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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 31, 2008
Ship: Carnival Ecstasy
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 9 years ago
The ship was older, however it was in good shape. The state rooms were well kept, clean and more than large enough. However, for such a large ship it was WAY too crowded. It seems like there were lines everywhere, halls, public areas always crowded and the noise was a bit too much!! The picture taking by the Carnival staff got to be a little too much and saying no didn't seem to work.
We took the cruise with my parents, and our two children so over all it was a decent trip, it wasn't bad but not great either.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was average, not the best but not the worst either. I think the dining room food should have been a little better with a little more selection.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Shows were fantastic, excellent talent!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our dining room waiter was fantastic, very friendly and great service. The room attendant was always friendly and over all the entire ships staff was very friendly.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship was nice, clean and well kept up.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
We loved it, we took two shore trips (stingray adventure and the horseback riding) and had a great time, even though the weather was a little over cast and drizzle.
3 out of 5
We did the Progreso beach resort and it was very nice. Good food, service and beach.

Pros: The Service and Shows

Cons: Over crowded and Food

Recommends Carnival Ecstasy? Yes!

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