burgers were awesome! Room service was also very good and had many free options and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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BrookeCollins328

1 Review Written

Carnival missed out of the fun.

We took this cruise to end a very bad year following the death of my father. We spent the extra money to place our grown girls in their own room. As SOON as we pulled into Jax. we got an email stating that the ports ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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New Yawker

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

An Out of Sync, Disjointed Mess

In general I would tend to give Carnival the benefit of the doubt, as it is nothing more or less than it aspires to be — a no-frills, inexpensive means of getting together with friends or family members while ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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RSWIZARDS

1 Review Written

1ST CARNIVAL CRUISE IN 15 YEARS

2003 was so much better than 2018. Really sad from online check in to the end!!! never heard from carinval even after doing their survey . Some things that was on the daily list to do.never happened. Kids misusing ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Leethomas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival don’t care. At all.

I made my second cruise with Carnival and I’m done with Carnival. I booked this trip as a 30th wedding anniversary for my wife and I. When I booked the cruise they asked if there was a special occasion and I said ...
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Sail Date February 2018


jknk avatar

jknk

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise vacation ever out of 5 voyages

We chose The elation due to the itinerary and dates. The staff was inattentive and rude. The food at the buffets was cold and nearly inedible. Bathrooms were unusable on the Lido deck. Panels were falling off the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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coollcruiser

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Horrible

Horrible. Carnival should of never let people on this ship right out of dry dock. Things on the ship were not working correctly. The AC, the toilets, the water, the pool was broken one day. There were shipyard ...
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Sail Date October 2017


qreed avatar

qreed

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

NEVER SAIL ON THE FASCINATION!

There were 11 total in our party to go sailing to the Bahamas embarking out of Jacksonville, FL. Originally we were to sail on the Elation and we picked the Elation because of the destinations it was taking us to ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Fishtales6

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Carnival should have cancelled this debacle.

Long time cruisers, Gold CCL members. We booked this cruise for 2 reasons: (1) for a refurbed Elation with a month long dry dock before our cruise date and (2) for HMC. We accept that CCL can't control weather. ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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cbmack717

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise

friends wedding was the only reason i was on carnival,first we left 45 minutes late the ship was out dated the crew members was not friendly long lines with one cook at most eating spots cabin was not the cleanest ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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whipzer

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

First time on Carnival and probably last.

My wife and I have been on 5 previous cruises. 4 of them were Disney and one on NCL. We wanted to see how Carnival was as the port is only 15 minutes from the house. Makes it very convenient for us. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Gveretg

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

The Worst Cruise on the Worst Ship with a Crew with an Attitude

This was the only cruise we were able to find that fit into our granddaughter spring break. My husband and I have been cruising regularly over the past few years and have grown to enjoy each cruise on a variety ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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PegasusGM

17 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Ugh! worst ever!

I wanted to sail out of Jacksonville as I had not done so before and was lookig for a cruise to take my daughter in law for a quick cruise. I have cruised Carnival three other times and have done 42 cruises. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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godblessmykids

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst cruise experience we've had.

We chose this cruise because there was only one day at sea. We are not a fan of the days at sea, but enjoy the ports. Our port at Half Moon Cay was canceled because of the weather, while not the cruise lines fault ...
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Sail Date March 2017


mbrain avatar

mbrain

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Backbreaker

My wife and I are very experienced cruisers. This cruise was our 5th to the Bahamas, but we had never cruised out of Jacksonville before so we thought we'd give Elation (only ship out of Jacksonville) a try. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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angelasheffler

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Hot cabin... No relief!

Ship is old and in my opinion should be retired... Cabin was outdated, tiles in shower are falling off the walls and very poor air conditioning. TV might as well have been an old 1970 floor model with very few ...
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Sail Date February 2017


djraines avatar

djraines

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Awful Cruise

I chose Carnival because I have used them in the past but this trip was not worth the money. The hallway that our cabin was on smelled of smoke and something else (not sure what). We got a cabin with a view but ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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