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Carnival Fantasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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5 Night Bahamas (Charleston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 26, 2012
Ship: Carnival Fantasy
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago

This was our first time sailing on Carnival Fantasy and we loved every minute of it! Since it is an older ship, it has the feel of a comfy couch. As soon as we stepped onboard, we felt comfortable & welcome.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food itself was good but not extraordinary. We were impressed wth the variety of daily menu options & very pleased to see a vegetarian option offered at every meal. The dining room was spacious & clean. We chose Your-Time Seating and were very pleased. We were seated & served in a timely manner no matter the volume of people.


5 out of 5
We attended several shows, played bingo, sang karaoke & participated in several rounds of trivia while on the ship! There is good variety of activities to keep you busy & interested. Our favorite was the Marriage Show! Our least favorite was The Beatles Tribute Show.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
This ship's crew was spectacular! They really made our trip wonderful! The cruise director, Matt, was very entertaining. We attended several shows that he was hosting & had a blast!! We were sorry to learn the our trip would be his last on the Fantasy. Our pool deck bar waiter, Guillermo & Forum lounge server, Savio were TOP NOTCH remembering our names & drink preferences throughout the entire trip! Eugene, the bartender at the bar outside the casino was also a favorite! Our cabin steward, Ryan, was extremely friendly & efficient as well!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Fantasy is a small ship & easily navigated. We didnt have any trouble finding our way around. The decor is a little outdated but somehow it is appropriate. The restrooms in public areas could use more attention as there were several occasions that we found them in disaray & not well stocked. This was a recurring issue in many areas of the ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had an interior stateroom which was more spacious than we anticipated. There was even a curtain hanging to give the illusion of a window which we found quite amusing. The bed was comfortable with plenty of pillows!

Pros: The shows & activities

Cons: Smoking

Recommends Carnival Fantasy? Yes!

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