Freeport Nassau cruise disappointment with onboard fun shops not being open

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.1 out of 5
Carnival Ecstasy

5 Night Bahamas (Charleston Roundtrip)

Sail Date: January 27, 2018

Ship: Carnival Ecstasy

Cabin Type: Inside

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 10 months ago

Review Summary

Wish we would have been told about the fun shops not being open. My wife and i were both very dissappointed at the lack of shopping options. To not have invetory of alcohol being served on board was frustrating. We cancelled our post cruise party where we share pictures and recreate our favorite drinks from our cruise.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very smooth, no waiting

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Loved the souvenir shot glasses and trying different shots!

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
The shows were great, bingo was fun, the love and marriage show was hilarious!!!! VERY disappointed over fun shops not being open until last day with very limited inventory, unable to purchase cruise shirts for the family. We had this amazing shot and asked for the ingredients only to find out they didn't have that kind of alcohol in inventory until they got back in port. Was very disappointed....

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Nalio was wonderful, top notch service!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Bathrooms were not as clean as we experienced on the first cruise.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Interior was great, we will try a balcony next time to see if they are worth it.

Ports Of Call

Charleston, South Carolina

2 out of 5
We did not care for lugging our luggage back to our car. Will not sail out of this port again.

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

5 out of 5

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
Wish we were parked closer

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very smooth except how you have to walk with luggage to your car.
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