Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

2-3 cruises


Helpful Votes

3 out of 5

Good, but not great

Sail Date: December 02, 2010

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

The ship was clean. Housekeeping was outstanding in stateroom and in public areas. There was a lot of planned activities that catered to different interests. The shows were a little cheesy, but we enjoyed the comedians and the Newlywed/Marriage game.

Pros: Guestroom was spacious

Cons: Embarkation

Recommends Carnival Ecstasy? Yes!

Ship Quality
The ship was in good shape. The layout was a little frustrating around the galley and restrooms not necessarily in the best locations. I was surprised there was not a restroom close to the Blue Grille.
Service and Staff
Housekeeping was great..they were the exception. Unfortunately, was not "WOW'd" by any other staff or department.
Live music at the pool was too loud and not enough variety. Enjoyed the pool more when just the radio was playing.
Food and Dining
Service was just ok in the dining room. Had to ask for more coffee, bread and never received wine that was ordered. Hostess was friendly and always greeted with a smile, but the server was not as friendly or efficient.
Cabin / Stateroom
Would have received an excellent, but controlling the temperature of the stateroom was a challenge. Seemed strange that we had no control on the temperature. Way too cold for December!
Cozumel, Mexico
Atlantis Submarine was fun. Do not have to do it again, but it was something different. Opted to shop just off the dock, but experienced higher prices and less willingness to negotiate.
Don't Miss: Pancho's Backyard

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