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Carnival Ecstasy Review

3.5 / 5.0
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Review for Carnival Ecstasy to the Eastern Caribbean
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Purple68
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Dec 2015
Cabin: Ocean View
Traveled with children

My children and I decided to take the cruise during the Christmas holiday in place of more clothes, video games, tech things they already had. Boarding the ship was okay, lots of places to "check in" with each station doing something different. But not too bad. The wait to actually get on the boat was not long either.

Our room wasn't quite ready yet so we were ushered to the Lido deck for the set sail party. Music, food, drinks!! It was great fun! Our room was small but that should be expected - you are on a boat after all. Closet space was good. Remember to bring a small surge protector as there is only one outlet. The kids, 21, 18, and 13 all enjoyed the 24 hour grill by the pool A LOT! And I enjoyed that I wasn't "nickel and dimed" to death asking for money for the snacks, drinks, et. My 13 year old did the Circle C Club and they always has plenty of things to do for them -- even a dodge ball game! He had a great time. The food in the dining room was super! The wait staff was super! Our room Steward was AMAZING!!

The only bad thing was that my daughter got sea sick (we had rough weather during the night the whole cruise) and getting that under control not so easy. The comedy shows were laugh out loud funny. Everything really was well worth the money. We all want to go back and soon! (maybe not my daughter though.............) Great vacation!!!

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin 6C

Our cabin was small (expected) but roomy at the same time. Really you aren't spending a lot of time in there anyways. Close to the Aft elevators. Closet space was good. Bathroom was as expected. It was fun to look out into the ocean while cruising. We got to see a sea turtle and lots of birds.

Port Reviews

Key West

Okay except for the non stop asking for tips by the drivers of the trollys.

Cozumel

Beach was beautiful. We got into port late due to bad weather. Made the best of the day we had .

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