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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
Sail Date: January 14, 2013
Ship: Carnival Ecstasy
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago

This was a fantastic experience especially since it was Jim's first cruise. Embarking went very smooth and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Even though the stateroom was not ready until 1:30 we were able to board at 11:30 and we had lunch and a few drinks on the Lido deck which helped us get acquainted with the ship.
On the second day while Jim was in the pool he met a old shipmate that he was in the Navy with 45 years ago. What a small world. Overall it was a great cruise with only one night of rough seas. It was a great way to celebrate our anniversary and we can't wait to do it again next year.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food was good and plentiful and the servers were fun.

Onboard Activities



5 out of 5
We especially enjoyed the Karaoke with Kim and we even got to sing with a live band. It was great.

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone seemed to enjoy their job and were focused on pleasing the guests.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This ship is really set up to have fun and the staff all seemed eager to please.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect size and a window to watch out was great.

Ship Tip

We suggest going with the open seating dinner plan rather than the set time because you never know what you'll be doing and you can eat whenever you want. We enjoyed our meals and talked to everyone. Enjoy.

5 out of 5
Very easy access and helpful staff.
5 out of 5
Senior Frogs was fun and the wait staff were great.
5 out of 5
Senior Frogs again and it was even more fun.

Key West, Florida Did not visit port

Sloppy Joe's is a must.
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