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Hell on earth. Hell on the sea. Just plain hell

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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Yup

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This ship can NOT. Handle rough seas. Very frightening. Loud banging ceiling falling down. Scary and unpleasant. Mild seas were fine but we hit a significant storm with winds hitting between 43 and 66 kts. And a very roiling sea. This ship felt as though it was going to break apart. Heat and air stopped working. We had ambulatory assessable room. Plenty of room for ecv. But has ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Stormy hell

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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Yup

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Ship felt loud noisy during a bad storm part of ceiling came down. Stateroom 6017. On the bow. Not a good place during a severe storm Ambulatory assessable cabin was decent sized and easily fit my ecv. But not in the bathroom step out to the balcony. Food average entertainment meh. Definitely a partiers Cruise. Lots of very drunk people. Passing out drunks Nothing to do of value ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Our last cruise

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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kittykats2boys

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

This was our 12th cruise and will probably be our last. Except for our room steward, workers were downright rude. Service was horrible. 90 minutes to get a Mongolian dish made. Had to stand in line for 90+ minutes to ferry to and from Half Moon Caye (no lines- just stalled the ferry with no explanation). They didn’t deliver my preordered speciality gift to my room for my annuversary. When ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


WORST CRUISE EVER

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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Cbasics

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We use this cruise line when we take my mother inlaw on a yearly get away. In the past have had no major problems or issues. This cruise however was the Worst experience I have ever had in 20 years of cruises. I will never go back, I'll stick with Princess or Royal Caribbean. The food on this cruise was awful, the buffet was tasteless, and they have no variety, same thing over and over, and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


Missed an entire day of cruising with no compensation and so much more

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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wecruiseoften143

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

Watch out because Carnival decides on a case by case basis when they will compensate for stuff they feel is something they want to or not. We missed an entire day of sailing and disembarked at midnight because of their previous sailing. No compensation was offered for missed day except for the prorate of one day of drinking packages and internet packages. So ridiculous!! How about for people ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Dirty & raunchy! Yuk!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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cruiseruth1

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We wanted to take my daughter and some of her friends on a short cruise as a graduation present. We chose Carnival because it was an economical way to travel. Meals and entertainment were included in the price of the trip. Plus, it departed from Charleston SC, which is close to our house, so we didn’t have to pay for airfare. We have happily and satisfactorily cruised many times with Royal ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Premium Vista Balcony

Traveled with children


A waste of money

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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Lschad1

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I chose this cruise because I had a pleasant experience with Carnival 2 years ago on the Carnival Liberty. I should have chosen another cruise line, the first trip seemed to be a one-off lucky good time. SHIP CONDITION: The sunshine is dirty, tired, and cabins DO smell as reported in other reviews. The porter entered our room without permission, and with the DND tag hanging on the door on ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Terrible

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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Goose999

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

Absolutely awful cruise to go on as a honeymoon, should have just spent the entire week in Charleston instead of getting on the boat. Cons: Drinks should not include 18 percent gratuity for just grabbing a beer out of the cooler and should not be around 8 ish per beer. Toilets had no water in them and I had to fill the toilet with water just to get everything down. Breakfast was ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Think twice...

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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timmie hayes

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I’ve been on 20+ cruises, mainly on Royal Caribbean. I went with a group of girlfriends on Carnival Sunshine. We live 2hrs from Charleston and is why we chose this ship. Upon arrival all three of our rooms was HOT. We were on deck 9 which was the “Spa” level. It was so bad 2 of the ladies slept on the balcony the first night just to get some relief in their room. We had maintenance check ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


By Far The Worst Cruise Experience!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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Keenya

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

I don't even know where to start!!! I have been spoiled by Disney cruises and now that my daughter feels she is too "old" to travel Disney we choose Carnival out Charleston, SC Cons: 1. Don't book/pay for ANYTHING in advance prior to getting on the ship. Trust me you will have to fight/dispute charges later, so just pay when you get there. 2. Don't bother to reserve arrival/boarding ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


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