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Upon boarding the ecstasy a cat box odor greeted passengers. The smell worsened daily until the smell of raw sewage seeped through every level of the ship causing a very unpleasant sick feeling in many passengers. Upon asking an employee what was the odor and what was being done about it we were told it was the sewage pipes and there was nothing being done. The ship was setting sail again as soon as we debarked. The food was pretty bad unless you wanted burgers and pizza every day. There was zero wait staff or bars on the top deck and no restroom. Our steward kept removing the extra pillows we asked for every morning and only cleaned the bathroom once. One of our ports was Princess Cays which is totally rented and controlled by carnival strictly for their cruises and we had to pay for all our drinks on the island even though we had purchased the bubbles package for over $300 per person. I will not be sailing Carnival again.

Smelled like sewage

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review by JenniB69

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2019
  • Destination: Bahamas
  • Cabin Type: Ocean View
Upon boarding the ecstasy a cat box odor greeted passengers. The smell worsened daily until the smell of raw sewage seeped through every level of the ship causing a very unpleasant sick feeling in many passengers. Upon asking an employee what was the odor and what was being done about it we were told it was the sewage pipes and there was nothing being done. The ship was setting sail again as soon as we debarked. The food was pretty bad unless you wanted burgers and pizza every day. There was zero wait staff or bars on the top deck and no restroom. Our steward kept removing the extra pillows we asked for every morning and only cleaned the bathroom once. One of our ports was Princess Cays which is totally rented and controlled by carnival strictly for their cruises and we had to pay for all our drinks on the island even though we had purchased the bubbles package for over $300 per person. I will not be sailing Carnival again.
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