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Grand Classica Review

4.0 / 5.0
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91 reviews
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Surprisingly good!

Review for Grand Classica to the Bahamas
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2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Mar 2019

We just wanted 3 days away with no phones ringing. I really was thinking this was going to be the worst cruise ever after having been on Carnival and Royal Caribbean. Wow! What a shocker. There were maybe 300 people on board. Never more than 10 people nearby except at meals. We had the sports bar, library, hot tub, and most of the decks to ourselves. The interior cabin was a good size, the food was fine, a little too fancy and the buffet is small and not open for dinner which was different. The port was a breeze, but the valet parking is $20 a night, no other option. We didn't go to any shows, we were asleep early but at 5 am there was no one outside on the deck with us. And clean, wow, amazing. Polishing the handrails, picking up cups, attentive staff and they interacted well with each other and looked happy to be there. An enormous change from a 2000-4000 passenger capacity. And the option to get off and stay for a few days is fantastic. We went Wed-Fri and got back to an email for an upgraded room (an ocean view) for $129 with 5 free drinks, onboard credit and decided to book again. They have 2 ships. We were on the Classica and now want to try the Celebration, an old retired Carnival ship. The best relaxation I could ask for.

Response from ChristineK, Social Media Team @Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

We always find it nice to read that our guests went home with great memories and we are very grateful for the time and effort you spent to share your personal experience on our Gd Classica...

Cabin Review

Cabin interior

Quite big for an interior room. Perfect for a 3 day getaway. Great water pressure for the shower. No issue with space or storage.

Port Reviews

Palm Beach

Quick check-in. No issues at all. No long lines. The only downside besides the 4 hour drive was the $20 night parking, but at least it was valet.

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