Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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2 out of 5

try a different ship...

Sail Date: November 26, 2011

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/young children

Room Type: Inside

We've been on several cruises, some carnival, some not...This ship seems to be where they send all the new people who need to learn how to work on a cruise ship! The wait staff was stressed out and didn't even stop to say hi, NOT one person on deck besides the 100's trying to sell you drinks every two minutes, SMOKING everywhere...I had kids with me and we had no place to, the last straw was trying to get off the ship- THEY LOCK ALL THE ELEVATORS! we had strollers, a wheel chair and oxygen to carry and one guy suggested we just take the stairs! I hate to be so negative, but if this is your vacation and you want to spend your money wisely- try a newer ship with more service- you get what you pay for on this one! not much!

Pros: we had fun...nice clean rooms

Cons: lack of any service, smoking everywhere, not too much to do...

Recommends Carnival Ecstasy? No.

Service and Staff
unless you gamble or buy photos- you walk the decks! or see the same comedy show nightly...
Ship Quality
it's clean, smells of smoke even in the rooms though.
Food and Dining
nothing great- but not awful either...
Cabin / Stateroom
Children's Programs
Nassau, Bahamas
must have a excursion here or plan on getting off - shopping for an hour and running back to ship...just not as nice as it used to be- we liked the blue lagoon even though they charge you for everything, so may not be worth price...take a cab to Atlantis and walk around maybe? really nothing!!
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
I love these people! such a nice island and so contrast to Nassau! We went on the sea and shop tour- these guys were awsome...very nice day.
Don't Miss: bahmma momma sea and shopping trip- hopeflly you will get same guys!
Key West, Florida
it's so crowded- get off ship and turn left towards marina to avoid crazies!! better food down there too!

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